Category Archives: Chapter Chatter

Chapter Chatter: Arrowhead Valley Chapter Welcomes Third Generation Member

On January 11, 2019, Arrowhead Valley Chapter NSDAR met to induct Christine Anne Eberwein to its membership. Mary Camp, Chaplain, gave the oath and offered a prayer. Regent Patricia Westerfield extended a warm welcome. Christine’s mother and grandmother, Anne Eberwein … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: San Clemente Island Chapter Valentine Bags for Wounded Warrior

San Clemente Island Chapter packed 35 beautiful valentine gift bags for Wounded Warrior women and spouses of Wounded Warrior Marines at Camp Pendleton.  The bags contain shampoo, lotion, nail polish, candy, snacks, etc and each one includes a valentine card. … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter Celebrates Margaret Ketteman Schwab Smith’s 100th Birthday

On December 19, 2018, the John Greenleaf Chapter celebrated the upcoming 100th birthday (01/02/2019) of Past Regent Margaret Ketteman Schwab Smith (2001-2002).  She has been a DAR member for the past 25 years.  Her “Rosie the Riveter” story has been … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Chatsworth Chapter Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Chatsworth Chapter of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley held a 20th Birthday Luncheon on December 5, 2018 at the Woodland Hills Country Club. Celebrating its anniversary, the enjoyable Roaring 20’s Art Deco occasion was attended by many costumed guests. Named … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Toyon Chapter – A Christmas Tribute to Service Members

The El Toyon Chapter entered a patriotic Christmas tree, “Thank You For Your Service”, in the 27th Annual Festival of Trees held by San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum. The tree featured 100 photographs of chapter members’ family and … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Reflection on Daughters Supporting Daughters, Paradise and Other Fire Victims: an Open Letter from Dianne Wrona, Chico Chapter

While wildfires in the State of California are becoming all too common and happen all too frequently, somehow human kindness reigns. Sadly, the recent Camp Fire in Northern California broke records in many ways: speed of spread, miles charred, buildings … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Cahuilla Chapter Celebrates 70th Anniversary

The Cahuilla Chapter celebrated its 70th anniversary at the December 2018 monthly luncheon meeting held at a country club facility in Rancho Mirage, CA. The chapter was formed by a group of twenty-six Palm Springs area women in 1948, and was … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: San Clemente Island Chapter Names Jerry Webb Honorary Chapter Regent

On November 14, 2018, San Clemente Island Chapter named Jerry Webb as Honorary Chapter Regent and presented her with a beautiful pin.  Jerry served as Regent from 1998-2000, as well as holding many other chapter offices.  She also served as … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: San Fernando Valley Chapter Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

Celebrating 100 years of service in our community, the San Fernando Valley Chapter gathered on October 20, 2018 across the street from the San Fernando Mission at the Brand Park Community Center. Our chapter has a history at this location of … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Santa Rosa Chapter Collects Children Books for Head Start Program

For the past five years, the Santa Rosa Chapter collects children’s books at their annual Holiday Luncheon in December and donates these books to local charities and organizations that offer services/support focusing on children. This year, Santa Rosa Chapter’s Literacy … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Alta Mira Chapter Honors Porterville Veteran

On Saturday December 15, 2018, Alta Mira Chapter laid a wreath at the grave site of veteran Mayo Cornell Onken. She was the only female service casualty from the Porterville area. She was a Second Lieutenant in the Army Nurse … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Antelope Valley Chapter Supports Penny Pines Reforestation Program

Antelope Valley Chapter member Vickie Fisher saw the Penny Pines Reforestation Program presented at the District XV October meeting. She knew she wanted to be involved and have her Antelope Valley Chapter participate.   The Penny Pines Reforestation Program was started … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: District XIV Chapters Bring Christmas Cheer to VA Hospital in La Jolla

Members from five chapters in District XIV, joined with over a dozen other service organizations in bringing some Christmas cheer to the patients at the Veterans Hospital in La Jolla. Local units of the VFW supplied 250 backpacks which the … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Santa Clara Chapter “Pins and Needles” Sews Christmas Stockings for Palo Alto VA Hospital

For many years the Santa Clara Chapter has had a crafting committee dubbed Pins and Needles.  The members of the committee meet monthly to knit, crochet and sew items to comfort and cheer people who are in need of extra … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Arrowhead Valley Chapter presents “A Lasting Memento of the Nation’s Thanks”

On November 9, 2018, Arrowhead Valley Chapter proudly partnered with the “The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration” in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. In a public and dignified ceremony Regent Patricia Westerfield presented the … Continue reading

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