The Saint Lucie River Chapter has luncheon meetings on the second Wednesday of the months October through May. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Carol Maxwell, second vice regent, at least one week in advance. Guests, prospective members, and HODARS (husbands of Daughters of the American Revolution) are always welcome.
The doors open at 10:30 am. The meeting convenes at 11:00 am. We break for lunch after the business meeting at 12:00. The luncheon is followed with the program at 1:00 pm.
SAINT LUCIE RIVER CHAPTER NSDAR PROGRAM CALENDAR 2017-2018
September 9, 2017 Constitution Week Luncheon hosted by Halpatiokee Chapter. Speaker Brian Mast, Congressman, 18th Congressional District. More information to be sent out by Regent.
September 22 – 24, 2017 Florida State DAR Fall Forum Flaree. New state Regent Dawn Crumly Lemongello will initiate “Growing Brighter Futures”. Contact Regent Val Ehret if you wish to attend.
October 11, 2017 Education and National History Day. Guest speaker: Valerie Arendas, Port Saint Lucie high school history teacher, and International Baccalaureate Program Coordinator. She was selected as ambassador for National History Day. She will talk about her work with local students on history projects.
November 8, 2017 Veterans Program. Guest speaker Karen Zook, Gold Star Families.
December 13, 2017 Indian Program and Adopted Veteran recognition. Guest speaker: Carol Cole, past chapter regent, will talk about the NSDAR Sacajawea program. The chapter will recognize the adopted veteran and present gifts to the veteran as well as to his/her family.
January 10, 2018 American history. Speaker Rick Crary, local attorney and author of local history books will present a history of Saint Lucie County.
February 14, 2018 Patriotic. Audience participation skit about Martha Washington presented by Esther Twitchell, past Regent, Halpatiokee Chapter, and others. The Saint Lucie River SAR Chapter will join us for the meeting.
March 14, 2018 Scholarship and Good Citizen Awards. Three Award Winning Students from Port Saint Lucie High Schools will receive their awards and read their winning essays. Speaker to talk about DAR Units Overseas.
April 11, 2018 Elder Care. Guest speaker Kevin Hendrickson, Elder Care Attorney. He will talk about health care issues, discrimination, and women’s issues.
May 9, 2018 Installation of new officers. Guest speaker, Florida State Regent Dawn Crumly Lemongello, will install new officers and address the chapter..