The Yazoo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its first face-to-face meeting in 14 months on May 20, 2021 at Woodbine, home of NSDAR Curator General Janet Whittington.
They hosted Iklana Chapter from Belzoni whose members were introduced along with guest, Mary Sue Douglas from Magnolia Chapter, and Yazoo Chapter’s newest member Marilyn Jones who transferred from Star of Destiny Chapter in Texas.
The meeting was presided over by Sue Patterson, Chapter Regent and assisted by Montine Bond, chaplain. The minutes were read by Priscilla Harper, Recording Secretary and Beja Everette, Treasurer gave the Treasurer's Report.
The new 2020 chapter scrapbook, created by Kathleen Olivieri, highlights the service activities to our community during this past year. The members were reminded of the digital Continental Congress to be held in Washington, DC in June and the MSSDAR State Conference/District Meetings to be held in July.
The meeting closed with a moment of silent prayer in remembrance of those affected by the COVID virus during this past year. Montine Bond, Chaplain, ended with a prayer. The members enjoyed a time of fellowship during a salad luncheon.