DAR celebrates 126 years of community service

Oct 18, 2016
Photo by: Donated PROJECT COMPLETED — From left, DAR members Sherry Kellett, Carol Litchfield, and Dot Barnum stand in front of the newly painted sign at the Fines Creek Volunteer Fire Department.

The Hugh Rogers Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently completed a community service project in Fines Creek. On Oct. 11, DAR celebrated its 126th year as a service organization.

“During October, DAR chapters across the country help with projects that benefit local communities as we celebrate the anniversary of the founding of DAR,” said Carol Litchfield, chapter regent. “The sign in front of the Fines Creek Volunteer Fire Department needed to be painted, so we decided to have that as our project this year.”

DAR members were assisted by Fines Creek resident Dean Barnum, who sanded the sign prior to its painting. After they painted the sign, the DAR members donated refreshments and snacks to the fire department.

The department expressed its thanks to the Hugh Rogers Chapter at its weekly meeting.

To learn more about the Hugh Rogers Chapter, contact Litchfield at 476-0048 or visit www.ncdar.org/HughRogersChapter.htm.