Piety Hill Chapter NSDAR

Chapter Awards

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

Piety Hill Chapter, NSDAR, received 10 awards at the 128th Continental Congress, June 24 - June 30, 2019, in Washington, D.C., as follows:

  • Chapter Achievement Award Level 1 2018
  • Constitution Week Committee - Excellence in Constitution Week Leadership Award – Chapter and Community
  • Commemorative Events Committee - First Place for 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
  • Commemorative Events Committee – Second Place for Outstanding 19th Amendment Report
  • DAR Good Citizens Committee – Contacting 10 or more schools
  • The Flag of the USA Committee – Outstanding Service for Outstanding Flag Activity
  • Constitution Week Committee – Lisa Milton, State Chair Michigan, for Best State Report
  • Constitution Week Committee – Lisa Milton, State Chair Michigan, for State Chair with Outstanding Constitution Week Promotion
  • DAR Magazine Committee – Janice Stafford – The chapter in each geographical division with the highest total advertising revenue including chapter and commercial ads - 2018
  • Volunteer Genealogist Committee – Kathy Stricher for Assigned Volunteer Genealogist

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:


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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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