Along with our February business meeting, our program was about First State Regent for Arkansas DAR, Kathrine Breckinridge. Pictured is our guest speaker, Heather Register Zbinden. She is the Outreach Coordinator for the Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History and Art at the Central Arkansas Library System. She has worked in public history for over 20 years and has contributed to projects at the Old State House Museum and the Central High School National Historic Site. We learned so much about our First State Regent!
Little Rock-Centennial Chapter had a wonderful monthly meeting to kick off the new year. Our program was Adult Literacy in Arkansas. Our guest speaker was Nancy Leonhardt. Nancy is the Executive Director of Adult Learning Alliance, Inc., the umbrella organization for 25 community based adult literacy councils around the state of Arkansas.
The program for the December monthly meeting of the Little Rock-Centennial DAR Chapter was on the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower.
The guest speaker at this meeting was Mr. Elvon Lloyd. He is a member of the General Mayflower Society and the Arkansas Society of Mayflower Descendants. He has four ancestors that came over on the Mayflower. He is also a member of the New England Historical Genealogical Society.
Little Rock-Centennial Chapter had a wonderful November monthly chapter meeting. Our guest speaker was Historian Josh Willams from Historic Washington State Park. He gave a great presentation on everything the park has to offer.
New member Linda Turner was installed and is pictured below with Chapter Regent Candy Roman, Membership Committee Chair Frances Weathersby, and Chaplin Betty Rogers Chaplin.
We also recognized a new transfer member, Elaine Hinson, who is pictured below with Chapter Regent Candy Roman.
Little Rock-Centennial Chapter had a great monthly meeting in October. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and our guest speaker was Dorcas VanGilst, Executive Director of Dorcas House in Little Rock. Dorcas House has Domestic Violence Programs and Drug and Alcohol Recovery Programs, and is part of the Union Rescue Mission.
There were also three new members installed into our chapter. Welcome ladies!
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