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Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Presents DAR American Women in History Awards

John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter was proud to present chapter member Ginny Ball and Carol Reza the NSDAR American Women in History Award on September 20. Ginny Ball has been the President of 19 different Boards in Whittier and has been … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Redwood Forest Chapter Celebrates Constitution Week

Every year the Redwood Forest Chapter celebrates Constitution Week from September 17th to the 23rd by placing a display in the Humboldt County Library main branch, 1313 Third Street, Eureka, on the second floor in the Hagopian Art Gallery by … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Dorado Chapter Presents Community Service Award

On September 13, 2017, Virginia DeGregory the Community Service Award Chair for the El Dorado Chapter presented Davey “Doc” Wiser the DAR Community Service Award for his love of the history of the old west as evidenced by his many … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Anne Loucks Chapter’s Pink Patch Project for Local Police

Anne Loucks Chapter members had the opportunity to provide both community service and to promote women’s health issues.  Tuesday, September 19, 2017, members of the chapter’s Fancy Stitchers group gathered in the Walnut Creek Police Department’s Emergency Operations Center to … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: San Clemente Island Chapter Provide Home Baked Goods To Marines

San Clemente Island Chapter’s Project Patriot committee supports the 5th Marine Regiment  stationed at Camp Pendleton. Our members provided 22 dozen cookies, cupcakes and brownies for the Marine Fun Day on September 15. The Marines were thrilled with the home … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Toyon Chapter Presents Quilts To Veterans

Dorothy Reed Pace, member of the DAR Service to Veterans Committee, El Toyon Chapter, Stockton, is shown delivering 17 quilts made by the Committee to the Polytrauma Unit of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System earlier this month. The … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Redwood Forest Chapter Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony

On August 5, 2017, Redwood Forest Chapter of DAR held a flag retirement ceremony.  It began with an explanation of the ceremony as well as some of the history and traditions surrounding our Flag. During the first step of the … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter Recognizes Community Service Award Winners

At its August meeting the John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter honored Theola and Norm Kirschenbaum for winning the Whittier Community Service Award.  They have advocated for the youth of Whittier and surrounding cities for many years. Theola began volunteering in the … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Sierra Amador’s Historic Preservation Committee’s World War I Submissions

Sierra Amador’s newest committee, Historic Preservation, is up and running!  Inspired by the US WWI Centennial Commission, the committee has: submitted three stories of ancestor service in WWI; mapped, photoed and submitted the Sutter Creek WWI memorial to the US … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Redondo Chapter Celebrates 70 Years

El Redondo Chapter celebrated its 70th anniversary at the June 3 Installation Luncheon meeting held at a restaurant in Redondo Beach.  The chapter was formed May 19, 1947 with 25 charter members.  It was the 103rd chapter formed in California.  The … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Point Vicente Chapter Presents NSDAR Special Project Grant for USS Iowa

The Point Vicente Chapter is proud to announce the granting of $10,000 to the Pacific Battleship Center/Battleship USS Iowa for partial restoration of their teak decks. A presentation was made to Ross O’Brien, Treasurer and CFO of the Pacific Battleship Center at the chapter’s annual year-end … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: El Dorado Chapter Host Sheriff as Speaker

El Dorado Chapter Program Chair Virginia DeGregory, arranged for El Dorado County Sheriff, John D’Agostini, to speak to us for our May program.  The Sheriff brought with him Chris Stelz, Detective in charge of the El Dorado County Gang Unit.  … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter Honors Four Outstanding History Teachers

The John Greenleaf Whittier (JGW) Chapter honored four outstanding history teachers from the Whittier Union High School District on May 17, 2017.  They were recommended by the District’s Director of Accountability and Staff Development and chosen by the individual high … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Rancho Simi Chapter Collaborates to Mark Patriot’s Grave in New Jersey

A very unique and special commemorative grave marking event took place on Saturday, April 23, 2017.  Unique because it involved three chapters from three different states and special because it gave recognition to a long overdue Patriot’s request. The Mecklenburg … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Antelope Valley Chapter honors JROTC Cadets

The Antelope Valley Chapter in Lancaster held it’s annual JROTC Awards Luncheon May 6th, 2017. The chapter is honored to award JROTC bronze medals to 8 high school cadets attending schools in and around the Antelope Valley.The awards ceremony was … Continue reading

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