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Portia Odell Receives State DAR Award For Service To Veterans


Last updated 8/26/2020 at 4:16pm

Portia Odell received the Service to Veterans Award from the local DAR chapter. (Courtesy photo)

Portia Odell has been a DAR member since 2007, first in Charleston, S.C., and the Waightstill Avery Chapter in Brevard since 2013.

She has been a part of the Service for Veterans Committee since 2013 and was the chair in 2015.

Through this committee, she donated and delivered many numerous items to the Charles George VA Medical Center.

She has volunteered with the WNC Chapter of the Military Officers Association, preparing and serving up to 200 lunches monthly at the Veterans Restoration Quarters in Asheville.

Pillow stuffing and sewing parties are always on her to-do list.

She ha...

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