September 2019 Archives

September 20, 2019

Let’s Rise and Shine in Service to America! Meaningful community service has played a central role in DAR’s mission since our Society’s founding in 1890. DAR Founder Eugenia Washington said, “We want a society founded on service.” The Service to America Committee is focused on... Read More

September 18, 2019

What a special day it was yesterday as we celebrated Constitution Day, during Constitution Week, in Constitution Hall welcoming 1,001 new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony. The DAR teamed up with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to host this special naturalization ceremony. While DAR Headquarters has been host to a number of USCIS naturalization... Read More

September 17, 2019

We the people are celebrating the 232nd year of the United States Constitution this week.

The Constitution’s 4,440 words were framed (written) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787 by the six founding fathers; George Washington, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton, for a population of four million. It is heartwarming to know... Read More

September 12, 2019

Your DAR Genealogy Team was excited that the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ 2019 National Conference was held right here in Washington, D.C., this year! As far as we know, none of the large genealogy conferences have ever been held in the District, so this was a great opportunity for DAR to send several of our newest... Read More

September 9, 2019

I am honored to be appointed Parliamentarian for the VanBuren Administration. I love parliamentary procedure, and I love DAR!  I am a Professional Registered Parliamentarian and I serve as a consultant to the President General and Executive Committee. We serve as a team for fair and impartial decision making; protecting individual rights; and working for the good of the Society.

I wish... Read More

September 5, 2019

What an incredible honor to be a part of the VanBuren “Rise and Shine” Administration.  Just the sound of our theme encourages enthusiasm and dedication to DAR.  The women I serve with on this Executive Committee are talented, educated and have many years of experience that will surely lead us to shine brightly toward America’s 250th anniversary.

The Office of the Reporter... Read More

September 4, 2019

I am thrilled beyond measure to share that thanks to the high rate of DAR Application submissions and approvals, we now project by October to surpass ONE MILLION total members who have joined DAR since our founding. 

In anticipation of this momentous milestone, we today officially launch our exciting DAR... Read More

September 3, 2019

Sometimes, when I am traveling, I see a group of lovely young women sitting together, perhaps in an airport or a hotel lobby.  I always wish that I could just go over, interrupt, and talk them into joining the DAR, because they are missing out on an amazing source of joy and friendship. If I were going to try to convince them, which of my hundreds of DAR stories would I share?

I joined... Read More

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