Community Involvement

The members of the Lucretia Shaw Chapter, NSDAR, are proud to support our community in many ways to:

  • Locate, dedicate, and decorate the graves of Revolutionary War veterans in local cemeteries.
  • Reward excellence in American history to students in local schools.
  • Recognize and reward good citizenship and community service.
  • Remember the veterans in the Rocky Hill Veterans Hospital, wounded American soldiers serving abroad, and homeless veterans by contributing personal care/comfort items.
  • Contribute food to local food banks and community meal centers.
  • Distribute the U.S. Flag Code, promoting respect and proper etiquette for our American flag, within our community.
  • Assist prospective DAR members, as well as members of the community, with lineage and genealogical research.
  • Participate in historic events held at Connecticut DAR and Connecticut Society Sons of the American Revolution owned properties.
  • Contribute educational materials to local libraries and cultural centers.
  • Promote conservation within our organization as well as in the community.
  • Participate, with other patriotic and hereditary societies, in the promotion of historic preservation, patriotism, and education.

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