Chapter meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, September through May, in Richland, Washington or the surrounding area.  We also enjoy group activities outside of our regular meetings. If you would like to attend a meeting or one of our other activities, please fill out the  Contact Us form. We would love to meet you.

Columbia River Chapter Program Schedule


September 11, 2014

Topic:  Operation Thank You

Time:  12:00 pm,  Lunch

Speaker:  Norma Nunamaker


September 17, 2014

Citizenship Day and Constitution Day


September 17-23, 2014

Constitution Week


October 9, 2014

Topic: Grandma was a Pig Farmer

Time:  7:00 pm, Coffee Social

Speaker: Susan Faulkner, DAR


October 12, 2014

Columbus Day


November 11, 2014

Veterans Day


November 13, 2014

Topic: Buisness Meeting only

Time:  12:00 pm, Lunch

Speaker: Postponed due to weather conditions


November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Day


December 9, 2014

Event: New Citizens Reception

Time:  10:00 am at the Federal Court Room in the Federal Building in Richland

Speaker: Judge Shea


December 11, 2014

Topic: Operation Diaper Bag

Time: 12:00 pm, Lunch

Speaker: Anita Wies


December 25, 2014

Christmas Day


January 1, 2015

New Year’s Day


January 8, 2015

Topic: A Button’s Tale

Time: 7:00 pm, Coffee Social

Speaker: Joretta Heath


January 19, 2015

Martin Luther King Day


February 12, 2015

Topic: What Tombstones Can Tell Us

Time:  12:00 pm, Lunch

Speaker: John Covey, TriCities Genealogical Society


February 16, 2015

President’s Day


February 28, 2015

Event:  Tea Party, Social

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


March 12, 2015

Topic: DAR Good Citizens Award Presentation

Time:  7:00 pm, Coffee Social

Speaker: Sallie Fisher


April 9, 2015

Topic: Insignia

Time:  12:00 pm, Lunch

Speaker: Christine Crowder, Regent Narcissa Prentiss Chapter DAR


April 30 – May 3, 2015

Topic: WSSDAR State Conference

Speaker:  President General Lynn Forney Young


May 14, 2015

Topic: Genealogy Clues in the Quilt

Time:  7:00 pm, Coffee Social

Speaker: Jenny Treadway


May 25, 2015

Memorial Day


May 30, 2015

Event: Spring Salad Luncheon

Time: 12:00 pm, Lunch

Speaker:  Cody Allen