new member
The first Barbara Standish Chapter Junior member in over 20 years was given the Oath of Membership by Chapter Regent Carol Hicks. Above, State Regent Frizzell presents 'History of the DAR' to the new member during a joint meeting of Barbara Standish and Princess Wach-E-Kee chapters  on October 17, 2015.

Vietnam Memorial


memorial work
Barbara Standish Chapter members honored the Vietnam veterans by volunteering to plant flowers this year in the Memorial's urns located at McFerren Park in Hoopeston. A memorial service was held for the two fallen soldiers of the Vietnam War, Joseph Kelnhofer and William Gooden.  Also honored was Jeffrey Wallace who died in Iraq and flowers were filled in his flower urns also.  Those attending the ceremony were Ruth Neathery, Nancy Thorn, Eileen Layden, Pam Bell and Carol Hicks (not shown).