The Mary Garland Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 4 at Adams Street Community Center. The program “Dazzling Daughters” was presented by one of their own members, Barbara Brandes Barrera, who is a chapter member. She serves the State Society by appointment as state chairman DAR Museum, Mary Garland Chapter recording secretary and national vice chairman South Central Program.
The meeting was called to order by Nancy Duvall Byler, first vice regent, in the absence of Bobbie Hamer Hubbard. A traditional order of business was conducted. Mrs. Mar Davis was introduced attending the meeting as a guest. Hostesses for the occasion were Chair Mary Jo Underwood, Athol Levisay and Ramona Yancey. The Mary Garland Chapter of DAR was issued a chapter number in 1910 under the organizing regent, Mrs. R. B. Rogers of Brownwood.
It recognizes and promotes historical preservation, patriotic endeavor and education. The next scheduled meeting will be Nov. 1. For information call Patsy Green Oehrlein, registrar and volunteer genealogist, at 646-5808 regarding membership.