MANSFIELD -- September 17 marked the 233rd anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention.
The Jared Mansfield Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was presented proclamations for Constitution Week, Sept. 17 to 23, by the Bellville Mayor Teri Brenkus, the Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker and the Ohio Genealogy Society Past President Sunda Anderson Peters.
"We ask our citizens to reaffirm the ideals of the Framers of the Constitution had in 1787 by vigilantly protecting the freedoms guaranteed to us through this guardian of our liberties, remembering that lost rights may never be regained," the organization stated.
Jared Mansfield Chapter NSDAR has displays for Constitution Week in the Richland County Public Library at Bellville, Lexington, Ontario, Shelby and Mansfield from Sept. 17 to 23.
The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children. DAR is dedicated to historical preservation, promotion of education and patriotic endeavors. Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join.
Anyone that would like to ask about becoming a member of this historical and vibrant organization should call the Chapter Regent Joyce Vanatter – 941-224-4888.