Local DAR members attend conference in Washington, D.C.

Several members of the Grand Canyon Chapter of NSDAR attended the organization’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. From left, Betty Heenan, chairman; Diana Ranby, chairman, Susan Von Helens, honorary GCC regent; Carmen Wendt, GCC chapter regent; Ann Curry, chaplain. (submitted photo)

Several members of the Grand Canyon Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution attended the NSDAR annual conference in Washington, D.C. June 18-24 to prepare for the upcoming year and to reflect on the outstanding work  that has been done across the nation and worldwide.

The 185,000-member service organization has three main objectives: promoting patrotism, preserving  American history and securing America’s future with better education for children.

Included in the group attending from the Scottsdale chapter were Terri Mott, honorary state regent 2016-18, and Stephanie Troth, vice president general.  Both ladies are Grand Canyon Chapter honorary regents.

Grand Canyon member Jessie Wicks, Outstanding Arizona Junior, was a finalist in the NSDAR  annual  contest and was introduced on stage at the Continental Congress. Marylou Fellman was installed as Arizona State Regent 2018-20.

Other chapter members attending included  Kandy Wagenbach, Suzanne Young, Kathy Shields, Susan Von Hellens, Betty Heenan, Ann Curry, Karen Andrews, Diana Ranby and Morgan Elliott.

The Grand Canyon Chapter NSDAR (of Scottsdale)  will hold its next meeting 10:30 a.m. Sept. 1 at the McCormick Scottsdale Resort.  “It’s that Time of Year! DAR Schools” will be presented  by Ms. Troth. The Constitution of the United States will be honored at the meeting.

Guests are welcome.

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