By Molly Payne

(Cushing, Okla) — September 17 – 23 was proclaimed as Constitution Week in Cushing at the regular monthly meeting of the Cushing Board of Commissioners held Monday night in City Hall.  Chairman of the Board of Commissioners Don Amon made the presentation.

Accepting the proclamation were members of the Daughter of the American Revolution (DAR) Cushing Chapter, Regent, Suzie Crowder and Vice Regent, Grace Ellsworth.

Constitution Week is the commemoration of America’s most important document.  It is celebrated annually during the week of Sept. 17 – 23.

Read the Constitution here: U.S. Constitution transcript

Declaration of Independence transcript

Bill of Rights transcript

 

The Cushing Chapter of the DAR was formed in 1923.  Click here to learn more: DAR Cushing Chapter