Three Flags

Lathrup Village, Michigan
Oakland County

Monthly Programs

Each month, Three Flags Chapter has a program at the conclusion of the business meeting to educate the members.  This year's meeting topics include:

September 12, 2016    (Educational/American History)  LuDean Peters
NSDAR Buildings History and Continental Congress Highlights

September 16-18, 2016  (Conservation/Historical/Patriot)
State Conference     “Conservation”
The Summit at Shanty Creek, Bellaire, MI           

October 10, 2016         (Women’s Issues)
Dr. Margaret Gorman (member of Three Flags)
“Safe Sleep for Infants”

November 5, 2016      (Patriotic/Historical)   BIRTHDAY LUNCHEON
State Regent, Diane Schrift Speaker
“A Salute to the American Spirit”                                   

December 12, 2016    (American Heritage/Historical)  Member Sharing
Antique Christmas Ornaments & Favorite Cookie Recipe                                                        

January 9, 2017          (Patriotic/National Defense) Dot Harrington & Jeanne Lytle
Flag Folding Ceremony & Write Cards to Veterans & Members 

February 11, 2017      (National Defense)      Awards Luncheon  
aptain Luke Clyburn, Sea Cadets, Community Service Award,
American History Essay Winner, Good Citizens

March 13, 2017           (Educational/Women’s Issues)   Arthur Malisow,
 Changes in Medicare, Medicaid, & Veterans Benefits 

April 2-4, 2017            State Awards Day      Kellogg Center E Lansing, MI 

April 10, 2017             (Conservation/Historical)     Mary Hannah
National Park

May 8, 2017                 (Historical/Patriotic)
Nancy Simenak & Sally Kirsten
The Congressional Medal of Honor 

June 10, 2017              Oakland County Potluck Picnic                                                          Clintonwood Park, Clarkston, MI
Storyteller: Lois Keel presenting
Oleda Joure, Michigan’s “Hello Girl” 

June 28 – 2, 2017      126th Continental Congress   Washington, DC           

Community Involvement
Three Flags Chapter is involved in the community.  Each year members help out in a variety of ways.  Below are the DAR community focused activities that our members take part in.

Our members participate in local Memorial Day Parades, 4th of July activities and Veterans Day events. 

Children of the American Revolution
: Our chapter gives financial support to the local C.A.R. Society, Lexington Alarm, and to the State Organization to help them with their state-wide activities.

Community Service
: Chapter Daughters participate in Celebrate America! by volunteering in a variety of ways in the communities where they live. These hours are recorded online. DAR Daughters have recorded over 12.5 million volunteer hours across the country. We honor an outstanding Community Volunteer each year at the Awards luncheon.

DAR Good Citizens
: We sponsor outstanding Seniors at 9 different high schools each year.  The sponsored Good Citizens are honored at a potluck luncheon in February for their patriotic essays and scholastic, athletic, and community accomplishments.

DAR Schools: Our chapter supports the DAR Schools for underprivileged, abused, or special needs children. 
We support these schools financially and with Box Tops for Technology.

DAR Service for Veterans
: We provide financial support for an Ice Cream Social at Dingell Veteran’s Hospital. Daughters participate in events, parades and programs honoring both retired veterans and active duty military. We donate wreaths for Wreaths Across America at Great Lakes National Cemetary in December so every Veteran’s grave is honored during the holiday season with a wreath and flag.

Lineage Research
: Our members provide assistance with researching for ancestor patriots with perspective members. The registrar makes sure they have the correct proof and have completed their DAR membership application.

Literacy Challenge: Our chapter gives an annual gift of books at Christmas to a tutoring program in southwest Detroit. Our Chapter also donates both adult and children’s books, new and gently used, to the State Literacy Project.

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