October 2016 Archives

October 12, 2016

When the DAR School Tour Buses rolled onto Berry College’s 27,000-acre campus we were met at the gate by staff and students who served as our Tour Guides. First stop was the Cage Building which houses the indoor sports including an Olympic size pool. The beautiful castle-like buildings built by the hands of the students are a lasting testament to the will, work, and fortitude of Martha Berry,... Read More

October 11, 2016

When the DAR School Tour buses arrived at Kate Duncan Smith DAR School on Monday morning we were greeted by the entire student body of the school, as well as many Alabama Daughters lining the parking area and bearing signs!   After a program on the National Parks by the KDS JAC Club, the school held a special dedication ceremony for the newly rebuilt ball fields. KDS and the Alabama Society... Read More

October 10, 2016

The first stop on the DAR School Tour led by President General Ann T. Dillon and DAR School National Chair Peggy C. Troxell was Hindman Settlement School. Daughters from many states converged in Eastern Kentucky to experience Appalachian hospitality and learn about the programs at this DAR Approved school. Sunday’s tour began with a Chapel Service followed by a traditional Appalachian lunch,... Read More

October 8, 2016

Seventy-five members will board two buses today to depart for a week of travel to Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and states in between.  I wish you could all be with us, but you can follow along on the DAR School Tour Facebook group here: ... Read More

October 7, 2016

DAR Headquarters was busy this week with the October Executive Committee Meetings, the National Chair Forum, a service project, training workshops and we will end the week with a meeting of the National Board of Management tomorrow morning.  We accomplished a lot and you will be hearing about some of our exciting decisions in the near future.  October Board Week is always a significant event... Read More

October 4, 2016

First time events are always exciting and my visit to North Dakota was exceptional.  A small western state was the perfect place to begin my state conference visits.   The Daughters were welcoming, generous and very kind.  I cannot thank them enough for their hospitality.  The enormous basket of North Dakota items was like Christmas when it arrived at my home.  Bill and I had such fun... Read More

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