Creek in Hot Springs Village

Akansa Chapter, NSDAR

Welcome to Hot Springs Village, Arkansas!

Photo of Hot Springs Village provided by the Division of Arkansas Tourism

Welcome to the Akansa Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, chartered in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, September 27, 1986!

With Elizabeth H. Case as organizing regent, aid from Carolyn C. Berry, Arkansas State Regent, and Irma Watson, Mexico State Regent, Akansa Chapter was organized September 27, 1986, and confirmed October 10, 1986. The chapter has grown from its seventeen organizing members to a present count of over one hundred.

Akansa Chapter strives to be active in the life of its community by participating in school activities, flag, conservation, naturalization, literacy, genealogy research, and many other DAR patriotic and civic activities. Akansa is an Indian name meaning “People of the South Wind” and is the origin of the name of our state.

The Akansa Chapter meets at 9:30 A.M. Tthe first Saturday of the month from September to May. Meeting dates on holiday weekends are usually changed to the following Saturday. Guests are welcome!

Officers
RegentDiane Daniel
Vice Regent
ChaplainKathleen Mielke
Recording SecretaryPatricia Bertnolli
Corresponding SecretarySally Matthews
TreasurerSusan Page Veal
RegistrarNancy Kathryn Patton
HistorianSusan Read
LibrarianPatricia Ann McLemore
Akansa Chapter Members

Akansa is an Indian name meaning “People of the South Wind” and is the origin of the name of our state.