REGULAR BUSINESS MEETINGS
Our DAR Chapter Regent Melissa York Finn welcomes
members to our meetings on the 2nd Saturday of each
month at 10 am, except July and August. We meet at
the Black Diamond Bakery, 32805 Railroad Ave,
Black Diamond, Wa. You are welcome to order breakfast at 9:30 am, and the meeting follows.
Photo of Black Diamond Bakery, Railroad Ave, Black Diamond, Wa.
DAR National Day of Service:
October is fast approaching and that means our chapter will have
scheduled their service project for the DAR National Day of Service to
coincide with our founding on October 11th.
Since our founding in 1890, DAR members have worked tirelessly
to promote historic preservation, patriotism and educational ideals in
communities across this nation and in overseas chapters.
We clean our chapter namesake's
grave at Evergreen Cemetery, Enumclaw
(photo courtesy Marilyn Willaford).
To help highlight the DAR service organization mission, members are encouraged to perform and record their volunteer service efforts. Through Service to America we hope to demonstrate the DAR’s widespread significant impact in our communities.
Members volunteer with veterans at their local veteran hospitals, make care packages for troops stationed overseas, clean up local parks, and cemeteries, work at homeless shelters and food banks, among many other service activities.
On Flag Day our chapter gathers together to hold a "Flag Retirement" ceremony. SAR & American Legion members join us in this ceremonial, respectful and solemn incineration of worn American flags.
(photo courtesy Winona Laird)
2021 Day of Service Park Cleanup by our members
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