Chapter Activities

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Constitution Week Display at the Tryon Branch Library.  Photo courtesy of Theresa Friday.

Education

  • Box Tops for NSDAR Schools:  Members collect box tops to fund school equipment for Kate Duncan Smith DAR School in Alabama and the Florida Cottage at the Tamassee DAR School in South Carolina.
  • Speaker’s Bureau:  Members provide presentations on the topics of education, patriotism, and preservation to various organizations and at local schools.
  • Library Genealogy Classes
  • C.A.R. Chapter Support:  Members provide support for the boys and girls under 18 years of age who are members of the San Bernardo Chapter of the Children of the American Revolution.
  • NSDAR Paging at Continental Congress:  Members, age 18-40, provide service during Continental Congress in Washington, D.C.
  • Scholarships:  The Pensacola Chapter, NSDAR, provides monetary support to numerous Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (FSSDAR) scholarships and endowments.

Patriotism

  • National Defense:  At every meeting, articles from the current National Defender newsletter are presented to promote an informed membership by advocating a strong military defense and to preserve our American heritage of freedom.
  • NSDAR Service to America:  Members provide meaningful community service to various organizations throughout our community including the United Service Organization, USO and the City of Pensacola.
  • Wreaths Across America:  Members sponsor wreaths that are placed on graves at Barrancas National Cemetery.
  • ROTC Medals:  ROTC medals are awarded to student cadets of outstanding ability and achievement in local high schools .
  • The Flag of the United States of America:  Members promote the proper use and care of our country’s flag and to preserve its history. A “Flag Minute” is presented at chapter meetings to further educate members and the Flag Code pamphlet is distributed at events.
  • Coupons for Troops:  Members clip and pass on coupons to deployed families.
  • Naturalization:  The Pensacola Chapter, NSDAR, provides educational materials to all those completing the process of becoming a citizen of the United States.
  • NSDAR Constitution Week:  Constitution Week is the commemoration of America’s most important document. It is celebrated annually during the week of September 17-23.  Events include library displays and a luncheon.

Historic Preservation

  • Historic Preservation:  Members support historic landmarks and monuments in the community. We are proud donors to the much-anticipated Bernardo de Galvez statue in downtown Pensacola and to the Minute Man statue in Veterans Memorial Park.
  • Conservation:  Members actively participate in recycling programs, creating and maintaining wildlife habitats and promote water conservation.
  • Lineage Research:  Members help others research their ancestry and obtain the documents necessary to become a member of the DAR.
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