Chapter Activities & Projects

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Organized: February 7, 1981
Confirmed: April 29, 1981

 

Date 2020 Speaker

Monday, 01/13/20

Camp Postcard
“Camp Postcard” stands for Peace Officers Striving to Create And Reinforce Dreams.  It is an initiative of The Volunteers Of America and provides important life lessons for youth.  Denver District 4 Police Commander William Nagle discussed his experiences with this amazing program. 
William Nagle
Saturday, 02/10/20 Annual DAR Good Citizens and American History Essay Contest Winners Luncheon and Award Ceremony
We are enormously proud of the young people in our community who put the effort into the scholarship contest.  
 
Monday, 03/09/20

How Handwriting Helped Build Our Nation
How important was handwriting during the time of our founding? It was not official until there was a signed calligraphy copy!  Is the “handwriting on the wall” for the future of handwriting? Our “18th century” guest will discuss the past, present, and future of writing. 

 
Monday 04/13/20 The Little White Schoolhouse Lunch at Brooks Place Tavern
The Conifer Historical Society’s restored example of the “one room school house” is on the National Register of Historical Places. We will also see a slide show about its restoration and the landmark “Yellow Barn.” Our guide will be a Conifer retired teacher and historical society member.  
 
Monday, 05/11/20 Your Patriot Ancestor: A High Tea to Honor His/Her Service
Join us for High Tea and remember YOUR patriot ancestor!  Please bring your favorite tea cup.  Our new slate of chapter officers will also be installed.  Don’t miss it!  
 
Saturday, 06/20/20 Evergreen Rodeo Parade  

 

 

 

Date September-December 2019 Speaker

Monday, Sept. 9, 2019

Colorado Freedom Memorial
Rick Crandall, President of the Colorado Freedom Memorial
Foundation, provides an inside look into how the memorial went from an idea to a reality and what it took to get it there. It is the only memorial of its kind in the country and is a place of reflection and remembrance for all Coloradans killed or missing in action.
Rick Crandall
Monday, Oct 14, 2019 Hotel De Paris Museum Field Trip
This is the only site on the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Colorado.  The museum collects, preserves, and shares history and culture associated with Louis Dupuy’s Hotel De Paris.  Museum Executive Director will be speaking about deciphering information found on gravestones. 
Kevin Kuharic
Monday, Oct 28, 2019 Potluck Brunch – Getting to Know You! 
Members, prospective members, and friends are all welcome.  Please RSVP for this event at the September meeting or call the program chair.  
 
Saturday Nov 9, 2019 Veterans Day at Lifecare
For three years running we have enjoyed the company of our Veterans who are at Lifecare on Veterans Day.  Snacks, music, gifts, and recognition – all in a celebratory spirit!
 
Monday, Nov 11, 2019 Connecting Hearts as we Honor and Celebrate!
CO DAR State Regent Bethe Clark-Urban
Our Regent shares the theme of her administration’s vision, and we will also enjoy a brief fashion show highlighting the wonderful hand-woven creations of the Crossnore School weavers. 
CO DAR State Regent Bethe Clark-Urban
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 Holiday Celebration and Silent Auction/ presentation of origins of sayings and common names Jewel and Tom Wellborn

 

 

 

 

 

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