May 2019 Archives

May 17, 2019

We are delighted to introduce you to a new resource on the Chaplain General’s page of the members’ section of the DAR website.  Along the right side of the page, is the “Quick Access to DAR Ceremonies” box. From here you have the... Read More

May 15, 2019

Anticipating my final two state visits, I boarded a plane in Denver headed for Pennsylvania’s state conference, Cyndy Sweeney, State Regent. It is always such a relief to be met in the baggage claim area by one of our young members dressed in white.Retrieving the luggage we began our trek to King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. It is adjacent to Valley Forge so we drove through this tranquil park... Read More

May 9, 2019

This time last year, the DAR Museum wrapped up the renovations to the old museum gallery that created our new Study Gallery and Main Gallery. This winter, we took the time to look after another of our galleries, the Yochim Gallery.

The lower level hall of Memorial Continental Hall was designated the Yochim Gallery in 1995. Named after past President General Marie Hirst Yochim, this... Read More

May 6, 2019

Time flies when you are having fun, and I have certainly enjoyed serving as Recording Secretary General during the Dillon Administration.  President General Ann Turner Dillon has been a gracious leader and an inspiration. By Moving Forward in Service to America, we have accomplished more than we imagined was possible in three short years.

It has been interesting and rewarding... Read More

May 3, 2019

The early months of 2019 at DAR Constitution Hall have included a number of high-profile events, as well as some firsts for the now 90 year old venue. The February schedule included the hit true crime comedy podcast, My Favorite Murder, which was the first podcast to hold a live event at the Hall. The fact that it sold out in less than a half hour suggests it will not be the last... Read More

May 1, 2019

Following a busy week of Executive Committee meetings, Ginger Trader, Historian General, and I met our “Uber Driver,” Don Trader. What should have been a two and a half hour drive with no traffic became a four and a half hour drive on a Friday afternoon. Now I understand what members mean when they talk about it taking so long to get “to the shore.” I thought Denver traffic was bad!

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