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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…