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Prospective members are welcome to attend our meetings.

Beth Hoover, Regent

Contact Beth Hoover for more information

Remember — We have gone GREEN, bring your cup and we’ll fill it up!

Regular Chapter Meeting Agenda — Note changes in time
9:45 - 10:00 Social Time, 10:00 - 10:45 Program, Break, Meeting 11:00 – 12:00

Each Regular Chapter Meeting includes Opening Ritual, The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, American’s Creed, President General’s Message, a three-minute National Defense report, Conservation Minute, Flag Minute, and American Indian Minute.

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, 9/10/2016
Program: Homeless Veterans: The Stereotypes vs the Real Faces
Speaker: Laura Franz, Executive Director, Transitional Living Services

Saturday, 10/9/2016
Road Clean Up
Weather permitting. Our chapter’s service project for the National DAR Day of Service is cleaning our one-mile portion of Kishwaukee Valley Road. Bring gloves and wear comfortable shoes, everything else will be provided.
RSVP to Beth Hoover by 10/8

Monday, 10/10/2016 – Chapter Meeting
Program: Happy 55th Anniversary Kishwaukee Trail Chapter!
Speaker: Chapter Members will each have the opportunity to tell briefly about their Patriot and we will celebrate with ice cream sundaes!
Lunch: Colonial Cafe

Saturday, 11/12/2016 — Chapter Meeting
Program: Water Ways in McHenry County
Speaker: Deb Chapman
Lunch: Colonial Cafe

Monday, 11/21/2016 — Tree Decorating
We will decorate a Christmas tree at the Woodstock Opera House (125 Van Buren St, Woodstock) for the Annual Christmas Tree Walk.
Join us for lunch afterward at Coleman’s Tavern & Grill.

Sunday, 11/27/2016 — Woodstock Christmas Parade
Join us as we march once around the Woodstock Square promoting our chapter and the holiday spirit!

Saturday or Sunday, 12/3/2016-12/4/2016 — Holiday Event
Program: A Christmas Carol
Cost: $21-$24
RSVP: Pat French
Come enjoy the magic of the season!

Monday, 1/2/2017
Help take tree down our Christmas tree at the Woodstock Opera House
Join us for lunch afterward at Coleman’s Tavern & Grill.

Monday, 1/6/2017 — Chapter Meeting
Program: The History & Value of Your Family’s Treasures
Speaker: Debbie McArdle
Lunch: Colonial Cafe
Everyone is encouraged to bring two items to our meeting, at least one from each person will be evaluated, and two will be included if we have the time.

Monday, 2/20/2017 — Chapter Meeting
Program: Walking the Appalachian Trail
Speaker: Kim Aument
Lunch: Colonial Cafe

Saturday, 3/4/2017 — State Regent's Visit
Program: The Buzz About DAR
Speaker: Sharon Crumbaker Frizzell
Joint meeting with General John Stark Chapter.

Sunday, 3/12/2017 — Education Event
Program: DAR Good Citizens and Student Awards
Speakers: Dr. Brain Sager, Mayor of Woodstock
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, 4/8/2017 — Chapter Meeting
Speaker: John Scharres
Program: Tour of the Woodstock Opera House
Lunch: Public House

Saturday, 5/20/2017 — Chapter Meeting
Program: Colonial Medicine
Cost: $25
RSVP: Jean Muscat by May 9

Our Chapter will participate in a few Memorial Day and Independence Day Parades —
we will keep you posted as we know more details!

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