New Officers for 2018-19 in the William Diamond Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Orange, Texas, were installed Tuesday, May 15, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Bridge City.  The non-profit group shares a common bond of having an ancestor who helped contribute to securing the USA’s independence.  Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible to join.

Pictured from left are Sue Wilks, Corresponding Secretary; Lois Ferrell, Chaplain; Anne Payne, Historian (Publicity); Penny Wyatt, Treasurer; Ann Rothering, Recording Secretary; Jackie Huckabay, Registar; Sylvia Bland, Vice Regent; and Katy Latiolais, Regent.  All are from Orange except Huckabay and Rothering, who are from Bridge City.