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Meetings and Programs

From September through June, Carbon Valley Chapter meets on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. with the following exceptions: the March meeting is on Wednesday March 9 at 10:00 a.m. and the May meeting is on Wednesday May 11 at 5:30 p.m.; 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.

2021-2022 Meetings will be held in Longmont off I-25 or another location as needed   

Date Time Program
Saturday, July 10, 2021 4:00-6:00 p.m. No chapter meeting; optional social @ Wild Cider Gardens
Monthly observation: Freedom

Location: Wild Cider, 11455 County Rd 17, Longmont, CO (303) 532-9949
Join your DAR sisters and their families and friends at the Wild Cider. Enjoy lying out on your own blanket among 10 acres of apple trees, listen to live original music, enjoy a gluten or gluten-free brick-fired pizza or wings along with a flight of various original ciders or other drinks! Sit at a picnic table or on a patio couch in the shade, play some corn hole, and watch the sunset while visiting with friends and family. No cover charge.
August 27-29, 2021 Fall State Board of Management Meeting (SBOM)
Marriott, Lonetree, CO
Saturday, September 11, 2021 10:00 a.m.-noon Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: U.S. Constitution Week

Speaker: Connie Masson, Carbon Valley Chapter - Vice Regent

Program: "Women of the American Revolution"
Details: The heroism of the females of the American Revolution has gone from
memory. The experiences, influences, and contributions of women during this
momentous period have been little noticed by history. Since they made up
approximately half of the population of colonial America, the American
Revolution both affected women and was affected by women. Without them,
this new country may not have survived! Let’s hear their stories and consider
which one you might be, who would be your best friend and who you most
admire.
Saturday, October 9, 2021 10:00 a.m.-noon Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: Service to America

Speaker: Detective Steve Ainsworth, Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Retired

Program: "DNA: How the Case of Victim Betty Lee Jones was Solved after Fifty Years"
Details: On March 9, 1970, Betty Lee Jones' body was found near the Boulder
and Jefferson County border in Colorado. The 23-year-old had been sexually
assaulted, strangled, and shot. She was discovered down an embankment on
Highway 128. Hear the detective on the case describe how DNA today helped identify the perpetrator of this crime.
Saturday, November 13, 2021 10:00 a.m.-noon Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: Veterans

Speaker: Bob Hoopes, Veterans Plaza in Ft. Collins, Colorado

Program: "Remember & Honor - the Stories of Veterans"
Details: Mr. Hoopes gave an overview of the books and articles he has written
where he has captured the stories of Veterans from all walks of life.
Saturday, December 11, 2021 10:00 a.m.-noon Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: Bill of Rights

Speaker: Dr. Kate Landdeck

Program: "Women Service Pilots of WWII"
Details: Women with the silver wings: the untold story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII
Saturday, January 8, 2022 4:00-8:00 p.m. No chapter meeting; optional social get-together
Monthly observance: Celebrate the New Year

Location: Hacienda Jalisco Restaurant, 6160 Firestone Blvd #101, Longmont, CO
January 15, 2022 Winter Chapter Board Planning Meeting
January 21-22, 2022 January State Board of Management Meeting (SBOM)
Marriott, Lonetree, CO
Saturday, February 12, 2022 10:00 a.m.-noon Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: American History, Good Citizens, and Community Service

Speakers: Good Citizens Essay 1st Place American History Essay and Community Service Recipient

Program: Patriotic Tea
Details: Good Citizen Essay 1st Place American History Essay and Community Service Awardee Community Service Projects
Wednesday, March 12, 2022 10:00 a.m.-noon Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: Women in American history

Speaker: Winner of Women in American History Award(s)

Program: Award winners American History Story
Details: Based on winners' contribution to American history
Saturday, April 9, 2022 10:00 a.m.-noon Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: School Library Month

Speaker: Mary Broughton (Beverly King's (chapter librarian) daughter) and friend, Connie Trotze, retired teachers

Program: "The Story of Rebuilding the Library at an Elementary School"
Details: How Beverly King's daughter Mary and friend Connie re-opened the closed-down library at Center Elementary School in Adams County School District 14. It had been closed for six years.
April 22-24, 2022 118th Annual Colorado State Society, NSDAR, State Conference
Location TBD
Wednesday, May 12, 2022 5:30-7:30 p.m. Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: National Military Appreciation Month and Memorial Day

Speaker: Ralph Bozella, Chairman, The American Legion, National Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission

Program: "Sacred Duty: A Soldier's Tour at Arlington National Cemetery"
Details: No one summed up better what The Old Guard at Arlington means for our nation than Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey.
Saturday, June 11, 2022 10:00 a.m.-noon Chapter meeting
Monthly theme: Honor the Flag of the United States of America Month

Speaker: Charlotte Hubbs

Program: "The Star-Spangled Banner House"
Details: The Star-Spangled Banner House in Baltimore, Maryland, and Mary Pikersgille who made the flag.

 

 


 

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