River Chapter, NSDAR, Projects
Heritage Hall nursing home were presented baskets of
goodies, including fruit, candy, clothing, and
toiletries on Veterans Day and at Christmas.
commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the
Korean War were distributed.
A book on the
Korean War was donated to the Buchanan County
Currently we are planning special activities
for the 276th Engineering Battalion of the National Guard who served in Iraq. To
donate a gift certificate, contact us.
Staff Sgt. Heath
Calhoun - Members of our chapter raised over $36,000.00
to buy a specially equipped vehicle for Heath who
lost both legs in November, 2003, in Iraq.
See our special page devoted to this project
Wheels for Heath.
Promoting Education by placing framed
copies of the United States Constitution in area
patriotism by conducting Assemblies on proper way to
display the flag and show respect for the flag.
Genealogical Records publication:
The chapter is
currently working on abstracting deeds from Buchanan
County courthouse. Also, an Original Land Entry book has
been abstracted. The Genealogical Records Committee
is in the process of copying a large volume of
privately held records from Brenda Ward's
Outreach, Women’s Issues:
Planned volunteer day and sponsorship
of the Remote Area Medical Outreach program in
Grundy, October 16 and 17th, 2004.
Contributions to Indian Schools,
Presented copies of Painted
Mountain by Ken Henderson to county
education about local Indians.
awards presented annually to graduating seniors at
each high school.
Jr. ROTC awards to