What We Do

The DAR is dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through education. Here are some of the ways our chapter supports the DAR’s mission:

  • Supporting Vets House for homeless women veterans.
  • Providing care packages to armed forces members currently deployed.
  • Honoring Veterans through Wreaths Across America.
  • Cleaning Veteran headstones.
  • Promoting Constitution week.
  • Presenting Washington Spies program to elementary children.
  • Presenting Flag of the United States program to elementary children.
  • Donating books to schools.
  • Presenting good citizenship awards to children.
  • Supporting essay contests related to United States History.
  • Developing Girl Scouts explorer patches.
  • Sponsoring naturalization ceremonies.
  • Participating in wreath-laying ceremonies.
  • Participating in DAR Day of Service projects such as caring for the grounds at the Adam Thoroughgood House.
  • Joining in Clean the Bay activities and other conservation efforts.
  • Caring for cemeteries and cleaning markers.
  • Supporting DAR Library with book donations.
  • Promoting preservation of genealogical records.

Today’s DAR and the Adam Thoroughgood Chapter, NSDAR, have a place for you! We normally meet on the second Saturday of each month, September through May. Each meeting includes an interesting program, usually with a guest speaker, covering a wide range of topics related to the DAR mission and of interest to our members. We welcome you to join us!

Please contact our regent for more details.

National Objectives: Historic Preservation, Education, and Patriotism