Preston Trail NSDAR

Preston Trail NSDAR


POTTSBORO — The Preston Trail Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, has established an on=going grant named "Opening Doors for Disabled Veterans."


The project is designed to assist disabled veterans living in Grayson County who have accessibility issues in their homes. Expenses eligible for consideration are the widening of bathroom doorways for wheelchair access, the installation of an accessible toilet, hand rails, and the installation of ramps leading to the home’s front door.


Veterans can obtain applications at Grayson County Veterans Services offices, local Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Posts, or by sending an email to Lisa Lettie, Preston Trail regent, at llettie_dar@yahoo.com. The application includes eligibililty requirements set forth by the donation board.


The DAR, headquartered in WAshington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization. It’s goals are to promote patriotism, preserve American history and provide better education for children. DAR members volunteer more than 250,000 hours annually to veterans across the United States.


Triple L Club


The Triple L Club of the First Baptist Church in Sherman met on Oct. 15 with 29 members and two visitors present. President Paul Larson opened the meeting with a special prayer for several members and prayer for United States and its leaders.


Richard Lair led a "sing-along," accompanied by Linda Ayers, pianist. Celebrating October birthdays were Pat Larson, Pat Troutz and Frances Ray.


During a business session, the treasurer’s report and last month’s minutes were read and approved. Changes to the club by-laws were discussed and voting will be held at the November meeting. The names of new club officers were announced by Judy DuBois.


Margaret McCord presented a book review on The Shepherd.


The next "Play Day" will be at the church on Nov. 1 from 9:30 a.m. until noon. The next regular meeting will be Nov. 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the church.


Dorothy Mills won the door prize, provided by Marguerite Prichard.


Harry Gates gave the closing prayer and blessing for the luncheon that followed the meeting.


Golden Agers


The monthly meeting of the Golden Agers of North Park Baptist Church was held on Oct. 23. President Leroy Ingram opened the meeting.


Barbara Holder, secretary, read minutes from the September meeting and Beverly Ingram gave the treasurer’s report. Alma Bazemore, sunshine chairwoman, noted that cards had been sent to ill members.


A musical program was presented by Bill Brockelman, pianist, Mark Bennett on the saxaphone and horn, and Mark and Nan Ingram, vocalists.


Due to the holidays, members opted to cancel the November meeting. In December, the group will meet at the church on the third Wwednesday for a Christmas luncheon and program to be presented by Margaret McCord.


Sherman Evening Lions Club


The Sherman Evening Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Golden Corral in Sherman.


Bringing the program will be Lion Jim Woodall, director of the Lions Camp in Kerrville. The Texas Lions Club provide camping sessions for children with physical disabilities at no cost to the family. For information on the camp, go to www.lionscamp.com.