Monthly Genealogy Workshops
1st Saturday of each month 10 AM - 12 PM
Location: Woodstock Library, 414 Judd St, Woodstock
Volunteer Genies will help with New Applications and Supplement Applications
Saturday, 10/3/2015, 2:00 PM — Outing to Sycamore Chapter
Program: The Beginnings of a People, a Society, and a Nation
Speaker: David Jahntz, Founding Era Lecturer and American Revolutionary War Reenactor
Cost: Free will offering by our members, RSVP Beth Hoover to attend.
Monday, 10/12/2015, 11:30 AM – Chapter Meeting
Program: Barnswallow, a raptor rehabilitation and public
education center, situated in a peaceful, country
setting next to an Illinois nature preserve. We will
present Linda Breuer with the NSDAR Conservation
Speaker: Linda Breuer
Lunch: Please bring a beverage and sack lunch.
Saturday, 11/21/2015, 10:00 AM — Chapter Meeting*
Program: Vietnam Recall
Speaker: Joan Skiba
Monday, 11/23/2015, 10: 00 AM — Special Event**
Come join the fun and get in the holiday spirit! We will decorate a Christmas tree for the Annual Christmas Tree Walk. We need helpers to craft items for the tree. Contact Beth Hoover.
We will take the tree down on Monday, January 4, 2016 @10:00 AM.
Sunday, 11/29/15, 2:00 PM
Woodstock Christmas Parade — join us!
Sunday, 12/20/2015, 4:30 PM — Holiday Event
Program: Holiday Concert
Cost: Free will donation. Reception to follow.
Come enjoy the magic of the season!
Monday, 1/18/2016, 10:00 AM — Chapter Meeting*
Program: Farming Techiniques
Speaker: Linnea Koostra
Monday, 2/15/16 — Outing to William Dawes Chapter’s CAR Meeting
Program: Colonial Cooking and Etiquette
Sunday, 2/21/2016, 2:00 PM — Education Event
Program: DAR Good Citizens and Student Awards
Speakers: Illinois Senator Pamela Althoff and Donna Benshoof, State Chair
Presentation of DAR Good Citizens Awards (gr 12), DAR Scholarships, American History
Essay Awards (gr 5-8), Christopher Columbus Essay (gr 9-12), JAC Awards (gr k-12).
Saturday, 3/19/2016, 10:00 AM — Chapter Meeting
Speaker: Amy Danford-Klein
Program: Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII
Saturday, 4/23/2016, 10:00 AM — Chapter Meeting*
Program: Women’s Issues
Speaker: Luanne Frosch Bruckner, Vice President General, Honorary State Regent, and National Women’s
Saturday, 5/21/2016, 11:00 AM — Chapter Annual Meeting
Program: “Watch Your Membership Garden Blossom!”
Speaker: Sharon Bittner, District II Director
Location: McHenry Country Club, 820 N John St, McHenry, IL
Regent’s Annual Report, Installation of Chapter Officers, Memorial Service,
New Member Welcome, Members are asked to put together a themed gift
basket; this will be a chapter FUNraising project. Tickets will be available at
the luncheon and winners will be picked that day. Proceeds to benefit our
Scholarship Fund. Please sign up to bring a basket.
Our Chapter will participate in a few Memorial Day and
Independence Day Parades —
we will keep you posted as we know more details!