BELLVILLE — Sept. 17 was the 233rd anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention. Jared Mansfield Chapter NSDAR was presented proclamations for Constitution Week — Sept. 17-23 — by Bellville Mayor Teri Brenkus, Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker and Ohio Genealogy Society Past President Sunda Anderson Peters. The Jared Mansfield Chapter asks citizens to reaffirm the ideals of the framers of the Constitution had in 1787 by vigilantly protecting the freedoms guaranteed to us through this guardian of our liberties, remembering that lost rights may never be regained.
Jared Mansfield Chapter NSDAR had displays for Constitution Week in the Richland County Public Library at Bellville, Lexington, Ontario, Shelby and Mansfield from Sept. 17 through Sept. 23.
The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children. DAR is dedicated to historical preservation, promotion of education and patriotic endeavors. Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join. We have answers to your question about becoming a member of this historical and vibrant organization; call the Chapter Regent Joyce Vanatter , at 941-224-4888.