PROGRAMS & EVENTS


 2017-2018


September 7, 2017
Program:  Welcome Back Business Meeting
  • Charitable Donations Committee: VADAR collection of snack-sized food items for military personnel to support the United Service Organization (USO)

September 14, 2017
Event:  Constitution Week Program  " Women of the Constitution", 
Location:  Historic Smithfield Plantation
Time:  7:00 pm

September 15-16, 2017
Event:  VADAR Fall Forum
Location:  Hilton Richmond/Short Pump

September 24, 2017
Event: Profiles of Honor Exhibit/Swinging to the 40's Veterans Concert
Location:  Historic Smithfield
Time:  1:00 - 5:00 pm
(Bring your WWII photos for Library of VA scanning)

October 5, 2017
Program:  Early Settlements in the New River Valley (NRV)
Speaker:  Dan Thorp
  • Charitable Donations Committee: Collection of Box Tops for Education and School Supplies for the Crossnore School (list of needs previously circulated)
  • Charitable Donations Committee: Collection of funds for the VADAR State Regent's project -(Claude Moore Hall, the home of President James Madison - Montpelier}

October 11, 2017
DAR Birthday, Day of Service
Program:  "Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of America in WWII"
Speaker:  Patty Manthe
Location:  Warm Hearth Village Center
Time:  7:00 pm

October 17, 2017
Chapter trip to James Madison's Montpelier
Time:  9:00 am
Details TBA

November 2, 2017
Program:  An Ageless Constitution
Speaker:  State Regent Judith Surber
(Joint meeting of Alleghany, Craig Valley, and Floyd Courthouse Chapters)
Location:  German Club
Time: 1:30 pm
  • Charitable Donations Committee: Service to Veterans Committee

December 7, 2017
Program:  Annual Christmas Tea
  • Charitable Donations Committee: Collection of funds for uniforms for school children at Crossnore - details TBA

January 4, 2018
Program:  Genealogy Research
Speaker:  Linda Phillips

February 1, 2018
Program:  Share Your Quilt
Speakers:  Various Members
  • Charitable Donations Committee: Collection of funds for the Historic Cemetery Committee details TBA

March 1, 2018
Program:  American Silver of the 18th and 19th Centuries
Speaker:  Bob Miller

March 15-18, 2018
Event:  122nd VADAR State Conference
Location:  Richmond Marriott, Richmond, Virginia

April 5, 2018
Program:  Medical Treatment During the Revolutionary War
Speaker:  Maggie Bassett
  • Charitable Donations Committee: Collection of funds for "Schoolrooms without Walls Program" - (funds to provide field trips for Crossnore students)
  • Charitable Donations Committee: Service to Veterans Committee

May 3, 2018
Program:  Keepers of the Legends - Using History and Folklore in the Creation of Novels
Speaker:  Sharyn McCrumb

June 20-24, 2018
Event:  127th Continental Congress
Location:  Washington, D.C.