Day of Service Photo
Photo Courtesy Crossnore School 
Day of Service Photo
Photo Courtesy Chapter Archives 
Ann Eckert delivers “goodies” to Firefighters on the Day of Service.
New Members Installed Photo
Photo Courtesy Chapter Archives 
New members are installed.
New Members clip coupons Photo
Photo Courtesy Chapter Archives 
Members clip coupons for military families. 


The Joseph Kerner Chapter NSDAR supports our community and participates in many activities in keeping with the National Society’s objectives of historic preservation, education, and patriotism.

Historic Preservation

  • Support the National Society in the preservation of the NSDAR buildings
  • Participate in local historic programs and events
  • Support the preservation of local historical sites and venues


DAR Good Citizens Photo
Photo Courtesy Chapter Archives
Chapter members honor the DAR Good Citizens Award
state winner.
  • Create Constitution Week displays in two area public libraries
  • Sponsor DAR American History Essay Contest for area 5th grade students
  • Sponsor the DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest for high school seniors in four local schools with a recent state winner
  • Provide information to applicants for the DAR College Scholarship Program
  • Sponsor a teacher in the DAR Special Projects Grants program with a recent state winner
  • Support Crossnore School and Children’s Home
  • Support literacy by reading to students in area schools


Pinning Veteran Photo
Photo Courtesy Kernersville News
A Vietnam Veteran receives a pin for his
service and sacrifice.
  • Support of United States veterans by assistance with errands and chores
  • Recognize local veterans and their service to America by becoming a partner of the The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration
  • Collect cancelled stamps for veterans programs
  • Distribute small U.S. flags to children marching in July’s annual Miss Mary’s Children’s parade on the town courtyard
  • Participate in Bells Across America on Sept. 17 to honor the signing of the Constitution
  • Honor public servants by delivering baked goods to area police and fire stations
  • Present DAR medals and certificates to outstanding Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) and Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets in three area high schools
  • Present DAR Youth Citizenship medals and certificates to outstanding students in two area elementary schools
  • Participate in naturalization ceremonies
  • Collect canned goods for local food banks
  • Collect household supplies for the women’s shelter
  • Collect grocery coupons for families stationed overseas to use at Base/Post Exchange
  • Collect new layette items for “Baby Shower for Female Veterans”

Veterans Group Photo

Photo Courtesy of Chapter Archives  

Vietnam Veterans receive pins and thanks for their service and sacrifice
at the Commemorative Pinning Ceremony.

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