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DAR News

Jean Milberger The Gila Butte Chapter NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution) held their final event for the 2023-24 year on April 13 at Palo Verde Country Club with the Spring Fling. The meeting included giving the outgoing regent and executive board a rousing thank you for their past two years of service.…

Daughters of the American Revolution

The Gila Butte Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently adopted a section of Dobson Road through Maricopa County’s Adopt-A-Road program. Chapter members will pick up trash along the road at least twice a year as a conservation project. The Conservation Committee is one of the oldest committees of the…

Daughters of the American Revolution

In the mid-1980s the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) began publishing small booklets for each of the original states listing names of known African-American, Native American, and mixed-race individuals who supported the colonists’ cause during the Revolutionary War. These booklets were later consolidated into a single publication and were eventually added to…

Upcoming DAR Events

The Gila Butte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will have their Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 9, at Palo Verde. The program for the meeting will be “A Colonial Christmas,” presented by Peggy Boyd of the DAR’s Saguaro Chapter. Meetings are open to the public, so if you would like to…

DAR News

The Gila Butte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will begin its 2023-24 year with a meeting at Cottonwood in September. Meetings are open to the public, and if you would like to attend, contact Pennie at [email protected] for further information. The speaker at the meeting will be a representative from Operation…

DAR Chapter News

Jean Milberger The Gila Butte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a non-profit service organization that welcomes all women whose lineage traces back to the American Revolutionary War. A few of our main interests are servicing and honoring our veterans and education about the culture and history of Native Americans. In…

DAR Scholarships and Awards

Each year since 2010, the Gila Butte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has given two or more Patriot Scholarships worth $1,000 each to female seniors planning to attend a community college. Recipients must have a 2.5 grade point average and carry a minimum 12 credits. Gila Butte works with counselors at…

DAR Awards the Honorable Judge Mary M. Schroeder

The Gila Butte Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was very honored and pleased to welcome to their recent meeting the Honorable Judge Mary M. Schroeder. Judge Schroeder is a Senior United States Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit. Chapter historian Judy Putnam presented the…

DAR: Our Nation’s Progress

Deborah Goodacre There is a comedian named Stephen Wright. If you aren’t familiar with him, try Googling his performances. He speaks slowly, in a monotone voice, and comes up with the oddest, funniest routines. The one I can recall has to do with the cost of postage. He says something like this: “Where else can…

DAR Flag Ceremony

Deborah Goodacre On April 2, at 1 p.m. the Daughters of the American Revolution, Gila Butte Chapter, held our first-ever flag burning ceremony at the Chandler American Legion Hall, Post 43. As soon as I arrived, Commander Lang had one caveat to tell me: Maricopa County would not allow a burning due to contamination of…