Genealogical group to host DAR speakers

Published 9:29 am Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Daughters of the American Revolution is a service organization for direct female descendants of Revolutionary soldiers or others of the Revolutionary period who aided the cause of independence.

At the June 11 meeting of the North Central Iowa Genealogical Society, Mary Carlson and Sharlene Stoddard, members of the Helen Hinman Dwelle Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, will present a two-part program about the DAR. Carlson will discuss the organization, their meetings and their goal of promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through education. Stoddard will review the requirements for membership and the process potential applicants must use to become a member.

The North Central Iowa Genealogical Society meeting will be in the lower level meeting room of the Clear Lake Public Library in Clear Lake, Iowa. The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. June 13.The meeting is free and open to the public.

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