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Daughters of American Revolution Heritage Tea

(MENA)  The James K. Polk Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their Eighth Annual Heritage Tea on Saturday, April 13th at the First United Methodist Church in Mena.

The speaker for the event, the Madam State Regent, Junelle Mongno, herself a U.S. Air Force Lady Veteran, spoke on “Celebrating Women Throughout Our American History Who Have Sacrificed for American Freedom”.

The intent o f the Heritage Tea was to celebrate their heritage as Americans and members of the D.A.R.

Numerous lady veterans attended the invitation only event. Four of which represented the U.S. Air Force, two from the U.S. Navy, and two from the U.S. Army.

The Ouachita Strings played beautiful music throughout the event

The James K. Polk Chapter will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary next December.

Anyone interested in joining the organization may email the Registrar, Dotty Kinnun at or by contacting Corkie Copher at

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