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CHAPTER MEETINGS
The first Saturday of each month, September through June, beginning at 10 a.m.
Meetings include patriotic observances, chapter business, reports on national defense, a message from the President General, and a program.


CHAPTER ORGANIZATION
Governed by chapter bylaws. An elected executive board serves for a two-year term. Chapter committees assume responsibility for much of the chapter work.

chapter officers


CHAPTER MEMBERS
Women must be at least 18 years of age, and must prove descent from one who aided the cause of the American Revolution. For more detailed information on membership requirements, please click on the box below.

Membership


CHAPTER ACTIVITIES
Sacajawea Chapter continues its decades of service to Olympia and the South Puget Sound area. Members give generously of their time and talents in service to the American Lake Veterans Hospital, Shelton High School Junior ROTC Awards, DAR Good Citizen awards to local area high school seniors, historic preservation and scholarship, conservation work, support of DAR schools, patriotic observances on special days, and many other activities.




Chapter members present a special Constitution Week flag to Governor Christine Gregoir.

Chapter members hosted a community rededication of the "End of the Oregon Trail" marker in Sylvester Park, Olympia, WA. The ceremony followed the original script as much as possible, with local dignitaries playing some of the parts.

Chapter members work at a recent family literacy fair. Over 1000 donated books were given away to children and adults. Chapter members work at Literacy Fair

Constitution Week Display
Constitution Week activities included a display and "signing" at a local library.


Signing the  Constitution

Lewis & Clark Trail Marker Lewis & Clark Trail Marker ceremony
Members were on hand to help dedicate one of the four new Lewis and Clark Trail markers sponsored by the Washington State Society. This one is at Fort Canby State Park, at the mouth of the Columbia River.

Veterans Day ParadeChapter members gather on a chilly November morning to participate in the local Veteran's Day Parade.

Statue of George Washington at UW campus February brings the annual commemoration of George Washington's birthday. We join many of the other western Washington DAR chapters, to lay wreaths at the base of the statue of George Washington on the University of Washington campus. The statue was donated to the University by local DAR chapters.
Sacajawea Chapter members present


The annual massing of the colors at Fort Lewis. What an inspiration to see all those flags! We proudly represent our chapter, and carry our flags into the assembly.
 
    Drummers lead the way!
Sacajawea Chapter's flagsThe massed flags lined up for the processional

Sacajawea Chapter group picture Sacajawea chapter members attend State Conferences and pause for a group memory.
Sacajawea Chapter group picture

Some of our members are also highly creative. Click on the sampler button to see a larger picture of our chapter sampler, and an explanation of the symbolism. Sampler (small)
MORE INFORMATION
For more information on Sacajawea Chapter, please contact Jerri McCoy.



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