Chapter Activities and Projects

CONSTITUTION WEEK:  On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia's Independence Hall. The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started many years ago by the Daughters of the American Revolution. In 1955, the Daughters petitioned Congress to set aside September 17-23 annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week. The resolution was later adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed into Public Law #915 on August 2, 1956, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The aims of the celebration are to (1) emphasize citizens' responsibilities for protecting and defending the Constitution, preserving it for posterity;  (2) inform the people that the Constitution is the basis for America's great heritage and the foundation for our way of life; and (3) encourage the study of the historical events which led to the framing of the Constitution in September 1787.  Kaweah Chapter has sponsored an annual Constitution Week Celebration and Luncheon during the week of September 17-23 since 1956. If you are interested in attending, please contact the regent

MEMORIAL DAY: Chapter members participate in Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremonies at the Hanford and Visalia Cemeteries.

DAR SERVICE FOR VETERANS:  The chapter supports the Veterans Administration Central California Healthcare System in Fresno, California (VACCHCS), with monetary gifts and personal care items. 

DAR SCHOOLS: The chapter supports the DAR Schools with donations of thrift items, Campbell's product labels, and Boxtops for Education.