Author Archives: CA Clarion

Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter Visits CSSDAR Headquarters

On Monday, July 2, 2018, the John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter’s Executive Board met at the CSSDAR headquarters in Glendora for vision, planning and a tour of the headquarters.  It was an invigorating day for the attendees. Among the many objectives … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: San Clemente Island Chapter ‘Springtime in Paris’

On April 11, 2018, San Clemente Island chapter held a “Springtime in Paris”  luncheon and fashion show fundraising event at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo. It was a beautiful spring day and guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and … Continue reading

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California Clarion is Being Updated!

  During the month of July 2018, the California Clarion, as part of the CSSDAR website, is being updated.  So, when things appear not quite perfect, you’ll understand why! The  California Clarion should be up and running by August 1, … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Dorado Chapter Highlights Silver Paws Ranch at April Meeting

The El Dorado Chapter hosted a special guest at the April 14 chapter meeting.  Members met a service dog named; Kenna, a very well-mannered German Shepard who brought her owner Guy Sheble with her.  Mr. Sheble is a veteran of both … Continue reading

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State Regent’s Message – April/May 2018

  Dear Daughters, This regent is delighted that so many of you were with us at our 110th State Conference in Irvine!  What a fun time we all had!  Congratulations to a splendid new slate of officers under the leadership … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Alta Mira Chapter Presents Women in American History Award

Alta Mira Chapter NSDAR celebrated “Women’s History Month” at their Colonial Tea March 10th.  It was a perfect time to present the “Women in American History” award to an outstanding member of the community that has made a contribution and … Continue reading

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San Andreas Lake Chapter Honors American History & DAR Good Citizens Winners

The San Andreas Lake Chapter held their American History Essay Contest and DAR Good Citizens awards at the San Mateo County History Museum in Redwood City, CA. on January 19, 2018. Left to Right back row: Marie Borovina, Chair, Valerie Lynne, … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Redondo Chapter’s 53rd Annual Colonial Luncheon

El Redondo Chapter held its 53rd annual Colonial Luncheon on 2/24/18 at the Los Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes Estates.  Over 100 attendees were greeted by Regent Beth Collier and Mistress of Ceremonies Carolyn Bushnell, Honorary Chapter Regent.  A delightful … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Santa Clara Chapter Serves Up Breakfast for Veterans

Santa Clara Chapter began preparing and serving breakfast to veterans in November, and this amazing program continues to grow! The Veterans Housing Facility, known to chapter members as ‘Housing for Heroes,’ provides support services and housing for homeless veterans as … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Aurantia Chapter Judges Local History Day Competition

Last month Aurantia Chapter had the honor to help judge the History Day competition for Riverside Unified School District. Mary Katherine Coovert, Judy Dillard, Debbie Hill, and Judy Bengston studied fabulous displays built by children in grades 6-8.  Tackling the … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Redondo Chapter Learns About Native American Life Experiences

El Redondo Chapter members were treated at the January meeting to an informative and interesting presentation of their life experiences by two local Native Americans, Mary Meier and Chuck Jensen.  Accompanying them and also participating was Chuck’s wife, Carla, a non-Native American.  … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Santa Margarita Chapter Donates to Women’s Resource Center

Women’s Resource Center, Oceanside, was the recipient of an early Christmas when Santa Margarita Chapter’s Alida Woodward, Regent, Linda Ramos, Kellie Stafford, Diana Cook and Wanda Prosser delivered a dozen bags filled with toys donated by chapter members. The mother’s … Continue reading

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State Regent’s Message – November/December 2017

Dear California Daughters, As we prepare for the Holiday Season, I am reminded of all the blessings that have come to us and how I want to thank each of you, our members. I wish I could hug each one … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Redondo Chapter Learns About CSSDAR Headquarters and Celebrates Veterans at Two Events On Same Day

The El Redondo Chapter had a busy chapter meeting day as it fell on November 11 and members were involved in three events on behalf of the Chapter.  In cooperation with Point Vicente Chapter,  members met at 11:00 a.m. at … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Dorado Chapter Collects Donations for Military and Schools

On November 13, 2017, the El Dorado Chapter shipped seven boxes of needed items for the Modesto based 1st Battalion of the 184th Infantry Regiment.  The most collected item was 1,875 Q Tips.  We want our soldiers to have clean … Continue reading

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