I loved finding our family story because of the detective work, and it makes them come alive. For me, one thing I love about being in DAR is patriotism and historic preservation, especially of the smaller places that would not… Continue Reading →
My patriot made a difference to our country by providing food for the soldiers in the Revolution. He also donated land for and built a school house on that land. I love finding out about our ancestors because they make… Continue Reading →
We go out each May to clean and garden at a historic graveyard in Aloha. Gloves are needed to avoid the poison oak!
My mom had always told me we could belong to the DAR. We just never got around to doing anything about it. She passed away a little more than a year ago, and I joined to honor her memory. It… Continue Reading →
We host a community valentine making party to make Valentines to send to our troops overseas.
We collect food for the Oregon Food Bank after the holidays are over, to help people get through the long winter months. Last year our chapter had a special presentation from the Oregon Food Bank about their work.
I was thrilled at proud when I learned 10 years ago that I was a ‘Daughter’…from a passing comment from a cousin in the Midwest. I am honored to be so connected to this American patriot. I love ancestry… Continue Reading →
It was a special moment last year to see 31 new citizens take the oath to become Americans, at a large naturalization ceremony in Beaverton. Several members of our chapter attended. Our newest citizens emigrated from 14 different countries. Supporting… Continue Reading →