DAR Sponsors Constitution Reading and Bell Ringing on September 18, 2017
Constitution Week is celebrated annually on September 17-23.
Jackson-Madison Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) will commemorate national Constitution Week on Monday, September 18, 2017, with a reading of the U. S. Constitution at 12:00 noon in Chancellor James Butler’s courtroom in the Madison County Courthouse. Justices who will participate in the reading of the Constitution are Chancellor Jimmy Butler; Supreme Court Justice Roger Page, Court of Appeals Judge Brandon Gibson and Judge Blake Anderson.
Following the reading of the Constitution, Jackson-Madison Chapter DAR encourages all Jackson and Madison County schools, businesses and individuals to participate in “Bells Across America” to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America on September 17, 1787.
Schools, churches, businesses and individuals across America will ring bells on Monday, September 18.
Ring small bells, large bells, glass bells, brass bells, wooden bells, porcelain bells, jingle bells. Let the sound of freedom ring throughout our city and county during Constitution Week on Monday, September 18, 2017.
Jackson-Madison DAR will install a Constitution Week display in the downtown Jackson-Madison County Library, and encourages everyone to visit the Library and enjoy the display.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation’s children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 185,000 members in approximately 3, 000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations. DAR is non-partisan and non-political, and welcomes any woman, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove lineage to a Revolutionary War patriot.
The Jackson-Madison Chapter was founded in June 1901, and is one of the oldest and most active chapters in the state of Tennessee.
To learn more about the work of today’s DAR, visit www.DAR.org or go to the Official YouTube Channel of DAR athttp://www.youtube.com/user/TodaysDAR. To learn more about the Jackson-Madison Chapter, visitwww.tndar.org/~jacksonmadison, or contact Regent Beth Bates at 731-427-0465 or firstname.lastname@example.org.