Williamsburg Chapter, NSDAR
Members of the Williamsburg Chapter, NSDAR, demonstrate their love of country through a multitude of patriotic endeavors they pursue, including:
Offering support to America’s service personnel in current conflicts abroad and at home through care packages, phone cards, and other needed items.
Sponsoring special programs promoting the Constitution during its official celebration week of September 17–23.
Participating in naturalization ceremonies.
Wreaths Across America
The Williamsburg Chapter sponsored the inaugural Wreaths Across America event in Cedar Grove Cemetery on December 17, 2022. Joined by active and retired military, SAR, the George Wythe Society C.A.R., scouts, and members of the local community, wreaths were placed on 420 veteran graves in the historic cemetery. The ceremony featured Honor Guard from Langley Air Force Base, a bugler playing Taps, and Amazing Grace performed by a local vocalist.
On September 17, Williamsburg Daughters participated in "Bells Across America" by ringing 3 historic bells in WIlliamsburg: the Virginia Liberty Bell in Bruton Parish Church, the Freedom Bell in First Baptist Church, and the Ceremonial Bell in William and Mary's Wren Building.
USO Operation Holiday Spirit
In November 2022, Christine Salak, Director, Fort Eustis USO, received a check for $1,357 in donations earned from a “Potluck for a Purpose” event held by member Tracey Mendoza.
The Williamsburg Chapter, NSDAR, collaborates with Colonial Williamsburg to hold naturalization ceremonies each year in Colonial Williamsburg.