Beaucoup Creek DAR Chapter

Pinckneyville, Illinois

Our Gallery 2012-2015

Chapter members participated in NUBability Camp.

DAR Days 2015
Chapter members attended DAR Days at Mt. Vernon in September 2015.

constitution week


Gail Phillips-Ridgeway, Leanna Leek, Marian Whitson, Joyce Schimpf, June Hester, Marcia Frederick, Mayor Alongi, Shirley Smith, Regent, Mary Jo Novak, Pam Urban. Members of the Beaucoup Creek Chapter, NSDAR. The Mayor signed the Proclamation for Constitution Week. September 14, 2015.

donations to school
Chapter regent and chapter Project Patriot chairman of the Beaucoup Creek Chapter, NSDAR, delivered school and classroom supplies to the 204 School on Monday, Sept 14, 2015.


Chapter regent and chapter Project Patriot chairman of the Beaucoup Creek Chapter, NSDAR, delivered school and classroom supplies to the Tamaroa School as our Service Project for the 125 Celebration of the DAR Anniversary on Monday Sept.14, 2015.

Scout Troop
Boy Scout Troop 128 present the colors


Summer Reading Program at DuQuoin Library

Irish Immigrant

Doris Rottschalk portrays an Irish immigrant in Sept. 2014.
Chapter Officers
The program for the March 2014 meeting was "The History of
 Hats." Shown here are chapter officers in their hats.
Member Hats

Member hatsChapter members got in on the fun as the chapter learned about "The History of Hats."

Silkwood Inn

Chapter members visited the historic Silkwood Inn in
 Mulkeytown, Ill. The inn is believed to be the only remaining original structure along the Old Shawneetown-Kaskaskia Trail.

veterans day 2013
veterans day 2013

Chapter members at the 2013 Veterans Day parade.
State Regent with National Defense chairman
State Regent Pamela Bork chats with chapter National Defense Chairman Joyce Elledge
Honorary Regents
Beaucoup Creek Honorary Regents
Beaucoup Creek secretary admires centerpiece created by a member.
Beaucoup Creek Chapter Regent, Chaplain, and Treasurer review notes.
DAR Days
Beaucoup Creek Daughters attended DAR Days in Mt. Vernon in September 2013.
Memorial Service-sC
Chapter members attended the Memorial Service at Illinois State Conference in Bloomington in April 2013.

Judith Cook
Chapter American History Co-Chairman Judith Cook presented a program on America's Top Secret Rosies of World War II.
Honor Flight
Chapter Chaplain Shirley Smith and her husband Jay were on hand to welcome Honor Flight participants returning home. Naturalization Ceremony
L-R Judy Cook, Marian Rathke-Whitson, Sue Wallace (District VII Director), Joy Whitson Upton, Honorary State Regent Rosemary Orr, and Shirley Smith at a Naturalization Ceremony in Carbondale. There were 69 became newcitizens. American Indian display
Chapter's Native American display at the Du Quoin Public Library

Ruby Porter

Chapter member Ruby Porter presented a program on colonial midwives to the Shawnee Chapter of the Illinois State Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century. Gifts for Veterans

Gifts being delivered to the Illinois Veterans Home at Anna, IL, by member Judith Atteberry and chair Doris Rottschild.

Holiday of Lights

The Beaucoup Creek Christmas Tree at the Holiday of Lights, Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. The tree won second place! L-R Judith Atteberry, June Hester, Carol Smith, Doris Rottschild, and Marcia Fredrick who chaired the tree project.

Constitution Week 2012

L-R Sally Cook and Chair Doris Rottschalk with the Constitution Week Display at the Du Quoin Public Library.

Veterans Day Parade

Conservation Chair Mary Jo Novak encouraged members to have rain barrels to use for watering plants.

Veterans Day Parade

Chapter members participated in the DuQuoin Veterans Day parade

District meeting

Chapter members enjoy attending district and state meetings. L-R Mary Jo Novak, Chapter Regent Joy Upton, Jacqueline Siefert, Leanna Leek, First Vice Regent Martha Emling, Catherine Crain, Ruby Porter, Second Vice Regent Judith Cook, Carol Smith, Doris Rottschalk, Registrar Mary Haines.


Beaucoup Chapter member Doris Rottschalk reading to children at the Du Quoin Public Library.