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Welcome to Charlotte Bay Chapter

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution


Punta Gorda, Florida


charlotte bay


The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded on

October 11, 1890. It is a service organization dedicated to service to the Nation.



Historic Preservation

Promotion of Education

Patriotic Endeavors


The DAR Motto: God, Home, Country


National Theme - 2013 - 2016

"Honoring Our Heritage - Focusing on the Future - Celebrating America"




Florida Theme - 2013 - 2015

"Florida DAR - Focused on Florida, Facing the Future"


Chapter meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month, October through May, inclusive, with exceptions. The Charlotte Bay Chapter is located in S. W. Florida with members from Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte area. The chapter received its charter on October 19, 1973, at Punta Gorda with 22 members and Mrs. Alfred M. (Verna) Warner was the Organizing Regent.





Charlotte Bay Chapter Officers

2013 - 2015


Regent - Suzy Hackett

Treasurer - Constance "Connie" Britton

Vice Regent - Deborah Harrington

Registrar - Diana Dulkiewicz

Chaplain - Barbara Kratz

Historian - Diana Dulkiewicz

Recording Secretary - Patricia Harris

Librarian - Selena Etheridge

Corresponding Secretary - Deva Dudley





Membership Information Contact - Diana Dulkiewicz





Chapter Activities


● 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 17-23 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




The Charlotte Bay Chapter is the proud sponsor of the following:

2013 NSDAR Community Service Award Major Philanthrophic Contributor

Virginia B. Andes


2012 NSDAR Community Service Award

TEAM Punta Gorda


2010 NSDAR National Americanism Award



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



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





Please click on the following sites listed below for further information.







- A note of ancient history -


Ponce de Leon landed on our shores in Charlotte Harbor in 1521



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