Native American Silhouette

Black Partridge Chapter

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution  |  Eureka, Illinois

Gallery

2018 Continental Congress.

2018 Continental Congress.

Naturalization Ceremony 2018.

Naturalization Ceremony 2018.

Memorial Day Parade 2018.

Memorial Day Parade 2018.

Memorial Day Parade 2018.

Memorial Day Parade 2018.

Scholarship winner sponsored by Black Partridge.

Scholarship winner sponsored by Black Partridge.

Members attend State Cpnference.

Members attend State Cpnference.

New members welcomed in 2018.

2New members welcomed in 2018.

New officers for 2018-2019.

New officers for 2018-2019.

JAC 4th grade National winner for Constitution Week poster contest.

JAC 4th grade National winner for Constitution Week poster contest.

Third graders presented the 200th Illinois birthday program.

Third graders presented the 200th Illinois birthday program.

DAR Good Citizen winners 2018

2018 DAR Good Citizens.

DAR Good Citizen winners 2018

2018 DAR Good Citizens with speaker.

2018 Community Service winner from Minonk.

2018 Community Service winner from Minonk.

Speaker from the Danville Veteran's Home.

Speaker from the Danville Veteran's Home.

District Director visits.

District Director visits in 2017.

Nancy Bullard with Eddie Price

Nancy Bullard at State Conference 2017 with the author, Eddie Price.

DAR Good Citizen winners 2017.

DAR Good Citizen winners for 2017.

JAC winners 2017.

Our 2017 JAC winners with their mothers and grandmothers.

JAC winners 2017.

Black Partridge officers for 2017-2018 from L-R. Karen Ghighi, Secretary, Charlene Kimpler, Librarian, Debra Lammers, Registrar, Valerie Horton, Historian, Nancy Bullard, Vice Regent and Chaplain, Kenda Bond, Regent, and absent Alice Fritch, Treasurer.

Honoring Vietnam Veterans

We held an event Nov. 7, 2016, to honor wives, sisters, and mothers of our Vietnam veterans.

Chapter Members Planting a Tree

Daughters and their husbands plant pin oak trees at Minonk's Veterans Park in memory and in honor of all Minonk veterans.

Chapter Members

Chapter members enjoy the camaraderie and service of being in the DAR.

Particiapating in Stand Down

Each year chapter members participate in Stand Down to donate clothing and other items for veterans.

Mary Kerr receiving Certificate of Achievement

Mary Kerr (on left), American History Chairman of Black Partridge Chapter NSDAR, co-author of the historical non-fiction book Mary Lincoln's Journey, receives a Certificate of Achievement from the chapter, presented by chapter American Heritage Chairman, Nancy Bullard (right).

Memorial Day Parade

Chapter members participate in Washington's Memorial Day Parade.

Wreath Laying Cereminy

The mayor of Washington, Illinois, honored our DAR chapter by asking us to lay the wreaths during the town's official annual Memorial Day services. (The honor had been accorded to Gold Star Mothers in previous years.) Daughters Karen Ghighi and Linda Lee, our representatives, were provided formal escorts from both the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.

Chapter Meeting

Members enjoying a chapter meeting that is usually held the second Monday of each month.

Lincoln Marker Rededication

The Illinois State Organization NSDAR and the Black Partridge Chapter NSDAR dedicated the restoration of the Lincoln Circuit Markers at the boundary of Tazewood & Woodford county line.

Regent Kenda Bond

Regent Kenda Bond, 2016-2018

Past Regent Carolyn Pasquini

Past Regent, Carolyn Pasquini 2014-2016

State Regent Sharon Frizzell Visit

State Regent Sharon Frizzell visited our chapter on November 14, 2016.

Captain Jeffrey Kretlow

Captain Jeffrey Kretlow was the speaker for one of our Vietnam War events.

Veteran Soup Luncheon

Soup luncheon following our Vietnam War event.

New Members

New members of the chapter: Mary Kay, Jari Lynn, and Paulette (absent from the picture, Nicole and Melissa).

State Conference Award

Nancy accepts an award for the chapter, given by National Society’s Past President General during the Illinois State DAR Conference in 2016.

JAC Community Service Project

For their 2016 Community Service Project, our chapter’s Junior American Citizen (JAC), placed third at the national level. They are pictured with their grandmother, great aunt, and JAC Illinois State Chairman.

Constitution Week Display

Constitution Week display at the Morton Library.

Photography courtesy of Kenda Bond, Carolyn Pasquini, Jim Bullard, and Cindy Krstich