Category Archives: Chapter Chatter

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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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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Chapter Chatter: El Redondo and Point Vicente Chapters Together Honor Veterans

Working together the El Redondo and Point Vicente Chapters honored all veterans at Green Hills Memorial Park in Palos Verdes on 11/11/17 at 11:00 am. The ceremony included a Girl Scout Troop (and one brave Boy Scout) performing a moving … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: San Clemente Island Chapter Honors Veterans

On Wednesday, November 8, San Clemente Island Chapter honored our veterans with a luncheon at San Juan Hills Golf Club.  The 13 veterans in attendance received certificates and we had a sing-along including the themes from all branches of service.  … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Santa Clara Chapter Honors Their Outstanding Junior

Santa Clara Chapter is proud of our Outstanding Junior, Sarah Rao! Sarah has coordinated a number of activities for Juniors, served as a Page at Northern Council, walked in the July 4th parade, and is quite active within our chapter. … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Chief Solano Chapter Volunteers Find Treasure in Cemetery

On Monday, September 11, 2017, members of the Chief Solano Chapter and a couple of HODARs helped to spruce up the historic naval cemetery on Mare Island in Vallejo (about 900 interred).  It is the oldest naval cemetery on the … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Gold Trail Chapters Celebrates 40 Years and Honorary President General Mrs. Kemper

Gold Trail Chapter in Roseville, California, celebrated their 40th anniversary Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Granite Bay Golf Club. It was a wonderful celebration to honor Honorary President General and Organizing Chapter Regent Dorla Dean Eaton Kemper. Chapter regent … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Santa Margarita Chapter Presents DAR Community Service Award

Alida Woodward, regent and Charla Boodry, 1st vice regent, of the Santa Margarita Chapter, presented the DAR Community Service Award to Angela Kennedy Perez. Mrs. Perez is an R.N. by profession but her volunteer works are far-reaching. She is a … Continue reading

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