CHAPTER ACCOLADES

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pinkrt.gif First chapter in Alabama to have a web site! Our chapter is very proud to be on the internet. We have seen only positive reactions. We hope you enjoy your visit. Our chapter web site was chosen "Web site of the month" for November 1998 by the National VIS Committee. award.jpg
2001 For the fourth straight year, Fort Bowyer Chapter received a First Place for generating the most publicity. Pictured is regent Mary Collins (right) accepting the award from ASDAR Regent, Nettie Segraves. The chapter chairman responsible for Publicity is Barry Phillips.
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Fort Bowyer Chapter Daughters, along with Alabama Senator Albert Lipscomb presented the Alabama Flag to the William F. Green Veterans Home in Bay Minette, AL.
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Forty Korean War Veterans, many with family members, special guest, Sallie Grow, ASDAR Chairman, National Defense Committee, HODARS and members enjoyed a festive and heartwarming reception and tour Sunday, May 6, 2001 at historic Magnolia Hotel, Foley. The Ball room was patriotically decorated in red, white and blue with the extra special Korean War Commemoration Display provided by Mrs. Grow. Each Veteran was asked to sign a guest book and presented a commemorative bookmark and/or button. War stories were flying, many reunited, and all were grateful.
Planned and carried out by chairman Ann Boling,. Those helping Ann with food, donations, or hosting duties include: Ruth Adams, Sara Ann Clark, Mary Collins, Zona Cross, Jeanette Kulman, Mary Long, Sue McDonald, Jane Nelson, Barry Phillips, Louise Reid, Sara Rikard, Sheila Stone, Helen Wilcoxson, Bettie Williams and Rosalie Wolfe.
As Ann commented after the event, "The Veterans had a ball!"
Mabel LeFoy/Frederica White/Jean Vaughan
101st ASDAR Conference, Mobile, Alabama, March 9, 1999 Awards Day Luncheon
Mabel Lefoy (center) is presented her Second Place, Southeastern Region, Certificate for her winning sampler, American Heritage Craft Contest. The sampler won first place on the state level and was sent on to be judged against the first place winners from seven other states. To the left of Mabel is ASDAR Regent, Frederica White, and to her right, Jean Vaughan, substituting for ASDAR American Heritage chairman, Janeal Shannon.
Evelyn Allen/Frederica White/Virginia Cook
101st ASDAR Conference, Mobile, Alabama, March 9, 1999 Awards Day Luncheon
Evelyn Allen, center, with her First Place certificate for the chapter with Best Public Relations. Evelyn's efforts for Fort Bowyer in supplying a steady stream of newspaper articles, announcements, and pictures to the five local newspapers in our section of the county, was judged best among the 76 chapters in the state. Added into this equation was also the chapter web site and chapter newsletter, both which publicize chapter activities and accomplishments. To Evelyn's left is Frederica White, ASDAR Regent, and to her right, Virginia Cook, ASDAR Public Relations chairman.
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Valley Forge National Historical Park, - national shrine for citizens of our republic. The members of the Fort Bowyer Chapter were honored to donate to National Carillon, honoring the bravery and courage of the American people and a tribute to the founding principles of our nation.
The plaque will be placed on the "Veterans Wall of Honor" in the Patriots Tower. The donation was given in the name of Day Fulbright. The chapel is entirely supported by contributions. The carillon has 58 bells and ranks as one of the world's largest.
For Additional Information: Valley Forge National Historical Park

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The Fort Bowyer chapter has dedicated a seat for Constitution Hall in the Alabama box. Our dedication plaque displays:
Love, Honor & Support
from Fort Bowyer Chapter
Foley, Alabama

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Rosalie Wolfe, Marjorie Crosby ,Evelyn Allen

The Fort Bowyer Chapter presented a laprobe which won " Second Place Craft Contest" in the ASDAR, to veteran Mrs. Marjorie Crosby at the William F. Green Veterans Home in Bay Minette, AL. Mrs. Crosby served during World War II with the United States Marine Corps.

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(L to R) Rosalie Wolfe and Lucy Barwick
representative of Gulf Shores Middle School

On Sept. 12, 1997; Daughters of the American Revolution, Fort Bowyer Chapter presented three video tapes per school to the following schools. Foley Middle School, Foley High School, Elberta Middle School and Gulf Shores Middle School. The video titles were about the life and times of Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and Paul Revere. The society purchased the video tapes from A &E Television Network.

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