Chapter Welcomes New Member

The John Clarke Chapter recently welcomed new member Susan Douglas. Susan’s patriot is Theophilus Taylor who served as a soldier for the state of North Carolina. Pictured (L to R): Susan Douglas with Chapter Regent Pauline Myers is presented her DAR membership certificate. Welcome, Susan!

John Clarke Chapter Meeting to be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020

The next John Clarke Chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 11:00am in Social Circle. Any woman 18 years or older-regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background-who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. When you join the DAR, you enter a network of more than 185,000 women who form lifelong bonds, honor their revolutionary ancestors and promote historic preservation, education and patriotism in their communities. For more information about the John Clarke Chapter and the meeting location, please contact us using the Contact Us page from the menu above.
We would love to hear from you and welcome you to visit our chapter meetings.

John Clarke Members Enjoy Jersey Day

Daughters of John Clarke DAR hosted a booth at the Jersey Festival in Jersey, Georgia this fall. Visitors were provided opportunities to learn about DAR, genealogy, and the American Revolution in Georgia.


Pictured above are chapter members Pauline Myers and Dorothy Samples. Below, Pauline presents the winner of the chapter gift basket.

Chapter Members Honor Veterans for Veterans Day, November 11, 2019

A tradition which began several years ago in honor of Veterans Day, continued this year with chapter members hosting a dinner for members of American Legion Post 322 in Social Circle (top photo). Pictured (seated L to R) DAR chapter member Amy Zapatka, Bob Phillips, Diane Harrington, DAR chapter member Mary Lynne Reinagel, Susan Douglas, former state Senator John Douglas, Mark Phillips, Wayne Harrington, DAR chapter member Pauline Myers, and Winfred Powell. Standing (L to R): Julius Darby, Steve Trantham, Larry Callaway, Charlie Queen, Alan Hallum, Dale Northcutt, DAR chapter member Teresa Thompson, David Lopshire, Adrian Ogletree, Lou Parratt, Steve Merka, and DAR chapter member Dorothy Samples.

John Clarke Chapter members have been active in the community this November honoring local veterans. Below is member Ann Hall at her work place-Piedmont Walton Hospital. Ann created a display honoring the many veterans who work at the hospital, as well as the loved ones of employees who have served. The display included a white table with an empty chair representing the men and women currently away from home serving their country. Additionally, the exhibit included emblems from the different branches of service with names of Piedmont Walton veterans written in orange. Employees who are veterans received tokens of appreciation.

John Clarke Chapter Meeting to be held on December 12, 2019

The December meeting for the John Clarke Chapter, NSDAR will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:00am in Social Circle. Any woman 18 years or older-regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background-who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. When you join the DAR, you enter a network of more than 185,000 women who form lifelong bonds, honor their revolutionary ancestors and promote historic preservation, education and patriotism in their communities. For more information about the John Clarke Chapter and the meeting location, please contact us using the Contact Us page from the menu above. We would love to hear from you and welcome you to visit our chapter meetings.

John Clarke Chapter Meeting on November 14, 2019

The next John Clarke Chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11:00am in Social Circle. Any woman 18 years or older-regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background-who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. When you join the DAR, you enter a network of more than 185,000 women who form lifelong bonds, honor their revolutionary ancestors and promote historic preservation, education and patriotism in their communities. For more information about the John Clarke Chapter and the meeting location, please contact us using the Contact Us page from the menu above.
We would love to hear from you and welcome you to visit our chapter meetings.

John Clarke Chapter Meeting on October 17, 2019

The John Clarke Chapter, NSDAR will meet on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 11:00am in Social Circle. Any woman 18 years or older-regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background-who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. When you join the DAR, you enter a network of more than 185,000 women who form lifelong bonds, honor their revolutionary ancestors and promote historic preservation, education and patriotism in their communities. For more information about the John Clarke Chapter and the meeting location, please contact us using the Contact Us page from the menu above. We would love to hear from you.

Members Attend DAR Fall Forum in Macon

The Georgia Division, NSDAR recently hosted a Fall Forum for members state-wide to attend. The forum provided members workshop opportunities on topics such as how to commemorate Constitution Week, service project ideas to address women’s issues, historic preservation, DAR scholarships, good citizenship and service to Veterans. Members enjoyed networking with other daughters over lunch, participating in basket raffles for designated state projects, and listening to featured guest speaker former Georgia State School Superintendent, Cathy Cox. Pictured are: (seated L-R) Teresa Thompson, John Clarke Chapter; and Kate Williams from the Oliver Morton Chapter in Gray, Georgia. Standing (L-R): Pauline Myers, John Clarke Chapter Regent; Susan Douglas, a guest of the John Clarke Chapter; and Gail Wolfe from the Thronateeska Chapter in Albany, Georgia.

Pictures of the Fall Forum held in Macon, Georgia.

Georgia State Regent Melodye Brown (L) with former Georgia State School Superintendent Cathy Cox.

John Clarke Chapter Meeting on September 12, 2019

The John Clarke Chapter will host the first meeting of the new year on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 11:00am in Social Circle. Any woman 18 years or older-regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background-who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. When you join the DAR, you enter a network of more than 185,000 women who form lifelong bonds, honor their revolutionary ancestors and promote historic preservation, education and patriotism in their communities. For more information about the John Clarke Chapter and the meeting location, please contact us using the Contact Us page from the menu above. We would love to hear from you.