Tag: DAR

DAR plans Heritage Tea

Pictured left to right are Pamela Petersen, Barbara Hugus, Nancy Andrews, Carolyn Hawkins and Judith Mente

Toni Bolling Lutter Regent Barbara Hugus has announced that Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will hold a Heritage Tea in April, featuring vintage show-and-tell. It is planned as a fun send-off to summer. The event will be held at Oakwood Country Club and is open to women of the community. Attendees are…

DAR partners with Vietnam 50th Commemoration

Pictured left to right are Mary Knape, Lesley Baran, Jan Kloster, State Regent Gillian Morse, Nancy Andrews and Marjorie Nelson

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has applied for partnership with The United States of America Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration, established by Congress to “…thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War, including personnel who were held as prisoners of war (POW) or listed as missing in action (MIA),…

DAR genealogy workshop: A call to service

DAR Genealogy Library, Washington, D.C.

T oni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte DAR has announced a genealogy workshop scheduled for Sun Lakes in December. The workshop is entitled “How to Become a Member of DAR – The Genealogy and Application Process.” The workshop will be presented by trained DAR Genealogy Consultants. Membership in DAR is a commitment to service. Eligible women…

Morse leads DAR Fall Board of Management

Pictured left to right - first row: Janice Hood, Barbara Hugus, Gillian Morse, Lesley Baran and Judith Mente; back row: Carolyn Hawkins, Julia Forrest, Jane Chiles, Antoinette Lutter, Betty Wells, Marjorie Nelson and Mary Wolf.

Toni Bolling Lutter In October, Gila Butte Chapter attended the State DAR Fall Board of Management in Scottsdale. It was the first fall Board of the new state administration headed by Gillian Morse of Sun Lakes. Morse was elected State Regent of Arizona State Society DAR in May. Morse is a member of Gila Butte…

DAR promotes literacy

Marjorie Nelson, Literacy Committee

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte DAR sent Kyrene del Pueblo Middle School off to a good start on the new school year by providing more than 350 books for the school library and classrooms. The books were collected and delivered to the Chandler school by Gila Butte’s Literacy Promotion Committee under the leadership of Marjorie…

DAR plans genealogy workshop

Regent’s Family Tree (left to right) Peg Schwab (cousin), Betty Wells (sister), Rebecca Hugus (daughter) and Regent Barbara Hugus.

Toni Bolling Lutter A November Genealogy Workshop is planned for women interested in joining DAR in Sun Lakes. Gila Butte Chapter is sponsoring the workshop which will be designed to teach research techniques and DAR documentation requirements. Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) established its Lineage Research Committee (LRC) in 1961 as an assistance to…

Sun Lakes judges select national essay winner

Pictured left to right are judges Bill Forrest, Dick Nelsen and Georgia Strisik.

Toni Bolling Arizona has produced a national winner in DAR’s Christopher Columbus Essay Contest. Three Sun Lakes judges selected the winning essay for Arizona; the essay went on to capture first place at the Southwest Division level and finally took the national first place award. Lakers Bill Forrest, Dick Nelsen and Georgia Strisik judged essays…

DAR marks 27th anniversary of Constitution

Poster of Constitution surrounded by Bill of Rights

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte DAR celebrated the anniversary of the signing of our U. S. Constitution with a variety of activities. Local schools were supplied with posters and published materials to educate students, and a display was provided at the Robson Branch of Maricopa County Library. Also, the chapter participated in the national celebration…