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Meetings and Programs

From September through December, Carbon Valley Chapter NSDAR meets on the first and second Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. and February through June will meet the second Saturday of the month and includes the towns of Dacono, Firestone, Frederick and Mead, Colorado. Our meetings are open to members, their guests, and prospective members. If you would like to attend a meeting, or if you are interested in more information, please contact us using our “Contact Us” page.

2020 – 2021 Meetings will be held in Frederick   

January 2021 NO MEETING 

Date Time Program
September 12, 2020
(second Saturday)
10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: First Meeting of the Year, Chapter Vote on 2020-2021 Budget, review of Education Committee, nominate for community service award

Speaker: Colleen Whitlow

Program: Gold Star Program

Program details: The NOCO Gold Star Memorial Committee, as well as the others, are made up of local military veterans and Patriotic Americans who care about the families of those who have died defending our freedoms. We want to honor the family members of our brothers and sisters who fell defending and protecting our freedoms.
October 10, 2020(second Saturday) 10:00am-12:00pm Women in American History Award
Chapter Business: vote on community service award, Education Committee review, nominate women in American history 2021

Speaker: Lora Webb Nichols

Program: Women in American History

Program Details - PBS Documentary or Encampment Tram Project Documentary
October 30 - Nov 1, 2020 (deferred from April due to COVID-19) 117th Virtual Annual Colorado State Society, NSDAR State Conference District 3 - Conference Hostess Chapters
November 14, 2020(second Saturday) 10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: Vote on women in American History 2021 nominees

Speaker: Linda Remley

Program: The History of Christmas

Program Details: “History of Christmas Traditions in Early America” How the traditions of Christmas began in this country and continued including those from Europe. History/Historic Preservation
December 12, 2020 (second Saturday) 10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: TBA

Speaker: Each member

Program: Show & Tell of One Family Heirloom

Program Details: Each attending member may bring one family heirloom to show and give the backstory!
February 13, 2021(second Saturday) 10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: Appoint Nominating Committee, present previous years winners of Community Service Awards, Good Citizen's Tea: first place winner receives an award

Monthly Observation: Black History month

Speaker: Good Citizen Award and Scholarship Winner: Aurora Rangel and Nick Harding

Program; Patriotic Tea, Speakers and Title:
Aurora Rangel; Good Citizen’s Award and Scholarship (Speaker)

American History Essay Contest winners;
1st place: Nick Harding; (Speaker)
2nd place Kate Greiner
3rd place Lucas Howell

Program Details: Program Honoring the; DAR Good Citizen Scholarship Winner, DAR Good Citizens, DAR American History Essay Contest Winners (1st Place Winners will read their winning essays) And Participating Teachers, Counselors, and St. Vrain Valley School District Representatives. Committee Activity: HBFT; meet with Librarians,
March 10, 2021(second Wednesday) 10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: Nominate for community service award, solicit member for program ideas
Monthly Observation: Women in American History

Speaker: Fred Applewhite

Program:Buffalo Soldiers
Program Details: Buffalo Soldiers 9TH & 10TH(Horse) Calvary Association is to Educate the Public about the Existence, History and contributions of the United States Cavalry, Regiments, and Military Service made up of African-Americans, and their significant contributions to American History..

Committee Activity: Patriotism Committee; Vietnam Commemoration to get certificates, GCAS;submit article to regent for state conference, contact board of education to have winners present winning essay
April 10, 2021(second Saturday) 10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: Slate Officers, vote on community service award, appoint audit committee

Monthly Observation: School Library Month

Speaker: Julie Bell

Program: The Lucky Hat Novel
Program Detail; Colorado Territory 1863 - answering a wife-wanted ad is always risky business, but Millie never imagined she'd survive the journey west only to find her intended husband in a pine box.

Committee Activity: HBFT; Donate money to books, HTA; honor state winner at state conference
April 23-25, 2021 117th Annual Colorado State Society, NSDAR State Conference Omni Hotels & Resorts 500 Interlocken Blvd., Broomfield, CO 80021

District 3 - Conference Hostess Chapters
May 12, 2021(second Wednesday) 5:30PM-7:30PM Chapter Business: Vote on Officers, appoint budget and programs committee, Call for budget request

Speaker: William F. Daniels, III, Colorado State Society, N.S.C.A.R.

Program: Military Working Dogs/War Dogs

Program Details; Colorado C.A.R. State President William Daniels will speak about C.A.R. membership and will share about the Colorado C.A.R. State President’s Project to support the mission of the War Dog Memorial Colorado.

Monthly Observation: National Guide Dog Month

Committee Activity: Programs committee; Finalize programs, celebrate Memorial Day
June 12, 2021(second Saturday) 10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: Annual business meeting, Install New Officers,Committee Reports Aug-Apr, Officer transition Reports, submit budget request to Treasurer

Monthly Observation: D Day WWII Recognition and history month

Speaker: Anne Buzbee Skews

Program: Daring Warriors of World War II

Program Details: Daring Warriors of WWII: in the SOE and OSS" Did you think that women only had supporting roles in WWII? Women were on the European battle front and instrumental to the Allies in defeating Hitler and winning the war. They came from all walks of life; maids, mothers, and aristocracy. Learn their stories and the impact that these courageous women had on the French Resistance and the overall war effort..

Committee Activity: HTA; honored at Continental Congress, Programs Committee; Solicits programs speakers, 6-8GEC; state launches essay topic, Finance Committee; complete audit
July 2021 No Chapter Meeting

Committee Activity: Appoint new Chairs; Programs; solicit speakers, Yearbook Committee; meets to start yearbook changes, Finance Committee; Creates new budget
August TBD, 2021 or any date during August 10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: No chapter business, invite members to complete budget request forms

Speaker: Regent

Program: New Member Tea

Program Details: Invite Prospects, members for a social time with no business

Committee Activity: HTA; arrange meeting with principals, 6-8GEC; contact schools, GCAS; distribute packets, email teachers, hand deliver information, Yearbook Committee; first draft review to board, Programs Committee; Finalize speakers, First draft copy yearbook to state for review
August 27 & 28 Fall State Board of Management Meeting (SBOM)

Westminster Marriott

7000 Church Ranch, Westminster, CO 80021
September 11, 2021 10:00am-12:00pm Chapter Business: Chapter Votes on Budget, nominates community service Awards, identify nominees for Women in American History Award

Speaker: Silvia Pettem

Program: Jane Doe Murder’ Someone’s Daughter
Program Details: In 1954, two college students were hiking along a creek outside of Boulder, Colorado, when they stumbled upon the body of a murdered young woman. Who was this woman? What had happened to her? The initial investigation turned up nothing, and the girl was buried in a local cemetery with a gravestone that read, "Jane Doe, April 1954, Age About 20 Years."




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