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Volunteers Needed for Wreaths Across America, Saturday, Dec 1

It's that time of year again! We are looking for volunteers to help us mark about 1000 Veteran Graves at Pecan Grove Cemetery to prepare for the annual Wreath...
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John Abston Chapter NSDAR donates $2000 to Honor Flight DFW

On Saturday morning, November 3, at the chapter meeting in downtown McKinney, Honor Flight DFW accepted a generous $2000 donation from the John Abston Chapter of the National Society...
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Join us for Veteran’s Day Remembrance Events on 11/10 and 11/11

The John Abston chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is participating in Veteran's Day services in McKinney, and invites the public to attend....
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Join us for the US Constitution Week Observation: Wednesday, 9/19, Noon

The month of September marks the 231st anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention. The John Abston Chapter of the National...
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Sep 20

Thank A Veteran: Collin County North Texas Giving Day

Come on down to Finch Park on Thursday, September 20 from 4-7 to the Daughters of the American Revolution booth where we will have our wonderful McKinney VFW members...
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Scholarship Awarded to Camille Alam, McKinney Senior, by John Abston Chapter, NSDAR

At the McKinney Education Foundation Awards Night Monday, May 14, the John Abston Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution awarded their annual $1000...
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Historic Preservation of Revolutionary Grave Site by John Abston Chapter, NSDAR Rededication

On Sunday, April 29, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a re-dedication ceremony in the John Abston Family Cemetery within the Lakeview Cemetery in...
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Bronze Junior ROTC Award Given By John Abston DAR Chapter

 The Daughters of the American Revolution, John Abston Chapter, has awarded an ROTC Bronze Medal to McKinney HS student C/LCpl Aliyanarah Fortuna on Thursday, April 19.  The ROTC Medal...
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Local Outstanding Community Service Volunteers Receive Awards from DAR

The John Abston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, proudly awarded two individuals in 2017 the Outstanding Community Service Award. The winners are Bud Ward and Colin Kimball, and...
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Public Invited: Re-dedication of Restoration of Historic Portion of Lakeview Cemetery Ceremony, April 29,...

On Sunday, April 29, please join the Daughters of the American Revolution in a Re-dedication of the Restoration of the Historic portion of the Lakeview Cemetery.  John Abston Chapter,...
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John Abston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, community groups work with...

Mayor George Fuller signed a proclamation on Tuesday, February 20 to participate in the National Wildlife Federation Mayors' Monarch Pledge.  This proclamation links McKinney to hundreds of cities around...
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John Abston Chapter, DAR presents 2018 Good Citizen Awards to Local Students

The John Abston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the Good Citizens Award on Saturday, February 10, at their chapter meeting. The DAR Good Citizens Program...
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Volunteers Needed: Cleanup for Wreaths Across America @ Pecan Grove Cemetery Jan 6

After a successful local Wreaths Across America event in December, it is time for cemetery clean up- and we need your help!  The National Society of the Daughters of...
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Dec 16

Gold Star Family Ceremony, Memorial Unveiling 3 PM, Veteran’s Memorial Park

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, MCKINNEY ARMED SERVICES BOARD PARTICIPATING IN CEREMONY HONORING GOLD STAR FAMILIES OF COLLIN COUNTY McKinney, TX, December 16, 2017– At 3 PM this Saturday,...
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Daughters Of The American Revolution, McKinney Armed Services Board Participating In Ceremony Honoring Gold...

McKinney, TX, December 16, 2017– At 3 PM this Saturday, the public is welcome to attend the Gold Star Memorial Ceremony at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 6053 Weiskopf Avenue, McKinney....
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Dec 7

Interview Skills for Family Histories: Free Event at Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library...

With upcoming holiday gatherings, now is the time to find out about your ancestors past. How did your parents or grandparents celebrate the holidays? What was their childhood...
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Free Event! Thursday, December 7, 7:00 PM  Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library: Learn...

With upcoming holiday gatherings, now is the time to find out about your ancestors past.  How did your parents or grandparents celebrate the holidays? What was their childhood like?FInd...
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Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers Needed for 3 US Veteran Based Events The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, John Abston Chapter, McKinney, is looking for volunteers this Saturday, December 2...
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Jan 6

Join National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Wreaths Across America Event Clean...

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, John Abston Chapter, McKinney is looking for volunteers on Saturday, January 6 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Volunteers...
10:00am
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Dec 16

Join National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Wreaths Across America Event Honoring...

Volunteers Needed! The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, John Abston Chapter, McKinney is looking for volunteers on Saturday, December 16, to participate in the Wreaths Across...
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Dec 2

Volunteers Needed to Place American Flags on Veterans Gravesites in Pecan Grove Cemetery

Volunteers Needed for 3 US Veteran Based Events The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, John Abston Chapter, McKinney is looking for volunteers on Saturday, December 2...
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