Francisco Garces Chapter, NSDAR                             

 

Organized on February 18, 1950, the Francisco Garces Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.  For the past 57 years, our chapter has carried out the objectives of the National Society which support the promotion of historical, patriotic, and educational endeavors.  The official DAR motto is:  God, Home, and Country.

Our chapter meets on the first Wednesday of the months of September, October, November, January, March, and April at 7:00 p.m.; and on Saturday during the months of December, February, and May.  No meetings are held June, July, and August.  Prospective members are always welcome.  For further information about our meetings, e-mail Chapter Regent Barbara Youngman  Bynamon@aol.com or Chapter Registrar Martha Reinhart Basstique@aol.com.


Who is eligible for membership in the DAR?

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) was founded on October 11, 1890, with the purposes of historic preservation, promotion of education, and patriotic endeavors.  Any woman who is no less than 18 years of age and who can prove lineal, blood line descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence may be voted into membership by the chapter.  Documentation of said lineage must be provided according to NSDAR guidelines on the official membership application and with acceptable supporting materials. DAR corporate logo

The national society has 38 standing committees which promote its three purposes.  These include: educational programs, scholarship competitions, citizenship awards, school contests, sponsorship of schools for underprivileged children, literacy programs, genealogical records, national genealogical library, lineage research, DAR Museum, community service, national defense, units overseas, Constitution and U.S. flag, conservation, commemorative events, naturalization, and volunteerism.  The NSDAR fact sheet can provide more specific information regarding the  activities of each committee.  It can be found on the NSDAR web site, located at www.dar.org.  For more information on the DAR in Nevada, visit the Nevada State Society DAR.

Wherever your interest lies, the DAR has a program area where you can enjoy working with other women to support God, Home, and Country.

For membership information, e-mail Chapter Regent Barbara Youngmans Bynamon@aol.com or Chapter Registrar Martha Reinhart Basstique@aol.com.
 

 

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