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DAR presents awards to first responders

April 17, 2019 - 00:00
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    DAR Chapter members presented first responders with awards at their recent meeting. Recognized were Columbus Volunteer Fire Department Chief Dusty Dittmar, Steven Silver, a representative for Colorado County EMS, and Columbus Police Chief Skip Edman.
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    Chapter Regent Marilyn Wade and Chapter Registrar Jennie Muggli, who was presented a certificate from the state DAR society for successfully processing 79 applications for membership or supplementals providing additional ancestors.

COLUMBUS — The John Everett Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted first responders at their meeting April 8.

Police Chief Skip Ed-man, Fire Chief Dusty Dittmar and a representative of Colorado County EMS filling in for EMS Director Michael Furrh accepted certificates of appreciation for the hours of dedicated service they performed for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Each man told the chapter members about the tasks they did with their teams to rescue and relocate victims, monitor flooding through the town and facilitate in other ways to restore the citizens to normalcy.

Chapter Regent Marilyn Wade presided over the meeting.

She presented Chapter Registrar Jennie Sue Muggli of Weimar with a certificate from the State Society for successfully processing 79 applications for membership or for supplementals (proving additional ancestors).

The second place winner processed 15.

Regent Wade also presented several chapter chairs with certificates for outstanding work in their respective committees. Randa Simmons welcomed Janet Wolters who has moved back to Columbus and attended the meeting. Four new members were sworn in: Paula Johnson, Jo Ann Locklin, and Donna Pustejovsky and Rachel Clem. Following additional business, Becky McKinney and Dianne Gordon furnished refreshments.