Some highlights of our events — Check back often for more!
Veterans Day Parades
Tucson Chapter members participate in the annual Veterans Day parades with members of the SAR and C.A.R.
Walking Tours of Tucson Presidio
Tucson Chapter members gathered for a walking tour of the Tucson Presidio and our historical markers in March 2013. A highlight of the event was a lecture by SAR member and historian, Dr. Ruddell Byrd III.
Annual Chapter Awards Luncheons
The Tucson Chapter's annual awards luncheons each year in April recognize such important events as the Teacher of the Year, our nursing scholarship to a second-year University of Arizona College of Nursing student, Good Citizen awards, essay awards, and more.
Presidential Tea and Scholarship Fundraisers
We have sponsored Presidential Tea and Scholarship fundraisers to support our University of Arizona College of Nursing scholarship. This is a festive event, complete with visits from George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, ladies and gents in period costumes, SAR Color Guard, historical music and skits, delicious food, period items, and lots of fun.
Our annual holiday parties are highlighted with the induction of new Tucson Chapter members, a Chinese gift exchange, and lots of goodies!
Honoring Our Veterans and Soldiers
Wreaths Across America
The Tucson Chapter supports and participates in the Wreaths Across America ceremonies.
We celebrate our Southern Arizona WWII veterans by greeting the veterans' departures and arrivals from their no-cost three-day trip to the National WWII Monument in Washington, D.C., as part of Honor Flight Southern Arizona.
Each year we honor our soldiers with ROTC medals to outstanding cadets in local ROTC units, including the University of Arizona.
A Bite to Eat — Feeding the Troops, April 5, 2014
The Fort Lowell Project A Bite to Eat—Feeding the Troops was funded with generous support by the Arizona chapters of the State Regent’s Project. This project allowed the exhibit to be completed and celebrated with opening ceremonies on April 5, 2014. The day was filled with an 1890s Army band, reenactments, active duty military men, and many period activities.