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DAR spring meetingsto begin on Saturday

Published: March 11, 2014 4:00 AM

The first meeting for the Old Northwest-Aaron Olmstead Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Gables of KentRidge, 5241 Sunnybrook Road, Kent.

Retired Coast Guard Chief Marty Burnham, son of member Cathy Burnham and nephew of member Margaret MacLearie, will present the program about his time in the Coast Guard.

The April 19 meeting will feature Tom Monroe and his "Books to Troops" program. Monroe is a Portage County resident who has sent more than 60,000 paperback books to troops overseas. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Kent Free Library.

Record-Courier Editor Roger Di Paolo, will present a topic on local history at the May 17 program. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Kent Free Library.

The June 21 brunch at the Sugar Maple Inn on East Main Street in Ravenna will conclude the spring programs. The brunch, beginning at 10 a.m., is an end-of-year wrapup and social event for the members.

For more information, call 330-562-7834 or visit the website at http://ladibugs.homestead.com/ladibugsDAR.html.

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