September through May


Bellevue Hilton

300 112th Ave SE Bellevue WA 98004



Tuesday  September 12, 2023—12 noon

Location: Bellevue Library, Meeting Room 1

Program:  Schools are the Jewels of DAR

Theme:           Education/NSDAR

Speaker:        Jacqueline Riddell, First Vice Regent, Washington State NSDAR

Activity:        Pass the Bus for Chemawa Indian School



Tuesday  October 10, 2023—10:30 a.m.

Program:  Revolutionary War Spies

Theme:           American History/Patriotism

Speaker:        Greg Emerson, Cascade Centennial Chapter, Washington State SAR

Activity:        DAR National Day of Service / Fisher House Paper Drive


Tuesday  November 14, 2023—10:30 a.m.

Program:  Honoring Our Veterans Through the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Theme:           American History/Patriotism/National Defense

Speaker:        Melissa Finn, WSSDAR American History Chair


Tuesday  December 12, 2023—10:30 a.m.

Program:  Cascade Annual Holiday Silent Auction

Theme:           Scholarship/Veterans/USO

Prepare and bring new/gently used items for the auction (Benefits Cascade Scholarship Fund) 

Activity:       Bake and bring cookies for USO


Tuesday  January 9, 2024 —10:30 a.m.

Program:  Our Patriot Ancestors

Theme:           American History/Heritage/Lineage Research/Genealogy

Speakers:      Cascade Members

 Members will share stories about their Patriots.


Tuesday  February 13, 2024—10:30 a.m.

Program:  What’s in Your Attic?

Speaker:        Cascade Members

 Theme:           Heritage/History/Lineage Research/Preservation

Members will share their family heirlooms.

Activity:       Used Book Sale (Benefits Community Classroom and Literacy Committees)





Tuesday  March 12, 2024—10:30 a.m.

Program:  War Dogs, American Revolutionary War to Current

Theme:           American History/National Defense/Veterans

Speaker:        Leah Rossetti, Vice Regent Chief Whatcom Chapter NSDAR



Tuesday  April 9, 2024—10:30 a.m.

Program: Martha Washington – A Living History

Theme:           American History/Women’s Issues

Speaker:        Jane Ritchey, Admiralty Inlet Chapter NSDAR

Activity:        Fisher House Paper Drive


Tuesday  May 14, 2024—Evening

                  Social hour: 5:15 p.m.  Meeting: 6:00 p.m.

Program: An Evening of Awards

Theme:           Scholarship/Community Service/Education/ROTC

Speakers:      Scholarship/ROTC Award Winners