Category Archives: DAR Service for Veterans

Communiqué: DAR Service for Veterans Award Nominations

Chapter Regents are encouraging members to make recommendations for the DAR Service for Veterans Awards. The DAR Service to Veterans Awards provide a tangible way to recognize DAR members, veterans volunteers, and youth volunteers for their outstanding service and commitment … Continue reading

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Announcement: DAR Service for Veterans Awards

DAR Service for Veterans provides a tangible way to say “thank you” by acknowledging and recognizing veterans’ service, sacrifice, and commitment to the preservation of our nation’s freedom. Now is the time to give special thanks to men, women, or … Continue reading

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Calling on California Daughters: Vietnam War Memoirs

“I would not be living here in California if it hadn’t been for the Vietnam War.” –CSSDAR State Regent Carol Oakley Jackson Did you serve in the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War? Did you have family members, … Continue reading

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VIETNAM 50TH COMMEMORATION – CALLING ALL CHAPTERS!

It was announced during the 122nd Continental Congress that the NSDAR will partner with the Department of Defense Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration to thank and honor Vietnam War veterans and their families. President General Lynn Forney Young and State … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA OUTSTANDING VETERAN IS NATIONAL WINNER!

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National Chairman Patricia Hance presented the National Outstanding Veteran Award on National Defense Night at Continental Congress. In her presentation she described the criteria for the award and told a little bit about the National winner: The Outstanding Veterans Volunteer … Continue reading

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Gold Trail Adopts Veterans Group

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Gold Trail daughters have adopted a veterans group of 61 gentlemen at the Yountville Veterans Home in Yountville, California. Gold Trail daughters provided the side dishes and delicious strawberry shortcake for dessert for the vets to celebrate Veterans Day. There was … Continue reading

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Panamint Springs Chapter Supports Local Veteran’s Standdown

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In preparation to support the first annual Veteran’s Stand Down this month, held in the city of Ridgecrest, Panamint Springs Chapter collected various toiletry items to fill comfort kits which were distributed to the male and female veterans. Also donated, … Continue reading

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Flying a Special Flag

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On Thursday, September 13, 2012, an authentic U.S. Capitol-flown American flag was installed in the lobby of the North Coast Veteran’s Resource Center in Eureka, California. Redwood Forest Chapter purchased the flag, its hardware, a framed certificate of authenticity, plus … Continue reading

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Patriot Garden

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To commemorate and honor her ancestors’ sacrifice to achieve freedom, independence, and liberty, Martin Severance Chapter member Carole Curran, displays a “Patriot Garden” in her front yard from Patriots Day to Veterans Day.  Among those honored from the Revolutionary War … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Anniversary Vet’s BBQ

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The Antelope Valley Veteran’s Committee held their 2nd Annual Anniversary Celebration for the Veteran’s Center in Palmdale, CA, on Saturday, June 23rd. Lunch was served at no charge to the veterans and their families. Pulled pork and sloppy joe’s were … Continue reading

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Conejo Valley Chapter Reaches Out to Homeless Veterans

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The Conejo Valley Chapter membership rolled up their sleeves recently at the Ventura County Stand Down for Homeless Veterans. The three-day event held July 20 – 22, 2012, at the National Guard Armory in Ventura, welcomed homeless veterans where they were … Continue reading

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Donation Received for VA Sewing Project

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Kathleen Sturgess Ouimet accepted a donation check from her daughter, Heather McBee, Vice-President of the Sheppard Enlisted Spouses Club located in Wichita Falls, Texas. The donation will help members of the Fernanda Maria Chapter purchase more fabric and supplies to … Continue reading

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DAR Service for Veterans

Is there an amazingly dedicated veteran in your community who works tirelessly for the betterment of our country’s veterans? My chapter encountered a veteran like that who actually asked the local librarian for this chairman’s contact information to thank me … Continue reading

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District II VAVS Representaties Volunteer on Navy Day

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  District II VAVS Representatives Jan Catelano, June Epperly and Linda Winthers enjoyed volunteering on Navy Day at the VA Sacramento Medical Center on July 19, 2012.  The “Destroyers” Navy Band from the Southwest, provided great rock and roll music, … Continue reading

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Helping the Military and Vets

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The April meeting of El Redondo Chapter is always a fun and exciting event. Each April the chapter assembles gift bags which are given to the West Los Angeles Veterans Medical Center as well as the USO at Los Angeles … Continue reading

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