Twenty First Star Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is being recognized on the national, state and local levels for promoting Constitution Week.
Constitution Week is an observance to commemorate the adoption of the United States Constitution.
DAR National Chairman Constance Grund and North Central Division Vice Chairwoman Leann Reichenberg honored the chapter's achievements for the 2011-12 season.
The Twenty First Star Chapter received the 2011 Constitution Week National Award of Excellence in the category of Education. Constitution Week Chairwoman Ann Michael received a National Award of Excellence in Leadership. The chapter was awarded Outstanding Chapter Participation in the North Central Division.
The 2011-12 state awards for Constitution Week included Outstanding Chapter Participation and Outstanding Leadership in Constitution Week activities.
The Illinois state organization of DAR has 109 active chapters with a total of 7,300 members. The national organization has 167,000 members currently. Any woman age 18 and older, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership.
Contact Dorothy Wilson at (847) 328-6946 for further details.