Saturday, July 20, 2013

DAR Participates at the Naturalization Ceremony July 3, 2013

Scroll down the page once you see the photographs so you can click to see the slide show from the activities of the day.

The Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) congratulate the newly naturalized citizens and gave flags to each of them. This was the 18th annual Naturalization Ceremony, which is held on July 3rd each year at Fort Johnston, NC. After the ceremony the new citizens, families and friends are invited to the Southport Community Building for refreshments provided by the DAR.

Vice-Regent Betsy Pessetto and Regent Jackie Craft at the Naturalization Ceremony on July 3rd prior to passing out the flags to the new citizens.

DAR member Fran Carlsen, co-chairman of the Naturalization Ceremony holds the program for the NC Fourth of July Festival and United States Department of Homeland Security, (Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Service)

Ted Carlsen -  Co-Chairman of the Naturalization Ceremony
DAR member, Carol Jutte dressed in period costume at the July 3, 2013 Naturalization Ceremony at Fort Johnston, Southport, NC.

Cannon Salute; Southport Historical Society, 13th Battalion NC Light Artillery
Prospective members of the Governor Benjamin Smith Chapter of the Children of the American Revolution, pictured above, volunteered at the Naturalization Ceremony in Southport on July 3. The children helped by setting up the water tables and serving cookies to the new citizens and their families.  The Children of the American Revolution is the oldest, largest children's patriotic organization on the country. Its goals are to train good citizens, develop leaders, and promote love of the United States of America and its heritage among young people.  For more information on how your child or grandchild can become members of the Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.), please e-mail Dawn Schulte at . DAR members featured in the photo are L to R Carol Jutte and Nora Hickam both members of the Brunswick Town Chapter DAR.

Naturalized citizens being served by DAR members at the reception.

Sixteen DAR members and two CAR perspective members volunteered their service for the reception after the Naturalization Ceremony.

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