Author Archives: CA Clarion

State Regent’s Message – July to September 2017

Dear California Daughters, Do you remember all of the excitement, as a child, getting ready for school to start, buying our new lunch box, school supplies, maybe new school shoes, and then wondering who your teacher would be? I thought … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Sierra Amador’s Historic Preservation Committee’s World War I Submissions

Sierra Amador’s newest committee, Historic Preservation, is up and running!  Inspired by the US WWI Centennial Commission, the committee has: submitted three stories of ancestor service in WWI; mapped, photoed and submitted the Sutter Creek WWI memorial to the US … Continue reading

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Announcement: Fall Call to Council and Registration Form Available

The Call to Council and Registration Forms for the Fall are now posted on the CSSDAR Members’ website: Southern Council, September 8-9, 2017 and Northern Council, September 15-16, 2017 And the Marriott Hotels are ready to accept your reservation. Information … Continue reading

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Announcement: Pre-order Printed Copies of 2017-2018 Yearbook and Directory

Printed copies of the 2017-2018 CSSDAR Yearbook and Directory may be pre-ordered/purchased now and will be distributed at the September Council meetings. (State Officers, Honorary State Regents, District Directors and Chapter Regents will each receive a complimentary copy.) Cost per … Continue reading

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Announcement: Congratulations to our two Helen Pouch Memorial Fund Grant Winners!

The Inaugural Helen Pouch Memorial Classroom Grant was a huge success for California! The Junior Membership Committee is excited to announce that our state has two winners!  Not all states submitted an award winner and preference was given to states … Continue reading

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District Chatter: CSSDAR District Directors Attend Annual Sleepover

Each year, the 15 CSSDAR District Directors meet with the State Vice Regent at the CSSDAR Headquarters in Glendora for a weekend sleepover. The agenda covers a list of items that include planning, reviewing protocol and NSDAR changes to Bylaws, … Continue reading

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Announcement: Memorial Bricks at State Headquarters

The California State Society will begin a new DAR year soon and the opportunity to honor your chapter regents, district directors, your patriot, your parents and/or children and our state regent is now at hand.  We have the bricks engraved … Continue reading

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Announcement: Program “Leaving Your DAR Mark Through Markers and Commemorative Events”

State Historian Christine McMahan and State Commemorative Events Chair Carole Curran are delighted to announce a new Program, “Leaving Your DAR Mark Through Markers and Commemorative Events.” This program is now available for chapter and district meetings. The program discusses … Continue reading

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State Regent’s Message – June 2017

Dear California Daughters, It’s June and Chapters are winding down their year and busy planning the next.  We’re excited getting ready for Continental Congress in Washington, Junior Tea, our California Tea, and planning for Sleepovers, Fall Councils, and even the … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Redondo Chapter Celebrates 70 Years

El Redondo Chapter celebrated its 70th anniversary at the June 3 Installation Luncheon meeting held at a restaurant in Redondo Beach.  The chapter was formed May 19, 1947 with 25 charter members.  It was the 103rd chapter formed in California.  The … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Point Vicente Chapter Presents NSDAR Special Project Grant for USS Iowa

The Point Vicente Chapter is proud to announce the granting of $10,000 to the Pacific Battleship Center/Battleship USS Iowa for partial restoration of their teak decks. A presentation was made to Ross O’Brien, Treasurer and CFO of the Pacific Battleship Center at the chapter’s annual year-end … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Dorado Chapter Host Sheriff as Speaker

El Dorado Chapter Program Chair Virginia DeGregory, arranged for El Dorado County Sheriff, John D’Agostini, to speak to us for our May program.  The Sheriff brought with him Chris Stelz, Detective in charge of the El Dorado County Gang Unit.  … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter Honors Four Outstanding History Teachers

The John Greenleaf Whittier (JGW) Chapter honored four outstanding history teachers from the Whittier Union High School District on May 17, 2017.  They were recommended by the District’s Director of Accountability and Staff Development and chosen by the individual high … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Rancho Simi Chapter Collaborates to Mark Patriot’s Grave in New Jersey

A very unique and special commemorative grave marking event took place on Saturday, April 23, 2017.  Unique because it involved three chapters from three different states and special because it gave recognition to a long overdue Patriot’s request. The Mecklenburg … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Antelope Valley Chapter honors JROTC Cadets

The Antelope Valley Chapter in Lancaster held it’s annual JROTC Awards Luncheon May 6th, 2017. The chapter is honored to award JROTC bronze medals to 8 high school cadets attending schools in and around the Antelope Valley.The awards ceremony was … Continue reading

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