The Indian Trails Colonial Dames 17C met at McCoy’s Party Room on Sept. 23 for a tea to celebrate its five-year anniversary.
The National Defense minute was facts about the Constitution given by Martha Saylor. Later in the meeting State President Sharon Snowden had each member complete a 13-question quiz about the Constitution. Frances Sharp won the quiz.
Kay McIntire’s son is deployed on the USS America. The members brought items for Kay to send to her son. At the next meeting members are to bring socks, T-shirts, and wrapped candy for veterans.
Sharon Snowden gave a program on the Ohio Veterans Memorial Park in Clinton, Ohio. This is a unique park dedicated to thanking the men and women from Ohio who have served in the military. The president’s state project is to place a bench in this park. The chapter gave her a donation for her project.
Yvonne Hitshue stated she was pleased to return for our fifth anniversary because she was the state president when the chapter was chartered.
Members and guests were treated to a display depicting the first five years of the chapter’s activities, along with a beautiful collage of the charter members signing the charter.
Leslie Holmes ended the meeting with a poem about “Life is like a cup of tea.”
The room was decorated with vintage tea cups and saucers and tea pots. Each place setting had a blue or gold cloth napkin shaped like a rose. The members and guests enjoyed salads, tea sandwiches and scones.
Special guests included National Recording Secretary, State Parliamentarian Yvonne Hitshue, State President Sharon Snowden, State Recording Secretary Susan Henry and State Registrar Kay McIntire.
Guests were Barbara Scarboro and Barbara Daulton.
The next meeting will be Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. at Max and Erma’s.