Author Archives: CA Clarion

State Regent’s Oak Lea Project

Imagine yourself seated on a bench in a cool grove of oak trees.  In the background you hear the trickle of water flowing from a water feature.  As you inhale the scents from nearby Valencia orange trees and sweet olive … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Gold Trail Daughters Visit CA Veterans Home in Yountville with Nick Stanford

On August 2, 2018, Nick Stanford, grandson of Gold Trail Daughter Susie Glover, along with other Gold Trail Daughters visited the Johnson Hall veterans at the CA Veterans Home in Yountville to distribute bags made by sixteen-year-old Nick.  Over the … Continue reading

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Council Meetings: Northern and Southern Councils – Room Reservations Now Open

Southern Council Dates: September 7th and 8th, 2018 Location: Renaissance Hotel Newport Beach (949) 476-2001 Room Rates: $149 a night Book by August 16, 2018 for guaranteed reduced rates To book your room use the link provided below or call … Continue reading

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State Regent’s Message – July 2018

CA Daughters… Making a difference through our service to God, Home, and Country My Dear California Daughters, Welcome back to your revamped CSSDAR members’ only website! Congratulations to the entire VIS team for this successful launch! My sincerest appreciation to … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Gaspar de Portola Chapter in the 2018 Redwood City 4th of July Parade

Gaspar de Portola Chapter members and family spent many hours designing and decorating their patriotic float for Redwood City’s Fourth of July parade, the largest and longest parade in Northern California.  This year’s float had a band playing patriotic rock songs … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Santa Clara Chapter Hosts Second Annual Tea

  On April 21, 2018, the Santa Clara Chapter held their Second Annual Tea with proceeds going to the Homeless Veterans Emergency Housing Facility. This year there were eleven tables, with each hostess choosing a theme from the “special occasions” … Continue reading

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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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