Three Blogs

November 21, 2014
After six weeks away from home while traveling to state visits, Board meetings, our Scotland trip and visiting chapters in six countries in Europe and the United Kingdom, it was wonderful to have two weeks catching up at home with family.  However, I always enjoy being in the office and returned to Washington this week.  The days were packed full of meetings, including building updates, Congress plans, project updates, a department head meeting, 125th anniversary plans and many others.  Curator General Jennie Rehnberg joined...Read More
November 10, 2014
On behalf of The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, we are grateful for the President General’s invitation to share with you some thoughts about planning for your activities and events for the coming years for our Vietnam veterans and their families.  As Veterans Day approaches, it seemed appropriate to send you information about the Commemoration and the role of our DAR state societies and chapters as commemorative partners and some ideas.   Vietnam War Commemoration Overview Congress passed legislation authorizing the Secretary of Defense to establish The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration with the primary...Read More
November 6, 2014
We left Vienna on October 26, 2014 and flew to Frankfurt where Palatinate Chapter Regent Cary Costa and Associate Member Ransom Schwerzler were patiently waiting for our delayed flight.  Speeding along on the Autobahn, we arrived in Landstuhl about 1 hour, 15 minutes later.  We enjoyed seeing the many vineyards, farms, beautiful scenery and fall colors of the southwest Germany region.  DAR Project Patriot Chair Jennifer Minus met us at the Schlosshotel in Landstuhl where we quickly changed for dinner at Burg Lichtenberg Castle, built around 1200.  We enjoyed a delicious dinner and...Read More

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