Alleghany Chapter Projects


Historic Preservation Projects

  •        Supporting the preservation of local historic cemeteries
  •       Marking the graves of Revolutionary War Patriots
  •         Volunteering at Historic Smithfield Plantation, home of Revolutionary War Patriot, William Preston


Education Projects

  •        Supporting various projects at Crossnore School, a DAR supported school for disadvantaged children
  •       Presenting an annual Good Citizen Award to a Senior at Blacksburg High School and at Christiansburg High School
  •       Presenting an annual award and medal to several outstanding Virginia Tech cadets
  •      Supporting an annual Constitution Week event


Patriotism Projects

  • Improving the quality of life for the veterans at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center:
            - Enhancing their environment by helping to make it less institutional
            - Highlights include donation of an aviary and some on going support of same
            - Providing supplies and equipment for gardening therapy and recreational therapy
            - Assisting in projects identified by the Salem Veterans Affairs medical Center