United Daughters of the Confederacy
The Ellen W. Jones chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy met in Clovis for lunch at Dakota Steakhouse. The group adjourned to the home of G.C. and Jan Ross for the meeting.
Janelle Foster was co-hostess. President Jan Ross opened the meeting. Jane Hilliard assisted the president in the ritualistic opening. Bess Jones gave the invocation. Jane Millet read the minutes.
Mayor Orlando Ortega, Debbi Lee, Amy Franz and Nicole Wilkening were guests.
Ortega presented certificates and a flag to Ross who was unable to go to Santa Fe earlier in the month.
Hilliard and Margaret Smith were honored in Santa Fe for the chapter’s role in establishing a salute to the New Mexico flag.
The group expressed appreciation to Ortega and city staff for their role in the chapter being recognized during the legislative session.
Nena Stratton gave the program on commemorations and showed a video on Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen. Stonewall Jackson.
Refreshments with a valentine theme were served at the close of the meeting.