Tag: DAR

DAR supports State Regents Project

In December, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented a craft sale at Renaissance Retirement Community in support of the Arizona DAR State Regent’s Project. All crafts were created by Arizona DAR members. Every State Regent identifies a “project,” and every such project backs one of the three objectives of DAR: 1) historic…

DAR National Day of Service

Each year on the anniversary of its founding, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) celebrates a National Day of Service, with each chapter fielding a special project. October 11, 2018, Gila Butte Chapter visited Project C.U.R.E. to help sort and package medical supplies for shipment, stock inventory, prepare for shipments and load containers. Project C.U.R.E.…

DAR requests community participation

At the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 2018, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will attend the Sun Lakes community-wide Veterans Day celebration, which is also the 100th Anniversary of the World War I (WWI) Armistice. The chapter is requesting the Sun Lakes community to bring remembrances…

DAR commences new site and chapter administrations

In August and September, Arizona DAR (ASDAR) and Gila Butte DAR Chapter (DAR) launched new administrations, led by State Regent Marilou Fellman and Gila Butte Regent Marjorie Nelson, respectively. The first official meeting was in August, as ASDAR’s Summer Workshop was held in Scottsdale/Fountain Hills. The State Regent outlined her two-year projects which include placement…

DAR attends state CAR workshop in Sun Lakes

Toni Bolling Lutter DAR Regent Marjorie Nelson led the Gila Butte Chapter delegation attending the Arizona Summer Workshop of Arizona Society Children of the American Revolution (CAR) held in Sun Lakes August 11, 2018. The Summer Workshop was an opportunity for CAR and supporting organizations to learn about CAR’s 2018-2019 state and national projects, to…

DAR goes to Washington for Continental Congress

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Daughters celebrated with a trip to Washington, DC, to attend Daughters of the American Revolution’s (DAR) 127th Continental Congress, beginning June 20, 2018. Marjorie Nelson, Gila Butte Regent, and Lesley Baran, Honorary Gila Butte Regent and State DAR Organizing Secretary, represented Sun Lakes’ Gila Butte DAR Chapter. Since its founding…

DAR takes top honors at state convention

  Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Chapter delegates to the State Conference of Arizona Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) helped to elect one of their own to the State Executive Board. They were also on hand as the chapter won awards for service. The State Conference is Arizona DAR’s annual business meeting and is…

DAR celebrates Washington’s birthday, African – American History and Women

  Toni Bolling Lutter In keeping with its mission of historic preservation, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) salutes historic events at every meeting through its Commemorative Events Committee. In acknowledgement of its work, the chapter holds the 2017 Arizona DAR certificate “Excellent Service for Commemorative Events.” This season, Gila Butte has commemorated…

DAR Juniors caucus in Sun Lakes

  Toni Bolling Lutter In April, local Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Juniors will meet to welcome a Gila Butte prospective who plans to make her debut at the Arizona DAR State Conference. Twice every year, Gila Butte Chapter convenes on a Saturday, giving Juniors an opportunity to touch base with their chapter and…

DAR offers membership workshop

Toni Bolling Lutter Mitzi Iverson, Membership Chair, has announced that Gila Butte DAR will offer a free workshop for women interested in locating a Revolutionary War ancestor and joining National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The workshop will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Sun Lakes. Trained…