Veteran Valentines: DAV installs officers to new chapter, hosts dance

Feb. 13—The county's newest chapter of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary kicked off its charter with an officer installment and Valentine's dance.

On Feb. 10, James L Daniels Chapter 51 of the DAVA hosted State Commander Linda Steadman and State Adjutant Carolyn Harris as they presented the chapter's charter and installed the following officers.

* Commander — Kasey Naves

* Sr Vice Commander — Mattie King

* Jr Vice Commander — Patty Wright

* Treasurer — Deborah Henson

* Adjutant — Shelby Patterson

* Sergeant at Arms — Susan Butler

* Officer of the Day Rich Byrd

* Chaplins — Yon Dempsey and James Watson

* Past Commander/ State Delegate — Lucy Godfrey

In addition to the officer installment, the chapter held a Veterans Valentine's Dance that included dinner, music, dancing and door prizes.