"Royal Neighbors of America chapter in Chester, Montana"
June 5, 2019
South of the Border,
Column No. 16
Columnist's note: The topic for this week's column is from nearby Chester, a town my wife and I visit regularly for shopping. In Chester I noticed a large, brown building with a tiny sign over the door that reads "RNA Hall." I flashed back to childhood when my mom, grandma and aunt were all involved in a group called Royal Neighbors of America (RNA). I recalled being dragged to RNA meetings as a preschooler to watch the goings on at the "hall" above Hobson's Tire Shop in Pinckneyville, Illinois. I found locals who knew about the RNA in Chester. Here's som...