Three Blogs

August 25, 2014
The 123rd Continental Congress offered a lot that was new: a new format for forums and hotel events, a new official Congress hotel and a terrific new Celebrate America event. As you may have heard, NSDAR also rolled out a new program called Sustaining Supporter.   This program encourages donors to invest in the work of DAR as they have always done, but offers individuals the opportunity to contribute through automatic monthly gifts made via a credit card charge or electronic funds transfer from their bank account.  Congress attendees were very enthusiastic about the program. Almost 600 members signed...Read More
August 22, 2014
Over the next month DAR Genealogy will be traveling to different events in order to create awareness about DAR and our amazing genealogy resources. In recent years we have made it a priority for DAR to have a presence at national genealogy conferences and other genealogy type events to not only promote DAR but to keep us up to date on the latest in genealogical education, research and practices. Next week I am privileged to join Darryn Lickliter, Head Genealogist for NSDAR, at the Federation of Genealogical Societies National Conference, “Gone to Texas” in San Antonio, Texas. The conference will include workshops, guest speakers, an exhibitor’s...Read More
August 20, 2014
At this year’s Continental Congress we felt ignited by the spirit of volunteering throughout the week’s activities, particularly at Celebrate America Night, and I am eager to see all members continue with this spirit as they are beginning a new year of DAR work. Enter your Celebrate America! service hours here! During the Opening Night Ceremony of Congress, we premiered a Celebrate America! video highlighting the initiative and the service work of our members. Please view this inspiring video on the...Read More

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