From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
CLAY — On Thursday, July 12, 2018 the Josiah Brunson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the Clay Public Library with a check for $200, earned during a chapter fundraising event.
Representing the chapter were Julia Doty, Chris Long, Linda Reid, Dianne Shelton, and Lynne Williams.
Regent Linda Reid proudly presented the check to Library Director, Holly Flores and complimented the staff on their beautiful new facility. Assistant Director Tara Gearhart, Library Assistant Sarah Johnson, and City of Clay Councilwoman Becky Johnson also attended, joining them afterward for pictures.
The DAR is a non-profit, lineage-based service organization, open to all women 18 years of age or older, who can prove their direct descent from someone who furthered the cause of American independence.
The mission of the DAR is to support education, patriotism, and historical preservation, which includes honoring veterans and supporting our active military personnel and their families.
DAR chapters and their members actively support schools, libraries, and other means of encouraging literacy; work to preserve historical documents on local, state, and national levels; celebrate our American heritage through creative arts, crafts, literature, and music; offer scholarships for excellent academic achievement and good citizenship; and participate in community service by volunteering in their neighborhoods.