Colonial Dames XVIIC Wins State Awards For Community Service

From left, Cindy Waters, TNCDXVIIC state president; Leslie D. Breaux, NSCDXVIIC National President; and Pauline Moore, TN Dame of the Year

Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century’s Prudhomme Fort Chapter was recognized at the Tennessee state meeting in Murfreesboro for their work in community service with 12 individual awards.

The award for TN Dame of the Year was presented to Pauline Moore, president of the chapter.

The chapter has provided opportunities for scholarships to students seeking both college and graduate degrees; placed lineage research references in libraries; held historical markings in two dated cemeteries of prominent early Hamilton County settlers – whites and Cherokees; and promote active support of veterans’ activities and programs.

Prudhomme Fort Chapter is active locally and nationally, promoting goals: (1)Preserving records and historic sites of the country; (2) foster interest in Colonial research; (3) aiding in the education of the youth of the country; (4) to maintain zealously those high principles of courage and patriotism that led to the independence of the Colonies – and the establishment of The United States of America; (5) to maintain a library of Heraldry and to preserve the lineage and Coats of Arms of armorial ancestors –furnishing local and national libraries with American Colonial records and other data.

Prospective members are welcomed to attend meetings. The next meeting will be held on June 8. For more information call 842-7774.

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