Roger Di Paolo, editor of the Record-Courier, will speak at the next meeting of the Old Northwest-Aaron Olmstead Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Di Paolo will present a topic of local and historical interest. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St.
Members will gather on May 24, weather permitting, to spruce up the DAR mound at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ravenna.
Members will meet at 10 a.m. to add mulch and care for the 13 rose bushes outlining the mound. The rosebushes are in honor of the 13 original colonies.
The June 21 brunch at the Sugar Maple Inn on East Main Street in Ravenna is the final meeting of the spring. The 10 a.m. event requires reservations by calling 330-687-0328.
To be eligible for membership in DAR, those interested must be a female descendant of an American Revolutionary soldier or patriot.
For more information, call 330-562-7834 or visit the website at http://ladibugs.homestead.com/ladibugsDAR.html.