Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

April 26, 2018
Following a week of meetings in Washington, DC and the Friday evening Horatio Alger Awards Banquet, I caught a very early flight for Kansas City and the Kansas State Conference in Topeka. I arrived just in time to join the Chapter Regents luncheon and spent a far too short time with the Kansas Daughters. The state regent, Kathryn West and her husband, Ollie, went above and beyond in making sure I...
April 24, 2018
On March 24, a group of curious women and men gathered in the Banquet Hall at DAR Headquarters for a Wikipedia Editing Workshop. Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia created and edited by volunteers around the world. DAR partnered with Wikimedia DC , the nonprofit regional Wikipedia chapter...
April 20, 2018
Arriving in Cincinnati early on Saturday morning, I was met by Elizabeth Chiang, my personal page and unexpectedly she was accompanied by my friend, Sharon Withers, past Registrar General. After grabbing a cup of coffee at a local coffee shop, we set off for the Kentucky State Conference in Lexington, KY. A beautiful spring snow storm made the ride extraordinary and Elizabeth’s chauffeur skills...
April 18, 2018
Since 1987, the United States has recognized March as Women’s History Month . As a women’s service organization, this is one of our favorite months of the year! This year, in partnership with the DAR Library , DAR Archives and National...
April 16, 2018
Travel to Columbus Ohio was just what one hopes it will be; the flight was on time, the weather was perfect and I was eager to renew friendships with the Ohio Daughters. I arrived just in time to attend the State Officers Club dinner celebrating the Waldschmidt Homestead. I had a wonderful time learning about the many ways Ohio fulfills the mission of the National Society. Saturday morning, my...
April 12, 2018
We are so excited to introduce you to the completed effort of the DAR Constitution Hall stage restoration! If you weren’t able to see the reveal of the renovated stage live on Facebook, you can watch the video here . After the completion of Phase One of...
April 10, 2018
Louisiana always makes me think of fabulous food, great music, moss draped trees and southern hospitality. So I traveled to Baton Rouge eager to visit. Everything I expected was exceeded, with azaleas in splendid bloom and beautiful spring weather. - President General Ann Dillon The 109 th Louisiana State Conference convened on March 16 – 18 at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The...
April 6, 2018
A recent blog told about the rededication ceremony to be held at the Margaret Corbin Monument at West Point Cemetery to honor the valor of the Revolutionary War heroine. Despite the discovery that Margaret is not buried on the grounds of West Point , as thought to...
April 4, 2018
As Continental Congress approaches, NSDAR is pleased to announce the 20 th Anniversary of Heritage Club ! This milestone celebrates 20 years of recognizing NSDAR’s generous donors. We have achieved so much because of the dedication of...
April 2, 2018
Texas Daughters were honored to welcome President General Ann Dillon, to our 119 th Texas State Conference in San Antonio on March 7 and 8. Texas State Executive Board, Honorary State Regents and out of State Regents attending as guests greeted Mrs. Dillon Wednesday evening prior to conference with a riverboat tour of the San Antonia Riverwalk along the San Antonia River. The weather was perfect...

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