America 250

Organize, advocate, promote and coordinate celebration planning for the nation’s 250th anniversary.

American Heritage

Encourage members to preserve our American heritage by creating works in the fields of art and sculpture, crafts, drama and literature, fiber arts, and music.

American History

Promote American history throughout the year by honoring significant historical people, places, dates, and events. Conduct the History Essay Contest.


Oversees the approval process for the DAR Medal of Honor and the DAR Americanism Medal and encourages DAR members to become involved in their local naturalization process and assist new immigrants with citizenship.


Review current bylaws and revise as necessary.

Children of the American Revolution 

Promote the work and principles of CAR and its work and activities. Reports CAR activities to the Chapter.

Commemorative Events             

Celebrate the events cited by the National Society, to identify and plan local and regional commemorative events, and to join in celebrations that support the goals of the Society.

Community Classroom

Provide additional support to teachers and children in classrooms and schools in their own communities throughout the nation.


Focus on protecting and conserving our natural resources

Constitution Week

Encourage study of and educate the public about the Constitution

DAR Good Citizens

Work with schools to select high school seniors to be awarded the   DAR Good Citizens. This award recognizes qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools, and communities. Encourage winners to enter DAR Good Citizens Scholarship Contest. 

DAR Magazine

Support magazine awareness, handout magazines and subscription forms to help educate members. 

DAR Museum Outreach

Collecting, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting the material culture and social history of pre-industrial America.

DAR Project Patriot  

Work with State Chair to coordinate DAR approved projects and bring information to the chapter so we can support active military women and men.

DAR Service for Veterans 

Support all veterans, including those in hospitals, nursing homes, and the homeless.

Flag of the United States

Promote a deep patriotic sense of respect for our flag.

Historic Preservation

Develop ways to honor the nation’s heritage, focus on the future, and celebrate America..


Provide guidelines to the members regarding all facets of DAR insignia protocol.

Junior American Citizens

Promote good citizenship and appreciation of American heritage and history for every child in the United States, ages preschool to grade 12. 

Lineage Research

Provide assistance with lineage research needs of prospective members


Help new members get engaged in the Chapter. Assist in recruitment and retention of members.

Service to America

Capture the magnitude of service hours that Daughters regularly provide in our communities. 


Compile articles, photos and news into a document to be emailed and printed for distribution to members.


Select and schedule programs and speakers for the Chapter Membership Meetings

Sunshine Committee

Send birthday cards to every member of the Chapter each month.

Volunteer Information Specialist

Update and maintain the Chapter Website.

Women’s Issues

Work to heighten awareness of the complexity of issues facing today’s women.

Wreaths Across American

Inform members about the purchase and laying of wreaths at local cemeteries and the National Cemetery of Sarasota.


Create a yearly membership directory and information booklet for the Chapter and State Officers.