Chevy Chase Chapter, NSDAR
Chevy Chase, Maryland
New Member Wine Social
On September 17, 2023, members gathered for a New Members Wine Social to welcome recent and upcoming members.
July 1, 2023, members from the Chevy Chase DAR chapter attended and participated in the 2023 Continental Congress.
On Saturday, October 8, 2022, the Chapter enjoyed a fascinating presentation by historian Ralph Buglass on "Top Ten Off-the-Beaten-Path Places in Montgomery County."
Among other gems on the list was the Robert Llewellyn Wright House in Bethesda, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
On Saturday, May 7, 2022, the Chapter installed two new members and a new slate of officers for the 2022-2024 term. The new Regent and members of her Executive Board were installed by the Past Regent, a Chapter member for over 50 years.
On Friday, April 29, 2022, six Chapter members and guests joined Regent-Elect Linda "Annie" Brown at Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) in Boyds, Maryland, for a Spring Service Project. The group painted agility jumps used to train service dogs and a storage facility. WCC serves veterans through an innovative training program that includes veterans in the training of service dogs for other veterans.
On Saturday, April 16, 2022, 26 Chapter members and guests traveled to George Washington's Mount Vernon to participate in a wreath-laying ceremony conducted by Regent Amy Arnold Gumaer at Washington's Tomb.
The group also enjoyed a tour of the Mansion and lunch at the Mount Vernon Inn. It was a privilege for our Chapter to honor George Washington's service to our country as Father of our nation and First President of the United States of America.
On Saturday, March 12, 2022, Chevy Chase Chapter had its Spring Luncheon at Columbia Country Club. Mr. John Rodenhausen, Maryland Director of Major Giving at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), was our featured speaker and provided a fascinating overview of the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
After the luncheon, Vice Regent Annie Brown dropped off donations collected for the Warrior Canine Connection, an organization that supports veterans.
On December 12, 2021, Chevy Chase Chapter participated in Wreaths Across America by laying wreaths at the graves of two Revolutionary War patriots.
On December 12, 2021, Chevy Chase Chapter welcomed new members at its annual Holiday Luncheon at Columbia Country Club.
On November 13, 2021, Chevy Chase Chapter held an afternoon tea at historic Knoll House with special guest Rick Yount, Executive Director of Warrior Canine Connection, who brought four beautiful dogs! The chapter gave Rick a donation to help his organization achieve its goal in helping veterans.
On October 22, 2021, Chevy Chase Chapter members did volunteer gardening work at the Audubon Society's Woodend Sanctuary, for the annual DAR Day of Service.
On May 25, 2021, Chevy Chase Chapter gave each of these two deserving Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School seniors an award certificate and $800 scholarship.