Piety Hill Chapter NSDAR

Chapter Awards

Awarded by the
National Society of the
Daughters of the American Revolution

Piety Hill Chapter, NSDAR, received 13 awards at the 125th Continental Congress, June 15 - June 18, 2016, in Washington, D.C., as follows:

  • Chapter Achievement Award Level One
  • Celebrate America! Committee Recognizes Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, for 100% Chapter Participation Honoring Our Heritage through Meaningful Community Service.
  • DAR Good Citizens Committee presented to Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, for sponsoring 10 or more schools.
  • DAR Magazine Committee presented to Barbara Suhay, Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, East Central Division (Tie) for “The chapter in each geographical division with the highest total advertising revenue including chapter and commercial ads – 2015 Newsletter Advertising Chapter Winners”.
  • Volunteer Information Specialists Committee presented to Dawn Laatz, Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, for Outstanding Service Judge VIS Website of the Month.
  • Volunteer Information Specialists Committee presented to Brenda Hile, Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, for Outstanding Service VIS State Chair.
  • DAR Museum Outreach Committee Correspondent Docents presented to Diane Schrift, Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, for Outstanding Volunteerism during Continental Congress CC Volunteer.
  • Commemorative Events Committee presented to Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, East Central Division, First Place, Outstanding Program for 125th Anniversary of DAR, program on Caroline Harrison-First Lady of the US and First President General of NSDAR.
  • Commemorative Events Committee presented to Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, East Central Division, DAR Marker Ceremonies, First Place, Marking the Wing Lake 1859 School House.
  • Commemorative Events Committee presented to Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, East Central Division, Second Place, Honored Veterans in a solemn wreath ceremony in their community on Veterans Day.
  • Associate Member, Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, East Central Division, 125th Anniversary of DAR, Commemorative Book of Poems, Kathleen Ripley Leo, First Place, Celebrate America! Book of poetry.
  • Associate Member, Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, East Central Division, 125th Anniversary of DAR, Commemorative, Nancy Marshall, Outstanding Leadership.
  • Associate Member, Piety Hill Chapter, Michigan, East Central Division, Nancy Marshall, Outstanding State Member, Special Award from the USA Commemoration for the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Awarded by the
Michigan State DAR

Piety Hill Chapter, NSDAR, received the following awards for individual and chapter achievement at the State Awards Day program, April 10, 2018:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

  • Veteran: Ruby Weidner
  • Christopher Columbus Essay Contest Winner: Kathryn West, Ann Smith Chair
  • Outstanding Good Citizen: 1st Place, Andrea Ma Niu, Eileen Pourcho, Chair
  • American History Essay Contest: 2nd Place John Lee, Ann Smith Chair
  • Conservation Certificate of Appreciation: Kathy Browne
  • Completion of GEP III: Holly Heiss
  • Outstanding Individual Contributions to Membership: Kathleen Stricher
  • Continuous Support of DAR Museum Outreach: Diane Schrift
  • Community Service Award for honoring Mia Materka, Sue Nine and Carol Shaya: Virginia Bennett, Chair
  • Community Service Award for honoring Carol Louise Rilema
  • State Award for Crafts: Dawn Laatz

PIETY HILL CHAPTER AWARDS

  • Commemorating Veterans, 1st Place
  • 4th July, Most Participated, 2nd Place
  • 4th July, Most Participated, 3rd Place
  • Highest Gross New Member Count
  • Highest number of Chapter Achievement Award Points, 2017
  • Outstanding Yearbook – Over 101 Members
  • Most Constitution Wee Print Coverage
  • Most Constitution Week Events
  • Most School Participation in American History Essay Contests
  • Most Publicity on Community Cable TV for American History
  • Most Patriotic Materials Distributed
  • Best Yearbook, Chapters with over 101 Members
  • Three or More Chapter Programs in Historic Preseration, 2017
  • Buzzworthy Conservation Activities

CHAPTER RECOGNITION and APPRECIATON

  • American Heritage Programs and entries in American Heritage Contests
  • Participation – 2017 Press Book
  • Give a Book Donation
  • Adopt-a - Object Donation
  • DAR Library Donations
  • Donations to Local Library, 2017
  • Donation to Friends of Seimes, 2017
  • Donation to the Friends of the Library, 2017
  • Program on DAR Library, 2017
  • Donation o Friends of the DAR Museum
  • Promoting the Lineage Research
  • Certificate of Appreciation & Participation, Tour Participant
  • Historical Preservation Recognition Award, 2017
  • Distinguished Service for Veterans Award
  • Wands for Wildlife Participation
  • Registering Pollinator Gardens
  • Flag Distribution at the Dream Cruise, at Programs for Youth and at cemeteries
  • Outstanding Constitution Week Participation
  • Sponsoring a Chapter Training Workshop
  • Outstanding Americanism Outreach
  • Community Classroom Participation
  • Donating items generating bids totaling over $100
  • Outstanding Contributions in support of objectives of the DAR National Defense Committee, 2017
  • Award for Literacy Promotion
  • Recognition of 2017 School Contributions and Dedicating a Chapter meeting to DAR Schools

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