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, April 2021:

  • Winner of the DAR of Michigan State Literacy Promotion Committee Outstanding Service Contest: Piety Hill Chapter (Project has been entered in the NSDAR Literacy Promotion Committee Outstanding Service Contest).
  • Commemorative Events, Miscellaneous Category: Piety Hill Chapter
  • 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower: 1st Place, Piety Hill Chapter
  • 100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: 1st Place, Piety Hill Chapter
  • Best chapter for overall activity: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Excellent Reports: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Best American History Programs: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Best Constitution Week Activity: Piety Hill - Deborah Harrington Chair
  • Best Publicity on Community Cable TV: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Best Publicity in Print: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Chapter with the most flags and other flag literature distributed: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Certificate of Appreciation: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Chapters over 101 Members: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Chapters Presenting American Indians Minutes: Piety Hill Chapter
  • 1067 items distributed from all five Patriotic categories: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Chapters that made a substantial (>$100) donation to C.A.R.: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Chapters that participated and submitted a 2020 Success Story: Piety Hill - Martha Stahl, Community Classroom Chair
  • Chapters presenting two Community Service Awards for the NSDAR year 2019: Piety Hill
  • Sharing American History Presentation: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Piety Hill Chapter: George Getschman; Through George’s research the unmarked graves of two escaped African slaves, who settled in the area and became successful residents were located. Through his efforts the graves were memorialized. Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham MI.
  • Devoting 3 minutes about National Defense at all 9 meetings.
  • Two Project Patriot collections for female active military valued at $961.00.
  • A female Veteran’s baby shower for the John Dingell Hospital valued at $1,654.17.
  • Indexed and photographed all veteran grave markers in Birmingham Greenwood Cemetery.
  • Outstanding Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony with speaker Andre’ Beasley.
  • Recycle Plastics Consistently: Piety Hill Chapter
  • 3rd Place – Piety Hill Chapter (member count 213): This chapter continues with their ongoing city beautification/conservation project, which makes a habitat for bees and other pollinators. Additionally, they are continuing supporters and promoters of Arbor Day.
  • Most Schools Contacted: 3rd Place - Piety Hill Chapter
  • Most Classrooms Visited: 3rd Place - Piety Hill Chapter
  • Most Constitution Week Kits: 3rd Place - Piety Hill Chapter
  • Most Constitution Week Displays: 2nd Place - Piety Hill Chapter
  • Genealogical Records: Piety Hill Chapter - Carol Rillema, Arlene Robertson
  • Excellence in Lineage Research Award: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Participating in the Patriot Records Project: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Genealogical Education Program (GEP) Courses taken in 2020: Lisa Milton, Piety Hill Chapter
  • Sunshine Committee: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Creative Ways to Engage Current Members and Gain Prospective Members: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Membership Resilience Award Original Ideas: 1st Place, Piety Hill Chapter
  • Prospective Member Application Signing Ceremony: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Genealogical workshop on Zoom, etc.: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Chapter Outstanding VIS Volunteer of the Year: Holly Heiss, Piety Hill Chapter
  • Excellent use of VIS Skills for Chapter Gain: Holly Heiss, Piety Hill Chapter
  • Promoting revolutionary patriots with community events with print and social media: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Revolutionary war patriots featured in chapter programs and/or social media/community programs: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Great Lakes National Cemetery: Piety Hill Chapter
  • National Junior Doll Sponsorship: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Best Chapter Chaplain Reports: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Outstanding Bereavement Program: Carol Rillema, Piety Hill Chapter
  • Outstanding Outreach Program: Carol Rillema, Piety Hill Chapter
  • Recognition of Chapters conducting Patriot Memorial Service: Carol Rillema, Piety Hill Chapter
  • The Regents from the following chapters are to be commended: Lisa Milton, Piety Hill Chapter
  • Book Donations to NSDAR National Library: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Book Donations to Local Libraries: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Friends of the NSDAR National Library Donations: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Friends of Seimes Donations: Piety Hill Chapter
  • Chapter Book Clubs: Piety Hill Chapter

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