Winter Honored By NSDAR Smith-McMillan Chapter

The monthly meeting of the Smith-McMillan Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution was held at the home of Kay Scanapico in Round Top, on Saturday, May 18. Highlights of the meeting were the following awards. The prestigious National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Certificate of Award for Excellence in Community Service and Community Service Pin were awarded by chairperson, Lodie Massey to recipient, Denise Winter.

The Community Service Awards Committee was established by the NSDAR National Board of Management in April 1995 as an opportunity for chapters and states to recognize worthy individuals and organizations for outstanding unpaid voluntary achievements in cultural, educational, humanitarian, patriotic, historical, citizenship, or environmental conservation endeavors.

Recipient, Denise Winter, founded the Texas Women’s League of Fayette County in 2004 and serves currently as President. Since its beginning in 2004, the Texas Women’s League has awarded a total of $1,150,000 to 70 plus charitable organizations. Denise is a founding board member of the Pecan Creek Animal Rescue Sanctuary, which provides a permanent home for unwanted, disabled and orphaned animals, and as well as education and information to the public regarding responsible pet ownership.

 

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