BY MELANIE BUCK – James K. Polk Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held their annual Heritage Tea at Mena Mountain Resort on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Remembering the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War was the focus of this year’s Tea.
Music was played by the Ouachita Strings and State Regent Mary Deere was the guest speaker. Other honorable attendees were the DAR State Vice Regent Jerrie Townsend and State Chairman Frankie Ochsner.
During the ceremony, just as all 47 DAR chapters across the state, the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War was commemorated and veterans were recognized for their valor and service.
Pulse Multi-Media was among those honored at the service for their support of DAR, in particular, a series Vietnam Tributes from local veterans that were produced and aired on KENA 104.1FM, KQOR 105.3FM, and 1450AM. Accepting the award on behalf of Pulse Multi-Media was Candace Riner.