Community Involvement

Community Classroom Project

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

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

Community Gift

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

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.

community involvement 2017

Historical Preservation Award 2017

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

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

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

signal hill chapter Conservation

Lake County Forest Preserve

Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation

Earth Day

Mindful Waste Conservation Award

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.  

signal hill chapter speakers

"Washington Crossing the Delaware"

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

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

"Over There: America in World War"

"Creating Community Through Visual Arts"

"DNA and Genealogy"

"How Yoga Helped Me to Navigate Choppy Seas"

"Gardening for the Benefit of Bees and Beneficials"

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