Algonquin Chapter, NSDAR
Benton Harbor, Michigan

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Chapter Meetings 2022 - 2023

Chapter meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, September-December and February-June. We have a very active schedule with options for some evening and zoom gatherings to accommodate working women and junior members, so please note the times of each meeting.

September 8, 2022 at 1 pm (Thursday)
“Meet the Mortons” presented by Debbi Geib
Group photo immediately following meetings

October 11, 2022 at 1 pm (Thursday)
“Leaving Your Legacy” presented by Jane Tenney, Chapter Registrar

November 10, 2022 at 7 pm on Zoom (Thursday)
“Women in Service” presented by April Bryan

November 11, 2022 at 11 am (Friday)
Veterans Day Program and Commemorative Event
“Paying Tribute to Women Veterans” and Wreath Laying at the World War I Monument

December 8, 2022 at 1 pm (Thursday)
Christmas Cookie exchange and "Christmas in Colonial America"

January 12, 2023 at 6 pm (Thursday)
Special evening meeting with focus for junior members and working women
“Junior Membership & Paging” by Tifanni Dash, Rebecca Dewey Chapter, NSDAR

February 9, 2023 at 7 pm on Zoom (Thursday)
Winter Fireside Zoom Meeting
“Join the Exciting World of DAR Classes Online” presented by Debra Robertson and Jane Cunningham

February 16, 2023 at 1 pm (Thursday)
Annual Awards Day giving out awards to students winning essay contest, DAR Good Citizens Contest, and scholarships

March 9, 2023 at 6 pm (Thursday)
Potluck and Annual Business Meeting
“How to Report Service to Community”

April 13, 2023 at 1 pm (Thursday)
“Exploring 125 Years of Algonquin Chapter History” presented by Sylvia Fagal, Chapter Historian

May 11, 2023 at noon (Thursday)
Algonquin’s 125th Anniversary Luncheon

June 8, 2023, at 1 pm (Thursday)
“Diversity in Patriots” presented by Debra Robertson
Special tribute to Flag Day


Chapter Activities 2022 - 2023

August 17, 2022 (Wednesday), 7:00-8:00 pm
“Introduction to the DAR” Workshop for those interested in joining and new members. Free of charge.

August/September 2022
Write Christmas cards to veterans or active military personal and bring with open envelopes to the September 8, 2022 meeting.

September 2022
Join Algonquin Chapter, NSDAR, Book Club month. Discussion meetings on zoom 2nd and 4th Sunday evenings. In-person discussion meetings held monthly on request.

September 11, 2022 (Sunday), 8:00 am
September Conservation Bird Walk

November/December 2022
Wreaths Across America Joint project with Algonquin Chpater, NSDAR, and Rebecca Dewey Chapter, NSDAR. Sponsor a wreath for a veteran’s grave

December 17, 2022 (Saturday), Noon
Wreaths Across America – day in the field to lay wreaths locally

January 2023
Wreaths Across America – wreath removal day in the field. Details TBA.

February 2023
Backyard Bird Count for Conservation. Details TBA.

February 2023
DAR Online Education Month

March 5, 2023 (Sunday), 8:00 am
September Conservation Bird Walk

April 22, 2023 (Saturday)
Earth Day Service Beach Clean-up Day

April 23, 2023 (Sunday)
Earth Day/Arbor Day Tree Plant Day (tentative)

May 29, 2023 (Monday)
Memorial Day Parade

Lest We Forget Booth

July 4, 2023 (Tuesday)
4th of July Parade Float

Coloma Glad Peach Festival Parade Float

Other projects and fundraisers will be added as they are scheduled.




August 17, 2022

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