On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Elizabeth Denton English chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their first picnic meeting at Hogg Park in Quitman.
Speaker Lou Mallory presented a program about the history of the Hogg family and the Honeymoon Cottage which the chapter has been active in renovating the last few months.
Registrar Joelene Yates and Assistant Chaplain Lucille Gilbreath held a new members ceremony for Rebecca Denney. Various awards were given from the Fall Forum.
Linda Haddock was awarded a New Members Course Certificate from national and the chapter was awarded a Chapter Achievement Award Level 1 for 2016.
Reports were given and the chapter planned more about their upcoming trip to Watkins-Logan Veterans Home in Tyler in which the chapter had a day of service Saturday. The chapter also is planning an garage sale which will be held Saturday in the parking lot in front of the Honeymoon Cottage in Hogg Park.
The meeting ended with a quick tour of the Honeymoon Cottage in which various members have been volunteering their time and money at this past summer.