The Jauflione Chapter NSDAR met Friday, November 1, 2013 at the HUD hospitality room. Veterans of the area were honored guests. June Kice, Regent, welcomed all the veterans present. Chaplain Nelda Billups read Psalms 46:1-11, followed by prayer.
Susan Miller, District Director, provided sack gifts for all veterans present, and the Chapter also provided small gifts, plus a free cup of coffee at the Gingerbread House.
Veterans attending were: Ivan Woods and wife Virginia, James Clair and wife Betty, Bill Atwater, George Owings, Roy Snodgrass, Keith Chance, Harvey Burgman, James Parker, Tom Owings, Clark Mustoe, George Eggers, Gary See, Dan Hite, Ted Gundy, Fred Haven and wife Becky, Oren Erickson, Gary Eggers, Alvin Howard, and Tom Priebe.
Each veteran spoke briefly of his service, his branch of service, and where he served. Some brought scrapbooks, pictures, etc. It was very interesting and a debt of gratitude is owed to each and every one.
All kinds of delicious cookies provided by DAR members, coffee, tea and punch were served from a table decorated in patriotic colors.
DAR members present were: Susan Miller, June Kice, Nelda Billups, Grace Brown, Verlee Dauma, Celina Erickson, Reta Kay Stott, Marlene Cowell, Deborah Kauk, Oleva Chance, and Mary Kaye Miles.
The next meeting will be December 6th at Keith’s Café. It is a luncheon meeting, the time is 11:30. Be sure to bring items for the Veterans’ Hospital.