Daughters of the American Revolution, Denver Chapter

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Denver Chapter DAR

2016/17 Meetings/Programs

About our Meetings

The 3rd Wednesday of each month with lunch optional for $25

Our year goes from September to May; meetings are not held during the summer months of June, July & August

We have different speakers/presentations at most meetings who talk about all sorts of Historic and civic information.

Welcome to our 2016/17 Meetings

We welcome new members to our chapter.

We have many women from all walks of life whose ancestors participated in some way, in the Revolutionary War.  The DAR has chapters all over the world and our Denver Chapter is growing.  Our historian can meet with prospective members a the Denver Main Library to help find and put together their documents.  For detailed information on membership in the DAR, go to the National DAR website.

Benefits of membership:

A chance to meet and make friends with other women interested in our community and our schools, by way of awards and scholarships.  Visit the Scholarship pageto see all the various ones offered by the DAR.

Support our Constitution and our military, plus our patriotic values.  Participate in the many patriotic events during the year, such as Veterans Day, Flag Day, 4th of July, and other local events.

Promote our American History; and preserve your own family history.

2014-2015 Denver Chapter Programs

All meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month unless otherwise noted.  For additional program information, please contact our Regent.  Guests are always welcome.  Please let Christine Cox know if you are bringing someone.

September 21 -   Patricia Carmondy who will tell us about voting in early Colorado history and the people who were important in developing the system we have in Colorado

October 19 - Author Patty Maher will talk about some unique History Mysteries in Denver.  >more info

November 16 - Maria Sulton will speak about genealogy and searching for lost family.

December 21 - Jennifer Schwager, Education Sales Director for the Denver Center of the Performing Arts, will talk about it takes to put on a production.

January 18, 2017 - Joyce Hines will speak on part one of her 4-part series. Part 1 is about the Puritans.

February 15 - Joyce Lohsr, historian and author will speak on Dr. Justina Ford and Emily Griffith: “Denver’s Dynamic Duo.”

March 15 - Bethe Clark-Urban will speak about "Amor Patri-ael," DAR's first motto - Love of Country.

April 19 - Joyce Hines will speak on part two of her 4 part series. This one is about the Virginians.

May 17 - Sgt. Rob Madden,  Public Affairs Officer from the Colorado State Patrol organization who will speak about the history of the CSP and their work protecting the citizens of Colorado.

Social time starts at 11:30, Opening exercises and lunch begin at noon and program begins about 12:45. If you are reserving a lunch, please send your check for $25, made out to Denver Chapter NSDAR, to Christine Cox at 503 Franklin St., Denver, CO 80218-2530. This should be sent early enough to reach Christine by the Friday before the meeting.

The DAR Insignia is the property of, and is copyrighted by, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.