May 11, 2019
On Saturday, May 4, 2019, Prairie Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) presented Nancy Morris, Honorary Past Regent of the Prairie Chapter, NSDAR, with the DAR Women in American History Medal. This award is presented to notable women who have made positive contributions to their state or community.
Nancy Morris retired from Civil Service after 28 years with the U.S. Department of Defense and also served 20 years of honorable service with the U.S. Naval Reserve. After retirement, Nancy became actively involved with Prairie Chapter, NSDAR where she is an Honorary Past Chapter Regent. Nancy has led many activities in support of education, community involvement and patriotism. Appointed by the President General of NSDAR, Nancy is a Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service Representative for the Kansas City VA Hospital. She serves on the General Board of Honor Flight Network of Kansas City (HFNKC) and has been involved with each flight in a variety of ways, including fundraising and assisting with pre and post flight gatherings. She has helped send over 900 veterans to Washington D.C. It is her passion to recognize as many veterans as possible including those in hospitals, hospice and retirement homes. She authored the DAR published book “Show Me, Rosie!” about womens’ contributions to WWII. All proceeds from this book have gone to help fund Honor Flight Network of Kansas City. Nancy and her husband Dick are long-time residents of Raymore, MO and enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.