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       Hunt's Spring Chapter, NSDAR

            Huntsville, Alabama


Chapter Activities
Member Activities

Our members are active in conservation, education, historic and genealogical preservation, literacy promotion, and patriotic events. 

Downy WoodpeckerWe have participated in refurbishing a school nature habitat, trash pickup campaigns, tree-planting, and other conservation events.

We honor the country's military veterans each year by hosting a party for residents of the Floyd E. "Tut" Fann State Veterans Home and participating in Huntsville's Veterans Day parade. During the year we continually send magazines, clothing, and personal supplies to the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, where our overseas servicemen and women are treated.

Good Citizen MedalOur chapter members contribute countless hours to the youth of our community, providing mentoring and tutoring, and contributing books and educational materials to school children in the Tennessee Valley. We sponsor student competitions for historic and patriotic endeavors, awarding medals, certificates, and small cash awards to the winners.

Each year we adopt a class at the Kate Duncan Smith DAR School in Grant, Alabama, and throughout the year our members offer mentoring and financial support for a variety of projects at the school.
Becker Hall, KDS DAR School
Becker Hall,
Kate Duncan Smith DAR School

Community Recognition

We honor outstanding community leaders in north Alabama who have made a positive impact in the areas of historic preservation, conservation, and community service.

We award Good Citizen and American History Essay medals to students, and ROTC medals to outstanding high school and college cadets.

Hunt's Spring MembersWe work with other local chapters to promote Constitution Week each year, and participate in such placing holiday wreaths on the graves of local Revolutionary War veterans. We also mark the graves of our deceased members.

State and National Activities

Our members have placed in regional and state membership essay competitions, Alabama Day essays, and in the American Heritage competition.

A number of Hunt's Spring members serve as state and national DAR officers, and are active on state and national committees.  Each year several members travel to Washington D.C. to attend Continental Congress. 


Last Updated: 12 July 2015

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