Crossnore Sign

 

Wake Forest Church

    Photo by Michalene Yoon

 

Old Barn

    Photo by Michalene Yoon

Activities

The General James Moore Chapter participates in activities that further the mission of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution which includes promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children. We annually participate in programs of the National Society and the North Carolina Society highlighted by the following:

Education

  • Our chapter is a strong supporter of DAR sponsored schools through the donation of money, clothing, special needs, and the collection of box tops and UPC labels.
  • One of our members has taken a prominent role in Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) through her service as Senior State President, and the chapter donates annually to the C.A.R. state conference.
  • Outstanding JROTC members are recognized at local high schools.
  • Seniors chosen as DAR Good Citizens are honored at local high schools.
  • American History Essay Contest is held for area students in grades 5-8.
  • During Constitution Week (September 17-23) a program is presented to the Boys and Girls Club, and displays are constructed in several area locations around Wake Forest.
  • On September 17, Bells Across America is celebrated at the Boys and Girls Club and bells are rung throughout Wake Forest.
  • Members along with local student volunteers regularly pick up trash along an Adopt-a-Highway stretch of road in Wake Forest that our chapter sponsors.

Promoting Patriotism

  • We are a proud Commemorative Partner of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.
  • The chapter donates to Wreaths Across America.
  • Members participate in Memorial Day and Veterans Day at the Veterans Memorial in Wake Forest.
  • We contribute annually to the Durham Veterans Hospital.

Historic Preservation

  • Members donate to the National Society for preservation of the NSDAR buildings.
  • We participate in local historic programs, tours, and events.
  • Chapter programs are focused on local historic preservation projects such as the Joel Lane House.
  • Members serve as docents at the Wake Forest Historical Museum.

 

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