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Mena DAR Re-Opens With March Meeting

Submitted by  Cortez Copher

Photos by:  Kay Dye

The James K. Polk Chapter NSDAR re-opened with the March 25 meeting.  

After a program presented by Henry Moreno from the Mena Art Gallery, the group heard reports from Dotty Kinnun, Brenda Cunningham, and Deonna Williams who attended the virtual ASDAR State Conference. Dotty Kinnun was presented the State ASDAR Lineage Award for working on the State Application Team, helping other Arkansas chapters with new member applications. It was also announced that the James K. Polk Chapter has been awarded a Certificate for Outstanding Service from  ASDAR for having the most print coverage during Constitution Week. 

Chapter’s U.S. Constitution activities and other volunteer work. 

The next meeting of the James K. Polk NSDAR Chapter will be Thursday, April 15 at 1:30 p.m. in First Baptist Church of Mena. The program, “Life in the Colonies,” will be presented by Joe Mannon. Ladies wishing to become a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution are welcomed to attend. For more information or help with identifying your Revolutionary War Patriot, contact Dotty Kinnun at (

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