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 52 awards for individual and chapter achievement at the State Awards Day program, April 5, 2016, as follows:

  • Outstanding Contributions in Photography & Media Coverage - Janet and Doug Ashley
  • Public Relations & Media Committee - Outstanding Newspaper Articles
  • Commemorative Events - 1st Place - Outstanding Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony
  • 1st Place - Outstanding Commemorative Marker Dedication - Wing Lake School
  • 1st Place - Outstanding 125th Anniversary of NSDAR - Caroline Harrison
  • 1st Place - Best Home Town Parade Commemoration
  • Historic Preservation Community Activities
  • Historic Preservation Donations
  • Outstanding Historic Preservation Chapter Programs
  • Three or More Programs in Historic Preservation
  • 2nd Place - Most Interesting Annual Report (151 members +)
  • 2nd Place - Chaplain - Best Chapter Master Report (100 + members)
  • Best Yearbook - (101 members +)
  • Community Service Awards Committee- Honoring John Marshall
  • Community Service Awards Committee- Honoring Catherine Lepine
  • Patron of the Arts Certificate for “Wide Variety of American Heritage Programs”
  • Flag of the U. S. Committee - Number of Flags Distributed
  • Number of Flag Events
  • Best Flag Activity - 10,000 Flags in Dream Cruise
  • Flag Programs/Activities involving Youth
  • Americanism Committee - Outstanding Outreach Involving Patriotic Materials
  • Americanism Committee - Most Patriotic Materials Distributed
  • Outstanding Chapter Honoring 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War
  • Commemorative Partner - Vietnam War Commemoration
  • Member Participation in 4th of July Celebrations
  • Outstanding Service for Veterans
  • DAR Schools Committee - 2015 School Contributions & Chapter Meeting for Schools
  • DAR Good Citizens Committee - Presenting DAR Good Citizen Award Program
  • State Historian - Dedicating a Plaque Commemorating Wing Lake School
  • Lineage Research Committee - Special Assistance Researching Lineages for Prospective Members- Jeanette Keatts
  • Promoting the Lineage Research Lookup Board
  • Promoting Lineage Research Training Within the Community
  • State Press Book - Outstanding Community Project Article
  • State Press Book - Participation in 2015 Press Book - Janet Ashley
  • Program Presented on DAR Library
  • Conservation Committee - Outstanding Conservation Project (over 151 members) - Dream Cruise Garden
  • Supporting Conservation
  • Literacy Committee - Literacy Promotion
  • Volunteer Genealogists Committee - Hosting a Genealogy Workshop
  • Volunteer Genealogists Committee - Completing GEP 1 - Holly Heiss
  • American History Committee - Outstanding Promotion of Local American History
  • American History Committee - Outstanding American History Program
  • Outstanding Publicity of American History on Public Radio - Dream Cruise
  • Outstanding Publicity of American History on Community Cable TV - Good Citizens, Veteran’s Day, Wing Lake Dedication
  • Outstanding Promotion of American History
  • Best Women in American History Program - March 2015
  • National Defense Committee - National Defense Report at 100% of chapter meetings
  • DAR Bronze Medal to Outstanding JROTC Cadet - River Rouge High School
  • DAR Outstanding Cadet Medal for Oakland Composite Squadron
  • DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal WWII Pilot William K. Sankey, U.S. Navy
  • Hosting C.A.R. State President, Emma Huber
  • Chapter Achievement Awards, Level 1 chapter - 1,102 points

American History Essay Contest State Awards on April 5, 2016:

  • John Lee, 1st Place, 5th Grade, Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Boys - Sponsored by Piety Hill
  • Kathryn West, 1st Place, 8th Grade, St. Hugo of the Hills - Sponsored by Piety Hill

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