December 2019 Archives

December 6, 2019

While I fully recognize that pride is one of the seven deadly sins (!), I simply cannot help but nearly burst with it as we welcomed 1,271 new members into membership in Today’s DAR on December 5. Not only do these women represent the future of our Society, they are a testament to the dedication of our Genealogy Department and our hard-working, devoted chapter registrars, AND part of an... Read More

December 5, 2019

Decking the DAR halls takes months of advance planning, a dedicated Holiday Open House Vice Chair and many volunteer “elves.”  The Chair of the DAR Property Beautification and Hospitality Committee is responsible for the outdoor decorations, including illumination and landscaping.  Homestead Gardens of Davidsonville, Maryland, with whom negotiations began in the summer, is the company that... Read More

December 2, 2019

We are finally here! Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday, when our focus will be the restoration of seats in DAR Constitution Hall, as we seek to have 1,000 of them adopted by the end of the year. I am exceptionally proud that thanks to a jumpstart by members of the Development Committee and many generous... Read More

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