2017-02-16 / Local

DAR Reprisal Chapter participates in Winter Carnival parade

NEWPORT — The Reprisal Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution participated in the annual Newport Winter Carnival Parade on Saturday, Feb. 11. 

The Reprisal Chapter reestablished participation in the Winter Carnival Parade four years ago after a long hiatus. The chapter is pleased to continue our participation in memory of former chapter regent Jean Ouellette.

Pictured left to right are Venita Nudd of Newport; Laura McCrillis Kessler of Newport; Pat McCabe of Lempster; Susan Swan of Croyden; Kim Chandler of Hancock; and Dottie Giddens of East Lempster.

Known as the largest women’s patriotic organization in the world, DAR has over 180,000 members with approximately 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and 13 foreign countries. The DAR has long promoted patriotism through commemorative celebrations, memorials, scholarships and activities for children, and programs for new immigrants. For more information about DAR, visit reprisal.nhsodar.org

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