St Margaret Mary Circle #1445 became the first circle of the Daughters of Isabella instituted in Georgia on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with 39 women becoming Charter Members. Following the Conferral of Degrees, the Installation of Officers was held in the Parish Hall. Installing Officer was Elaine Leger, International Organizer and Past International Regent; assisted by Mrs Carolyn Howell and Mrs Dale LoStocco, of Cookeville, TN. The Knights of Columbus of Council # 15848 acted as Marshalls for the Installation.
Newly Installed Officers: Regent- Terry McKitrick; Vice Regent – Marcia Pecot; Honorary Past Regent- Anne Whitlock; Financial Secretary- Marge Smith; Recording Secretary- Joanne Smalley; Treasurer- Hillary Singleton; Chancellor- Peggy Ballou; Custodian – Muffet Puckett; Senior Auditor- Sandy Dryden; Scribe- Claire Willis; Chaplain – Monisgnor Edward Thein.
On behalf of the International Board and the circles in the United States and Canada, we welcome our newest Circle and wish them many years of happiness as they begin their journey as Sisters, working together in Unity, Friendship and Charity.