September 2019 Archives

September 30, 2019

As part of our VanBuren Administration’s emphasis on recognizing the men and women who achieved American independence, chapters are urged to conduct an annual Memorial Service honoring the Patriots of the American Revolution. Though these short devotions may occur at any time, they are especially requested to be included within regular meetings conducted during the month of November, as we... Read More

September 27, 2019

Want a taste of Hawaii? This October the DAR Museum welcomes a traveling play called My Name is `Ōpūkaha`ia. It follows the life of Henry ʻŌpūkahaʻia, a young Hawaiian who came to the United States in 1808 for a promotional speaking tour. Henry became involved in gaining support for an... Read More

September 25, 2019

It is the highest honor to visit with Daughters across the country, absorbing their energy and sharing with them the goals of our new administration. September 19-21 found me doing just that while enjoying the 119th State Conference of the Michigan Daughters in beautiful Lansing. And I do mean enjoying! These Great Lakes Daughters are both welcoming and inspiring.  I wish that space... Read More

September 23, 2019

DAR Service for Veterans Committee has exciting news. NSDAR has officially become a Corporate Sponsor of Wreaths Across America (WAA).  Our sponsorship is specifically meant to help fund the Wreaths Across America Education Trailer.  What’s that, you didn’t know WAA has a Mobile Education Exhibit?

Let’s begin with an overview of what Wreaths Across America is and what they do. WAA was... Read More

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

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