Three Blogs

July 31, 2014
Congress was so much fun!  Truly, an army of volunteers and staff worked countless hours to make it successful and their hard work paid off.  Thank you to all who worked, all who attended and to our marvelous headquarters staff! Since then, I have relished the opportunity to be with family the last few weeks. Our grandsons, Cade (6 years) and Jake (4 years) spent a couple of nights with us at the ranch.  The boys call my husband “Boots” and they call me “Honey”, thanks to a Name That Grandma Fundraiser at DAR.  Although we didn’t have as many opportunities to ride the big tractor and bulldozer as they wished, they stayed quite busy looking for all types of critters.  We quickly learned that...Read More
July 28, 2014
In 2015, our beloved National Society will celebrate its Quasquicentennial…125 years of devoted and dedicated service to the Nation.  The year-long commemoration will be observed throughout 2015, with the grandest celebratory kick-off events planned for Continental Congress that year.  Make plans now to visit your National Headquarters buildings, June 24-28, 2015, and be a part of this historic occasion.  Enjoy dynamic speakers, wonderful entertainment, special exhibits, exciting events designed especially to include all Congress attendees, and purchase lovely commemorative items and keepsakes that you will treasure for many years to come. States and Chapters are encouraged to join in the...Read More
July 25, 2014
Each of our keynote speakers and award recipients at Congress gave such thoughtful and moving remarks and we were so honored to have them join us. Many of you have asked if there was a way to make the remarks available online so that you may hear them again and share them with friends. I am pleased that we were able to obtain permission from our speakers, and now the remarks from Opening Night and National Defense Night are available for you to view on the DAR YouTube page! Enjoy!     ...Read More

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