Club news 12-2-12

Sunday, December 2, 2012
Right: Charlotte Slinkard, left, regent of the Nancy Hunter Chapter and Dr. Frank Nickell at the Nov. 14 meeting of the DAR chapter.

Nancy Hunter DAR

The Nancy Hunter Chapter DAR met Oct. 24, at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The program, "Fifty Years of Looking Through a Lens," was presented by Ken Steinhoff.

The chapter met Nov. 14 at the library. Dr. Frank Nickell presented a program "Nancy Hunter Distinguished Women" including Marie Watkins Oliver who designed the Missouri state flag; Sadie Kent, the librarian for whom Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State University is named; and Mrs. Fred Groves who was also the president general of NSDAR; Nancy Ann Hunter for whom the chapter is named; and Mary Helen Fee who traveled extensively in the Philippines and wrote a book, "A Woman's Impression of the Phillippines as well as other well known former Chapter members.

The Dec. 12 meeting will be a luncheon with the lady veterans at the Missouri Veterans Home here in Cape Girardeau.

-- From staff reports

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