Chapter History

While George Washington was still President in 1791, this lovely land welcomed the Padres of early California to establish the twelfth mission, the Mission of the Holy Cross or Santa Cruz. It is in their honor that we named our chapter when we organized this chapter in 1916. We have been a viable organization in our community offering our services in all patriotic endeavors and memorial services, and giving recognition to outstanding members of our community both past and present. Our Santa Cruz County has been designated as part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the largest in the United States. This ensures us of environmental protection and the maintaining of an area that will be unspoiled and unpolluted.

If you are interested in joining our chapter or attending a chapter meeting, please contact Regent Ann Fay.