On Friday, the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the Courtney-Spalding Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized Don and Chris Bickle, Hays, for their philanthropy and support of God, Home and Country.

Don Bickle, a WWII and Korean War veteran, was presented with the DAR Ellen Hardin Walworth Founders Medal for Patriotism and Chris was presented with a DAR Challenge Coin.