On Sunday, May 5th, Colonel Josiah Smith Chapter members D. Ramo, B. Henken, and J. Nathan,
Regent, presented a check for $1600 to The Veteran's Place, a homeless shelter for veterans in Yaphank, NY.
Funds were raised at the chapter's Scrapbook Day event on April 22, 2017.

On May 6th, our chapter welcomed home veterans returning to MacArthur Airport after their Honor Flight.

Our chapter hosted Gretchen Maresco, NYDAR Chairman of Lineage Research,
for a Free Genealogy Workshop at Patchogue-Medford Library on March 12, 2016

 Our chapter congratulated Ms. Thalia Nunez (center) of East Patchogue, NY,
for winning our college scholarship, May 2013
On June 2nd, 2012, our chapter joined with the Anna Smith Strong Chapter to honor
New York State Regent Denise Doring VanBuren (center) at our annual luncheon

 Members marked the grave of chapter patriot Colonel Josiah Smith, October 2010

Graham Nathan, a member of Captain Austin Roe Chapter N.S.C.A.R., won first place at the state
and regional levels in the JAC Park Stamp Competition. He is pictured here with Dr. J. Nathan, Regent;
S. Griffing, Chapter Historian-Librarian; and N. Zwetch, State Regent.

At our April 8th meeting, Councilman Michael Loguercio presented Corporal William W. Stilwagen, decorated Veteran Marine and guest speaker, with a proclamation declaring April 8th "Bill Stilwagen Day". Pictured l. to r.: State Regent N. Zwetsch, Councilman M. Loguercio, Guest Speaker W. Stilwagen, Chapter Regent Dr. J. Nathan.

We visited and toured two local historical sites--the Ketcham Inn and Havens House--on April 9, 2016

Our chapter congratulated Mr. Anthony Basuino (second from right) of Sachem East
High School for winning our college scholarship, June 2014

 The chapter co-sponsored the inaugural Liberty Luncheon, a Long Island  DAR-SAR networking
event, with the
Long Island Chapter SAR on September 8th, 2012. Funds raised were donated
The Veterans Place, a homeless shelter run by the Suffolk County United Veterans  

 Chapter members at the "Go Red for Women" Dinner honoring President General
Merry Ann T. Wright at the
New York DAR State Conference in September 2011