September 20-21, 2019

REPORTS at Council

Continental Officers General, National Chairmen and State/Provincial Governors are to report at the Annual Council.

Reports are to be on 8 1/2 x 11 paper double spaced. Limited to 250 words. Three copies are required. One to the Governor General, one to the Recording Secretary General and one goes to the Calumet editor.

​Reports limited to:

  • Continental officers National-3 minutes
  • Continental chairmen National- 2 minutes
  • State/Provincial Governors- 2 minutes

VOTING at Council

Bylaws Committee Chairman, Nancy Kilbourn

1. Standing Rule #5

Life memberships for members under age 60, a one-time fee of $250.00 will be accessed; all other ages will pay $200.00.
–The suggested changes will correct the word usage (access/assess), and more clearly defines age limits.
  Suggested changes to read:

  • Life memberships shall be in two categories. The one time fee of $250 will be assessed for those under the age of 60. The one time fee of $200 will be assessed for those aged 60 and older.

2. Standing Rule #8

The Spring Board of Management will be held in Washington D.C. in April at the beginning or end of the other organizations meetings. The time to be determined by the current Governor General.
–The suggested changes are for clarification and better sentence structure.
  Suggested changes to read:

  • The Spring Board of Management will be held in Washington D.C. in April, prior to, or following, the other heritage society meetings. The Spring Board of Management dates will be determined by the current Governor General.

3. Standing Rules numbers 9-13 belong in the Handbook, not in the Standing Rules. Removing them to the
proper location gives the Society 8 Standing Rules.


Members Only

Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars
31st Annual Council Meeting
September 20-21, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport
222 N. Vineyard Avenue
Ontario, California 91764

Daughters of Indian Wars Member Tour
Friday, September 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Please join us for a special members’ tour of beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano and lunch at the historic El Adobe Restaurant.

At 9:00 a.m. we will board our O.C. Cruiser (Anaheim Tour Company) private charter vehicle. We will take a 45 minute ride to the San Juan Capistrano Mission. Our one hour, docent led tour of Mission San Juan Capistrano will begin at 10:00 a.m. and guide us through 10 acres of museum rooms, exhibits, gardens, fountains and more, providing us with the details of California’s early history and the birthplace of Orange. You will definitely have time to shop in the Gift Store!

Following the Mission tour (12:00 p.m.), we will have lunch at the El Adobe Restaurant, one short, level block from the Mission. The El Adobe has been operating since 1948, and was one of President Nixon’s favorite restaurants. Lunch choices include Southwest Cabo Salad, (1 Item Combo) Cheese Enchilada or Beef Taco (with rice and beans), or California Chicken Sandwich (with fries or fruit) and a beverage with all meals. Lunch will be in the Portola Room. The north portion of the building, built as the home of Miguel Yorba, was constructed in 1797.

We will then re-board our O.C. Cruiser (at approximately 2:30 p.m.) for our return trip to The DoubleTree Hotel in Ontario around 3:30 p.m.

Please contact, Barbara Payne Aerni at barbdar.aerni@gmail.com for further information. The cost is $50.00 (all inclusive: bus, tour and lunch) and seating is limited to 30.

Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately for September weather in Southern California, average 87 degrees.

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