Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR supplements a snack canteen in a low income neighborhood Elementary School. Members contribute healthy snacks throughout the school year.
Mary Sandener coordinates the Veterans Community Meal in Barrington, she received the DAR Community Service Award from Regent Deb Edlund.
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.
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.
The Barrington Area Library receives an award from Signal Hill NSDAR First Regent Ann Wilkerson.
Linda Wichman presents Barrington's White House donation to restore and preserve historic costumes.
District 220 Students will benefit from our donation to the Harper College Promise Scholarship.
They sponsor the GEMS program that helps Sunny Hill 5th grade girls.
The Ela Historical Society will be able to replace their aging computer equipment.
Mindful Waste at Smart Farm receives our donation.
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.
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.
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.
Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR Field Trip to the Native American PowWow, held at the Naper Settlement, Naperville, Illinois.
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.
SEPTEMBER 17-23, 2018
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
“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
VETERANS DAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2018
“World War I – Over There”
by Barry Bradford, Historian
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018
“Preserving Our Stories"
by Mary Helfrich
SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2019
“The Six Wives of Henry VIII”
by Martina Mathison, Educational Entertainer
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2019
YOUTH AWARDS DAY
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019
TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019
“George Rogers Clark’s Conquest of the Old Northwest”
by Paul Nelson, Historical Re-enactor
SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2019
“The Supreme Court under John Marshall”
by David Richmond, Assoc. Professor, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois
TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019
“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