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
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!
I hope everyone enjoyed their week at Congress as much as I did! It was wonderful to celebrate the successes of the first year of the administration and plan for the future.
I have spent the past few days trying to catch up on rest and enjoying time with family. I can’t help but share just a few photos from the evening events with you all. The ceremonies at Constitution Hall were very rewarding and moving. Our brand new Celebrate America Night at the Grand Hyatt was also a great success and attendees seemed to enjoy something a little different and I know we all had a lot of fun.
Thank you to all those who attended the 123rd Continental Congress and all who worked to make it a success....Read More