Chapter Activities and Projects

 American History:  We provide educational programs and support preservation of local historic sites.

 Red Window   Madame Modjeska HouseHistorical Preservation Project

American Indians:  American Indians are recognized at our monthly meetings with historical information.

 

C.A.R.:  Our chapter sponsors and supports Lt. George Nixon, Sr. Society of the Children of the American Revolution.

 USS Iowa

Commemorative Events:  We support and participate in local community programs for Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Pearl Harbor Day.  Members march in colonial costume with C.A.R. and SAR members in the Swallows Day Parade in San Juan Capistrano. 

Swallows Day 2012

 

Community Outreach:  Members support Ronald McDonald House and local food banks.

 

Conservation:  We support revitalization of the California Bluebirds and honey bees.  We provide educational programs to encourage conservation. 

 Joanie K 

Constitution Week:  Members participate in local community Constitution Week events.

  

DAR Good Citizens:  Our chapter recognizes outstanding Good Citizens from four local high schools. 

 

DAR Project Patriot:  We support our active deployed military personnel with requested supplies.

  

DAR Schools:  We support the DAR sponsored schools by adopting and supporting a classroom; collecting box tops and labels for education.

 Box Tops

Flag of the United States of America:  Members participate in the Mission Viejo July 4th activities and distribute American Flags to the community.

 4th Parade   

Membership:  Our chapter supports new and prospective members by welcoming them at our annual Membership Tea.  Our chapter also holds lineage workshops to assist members in the successful completion of their DAR applications for membership.

 Dining

Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Recognition:  Members attend the annual awards ceremony and present an ROTC medal to a qualified applicant.

 

Veterans:  Support projects that benefit our local veterans.

 Veterans Day

Volunteer Genealogist:  Members volunteer as docents at the local Mission Viejo City Library, Genealogy Section.