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Tuesday July 7th, 2015 12:41AM

Gainesville business owner celebrated as DAR State Regent

By Alyson Shields Reporter
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GAINESVILLE - The Gainesville chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated their organization's newest Georgia State Regent, who happens to be one of their own, and a Gainesville business owner.<br /> <br /> Bea Fischer has been a member of the Colonel William Candler Chapter of the NSDAR since 1984 and is a DAR Life Member. Over 300 people attended a tea held in late July to celebrate her achievement as the incoming State Regent.<br /> <br /> "I think I can honestly speak for all members of our Chapter and say that everyone feels that Bea is a friend and we couldn't be more pleased to have her as our State Regent," said Christine Lanzing, Regent for the Col. William Candler chapter. "The exceptionally large turnout at the Tea attests to her statewide popularity."<br /> <br /> Prior to being elected for State Regent, she served the chapter as Treasures, Resistrar, First Vice Regent and Regent for the chapter. On the state level, Fischer has served as Chairman of DAR Schools and Literacy Challenge, State Speakers Staff, Northeast District Director, State Treasurer, State Second Vice-Regent and State First Vice-Regent. Fischer is also a charter member of the Sustaining Supporter Program.<br /> <br /> Nationally, Fischer has served on committees at Continental Congress and in administration as a member of the finance committee.<br /> <br /> Fischer is the CEO and Owner of Fischer Accounting & Tax Service in Gainesville.<br />
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