Tag: DAR

DAR begins planning for 250!

Lesley Baran, Gila Butte DAR Regent

Toni Bolling Lutter Lesley Baran, Chapter Regent of Gila Butte DAR, is pleased to announce that Lynn Forney Young, Honorary President General of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), has been appointed to a prestigious national commission created to plan celebrations and commemorations surrounding the 250th anniversary of the United States in…

Gila Butte Chapter of DAR celebrates 15 years

DAR celebrates service singing God Bless America.

September begins the 15th year of service for Gila Butte Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). In 2002, Organizing Regent Mary Wolf and 22 dedicated women organized the chapter. Today, Gila Butte has 125 members from around the Valley and the nation, all dedicated to serving “God, Home and Country.” Gila Butte…

Local DAR attends state and national conference

Gila Butte Daughters at State Conference

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), sent delegates to Arizona DAR’s State Conference in Tucson and to Continental Congress, the annual national conference held in Washington, D.C. Gila Butte Chapter sent the largest contingent of any chapter in the state to the Tucson meeting. The State Conference is Arizona…

Regent hosts DAR Committees planning session

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held an all-committee meeting to hear the latest news from national and state societies and to jump-start committee work for the upcoming year. Leading the meeting was Regent Lesley Baran, who presented budgets and distributed information from state committee chairs. DAR does its principal…

DAR to hear from retired Army Colonel Bill Reeder

Carole Jones In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, the Gila Butte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce our guest speaker William Reeder, Jr., Ph.D., of Seabrook, Washington. Bill Reeder is a retired Army Colonel and highly-decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam War who served two…

DAR offers scholarships to four high schools

Carolyn Hawkins, DAR Scholarship Chair

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), has announced that four local high schools will be offered $1,000 scholarships in 2017. Scholarship Chair Carolyn Hawkins identified the high schools as Basha, Hamilton, Perry and Mountain Pointe. For six years, Gila Butte Chapter has offered a $1,000 scholarship to a Basha…

DAR honors vets in Wreaths across America

Honorary Regent Barbara Hugus (left) and Regent Lesley Baran

Toni Bolling Lutter December 2016 saw Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) participating with DAR chapters around the state, the nation and the world in honoring deceased veterans in the annual wreath-laying known as “Wreaths Across America.” DAR chapter members in the Phoenix area joined with other interested organizations at National Memorial Cemetery…

Regent hosts DAR committee’s planning session

Pictured left to right - Seated: Sharon Jackley and Jane Chiles; standing Marge Nelson, Mitzi Iverson and Regent Lesley Baran.

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held an all-committee meeting to hear the latest news from national and state Societies and to jump-start committee work for the upcoming year. Leading the meeting was Regent Lesley Baran who presented budgets and distributed information from State Committee Chairs. DAR does its principal…

DAR brings home awards

Pictured left to right are Regent Lesley Baran and Honorary Regent Barbara Hugus with a few awards.

Toni Bolling Lutter At the first meeting of the season, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) distributed and displayed State awards received in Scottsdale and National awards received in Washington, D.C. The chapter received a Level One Chapter Achievement Award from the National Society; since its organization in 2002, the chapter has always…

DAR and SAR ring bells at The Renaissance

Pictured left to right are Regent Lesley Baran and Honorary Regent Barbara Hugus with a few awards.

Toni Bolling Lutter On September 19, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and Arizona Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) teamed up at Renaissance Retirement Community to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution with two bell ringings. The first program was held in Independent Living, and a second followed at the new…