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Chapter News

Chapter meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month from August through May. Our programs focus on historical topics, community service, and women's issues. We welcome visitors and prospective members. Please contact us with any DAR or chapter questions.  



Upcoming events

June 30-July 4,2021

130th NSDAR Continental Congress

July 2021

Causual Activity TBD

July 6,2021

Ann B., a resident at the Veteran's homehas a birthday. Help her celebrate by remembering her with a card.

August 14, 2021

Chapter meeting

August 27-28,2021

DAR Days at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington, IL

(We can attend either day. It is an opportunity to see what program ideas and materials state chairwomen have to offer. A luncheon will be served. The Junior Shop will sell name tags and other items to benefit the Juniors.)

*Due to the Covid-19 virus pandemic, the Fort du Rocher Chapter, NSDAR, will comply with all the guidelines set forth by the ILDPH.

Please visit this page for further notices and schedule updates. Thank you for your understanding and patience.



Chapter Events

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Our first newsletter for the Fort du Rocher chapter, NSDAR is here! 

Indroducing the newest members of Fort du Rocher, Chapter NSDAR 2020-2021

On May 1,2021, The Fort du Rocher Chapter, NSDAR held the installation of officers ceremony at Mendota Lake.

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A  few of the daughters fulfilled our chapter’s most recent service project at Freedom House in Princeton, Illinois. The group delivered gently used purses, donated by our chapter members, filled with items needed by women seeking shelter.

It was our honor to support such worthwhile project.

The project was posted by Freedom House on their Facebook page on December 2, 2020.


Chapter members, HODARS, and family worked on the chapter service project Friday, October 16,2020. This years project focused on improving the grounds at the VA home in LaSalle, Illinois. Together the team worked diligently with fall clean-up, landscaping, and the planting nine new bushes that will bloom continuously from Spring through the Fall. Our chapter extents many thanks for the time and expertise of FloraStarts LLC.  


The chapter service event was published in the News Tribune on October 26, 2020.


Fort du Rocher chapter was also published in the Vets Gazette on October 2020.


The new Fort du Rocher Chapter, NSDAR, celebrated with a holiday luncheon on December 15, 2019, attended by State Regent Sharla Luken.  In addition to lunch, the attendees signed 200 Christmas cards for the residents of the LaSalle Veteran's Home and decorated the envelopes!  We also collected wall calendars for the imprisoned women in Illinois.    

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