Grogan assumes duties as first vice regent of Daughters of the American Colonists
The Augustine Washington II Chapter of Daughters of the American Colonists (DAC) held their September meeting at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. First Vice Regent, Jennifer Grogan of Clyde, was presented the Chapter Regent's pin as she assumed the duties of that office following the death of former Chapter Regent Linda Clontz. The pin was presented by chapter member and National Treasurer Phyllis Jones of Hiawassee, Georgia.
Grogan presented information to chapter members planning to attend the 2013 State Assembly to be held in Mooresville Sept. 20 and 21. Other business of the meeting included updating chapter yearbooks, finalizing the budget for 2014 and preliminary planning for the 2014 State Assembly to be hosted jointly by the local chapter and the Unaka Chapter of Asheville.
DAC is a women's organization which promotes patriotic, historical and educational issues. The local chapter supports Veterans at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. Books and bookmarks of patriotic, historical, or educational interest are donated to local libraries and schools. Medals of Award are given in recognition of outstanding performance to JROTC cadets in area high schools. Members have a common interest in genealogy and in promoting the teaching of our country's history in schools and universities.
Information about the organization and becoming a member may be obtained by visiting www.nsdac.org.