Chapter Activities and Projects

Chapter Activities

Education

The Santa Anita Chapter supports NSDAR's schools.  Shop for products containing the Boxtops for Education logo and clip the coupons.  Each boxtop is worth .10 cents.  Please bundle your collection together in stacks of 50 each by expiration date and forward them to Tamassee DAR School.  For additional information on the products that participate in the Boxtop program, visit the Boxtops4education wesite.

Constitution Week and American History Month

Santa Anita Chapter prepares an educational display each fall at the children’s wing of the local public library for Constitution Week, September 17-23. The chapter does another exhibit each February to commemorate some event or theme for DAR American History Month.

Conservation

The chapter has supported replanting programs in Eaton Canyon following wildfires. At nearly every meeting, we discuss simple measures we can take to conserve our natural resources. 

Veterans and Patriotic Endeavors

Chapter members send holiday cards, notes of appreciation, and Girl Scout cookies to active-duty military personnel.

DAR Project Patriot

We support the mission of the DAR Project Patriot Committee. Since 2005, DAR has partnered with the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and its Wounded Warrior Project.  

The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration

The chapter is in partnership with The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.  The chapter participated in the Arcadia Vietnam War Monument Fundraiser and Vietnam Veteran Commemoration on Saturday, January 23, 2016.  Location: Arcadia Elks Lodge #2025. Our Chapter also donated a bench placed in front of the Vietnam War Monument in Arcadia Park.