ACTIVITIES
of the
JOHN C. FREMONT CHAPTER, NSDAR
2011-2012

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SEPTEMBER
US Constitution

JOINT LUNCHEON
Northern Chapters' Joint Meeting

OCTOBER
John C. Fremont Adventures

NOVEMBER
Membership

DECEMBER
Museum

JANUARY
Children of the American Revolution

FEBRUARY
American History

MARCH
Americanism

NEVADA STATE CONFERENCE
Sparks, NV

APRIL
Yoga

MAY
Arbor Day

June
Continental Congress



    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SEPTEMBER MEETING
    September 17, 2011
    Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center - 10:30 AM
    Program: U.S. Constitution
    Speaker: Michael Olson, Chairman, Douglas County Commissioners
    Hostesses: Peggy Dehl, Annie Dehl & Kimberly Everett


    Judy Conrad & Greta DeHart accepted a Constitution Week Proclamation from Douglas County.

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    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE OCTOBER JOINT MEETING
    October 1, 2011
    9 AM - 3 PM

    Joint Luncheon: John C. Fremont, Nevada Sagebrush,
    Washoe Zephyr, Fort Halleck, & Battle Born Chapters
    John Ascuaga's Nugget, Sparks, NV

    Honoring Mrs. Karen Lampus
    Regent, Nevada State Society, NSDAR

    See the Nevada DAR web site for additional information
    Registration Required


    Regent Diana Scott and Historian Greta DeHart enjoyed the luncheon!

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    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE OCTOBER MEETING
    October 15, 2011
    Home of Doris Bennett - 10:30 AM
    Program: John C Fremont Adventures, presented by Doris Bennett
    Hostesses: Doris Bennett, Ann Gray & Elinor Lindberg

    Diane Olvera (left) joined the Nevada State DAR entry in the Nevada Day Parade.

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    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOVEMBER MEETING
    November 19, 2011
    Governor's Mansion, Nevada Room - 10:30 AM
    Program: New Member Ceremony; DAR Years of Service certificates
    Display of Nevada State Doll by Diane Olvera; National Junior Doll Program
    Hostesses: Diane Olvera, Judy Conrad & Linda Hamilton


    New Members were welcomed into the John C. Fremont Chapter.

    Greta DeHart, Diane Olvera & Marjorie Kingston accept a proclamation
    from Michael Olson, Chairman, Douglas County Commissioners,
    declaring November American Indian Heritage Month in Nevada.
    Pictured, also, is the Nevada State Junior Doll, Sarah Winnemucca.
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    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DECEMBER MEETING
    December 17, 2011
    Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center
    Program: The Museum, presented by Judy Conrad
    Hostesses: Lynda Morrison-Rader & Ann Cox


    Please visit the John C. Fremont Christmas Tree.
    Contributions benefit the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center.

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    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE JANUARY MEETING
    January 21, 2012
    John C. Fremont Chapter Birthday
    Douglas County Library - 10:30 AM
    Program: Children of the American Revolution, presented by Stacy Woodbury, CAR Senior State President
    Hostesses: Barbara Havens, Dorothy Saunders & Donna Duncan


    Pictured left to right: Stacy Woodbury, Senior State President and Senior advisor to Fort Churchill Society, CAR;
    Bernice Schroer, John C. Fremont Chapter Registrar; The State President of Nevada Children of the American Revolution;
    and Anita Parker, Battle Born Chapter Regent and Senior Vice President of Fort Churchill Society, CAR.

    Happy Birthday, John C Fremont Chapter!

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    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MARCH MEETING
    March 17, 2012
    Home of Judy Conrad - 10:30 AM
    Program: Americanism, presented by Sharon Brewer
    Hostesses: Judy Conrad, Danette Lowe & Jacqueline Surratt


    Ann Gray, Marjorie Kingston and Greta DeHart, Historian, enjoy the presentation.

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    87th NEVADA STATE SOCIETY CONFERENCE
    March 23rd, 24th, & 25th, 2012
    John Ascuaga's Nugget, Sparks, Nevada


    Pictured with our State American History Essay Contest winner are
    Karen Lampus, Nevada State Regent, Anita Sheard, Honorary State Regent,
    and Bernice Schroer, Nevada State Junior American Citizens Chairman.

    Pictured L-R: Ben Rupert, Native American Fancy Dancer; Lynn Young, NSDAR Recording General;
    The American Indian Youth Ambassador and Fancy Dancer; Diane Olvera, John C. Fremont Chapter
    member and Nevada State Page; Jean Vaughan, NSDAR Reporter General.

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    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE APRIL MEETING
    April 21, 2012
    Douglas County Library - 10:30 AM
    Program: "Yoga" presented by Marta Olson
    Hostesses: Marjorie Kingston, Barbara Manning & Linda Lovell


    Pictured are Marta Olson and Diana Scott, John C. Fremont Chapter Regent.

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    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MAY MEETING May 19, 2012
    Arbor Day - 10:30 AM
    Nature Concervancy, Whit Hall Interpretive Center, River Fork Ranch
    Program: "Planting of a tree" presented by Duane Petite
    Presentation of the DAR Medal of Honor to Marilee Swirczek
    Hostesses: Doris Bennett, Greta DeHart, & Diana Scott
    Refreshments & dessert will be provided by the hostesses.


    Pictured L to R: Diane Olvera, Barbara Manning, JCF Chapter Vice Regent,
    Judy Conrad, JCF Chapter Secretary, Duane Petite, Lynda Morrison-Rader, JCF Parliamentarian,
    Bernice Schroer, JCF Registrar, Barbara Havens, JCF Treasurer, Diana Scott, JCF Chapter Regent,
    at the River Fork Ranch in Genoa, Nevada.


    Sharron Brewer, John C. Fremont Americanism Chairman and
    Marilee Swirczek, DAR Medal of Honor recipient.
    Marilee was awarded the Medal of Honor for her participation in
    the "Always Lost: A Mediation on War" traveling exhibit.
    For more information, see Always Lost.


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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM CONTINENTAL CONGRESS

    June 27th - July 1st, 2012, 121st Continental Congress, Washington D. C.

    L - R: Barbara Manning, John C. Fremont Chapter Regent; Lynda Morrison-Rader, John C. Fremont Chapter Registrar and Nevada State Vice Regent;
    Laurie Hartig, Silver State Chapter Librarian; Rebecca Eisenman, Nevada State Regent


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