Community Involvement

Community Classroom Project

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Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR supplements a snack canteen in a low income neighborhood Elementary School.  Members contribute healthy snacks throughout the school year. 

Community Service Award

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Mary Sandener coordinates the Veterans Community Meal in Barrington, she received the  DAR Community Service Award from Regent Deb Edlund.

Community Gift

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Each year, Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR members donate thousands of dollars to deserving charities whose missions compliment DAR mission: education, historic preservation, and patriotism.  Our gifts also encompass conservation, Native American, and Women’s Issues organizations.

Prestigious Award for Community Service 2018

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In the Village Board of Trustees meeting in Barrington, village president Karen Darch, receives the DAR Prestigious Award for Community Service from Regent Deb Edlund.

Barrington Area Library

First Regent Ann Wilkerson presents award to the Barrington Area Library.

The Barrington Area Library receives an award from Signal Hill NSDAR First Regent Ann Wilkerson.

Barrington's White House

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Linda Wichman presents Barrington's White House donation to restore and preserve historic costumes.

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Harper College

District 220 Students will benefit from our donation to the  Harper College Promise Scholarship.

District 220 Students will benefit from our donation to the  Harper College Promise Scholarship.

Barrington Children's Charities

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They sponsor the GEMS program that helps Sunny Hill 5th grade girls.

Ela Historical
Society

The Ela Historical Society will be able to replace their aging computer equipment.

The Ela Historical Society will be able to replace their aging computer equipment.

Mindful Waste Conservation Award

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Mindful Waste at Smart Farm receives our donation.

Citizens for Conservation

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Lake County Forest Preserve District

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The Bess Bower Dunn Museum of the Lake County Forest Preserve District received a chapter donation geared toward the restoration of the Little Fort Day Book.

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Historical Preservation Award 2017

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A Historic Preservation Recognition Award was given to Mrs. Damisch, former DAR member, for her work in founding the Rutland Historical Society, preserving the Eakin schoolhouse and creating the museum, and preserving records. 

Brother's Keeper

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Mr. Piagentini, Faculty sponsor of Barrington High School Brother's Keepers, thanked the chapter for the clothing and gift cards we donated to the Crow Creek Reservation in December. He presented the chapter with The H.A.W.K certificate (Honoring Ancient Wisdom & Knowledge) and a blanket from the tribe.

Harvest PowWow 2017

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Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR Field Trip to the Native American PowWow, held at the Naper Settlement, Naperville, Illinois.

Earth Day

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Mindful Waste Conservation

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Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation

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Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR supports our community projects. We support historical preservation, provide service hours to the Barrington Historical Society, involved in conservation efforts, and keep our adopted roadway clean.  

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"Washington Crossing the Delaware"

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“George Rogers Clark’s Conquest of the Old Northwest” n the 15th and 16th Centuries"

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“The Supreme Court under John Marshall”

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"Over There: America in World War"

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“Who knew Grandma’s House would be famous?”

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"Creating Community Through Visual Arts"

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"DNA and Genealogy"

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"How Yoga Helped Me to Navigate Choppy Seas"

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"Gardening for the Benefit of Bees and Beneficials"

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"Walt's World: The Influence of Walt Disney on American Culture"

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"European Explorations of the New World in the 15th and 16th Centuries"

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Signal Hill Chapter Program Calendar

Barrington area and surrounding communities

For more information contact us: signalhillnsdar@gmail.com


SEPTEMBER 17-23, 2018 

CONSTITUTION WEEK


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

CHAPTER MEETING 

“Illinois from Territory to State”

Jim Edstrom, Assoc. Professor, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018

HIGH TEA & BOUTIQUE 

“Long Road to Victory”

From Pedestal to Politics and Prison in the Battle for Woman Suffrage 

Barrington, Illinois


VETERANS DAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018

COMMUNITY MEAL


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2018

CHAPTER MEETING

“World War I – Over There”

by Barry Bradford, Historian


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018

HOLIDAY LUNCHEON 

“Preserving Our Stories"

by Mary Helfrich


SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2019

CHAPTER MEETING 

“The Six Wives of Henry VIII”

by Martina Mathison, Educational Entertainer


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2019 

YOUTH AWARDS DAY


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP


TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019

CHAPTER MEETING 

“George Rogers Clark’s Conquest of the Old Northwest”

by Paul Nelson, Historical Re-enactor


SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2019 

CHAPTER MEETING 

“The Supreme Court under John Marshall”

by David Richmond, Assoc. Professor, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois


TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

CHAPTER MEETING 

“Historic Pullman, Or, Who Knew Grandma’s House Would Be Famous?

by Ruth Groth and Jane Laystrom


MONDAY, MAY 27, 2019 

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE


THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2019 

BARRINGTON PARADE

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