October 2019 Archives

October 30, 2019

It’s all about YOU! While it was a thrill to surpass one million members since our founding at the beginning of this month, I hope that you continue to enjoy the DAR Million Members Celebration that honors all of... Read More

October 24, 2019

As part of the recent restoration of the Memorial Continental Hall Banquet Hall at DAR Headquarters, we undertook a complete rebuilding of the roof terrace stairs. The roof terrace stairs have been part of the original design since Memorial Continental Hall opened in 1910... Read More

October 22, 2019

The 2019 Sunshine School Tour rolled away from the NSDAR Administration building on Saturday, October 12, 2019, following the conclusion of the National Board of Management meeting. Nearly 80 Daughters joined President General Denise Doring VanBuren as she visited the five DAR Schools located in the southern states; however, the traveling party grew to nearly 200 with buses from California and... Read More

October 16, 2019

As we “Shine the light” on our Patriots during the Rise and Shine VanBuren Administration, it was extremely fitting that on Friday, October 11, 2019, the NSDAR held a wreath laying ceremony honoring American naval hero, John Paul Jones. You can see a short video of the ceremony here.

Over 140 Daughters... Read More

October 15, 2019

October brought the gathering of our National Board of Management, and I am pleased to share with you highlights of a very enjoyable week that included meetings of the Long Range Planning Commission, the Development and Finance committees, and the National Chairs’ Forum. It was the first chance to come together to explore the priorities and themes of our new administration, and I am grateful... Read More

October 14, 2019

During the month of October, DAR members across the country participated in the National DAR Day of Service, most notably, on Friday October 11 which marked our 129th anniversary! The National DAR Day of Service provided members with the opportunity to celebrate our Society’s founding by participating in a variety of volunteer activities in their local communities. Members... Read More

October 11, 2019

DAR is so very proud to be a corporate sponsor of the Mobile Education Exhibit for Wreaths Across America – and we were so pleased to welcome it to our National Headquarters this morning! The Mobile Education Exhibit is a 48-foot trailer that furthers the Wreaths... Read More

October 9, 2019

While not an official visit, I had the pleasure of joining the New York Daughters for our 123rd State Conference in historic Albany at the end of September.  My mother was born in Albany in 1927, and generations of my family have been born and buried there. While I moved about 100 miles south 35 years ago, it is always a joy for me to return to this city on the Hudson to rekindle fond memories... Read More

October 7, 2019

Thank you to the thousands of Daughters who took time to celebrate our milestone achievement this weekend!

It was so exciting on Saturday to surpass that one millionth member mark and introduce you to DAR member National Number 1000000,... Read More

October 5, 2019

Congratulations – you are now officially ONE IN A MILLION!

Watch this special video message here

In anticipation of next week’s 129th... Read More

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