March 24, 2017
Join the President General and the Dillon Administration as we travel to France in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the ending of World War I with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles! The 2017 France Tour, October 7-14, 2017, will include visiting the World War I Somme American Military Cemetery which honors the ultimate sacrifice of 1,844 American military men who lost their lives serving in World War I.  A visit to Chateau-Thierry Monument and Belleau Wood Marine Monument commemorates the 2,289 U.S. soldiers who fought and lost their lives in the Marne Valley during the spring and summer of 1918.  We will walk Fort Vaux, where the Battle of Verdun, the longest battle of the

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March 22, 2017
I left Denver early on the second of March for visits to Alaska, Vancouver and Hawaii.  The view out my window as we made our approach into the Juneau airport made me appreciate the skill of Alaska Airline pilots.  Steep mountains appeared on both sides of the airplane and the weather was patchy cloud cover and snow.  The sun peaked out just long enough for me to capture a black and white version of the scene.  Seeing only the lower part of this vast state, makes me want to go again.  Colorado is a beautiful state, but Alaska surpasses it in sheer majesty and size.  - President General Ann Dillon Alaska Daughters were honored to host the President General for our state conference in Juneau

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March 17, 2017
We are finalizing plans and counting down the days until the 126th Continental Congress! This year’s Congress, June 28 – July 2, will be filled with important business meetings and social functions. We will also highlight the important work of our National Committees, chapters and members at Service to America Night! If you have not yet made plans to attend the 126th Congress, I hope you will do so. I am pleased to share some of the details and updates about this year’s Congress. Credentialing and registration information for Congress was mailed to your Chapter Regent. If you plan to

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