Author Archives: CA Clarion

State Regent’s Message – October 2017

Dear California Daughters, Didn’t September whiz by for our California Society?  We enjoyed wonderful celebrations at our Northern and Southern Fall Councils, kicked off the year for 113 chapters around the state, and met the candidates who have expressed their … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Presents DAR American Women in History Awards

John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter was proud to present chapter member Ginny Ball and Carol Reza the NSDAR American Women in History Award on September 20. Ginny Ball has been the President of 19 different Boards in Whittier and has been … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Redwood Forest Chapter Celebrates Constitution Week

Every year the Redwood Forest Chapter celebrates Constitution Week from September 17th to the 23rd by placing a display in the Humboldt County Library main branch, 1313 Third Street, Eureka, on the second floor in the Hagopian Art Gallery by … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Dorado Chapter Presents Community Service Award

On September 13, 2017, Virginia DeGregory the Community Service Award Chair for the El Dorado Chapter presented Davey “Doc” Wiser the DAR Community Service Award for his love of the history of the old west as evidenced by his many … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Anne Loucks Chapter’s Pink Patch Project for Local Police

Anne Loucks Chapter members had the opportunity to provide both community service and to promote women’s health issues.  Tuesday, September 19, 2017, members of the chapter’s Fancy Stitchers group gathered in the Walnut Creek Police Department’s Emergency Operations Center to … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: San Clemente Island Chapter Provide Home Baked Goods To Marines

San Clemente Island Chapter’s Project Patriot committee supports the 5th Marine Regiment  stationed at Camp Pendleton. Our members provided 22 dozen cookies, cupcakes and brownies for the Marine Fun Day on September 15. The Marines were thrilled with the home … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Toyon Chapter Presents Quilts To Veterans

Dorothy Reed Pace, member of the DAR Service to Veterans Committee, El Toyon Chapter, Stockton, is shown delivering 17 quilts made by the Committee to the Polytrauma Unit of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System earlier this month. The … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Redwood Forest Chapter Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony

On August 5, 2017, Redwood Forest Chapter of DAR held a flag retirement ceremony.  It began with an explanation of the ceremony as well as some of the history and traditions surrounding our Flag. During the first step of the … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter Recognizes Community Service Award Winners

At its August meeting the John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter honored Theola and Norm Kirschenbaum for winning the Whittier Community Service Award.  They have advocated for the youth of Whittier and surrounding cities for many years. Theola began volunteering in the … Continue reading

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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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