February 2017 Archives

February 24, 2017

Saturday after the February National Board meeting, I flew with Alice Ridgway, Connecticut State Regent, to Hartford to celebrate their 125th Birthday.  It was a gala to be remembered and a great demonstration of how to delegate plans for a state conference while the state regent is out of town.  The Connecticut Daughters demonstrated that teamwork succeeds!  Alice has written a... Read More

February 23, 2017
  • Where in the DAR World would you like to go today?
  • Are you a new member or a new-member-at-heart who would like to learn about the many aspects of DAR service projects, activities and committees?
  • Or are you interested in exploring ways to expand your horizons and gain confidence about serving in new paths of DAR leadership?

INquire about the... Read More

February 21, 2017

As DAR continues “Moving Forward in Service to America,” it is a pleasure to share some exciting news with you.   After much discussion, the Executive Committee has decided that members can now include their DAR chapter work in their Service to America volunteer hours. 

Many members shared with this chairman and others their service stories and DAR work from this past... Read More

February 16, 2017

Documentation is such an important aspect of obtaining DAR membership, and many older records required for admission into the organization may be difficult to read, require extensive preservation or may even be lost or missing. With that in mind, the January/February 2017 issue of American Spirit features stories that spotlight the importance of historical documents and resources and... Read More

February 15, 2017

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War One.  DAR is proud to be a Partner Organization with the United States World War One Centennial Commission. In conjunction with the partnership, commemorations of this critical time in United States’ history and the role the DAR played in the... Read More

February 14, 2017

Last year I had the pleasure of meeting with a delegation from the Spanish Embassy to get acquainted and to reaffirm the mutual appreciation we have for one another’s ongoing support and recognition. 

Many of us are familiar with the assistance given to the new Republic by... Read More

February 10, 2017

Here in Washington, we are excited to welcome a new neighbor. The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opened its doors in September 2016 and visitation has surpassed the wildest dreams of even the architects of the new building. So many people want to visit the building can’t hold them all and timed tickets continue to be the best way to ensure you get in - even... Read More

February 8, 2017

I imagine many of you are eagerly awaiting the opening of the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia in April. We have been staying in close touch with our partners at the Museum and I’m excited to tell you that the large Siege of Yorktown (1781) painting installation that DAR helped to support is now up!

We were pleased to provide a grant to underwrite... Read More

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