Category Archives: Chapter Chatter

Chapter Chatter: Sacramento Chapter Daughters Clean William S. Hamilton’s Grave

Sacramento Chapter Daughters cleaned the grave of William S. Hamilton, son of Alexander Hamilton, on October 12, 2019, to celebrate the National Day of Service! William S. Hamilton dropped out of West Point and East coast life when he was … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Jose Maria Amador Chapter Members Honor National DAR Day of Service and Bestow a Community Service Award

The Jose Maria Amador Chapter participated in several projects honoring the National DAR Day of Service. The events took place on Thursday, October 10, 2019. Early in the day, eight ladies served lunch at the local Senior Center. Working with … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Eel River Valley Daughters’ Day of Service

On October 12, 2019, Eel River Valley Daughters worked to verify grave locations in Fortuna’s oldest cemetery: Kenmar Pioneer Cemetery Daughters checked to see that physical markers on the ground corresponded to Fortuna Cemetery District records. We found one grave … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Redondo Chapter Hears Talk on the Role of the Genetic Genealogist

At the October 12, 2019 El Redondo chapter meeting, associate member Kathleen Spearman, (Point Vicente Chapter), discussed the history of genetic testing and the services and interactions of Family Tree DNA, 23 & Me, Ancestry DNA, My Heritage, and LivingDNA. … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Arrorwhead Valley Chapter to Commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower – Rose Parade Float

Arrowhead Valley chapter is commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower by helping to decorate the Mayflower float sponsored by the General Society of Mayflower Descendants at the 2020 Rose Parade in Pasadena. The Commemorative Events Committee has selected the … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Mission Viejo Chapter Enters Local Scarecrow Contest to Benefit R.I.S.E – Please VOTE!

Honoring the passing of the 19th Amendment and educating our community, the Mission Viejo Chapter has an entry in the Mission Viejo 3rd Annual Scarecrow Contest. Our Chapter has an opportunity to win, but with 23 entries this year, we … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Santa Margarita Chapter Celebrates 90th Anniversary

The Santa Margarita Chapter celebrated their 90th anniversary with a theme, “Embracing our Old California Heritage”. Members and guests met at the Rancho Carlsbad Community Club House with Regent Charla Boodry hosting the event on October 5, 2019. In attendance … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter recognizes Hostesses and Greeters

On September 28, 2019, the John Greenleaf Chapter’s Board hosted a potluck luncheon in appreciation of the dedication of its Hostesses and Greeters at the home of First Vice Regent Diana Arnold. The gathering of the DAR Daughters on this … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: From High Tea to the Constitution- Santa Lucia Celebrates Constitution Week

On September 14, 2019, the Santa Lucia Chapter convened for high tea at the historic Steinbeck House in Salinas, CA. The Steinbeck House is a restored Queen Anne style Victorian built in 1897 as well as the birthplace and boyhood … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Anne Loucks Chapter Volunteers at Stand Down on the Delta

Anne Loucks Chapter members volunteered to help put together hygiene kits at Stand Down on the Delta Thursday, September 19, 2019. The Stand Down events give veterans access to multiple free services and a chance to connect with the community, … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Chatsworth Chapter Awards CSUN History Scholarship

The Chatsworth Chapter of the Los Angeles San Fernando Valley presented its annual history scholarship to California State University, Northridge graduate student Ashley Frazier at their chapter meeting, September 21, 2019.  Ashley was selected for the award through the recommendation … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Aurantia Chapter Honored by Congressman Mark Takano

On August 29, 2019, Aurantia Chapter members met with Congressman Mark Takano, 41st District Congressman and Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. He presented the chapter with a Certificate of Appreciation for Aurantia’s efforts to raise awareness of … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Emigrant Trail Celebrates Constitution Week

Emigrant Trail Chapter celebrated Constitution Week with an eye-popping display in a downtown Auburn custom apparel store, Dancing Dog Productions. On Saturday, September 14, 2019, Daughters set up a table with refreshments outside the store to promote Constitution Week and … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Redwood Forest Chapter Celebrates Constitution Week

Our first meeting of 2019-2020 term of the Redwood Forest Chapter was held on September 21, 2019, during National Constitution Week. We celebrated Constitution Week with a display at the Humboldt County Library, and we also invited Professor Guy Aronoff … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: San Clemente Island Chapter Celebrates Constitution Day

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, San Clemente Island Chapter celebrated Constitution Day with a delightful lunch on the patio at Cedar Creek Inn. We were joined by many District XII and state officers as well as family and friends. A … Continue reading

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