The Rebecca Boyce Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Ellis County Woman’s Building on Monday, Oct. 8 for their monthly gathering.

Regent Vicki Evans Williams greeted approximately 30 members and guests and led them in the DAR rituals as assisted by chaplain Beverly Robinson.

After a brief business meeting, 2nd vice regent Marla Graham introduced the speaker, retired U.S. Navy Capt. Jim Cooper.

Cooper focused his program on the Masonic Lodge and the American Revolution. He has been a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years and shared his research on Masonic signers of the Declaration of Independence, framers of the Constitution and founding fathers of the country.

After the meeting was adjourned, beautiful fall refreshments were served by hostesses Peggy Crabtree, Glinda Felty, Ellen Hays, Beverly McCullough and Diann Wilson.

The next meeting of the Rebecca Boyce Chapter will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12. The speaker will be Waxahachie High School drama director Ryan Mullican.