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Gay Pfister, a member of the Cricket Hill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presented a program on the Peace Corps at the Feb. 16 DAR meeting at Kingston Parish House. Pfister was a Peace Corps volunteer from 2003-2005 serving in Suriname. She helped as coordinator of HIV and Woman’s Health. Members enjoyed her display of memorabilia from her stay in Suriname, formerly Dutch Guiana, located on the northern coast of South America. Plans are underway for the century anniversary celebration of Cricket Hill DAR Chapter’s formation to be held in May. The chapter was confirmed by the National Board of the Daughters of the American Revolution on Jan. 30, 1924. Organizing members were Regent Mrs. Carl White, Vice Regent Mrs. Harry Howell, Second Vice Regent Mrs. Lawrence Roude, Recording and Corresponding Secretary Mrs. Louise Wright, Registrar Mrs. Willie Smith and Treasurer Mrs. Robert Jackson. The name Cricket Hill was proposed by the organizing regent. The name comes from on...

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