DAR Trains Members

The Jacob Braselton Chapter, Georgia State Society, NSDAR recently hosted a Membership Education Training in Braselton for local DAR chapter members. Melody K. Porter, Georgia State Registrar and Tricia Powers, Georgia State Membership Chair presented the program which included training on how to assist prospective members on the application process, new genealogy guidelines, and the significance of the retention of members. Pictured below is John Clarke Chapter member Teresa Thompson (far right) with other local chapter members who attended.

Chapter Recognizes Local DAR Good Citizens Award Recipient

The John Clarke Chapter recently awarded the DAR Good Citizens Award to Ashley Clegg, a recent graduate of Social Circle High School. The society created this award in 1934 and it is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.

The Good Citizens Award recognizes and rewards selected high school seniors who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools and communities. Ashley was selected by her teachers and peers because she demonstrates these qualities to an outstanding degree. Ashley will be attending the U. S. Military Academy at West Point in the fall of 2019. Pictured with Ashley are John Clarke Chapter members: (front row L to R): Jane Williams, Clegg, and Mary Lynne Reinagel; (back row L to R): Pauline Myers, Dorothy Samples and visitor Susan Douglas.

June 13, 2019 John Clarke Chapter Meeting

The next meeting of the John Clarke Chapter, NSDAR, will be held on Thursday, June 13th at 11:00am in Social Circle. Meetings last about an hour followed by lunch. Visitors are welcome and invited to join us. Our chapter members actively engage in community service, conservation, support of Veterans, education and literacy.

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.

May 16, 2019 John Clarke Chapter Meeting

The next meeting of the John Clarke Chapter, NSDAR, will be held on Thursday, May 16th at 11:00am in Social Circle. Meetings last about an hour followed by lunch. Visitors are welcome and invited to join us. Our chapter members actively engage in community service, conservation, support of Veterans, education and literacy.

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.

April 18, 2019 John Clarke Chapter Meeting

The next meeting of the John Clarke Chapter, NSDAR, will be held on Thursday, April 18th at 11:00am in Social Circle. Meetings last about an hour followed by lunch. Visitors are welcome and invited to join us. Our chapter members actively engage in community service, conservation, support of Veterans, education and literacy.

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, please contact us using the Contact Us page from the menu above. We would love to hear from you.

March 14, 2019 John Clarke Chapter Meeting

The next meeting of the John Clarke Chapter, NSDAR, will be held on Thursday, March 14th at 11:00am in Social Circle. Meetings last about an hour followed by lunch. Visitors are welcome and invited to join us. Our chapter members actively engage in community service, conservation, support of Veterans, education and literacy.

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, please contact us using the Contact Us page from the menu above. We would love to hear from you.

DAR Service to the Community

John Clarke Chapter members recognize that the call to public service for our law enforcement agencies is demanding and often thankless. To show their appreciation and respect, chapter members recently provided refreshments for the department staff as part of NSDAR service to the community. After delivering the refreshments, chapter members posed with officers of the department. Pictured front row (L to R): Social Circle Police Chief Tyrone Oliver, Chapter Members Teresa Thompson and Pauline Myers, Sgt. Samantha Rose, and Lt. Randy Downs. Back row (L to R): David Keener, Social Circle Mayor Pro tempore and Officer Terrell Thomas.

Georgia Day

For 100 consecutive years, the John Clarke Chapter, NSDAR and the James M. Gresham Chapter 1312, United Daughters of the Confederacy have hosted Georgia Day programs in Social Circle. On alternate years, each organization provides a program to commemorate Georgia History. On February 7, 2019, the John Clarke Chapter hosted the event at historic Gunter Hall. Featured guest speaker, Carter Wood presented a dual program on both Georgia history and the spy network of General George Washington. The first program highlighted the Battle of Kettle Creek in Wilkes County, Georgia in 1779 and the other program featured Washington’s Secret Six. Mr. Wood is the President of the Lyman Hall Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution located in Gainesville, Ga. Pictured are chapter members posed with Mr. Wood.

John Clarke Chapter Celebrates Georgia Day

The John Clarke Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and the James M. Gresham Chapter 1312, United Daughters of the Confederacy® will celebrate their 100th Joint Meeting of Georgia Day on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Gunter Hall in Social Circle, at 11:00am. Guest speaker Carter Wood will present a program on George Washington’s Secret Six. Call 770-554-0765 or 404-791-6631 for more information.