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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

October 5, 2019

I am so pleased to introduce to you one of our newest DAR members: Amy Dickinson, National Number 1000000.

Watch this introductory video here

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October 1, 2019

We are almost there! It is an honor for me to announce that the National Society will reach a historic milestone this Saturday, October 5, when we officially surpass ONE MILLION MEMBERS who have joined our organization since its 1890 founding!  As you may know, the National Board of Management officially votes on the newest DAR... Read More

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

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