Names and Notables: Dec. 15-21, The Mankato Free Press, December 15, 2013
Daughters of the American Revolution Women in History winner
Lenore Johnson Fonda, Anthony Wayne Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Women in History 2013 Winner, was honored at the November monthly meeting in Mankato.
Fonda was chosen for her contributions to the community and her work in preserving the memory of founding ancestors.
She joined DAR in 1987 and was elected and served as Regent of Anthony Wayne Chapter. in 1995 and 1996 she represented the Anthony Wayne Chapter at the Continental Congress in Washington DC.
Daughters of the American Revolution
The Anthony Wayne Chapter and Daughters of the American Revolution State Officers participated in the Memorial Dedication Service for the Bohemian National Cemetery Memorial on Nov. 9.
The Anthony Wayne Chapter was the sponsor of a $10,000 special project grant from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The memorial consists of a 9000 pound granite monument, two life-sized soldier statue, seven flags and benches.
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