Rochelle DAR hears presentation from Circle of Change

Organization serves veterans who suffer with PTSD


ROCHELLE — Members of the Rochelle Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution enjoyed a program presented by Circle of Change Executive Director Erin Rabon, Vice President Josh Hurliman and service dog Jack. 

Circle of Change, based in Rockford, serves veterans who suffer with PTSD, TBIs and other challenges. Through dog training and handling classes for dogs with special needs, COC helps build confidence and improve social skills for both vet and dog.

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The Rochelle Chapter's next meeting will be on Saturday, June 12 at 1 p.m. at the Creston Opera House and online via Zoom. Tom McDermott will be presenting a program on "Fires that Changed Downtown Rochelle." 

Those interested in joining NSDAR are also invited to attend. The NSDAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical women's volunteer organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. 

Any woman, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove her descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is welcome to join.