Dr. Cynthia Armendariz-Maxwell, Principal of Sunny Hill Elementary School, Barrington accepts cart load of school supplies from our Regent Joyce Wright.
Todd Schuldt, Office Depot Manager, Algonquin, donated school supplies on August 25th. They will be needed when school opens. Regent Joyce Wright accepted the necessary supplies.
The Signal Hill Chapter of NSDAR, Barrington supported an Eagle Project to benefit TLS Veterans of McHenry,Illinois by collecting and donating urgently needed items such as toilet paper, pasta, canned goods, tuna, dish soap, toothpaste, rice, granola bars, condiments, cereal, corned beef hash, fruit cups, Manwich or sloppy joes, salad dressing deodorant and Kleenex. Thanks to Deb Edlund, Penny Liptak, Jenny Fisher, Kathy Boyle, Linda Wichman, Joyce Wright and friend of chapter, Kathy Ahillen who collected for this wonderful cause.
Local Scouter, Lazlow Ziebel will turn the donations into care packages to help local struggling veterans in thecommunity. It will help him to earn scouting’s highest honor. Items were dropped off at the American Legion Post 491, 1331 Riverside Dr., McHenry, IL between August 3rd -9th from 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m
Regent Joyce Wright presented Rebecca from SOS Children’s Villages Illinois – Casa Tepeyac with 13 pieces of luggage for Foster children. Rebecca as very appreciative and delighted that some of the children would now have a piece of luggage of their own. The luggage was donated by members of the Signal Hill Chapter, NSDAR of Barrington.
Deb Helm-Lezon is a retired firefighter for the Buffalo Grove Fire Dept., Buffalo Grove.
She remains as a Paramedic!
Margo says, “I have been so happy to use my sewing skills to do something useful in the stay-at-home time. I love working with fabric, blessing family, friends, & anybody”.
She has delivered and paid postage herself for 192. Margo estimate it take about 30 minute per mask to sew and mail a mask.
Signal Hill Chapter, NSDAR of Barrington delivers Service to America Gift Baskets! A special "Thank You" honoring 24 Barrington Police Officers and 18 Barrington Firemen. Showing our appreciation, we created baskets with cookies and snacks for everyone. We gave each individual our Thank You cards honoring their service to our community. We even received a tour of the Police Department! DAR Regent Joyce Wright, Historian Lynn Watters, and Corresponding Secretary Kathy Casey delivered the gift baskets on February 24, 2020.
Holocaust survivor, Steen Metz gave a moving presentation at Barrington Area Library. His wish is that we tell 4 other people about the Holocaust, to remember, and be kind to each other.
Regent Joyce Wright and Corresponding Secretary Kathy Casey and other Daughters represented our Signal Hill DAR Chapter. The Northwest Territory Alliance held a Revolutionary War encampment and battle demonstration at Cantigny War Museum, in Winfield, IL.
Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR supplements a snack canteen in a low income neighborhood Elementary School. Members contribute healthy snacks throughout the school year.
We continue to support Sunny Hill School, Carpentersville. Please donate healthy snacks, no Peanut products. All donations are appreciated by the children.
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.
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.
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