UNION — The Fair Forest Chapter, NSDAR, met Feb. 4 in the Union County Museum meeting room.
Harriett Berry, Regent called the meeting to order. The chapter recited the Lord’s Prayer for the Devotional. Amy Bruce, Chairman of the Flag Committee, led the chapter in the Pledge of Allegiance of the Flag of the U.S., the American’s Creed, the Salute to the Flag of S.C. and the singing of the Star-Spangled Banner accompanied by Kathleen Read.
Mrs. Read, National Defense Committee Chairman, read the National Defense Report, “Military Challenged by Changing Arctic Landscape.” Mrs. Bruce, Secretary, read the minutes of the Jan. 7 meeting.
Jeff Fellers, Forestry/Natural Resource Agent, Clemson Extension Service, presented a very interesting slide program on Aquaponics. Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture (fish production) and hydroponics (culture of plants using water). The system is housed at the Clemson Extension Office. It was designed by J.D. Trammell and Jeff Fellers. 2014 will be the second year of operation.
The next meeting will be March 4 at the Union County Museum meeting room. Ola Jean Kelly, Director of the Union County Museum, will present the program , “The Union County Historical Society.”