Tag: DAR

D.A.R. presents U.S. flag to Perry High School

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented a U.S. flag to Perry High School as part of DAR’s ongoing dedication to patriotism. The school which opened in 2007 has been without a flag for its administration offices and they requested that DAR donate a flag. The Flag of the United…

DAR elects new regent

Regent Barbara Hugus (left) passes the gavel to Lesley Baran.

In March 2016, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) elected new officers and thanked the outgoing Board of Management for its service during the past two years. Lesley Baran has succeeded Barbara Hugus as regent of the chapter. Gila Butte was founded in 2002 with 22 members and has met in Sun Lakes…

DAR plans State Conference

Pictured (left to right) Pattie Coleman, Jan Hood, Mary Wolf, Jude Mente and Carolyn Hawkins

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte DAR’s State Conference Committee held its final planning meeting prior to the April 27-30 Arizona Conference. Each subcommittee reported readiness and the meeting concluded with a show-and-tell display of conference projects, including hand-made table favors and personalized registration packets. Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) volunteered to host…

DAR welcomes SAR Team

Pictured left to right Lesley Baran, Merv Hedding, Barbara Hugus and Gordon Lynch

Toni Bolling Lutter The January program for Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) was “O Britain, O America: The Divergent Years” presented by Merv Hedding and Gordon Lynch. Using letters, historic documents and press reports, the presenters described events leading up to the Revolutionary War. Significant events preceding the Revolution included the French…

DAR reports 2500 volunteer hours

Lesley Baran, Gila Butte Vice Regent

Toni Bolling Lutter Vice Regent Lesley Baran has announced that Gila Butte Daughters reported 2,500 volunteer hours during DAR’s 125th year. The tally of volunteer hours is a current Celebrate America! project of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). During this historic time, Daughters around the world have united to demonstrate the combined impact of…

DAR membership goal 125 in 125

Induction of new Gila Butte members

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is closing in on its membership goal of 125 active members during the DAR’s 125th anniversary year. December saw seven new members inducted and the chapter is pressing toward “125 in 125.” The DAR’s quasquicentennial celebration will conclude at 125th Continental Congress in Washington,…

DAR commemorates Pearl Harbor Day

Pictured left to right: Nancy Andrews, Pam Petersen, State Regent Gillian Morse, Gila Butte Regent Barbara Hugus and Lesley Baran.

Toni Bolling Lutter On December 7, 2015, the 74th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) joined chapters from around the state at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, in remembrance of the day when Japanese bombs were dropped on Pearl Harbor to devastating effect. This annual commemoration begins…

DAR attends fall board in Tucson

DAR members

Gila Butte DAR was in attendance when Arizona State Daughters of the American Revolution convened Fall Board of Management in Tucson to celebrate DAR’s national quasquicentennial. State Regent Gillian Morse, a Gila Butte member, blew out the 125 candles and cut the first slice of birthday cake. Fall Board is the State Society’s opportunity to…