Where we celebrate patriotism
Illinois Senior State
Robert E. Collins
Please join us at the 76th annual I.S.C.A.R. State Conference on
March 7th and 8th at the Hilton Hotel
in Lisle, Illinois.
Registration information can be found in the members only section under forms.
C.A.R., the nation's oldest, largest, patriotic youth organization, offers
membership to anyone under the age of 21, lineally descended from someone who
rendered material aid to the cause of American Independence as a soldier,
sailor, civil officer, or recognized patriot in one of the several Colonies or
States, or of the United States. C.A.R. activities focus on patriotism, service,
and education about our American heritage.
Harriett Lothrop, a prominent citizen and 19th century children's author of
Concord, MA, presented the idea for a children's organization to the Daughters
of the American Revolution Continental Congress in 1895; it was then chartered
by the United States Congress. Organized "for the training of young people in
true patriotism and love of country," C.A.R. has promoted this vision to
hundreds of thousands of members. These boys and girls are the leaders of
yesterday, today and tomorrow, now in a second century of keeping patriotism
“Good citizens cannot be made suddenly. They must grow...” Harriett Lothrop
year the Illinois State President selects a project of historical or
patriotic significance for support by the statewide society. This
year’s project is “War
Dogs Making it Home.” This non- profit organization pairs
veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain
injury (TBI) with dogs of all sizes from high kill shelters or who have
been surrendered to Morgan’s Dogs a training shelter in the Chicagoland
area. Each person donating ten dollars
or more will receive the following lapel pin.