Coleman honored with DAR award

Fri, 05/05/2006 - 12:22pm
By: The Citizen

Gertrude Coleman
Mrs. Gertrude Coleman, of Fairburn, has received the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Community Service Award, presented by the Fayette-Starr's Mill Chapter of Fayette County.  Coleman is an energetic, caring person who during the past seven years has made over 2,600 sleeping bags for men who use an Atlanta mission when they have no other place to go. She also provides a small pillow, candy, gloves, scarf and religious material at her own expense. 

Another ministry she contributes to is "Blood and Fire." The recipient contributed to her community as a humanitarian in an outstanding voluntary manner. The State Chairman of Community Service Awards, Judy Hughes, conducted the ceremony at the chapter meeting. From left: Coleman and Regent Jo Ellen Carter. To inform the chapter of a local person with outstanding achievements in educational, humanitarian, patriotic, historical or citizenship endeavors, contact Judy Hughes at 678-364-1388. For membership information, contact Registrar Carol Abadie at 770-632-9553.

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