National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Punta Gorda, Florida
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (click here or below to visit this web page) was founded on
October 11, 1890. We
are a service organization dedicated to serve our Nation.
Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (click here or below to view this web page)
Promotion of Education
The DAR Motto: God, Home, Country
"Honoring Our Heritage - Focusing on the Future - Celebrating America"
"Florida DAR - Sailing into The Future"
Selected by President General, Ann Turner Dillon for 2016 - 2019
Jeremiah 6:16 "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls"; and Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord
with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight." May these scriptures guide us as we do the work of our Society
and continue Moving Forward in Service to America.
Chapter meetings are held the 4th
Monday of each month, October through May, inclusive, with exceptions. The
2017 - 2019
Regent - Sue Arentsen
Treasurer - Lynette Theisen
Interim 1st Vice Regent -
Registrar - Jana-Lee Bair
2nd Vice Regent - Deborah Cope
Historian - Lynn Bartz
Chaplain - Lynda Freas
Librarian - Jana-Lee Bair
Recording Secretary- Patricia Harris
Secretary‑ Patti Drew
Membership Information Contact - Sue Arentsen
Coordinates members' participation in the celebrations of national observances such as Veteran's Day, Memorial Day and Flag Day.
Promotes the issuance of a proclamation by the City Council and the County Commissioners, designating September 26 as Constitution Week
Recognizes and rewards the qualities of a Good Citizen among senior high school students.
Supports the DAR Schools.
Presents annual awards to a local senior cadet in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at the three Charlotte County High Schools.
Recognizes and rewards elementary and middle school students entered in the American History Essay Contest.
Supports the NSDAR Library
Supports the National Computerization Project
Supports the State Regent's Projects
Supports the State C. A. R.
Supports the State/National Junior Projects
Supports the President General Projects
2015 NSDAR Community Service Award Roger Tetrault Foundation
Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Garden
2013 NSDAR Community Service Award Major Philanthrophic Contributor
Virginia B. Andes
2012 NSDAR Community Service Award
TEAM Punta Gorda
2010 NSDAR National Americanism Award
Dr. MARK ASPERILLA
2004 and 1999 NSDAR Medal of Honor Awards
Mrs. J. LYNN STEPHENS, noted communications owner, veteran, and community leader
Mr. LINDSEY WILLIAMS, noted historian, veteran and writer
2008, 2004, and 2001 NSDAR Community Service Awards
Dr. MARK ASPERILLA & Dr. DAVID M. KLEIN
Mrs. J. LYNN STEPHENS
Mr. U. S. CLEVELAND, noted historian, writer, veteran and community leader
2002 Conservation Award
Mrs. MONICA DORKEN, educator and program coordinator, Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center
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