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Ladies of the Lake Chapter DAR
Spirit Lake, Iowa


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Chapter Meetings

Chapter meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month. Our chapter covers the northwest Iowa counties of Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Osceola, O'Brien, Lyon, and Sioux. We meet from April to October. There are no meetings from November through March, to avoid winter weather and to accommodate those members that go south for the winter. We are 61 members strong and want you to join us.

Schedule for 2016 - 2017

September 17-23, 2016 Program: Constitution Week activities, Constitution Reading at the Spirit Lake Library
September 27, 2016
Programs: Children of the American Revolution, Presentation by a Veteran, and a Book Review
October 11, 2016
Program : Presentation by Sue and Jim Hass, Peterson Preservation Group; Remarks by DAR member Jane Wiest on the Massacre at Spirit Lake area; Rod Quanbeck, Camp Director, presents the History of the Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp
May 9, 2017
Program: History of the Spirit Lake Churches
June 6, 2017 DARopoly night
June 13, 2017 Program: History of the Park, Spirit Lake Protective Association; Honoring an American History Student
June 27, 2017
Program: Ladies of the Lake Chapter Members' Patriot Ancestors
July 11, 2017 Program: Iowa GenWeb, Kris Meyer;  Wesley Peters discussing his book on the one-room school in O'Brien County; "White Elephant" Sale to benefit the State Regent's Project
August 8, 2017
Program: Pollinators, Nature Center staff; Tour the Sesquicentennial Schoolhouse and Nature Center;  Dena Barkman Funk, first pioneer child born in Dickinson County
August 22, 2017
Program: Visit Baker School; Help plan for One Room School Conference, hosted by the Prairie Arts Council
September 12, 2017
Program: U.S. Constitution, Dr. Andrea Breemer Frantz, Associate Professor, Communication Studies Department (Open to the public)
September 23, 2017
Program: Constitution Reading at the Spirit Lake Library; Volunteer readers needed
Sept. 26, 2017 Program: Cost of the 1776 War, a Paul Harvey production (video)
Oct. 6, 2017 Program: Baker School; Assist Prairie Arts Council with the One Room School Conference
October 7, 2017 Program: Tour of Prairie Arts Council properties in conjunction with conference
October 10, 2017
Program: Homeland Security/National Defense, Michael Ehret, Dickinson County Emergency Management
Oct. 24, 2017 Program: End of year reports; "Good Grief," Jo Winkowitxh, facilitator, Unitarian Church Grief Share (Open to the public)
May 22, 2018 Program: Grave marking ceremony

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