Some community members arerecognizing Presidents’ Day, one of them being the Oneida chapter of the Daughtersof the American Revolution.
The organization held itsfirst luncheon this afternoon honoring the holiday. A representative says theirmission is to promote education, patriotism and preserve history.
“Historicpreservation not only means artifacts but also the memories of our patriots whohave given so much that we could do what we are doing here today. Andespecially because the Mohawk Valley is such a historic place, so what betterway to celebrate president’s day in the Mohawk Valley,” said Mary Cardinale.
The organization also hada guest speaker at today’s luncheon talking about the mothers of pastpresidents.