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James K. Polk DAR Chapter Float Wins First Place in Mena Veteran’s Day Parade

Story by Cortez Copher/Photos by Kay Dye
Saturday, November 7, 2020, the James K. Polk Chapter NSDAR float entry in the Mena Veterans Day Parade won First Place. The previous two years the chapter also won first place. The National Society Daughters of American Revolution (NSDAR) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. The Mena DAR chapter members have dedicated themselves to historic preservation, promotion of education, and encouragement of patriotic endeavors. DAR members acknowledge and recognize veterans’ service, sacrifice, and commitment to the preservation of our nation’s freedom by supporting veterans’ events and veterans volunteer services.
For information, you may contact Dotty Kinnun, Registrar, (thekinnuns@gmail.com.) or Cortez Copher, Regent, (cortezjcopher@yahoo.com).
First Place Float winners of the Veterans Day Parade is the James K. Polk DAR Chapter. Shown with the large trophy are as follows:Dennis and Brenda Cunningham; Thomas Williams, Navy Veteran; Cortez Copher; Cheryl Anglin; Deonna Williams; Udene Westphal, Navy Veteran; Dotty Kinnun, Ann Garrett, with Veterans, Bob Lancaster, Navy veteran; and Skip Copher, USAF veteran.

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