Community Press Release – DAR Chapter Offers 5k In and Out Run/Walk

DAR Chapter Offers 5k In and Out Run/Walk

Three Oaks, MI – July 16, 2022

Rebecca Dewey Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, is partnering with the Miss River Valley of Three Oaks Committee to bring together a 5k Run/Walk. The “Rosie The Riveter”: Yes, We Can!

The Race will start and end at the Spring Creek School in Three Oaks Township at the corner of Three Oaks Road and Donner Road on Saturday, October 1st at 9:00am. Fifty-percent of the proceeds from the race will support the chapter’s efforts to provide Evergreen Wreaths at Forest Lawn Cemetery for the Wreaths Across America event in December, community classroom supplies, and Good Citizen’s scholarship. The other half will be given to the Miss River Valley/Three Oaks Committee to assist in providing scholarships as well as leadership and confidence boosting programs for community youth.

The sign up for the race can be found at Contact the Rebecca Dewey Chapter at

About the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Rebecca Dewey Chapter: The Rebecca Dewey Chapter, NSDAR, Three Oaks, Michigan, was organized July 9, 1909, with a membership of seventeen. It was chartered December 21, 1909, with fourteen members. Since Three Oaks had secured the Dewey Cannon at the close of the Spanish-American War, it was decided to name the Chapter after Admiral Dewey’s great grandmother. Rebecca Dewey Chapter NSDAR currently has 30 Members.

Contact: Kathleen Avery Alton, Chapter Regent

Historic Marker “The Dewey Cannon”, Three Oaks, MI

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