Patriotism in Action

· Research & Preservation

· Marking graves of Revolutionary Patriots

· Celebrating Historical Events

· Observing Important Dates

· Recognition of Veterans

· Historical Sites

Dedication of a Liberty Tree at Four Freedoms Park, Cape Coral, in November 2016. A  National Color Guard event attend by the President General and supported by the FLSSAR Sons of Liberty Brigade.

Chapter Activities

Honoring the Past

Supporting our Community

· Recognition of First Responders

· Support Our Troops

· Good Citizenship Awards

· Library Resources

· State & National Activities

Embracing the Future

· Youth Programs


· Eagle Scouts

· Contests & Scholarships

· Educational Programs

One tangible action of the Caloosa Chapter supporting Active Duty troops has been the  gift of $500 to the Tampa-based USO.

Graves of Revolutionary War Patriot Issachar Fuller (ancestor of Compatriot Robert McGuire) and his wife Lucy—Lathanam Cemetery, Carver MA—with SAR grave marker

Re-dedicatio0n of Iwo Jima Statue in Cape Coral

Caloosa Chapter presenting awards to Sanibel First Responders who saved the life of a man who collapsed while playing tennis.

Lee County  Commissioners presented a resolution designating April 30 2014 as “Sons of the American Revolution Day” in Lee County in honor of the 125th anniversary  of the Society’s founding. The resolution was presented by Compatriot Commissioner Frank Mann and was received by Chapter  President Lee Matson.

The Caloosa Chapter participated with numerous veterans’ organizations in honoring about 400 Lee County School District JROTC Cadets.


There were more than 45 organizations presenting certificates, medals, scholarships, and monetary awards.


The Caloosa Chapter presented awards to 14 Cadets for “High Leadership & Bearing”.

The Caloosa Chapter participates with the Southwest Florida Symphony, Lee County Public School District , Lee County & Cape Coral Charter Schools, and veterans organizations to promote patriotism in the schools and community. 


The annual event “Youth Celebrating the Arts and Honoring our Veterans” features music and recognizes Lee County students of all grade levels with awards for patriotic-themed art.

Another Liberty Tree was dedicated on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers in October 2017’. Two local DAR Chapters were partners with the Caloosa Chapter in this event, and a member of the Lawrence Kearny Chapter participated in posting colors which included their Chapter Flag.

Cape Coral Police Chief David Newlan presented a program at our May 2017 First Responder Recognition Awards Meeting.