Chapter Activities and Projects

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Education

Sacramento Chapter:

 

 Patriotism

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 Historic Preservation

Sacramento Chapter:

Donates funds to the American Indian Financial Assistance program to be used as a grant to a Community College student.

Supports Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Oregon, with clothing, school supplies, and craft supplies.

Presents certificates and monetary awards to chapter winners of the American History Essay Contest.

Presents certificates and monetary awards to chapter winners of the Good Citizenship Essay Contest.

Gives financial support, Boxtops for Education, and Campbell Soup labels to DAR schools.

 Participates in the nationwide Dictionary Project by donating dictionaries to third grade students in the Greater Sacramento area.

 

    

Presented the NSDAR Americanism Award to Yakov Smirnoff who donated a 135' by 260' version of "American Heart" to the 9/11 Memorial site.

Sends boxes filled with items most needed and requested by our service men and women serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Participates in patriotic parades for Veterans Day and Independence Day.

Purchases wreaths as part of the Wreaths Across America and assists Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in placing and removing the wreaths in December each year.

Participates in naturalization ceremonies in Sacramento, California, by handing out United States flags, patriotic literature, and welcoming our newest citizens.

 

  

Maintains the grave site of Alexander Hamilton's son, William Stephen Hamilton.

Participates in the annual Family History Day at the California State Archives.

 Promoted preservation of historic sites by donating furniture and art for restoration of the manager's home at the New Almaden Quicksilver Mine, San Jose/New Almaden, California.

 Presented the DAR Historic Preservation Award to Dr. Robert La Pierre for his work with the Old City Cemetery and Sacramento Medical Museum.

 Promoted the Library of Congress Veterans History Project by conducting over one hundred interviews including video recordings of veterans' stories.

Below is a photograph of a chapter drama troupe under the direction of Genevieve Lehman, presenting a program on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

 

Dictionary Project    Independence Day Parade    Production of Lewis and Clark Expedition