Peoria Chapter NSDAR

Peoria Chapter


Cindi Horrie, Regent 2017-2019

Programs & Speakers

Regent Cynthia Horrie is pictured with guest speaker, Bartonville Police Chief Brian Fennel, who spoke on “Citizens & Safety Issues”.
Guest speaker and author of the book “Civil War Fathers”, Tim Pletkovich, spoke about the documentaries he recorded from decedents of Civil War soldiers while researching his book.
Kitty Humphrey, guest speaker for the Flag Day luncheon, delivered a talk on “Honoring Our American Flag.”

Citizens & Safety Issues
Civil War Fathers
Flag Day

American Indian Heritage

Regent Cynthia Horrie and First Vice Regent, Denise Scislowicz, host Dorothy Lakota who spoke on her Indian heritage and the time she has spent teaching and mentoring native American students.

Dorothy Lakota
Dorothy Lakota

Celebrate Illinois: 200 Years in the Land of Lincoln

Honorary Chapter Regent Karen Frels, Peoria Riverfront CEO, John Morris, and Cheryl Hopwood attend the opening of the museum’s display: “Celebrate Illinois: 200 Years in the Land of Lincoln”. The Peoria Chapter’s Revolutionary War sword was on display, along with the unique stories of the state’s past to present as told through more than 240 historic objects and the narratives of notable Illinoisans. A display case with items depicting Peoria Chapter’s DAR history greeted visitors as they entered the Peoria Riverfront Museum’s main lobby.

Revolutionary War sword
Riverfront Museum Display

Anniversary Certificates

In October and December, Peoria Chapter Regent Cindi Horrie presented chapter memebers with Anniversary Certificates which ranged from 10 years to 30 years of service.

Anniversary Certificates
Anniversary Certificates

Veteran's Day

On Veterans Day 2017, Peoria Chapter DAR members marched in the Peoria Veterans’ Day Parade and handed out flags. Peoria Chapter Children of the American Revolution gathered to make gift bags filled with homemade cookies and greeting cards thanking the veterans for their service. When the project was completed, the children delivered the gift bags to veterans at the Wayne A. Downing Veterans Home and visited with them.

Veterans Day
Veterans Day
Veterans Day
Veterans Day
Veterans Day
Veterans Day

Community Service

Packaging day and Stand Down for Veterans

Stand Down
Volunteer

State Regent's Visit

On October 17, 2017, the chapter hosted a luncheon for State Regent Gloria Flathom. Regent Cindi Horrie presented Madam State Regent Gloria Flathom with a check from the Peoria Chapter for her project. Chapter members and Madam State Regent with Abe Lincoln and the Common Man in front of the Peoria Riverfront Museum.

State Regent's Visit
State Regent's Visit Veterans Day
State Regent's Visit


Photography by Christine Aleshire

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