General Macomb Chapter

Macomb, Illinois


National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Women in the Arts Award Photo1

Mrs. Mildred Sorrells, a member of the General Macomb chapter, was presented the "Women in the Arts Award" by Regent E. Betty Kaspar; she is nationally known for the hundreds of awards that she has received for her gorgeous quilts and wall hangings.

Women in the Arts Award Photo2

Illinois State Rep. Hammond also presented Millie with a certificate of recognition from the state and Mayor Michael Inman presented her with an award from the city. An officer of the Prairie Quilters Guild told of Mildred Sorrell's many quilting awards from all over the nation and the most pretentious award, the Swiss Bernina quilt prize of $12,000, plus that a new color of thread has been named for A photo also of one of her quilts was on the cake.

State Regent Candace Fryburger Visit

Dr. State Regent, Candace Fryburger was welcomed by the General Macomb Chapter at a recent meeting. Chapter officers: (L. to R.): Secretary Sarah Curtis. Treasurer Barbara Stein, Vice Regent Sharon Caldwell, Registrar Joan Mapes, State Regent Candace Fryburger, Chapter Regent Elizabeth (Betty) Kaspar and Chaplain Nancy Stanley.

Historic Preservation Medal presentation

Dr. Gilbert Belles received the NSDAR Historic Preservation Medal on June 3, 2012 from General Macomb Chapter Regent, Dr. Elizabeth Kaspar. Dr. Belles, a retired W.I.U. history professor, has been the leader in locating, marking, and restoring approximately ninety seven cemeteries in McDonough County over the past eight years. After locating the cemeteries, many in corn and soy bean fields, he enlists the aid of businesses, civic organizations, and even the Boy Scouts, to provide both the physical labor and the funds for the restoration.

General Macomb Chapter regent and vice regent participated in the Heritage Days Parade, the theme for which was
'Honoring Women Community Activists."



April 1, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Luncheon with State Regent Pamela Bork

Hostesses: Sharon Caldwell, Barbara Stein, Sarah Curtis

Reservations by March 18. Send to: Barbara Stein. 


April 25-27, 2014

Illinois State Conference


May 6, 2014

"Quilting: Past to Present"
Presented by: Millie Sorrells
Hostesses: Carol Kersting, Betty Riggins, Jane Lohr


June 3, 2014 1:30 p.m.

Memorial and Installation of Officers

Hostesses: Nan Hall, Mary Stipanowich

June 14, 2014

Flag Day

Hosted by: Warren County Chapter (Monmouth)


June 25-29, 2014

Continental Congress

Washington, D.C.


August 5, 2014  (Sunday)  1:30 p.m.

"Mad Dash Through Great Britain"

Presented  by: Craig Rigg

Donations collected for Veterans and DAR Schools

Hostesses: Marna Hodges, Norma Blake



          Beth June Rochefort  April 28, 2012

Past Chapter Regent   1991-93, 1999-2001, 2006

Past District I Director

Dr. Elizabeth Kaspar, Regent



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