2018-2019

Please feel free to contact us if you are interested in attending any of our events!

MONTHLY PROGRAMS

October 13, 2018—Genealogy.  Maryus Hogge of Mathews will be speaking about the Hogge family genealogy.

November 10, 2018—DAR Service for Veterans.  Veterans Recognition, bring toiletries and sundry items to assemble gift bags at Abington Episcopal Church and then distribute to Veterans at Walter Reed Convalescent Center in Gloucester.

December 8, 2018—Christmas Luncheon.

February 9, 2019—American History.  Dolly Madison presentation given by Dale Sayer of Scotchtown Chapter

March 9, 2019—Recognizing our Good Citizen awardee and discussing community service project.

April 13, 2019—Annual field trip.  Tour of Colonial Williamsburg.

May 11, 2019—Program to be determined.

June 8, 2019—Annual picnic, bring a covered dish to share!

ANNUAL EVENTS

Daffodil Festival—Our chapter enjoys participating in the annual Daffodil Festival in Gloucester, VA, early in the spring, where members volunteer to hand out literature and answer any questions people may have about the DAR.

Flag Day, June 14, 2018—Celebrate to honor the United States flag and to commemorate the flag’s adoption. On the same day, the United States Army celebrates its birthday.

Constitution Week, September 17 – 23, 2018. The 17th is Constitution Day—This is the commemoration of America’s most important document. Constitution Day was signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 2, 1956.

*Emphasizes citizen’s responsibilities for protecting and defending the Constitution.
*To inform people that the Constitution is the basis for America’s great heritage and foundation for our way of life.
*To encourage the study of the historical events which led to the framing of the Constitution in September 1787.

DAR Birthday, October 11, 2018—DAR’s 128th birthday and National DAR Day of Service.

Yorktown Day, October 19, 2018—Members are encouraged to participate in this historic commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony during the Yorktown Day celebration.

Veterans Day, November 11, 2018—Members collect acceptable personal items to distribute to veterans at the Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Gloucester, VA.