Daughters of the American Revolution
The Washington chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met on Monday, Oct. 7, at 1:30 p.m. at Halcyon House in Washington.
Rosemary Pacha presented an interesting program on tea and its role in history. Members enjoyed her many informative display boards, books, and items essential to the enjoyment of tea. She also shared ideas that will be helpful in planning the group’s Dec. 7 Downton Abbey tea.
Good Citizen chairperson Joan Johnston had contacted area high school guidance counselors to inform them of this opportunity for senior students. Cabin Committee member Marj Lins reported Steve Roth had completed the re-grading of the path leading to the cabin and had seeded the ground. Steve Sabin had begun work on the northwest corner of the cabin by putting in new logs and fixing the chinking.
An open house at the Alexander Young cabin in Sunset Park was scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m., with Michael Zahs presenting a program open to the public.
Everyone was encouraged to view the window display at the Washington Public Library.
Plans were discussed for the Downton Abbey tea to be held at the Washington Public Library on Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. This afternoon of fun will be open to the public on a limited-ticket basis.
Sen. Sandy Greiner will be the guest speaker at the anniversary dinner on Monday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. The location will be announced.
The Washington chapter of DAR welcomes new members. Anyone interested should contact Julie Mangold at 319-698-2033, or any of the other members.