La Cuesta Chapter, NSDAR

San Luis Obispo, California

Welcome to La Cuesta Chapter, NSDAR

California DAR

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Colleen Drees



Leslie Lechner, Regent

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) is a non-profit, non-political, volunteer women’s service organization with chapters and membership nationwide and around the world.

Thank you for visiting the La Cuesta Chapter, NSDAR, website, located along the beautiful central coast of California in San Luis Obispo. Many of our members live from Cambria to Nipomo, with our monthly meeting being held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Our programs feature interesting topics from patriotic to conservation, to community and women issues with the programs being decided by a very talented membership.

Our membership is growing at 60 plus strong. An intimate group of patriotic, fun-loving, and community-oriented women. The meetings are informative and bring us all together while finding friendships that last a lifetime. These friendships bind us together in hard work as we bring DAR into the community.

More than twenty-one women have served as La Cuesta Chapter, NSDAR, regents and have held district chairs since our charter members first met in January 1951. Among our current chapter membership, there are several past regents and members who have held other positions at the district and or state level.

La Cuesta Chapter, NSDAR, supports and participates in projects for active-duty military and our veterans of all wars. We support reforestation and other green projects. We support the DAR schools with donations of Box Tops for Education and monetary donations. We are actively involved in the preservation of documents, relics, and records of individual service of the American Revolutionary War soldiers and Patriots, as well as the preservation of historical sites in all parts of our state and country.

We are a wonderful team of patriotic women and welcome any woman for membership. You must be 18 years of age or older and descended from a man or woman who aided in achieving American independence during the period between April 19, 1775 and November 26, 1783.

Information on membership in the DAR can be found here.

See what the DAR is doing today. Check out our channel on YouTube!