From left, Past Chapter Regent Susan Harris, Chapter Regent Gayle Burrows, Jane Hill, and Past Chapter Regent Carol Rogers
Members of Chattanooga’s first National Society Daughters of the American Chapter, Chickamauga Chapter, attended a multi-day Tennessee DAR State Conference held in Franklin, Tn.
At the conference, Chapter Regent Gayle Burrows received more than 80 state awards on behalf of Chickamauga Chapter’s 148 members for their volunteer service and educational work in over 30 NSDAR national committees related to education, historic preservation and patriotism. The Chapter received first place Outstanding Chapter among all Tennessee Chapters with 100 or more members.
Past Chapter Regent Susan Harris received Tennessee First Place for her Americanism Committee photo contest submission on the topic: “What America Means to Me.”
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a women’s service organization whose members can trace their lineage to an individual who contributed to securing American independence during the Revolutionary War. Today’s DAR is dynamic and diverse, with over 185,000 members in 3,000 chapters in the United States and abroad. DAR members annually provide millions of hours of volunteer service to their local communities across the country and world. DAR chapters participate in projects to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Over one million members have joined the organization since its founding in 1890.