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Welcome to the Official Site of ISDUP

Welcome to the official site of International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers (ISDUP, DUP). ISDUP was organized solely for historical, educational, and public purposes and is completely non-political and non-sectarian. We are dedicated to honoring the names and achievements of the men, women, and children who founded Utah. We seek to encompass a broad scope of services, ranging from the preservation of historic landmarks to the education of thousands of school children and adults about their pioneer forebears. For more information about DUP, click here.  For more information about the history of the organization, click here.

 

 

Days of 47 2014 Royalty Announced

Royalty for 2014 Days of ’47 were crowned Saturday, April 12th, 2014.

The queen is Nicole Lindsay, daughter of Roger and Julie Lindsay of Bountiful, Utah.  First attendant is Danielle Shkapich from Provo, Utah, daughter of Daniel and Donna Shkapich of Chandler, Arizona.  Second attendant is Camille Johnson, daughter of Kelly and Sharon Johnson from Smithfield, Utah.  The trio was chosen during a pageant held April 12 at the LDS Conference Center Theater.  They were selected by a panel of judges based on talks centered on this year’s theme, “Pioneers – Pushing Toward Our Future”.  As they travel and speak this summer, our Royalty will be an example to all young women who hear their message.  They will represent The Days of ’47 and International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers well. 

Numerous Days of ’47 events occur during July.  Go to www.daysof47.com for dates and locations.  The Days of ’47 Royalty will attend all of these activities.

They are available for appearance and speaking engagements from June-August 2014.  Contact their advisor Cathy Ehlert at 801-274-1224 or 801-580-8565 or casehlert@gmail.com to schedule.


Annie Taylor Hyde Award

Susannah Coats, presently living in Orem, Utah, daughter of Kevin and Kathy Coats from Mendon, Utah, received the Annie Taylor Hyde Award. She was chosen by her peers for her friendship and kindness.

 

 

Excerpts from the President's Packet 2013

Excerpts from the President's Packet are now available online. These sections include Chaplains, Lesson Leaders, Music, Outreach, Parliamentarians, Publicity and Promotion, and Satellite Museums. Click here to access the entire online President's Packet (it might take a while to open). Click on each of these sections to open that part of the packet:  Chaplains, Lesson Leaders, Music, Outreach, Parliamentarians, Publicity and Promotion, or Satellite Museums.

 

DUP Southern Utah Trip 2013

Thank you to everyone who participated in the DUP trip to southern Utah in August.

 

 

We have begun to compile a scrapbook of your favorite photo moments. We will continue to add photos as they come in.

 

 

You can access this scrapbook by clicking here:
DUP Southern Utah Trip Scrapbook

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAYS OF 47 ROYALTY ANNOUNCED FOR 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Royalty for the 2013 Days of ’47, Inc. celebration has been named to reign over this year’s events and activities.

Annie Taylor Hyde Award Winner

 

The Queen is Malissa Richardson, daughter of Trent and Lorilee Richardson of South Jordan, Utah. First Attendant is Chelsea Alley from Bountiful, Utah, daughter of John and Cori Alley. Second Attendant is Lizzy Davis, daughter of Richard and Wendy Davis, from Salt Lake City, Utah. The trio was selected during a pageant held April 13 at the LDS Conference Center Little Theater.  They were selected by a panel of judges based on talks centered on this year’s theme, “Pioneers – Our Anchor for the Future,” their goals, accomplishments, poise, leadership, answers to judge’s questions, and family genealogy with pioneers who came to the Salt Lake Valley between 1847 and 1869.

 

As they travel and speak this summer, our Royalty will be an example to all young women who hear their message. They will represent The Days of ’47 and International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers well.  The highlight of the summer’s events is The Days of ’47, Inc. KSL 5 parade. More information is available at www.daysof47.com.

 

Annie Banks Kirkpatrick, daughter of Stewart and Kelly Kirkpatrick, from Billings, Montana, received the Annie Taylor Hyde Award for her friendship and kindness.

 

 

Winter 2013 Legacy: Now Available Online!

The newest edition of the Legacy newsletter, Winter 2013, is now available online in pdf format. To view this issue of the Legacy, click here