Standing L to R: Brenda Jessel, Phyllis Lawson, Paula Osborne, Marcie Fletcher, Betty Harrah, Amy Lawson and M.G. Whittle. Seated L to R: O.B. McCorkle, Joyce Patton, Bea Fischer, Melodye Brown and Robin Townes.
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 />
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 />
"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 />
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 />
Nationally, Fischer has served on committees at Continental Congress and in administration as a member of the finance committee.<br />
Fischer is the CEO and Owner of Fischer Accounting & Tax Service in Gainesville.<br />
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
With two-thirds of Hall County’s population living south of Oakwood (according to the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce) the South Hall Business Coalition wanted to hear from Sheriff Gerald Couch and tour the new Sheriff’s Office headquarters building that opened in their part of the county in November 2014.