Stuart, Florida – Sailfish Capital of the World


Halpatiokee Chapter Activities

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Historic Preservation

  • Markers
    • The Mansion at Tuckahoe Historic Marker
    • Gilbert’s Bar “House of Refuge” Historic Marker
    • All Saints’ Cemetery in Jensen Beach
  • Restoration of DAR Constitution Hall in Washington DC, financial support
  • Lineage research– DAR volunteers assist with genealogy research
  • Genealogy resource books purchased for the Florida State Society DAR (FSSDAR), National Society DAR (NSDAR) and local libraries
  • WWI Centennial Tree Planting Dedication on Memorial Day, May 28,2018

Patriotism

  • 9-11 Memorial Tribute Commemoration participation
  • Active duty military support
    • Cell phones collected and phone cards purchased for military serving overseas
    • Holiday cards to active duty serving in conflict areas
  • Veteran support

    • Veteran Honor Flight to the WWII Memorial in Washington DC supported
    • Financial donations to Stuart VA Food Bank
    • Stuart Memorial Day & Veterans Day Parades participation
    • Wreaths Across America participation

Education

  • DAR schools support
    • Box Tops for Education collected to fund school equipment
    • Books donated to the library at the Tamassee DAR school in Oconee, South Carolina
    • Used books donated to the Book Depot to support the Martin County Library Systems
    • Financial donations to help support DAR schools
  • Student awards & scholarships
    • American History Essay Contest Awards
    • Good Citizen Award
    • Scholarship for Martin County high school senior
    • JROTC awards to seniors in three local high schools.JD Parker Elementary School Adopt-a-Classroom by Halpatiokee Chapter with an annual donation for supplies.
  • Membership education
    • Informative monthly chapter meeting programs
    • State and national conferences educate members about our DAR missions of historic preservation, patriotism, and education
    • Continental Congress 2018 – Washington D.C.
    • NSDAR Day of Service this year was on October 15, 2018:  Halpatiokee Conservation Committee Chair Ruth Fox and the committee started a program to encourage butterfly and pollinator gardens.

Photo By Mitch Kloorfain (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons