El Portal Chapter of NMSODAR
Regent Vicky Stratton opened the Sept. 14 meeting of the El Portal Chapter of the New Mexico Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution using the opening ritual at 10:08 a.m.
The president’s general message, The National Defense, The Constitution, The Conversation and The Indian minutes were presented.
Minutes and treasurer reports were read and approved.
Officer reports and committee reports were given.
El Portal participates in many state projects such as The Good Citizen Award.
Packets were sent to seven area schools to search for an outstanding senior.
Seniors could be awarded up to $5,000 in scholarships if they win on the national level.
Our members have received thanks from many local servicemen and women for members handing out appreciation cards to them and local veterans for their service to our country.
Our next meeting will be Oct. 12 at the Roosevelt County Museum in Portales.
Submitted by Pam Wallace