April 7, 2011 - The Texas Society NSDAR joined for its 112th Annual State Conference in March. Eight members of the George Blakey Chapter enjoyed the festivities for the four day conference. Annual awards at the conference included Americanism Award received by Mesfin Samuel; Community Service Award received by Traci Lynne Kenner; Conservation Medal received by David Schuler and American History Award received by Rosemary Rumbley.
The Texas Society made a donation to the DAR Headquarters in Washington, D.C. for the restoration of the Banquet Hall and Kitchen in honor of Lynn Forney Young, who serves as NSDAR Recording Secretary General.
The conference also honored outstanding Children of the American Revolution members and their various projects, along with the Junior membership that was in attendance.
Items the group saves: ink cartridges, loose change for American Indian Schools, clothing for the VAC and food labels.
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