General Macomb Chapter NSDAR

Macomb, Illinois

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General Macomb Chapter NSDAR honoring our DAR Good Citizens


General Macomb Chapter NSDAR every year attempts to participate locally in the three areas of our National Society.

Historic Preservation

  • Work in our community to promote NSDAR
  • Place markers at the gravesites of American Revolutionary War Patriots, their wives, and daughters.


  • Donate to Tamassee DAR School, especially the Illinois Cottage for girls
  • Sponsor youth programs such as DAR Good Citizens, American History Essay Contest, Christopher Columbus Essay Contest and Eighth Grade History Awards
  • Honor a college-bound student with the Nola McEntire Scholarship
  • Participate in General Macomb's birthday party for elementary children
  • Encourage school children, churches and individuals to participate in Constitution Week along with the Mayor's Proclamation.


  • Goodie bags for veterans in nursing facilities
  • Send care packages to our overseas military
  • Mail cards and letters to soldiers in hospitals or overseas conflicts
  • Honor Vietnam veterans
  • Honor female ROTC cadets
  • Support two Honor Flights — Peoria and Quincy
  • Participate in Naturalization Ceremonies
  • Honor outstanding community members
  • Encourage our community to fly their flags on Flag Day
  • Participate with local VFW, American Legion, and auxiliaries to place wreaths on Memorial Day
  • Work with the Mayor's Office to honor veterans on Veterans Day
  • Attend activities at Quincy Veterans Home


Nola McEntire joined General Macomb Chapter NSDAR October 15, 1994, and was an active member until her passing June 18, 2014. Nola was a graduate of Western Illinois University where she received her bachelor and master's degrees as well as worked in food service for 17 years. Nola was a fan of education and after her death LaVern "Mac", her husband, decided to give a scholarship in her name through General Macomb Chapter NSDAR. Each year a scholarship is awarded to a local deserving student in honor of Nola — Mrs. Mac.

Download Scholarship Form