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The Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter engages in a number of projects and programs that celebrate the three areas that the NSDAR stands for.....historic preservation, education and patriotism.


      Outstanding Teacher of American History

            Each year the Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter recognizes a local
            teacher of American history for excellence as an educator.


      DAR Schools

          The Mary Penrose Wayne chapter supports the six DAR Schools
           dedicated to special needs students or underserved areas of the
          United States.  Monetary donations and requested  items are
            sent to the schools from the chapter.

      DAR Good Citizens Recognition

           Each area high school is invited to nominate a student who
          demonstrates leadership, dependability, service and patriotism.
         The students are recognized at a chapter recognition event, with
           the top three students receiving an monetary award.  The first
           place student is selected to represent the Mary Penrose Wayne
           chapter at the state level.


     VA Medical Center Visits

          Mary Penrose Wayne chapter members demonstrate their
          appreciation to those who have served in the military by visiting
          veterans at Fort Wayne's Veteran's Administration Hospital.

     Naturalization Ceremonies

          Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter members attend Naturalization       
         Ceremonies to welcome new US citizens and present them with
         an American flag.


           The Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter works with the USO Center Fort Wayne

           to provide support to veterans' Honor Flights.