The Sophia Fleming Chapter  • Orange Park, Florida

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2016-2017 Chapter Calendar

Chapter programs are diverse and presented to educate, enlighten, and sometimes entertain the members. Youth and adult education, women’s issues, national defense, patriotic education, and American history are a few categories that programs may highlight. Guest speakers range from local residents, with specialized topics, to state and national DAR officers and chairmen.

NSDAR National Theme 2016-2019
"Moving Forward in Service to America"

Florida State Theme 2015-2017
“Sailing into the Future”

Unless otherwise noted in the chapter calendar, meetings are held the second Thursday of each month, October through May. Our meetings are held in the Orange Park area. Refreshments (for social time) are available at 6:00 P.M. and meetings begin promptly at 6:30 P.M.

 Please note: Our DAR calendar starts in September.


Thursday, September 8, 2016
Event: See You In September Social
Time: 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Event: Constitution Week Luncheon
Time: 10:30 a.m.



Thursday, October 13, 2016 (Chapter Meeting)
Program: K9s for Warriors
Speaker: Shari Duval

Friday, October 14, 2016
Event: DAR Day of Service - Cookie Delivery

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Event: Field Trip to Fort Caroline National Monument



Thursday, November 10, 2016 (Chapter Meeting)
Program: Vietnam War
Speaker: Anthony D'Aleo, President VVA 1046

Friday, November 11, 2016
Event: Veterans Day Observance Ceremony at Magnolia Cemetery
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, November 12, 2016
Event: Project Patriot - Christmas Card Signing
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Event: Naturalization Ceremony (space is limited)
Time: 9:00 a.m.



Thursday, December 1, 2016
Event: Christmas Social
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Event: Genealogy Workshop
Time: 5:00 p.m.



Thursday, January 12, 2017 (Chapter Meeting)
Program: PACE Center for Girls
Speaker: Tracy Kindelsperger, Special Projects Coordinator

Saturday, January 28, 2017
Event: Cameo Club Luncheon



Thursday, February 9, 2017 (Chapter Meeting)
Program: The Bald Eagle, Symbol of our Nation
Speaker:  Dr. Ann Harwood Nuss

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Event: George Washington Luncheon
Time: 10:30 a.m.



Thursday, March 9, 2017 (Chapter Meeting)
Program: Habitat for Humanity
Speaker: Mary Jury

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Event: New Member Workshop
Time: 6:00 p.m.



Saturday, April 8, 2017
Event: Genealogy Workshop
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 (Chapter Meeting)
Program: Sophia Fleming Awards

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Event: Carrie Clarke Day
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



Thursday, May 11, 2017 (Chapter Meeting)
Program: Mary Helen Hoff: Creator of the POW/MIA Flag
Speaker:  Vishi Garig



Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Event: Flag Day Luncheon
Time: 11:00 a.m.



No events planned for July.



 No events planned for August.