Milwaukee Chapter Each meeting begins
with: -RITUAL- THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG THE AMERICAN'S CREED PRESIDENT GENERAL'S MESSAGE NATIONAL DEFENSE MESSAGE BUSINESS PROGRAM GUESTS ARE ALWAYS
Daughters of the American Revolution
OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
(from current DAR Magazine)
We strive for a variety of interesting and provocative programs, which enrich the lives of our members and bring our DAR chapter into the life of the community.
Chapter meetings are held the first Friday of the month from October through April and the second Friday in May.
Each meeting begins with:
THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
THE AMERICAN'S CREED
PRESIDENT GENERAL'S MESSAGE
NATIONAL DEFENSE MESSAGE
GUESTS ARE ALWAYS
Founded: October 11, 1890, incorporated 1896 by an Act of Congress
Mission: To promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism
Motto: God, Home, Country
Membership: 168,000 members, 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., International chapters in Australia, Austria,The Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. More than 836,000 women have joined the DAR since it was founded.
Management: Policy for the Society is made by the National Board of Management composed of the President General, 11 Executive Officers, 21 Vice Presidents General, and 53 State Regents. The National Board of Management meets six times a year at DAR Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Continental Congress: The DAR annual national meeting is named after the original Continental Congress that governed the American colonies. DAR Continental Congress attracts over 3,000 members to Washington, D.C., each summer.
Eligibility for Membership: Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible.
Ways to learn more about DAR membership:
1) Visit the DAR web site (www.dar.org) to read about steps to membership and to fill out a prospective membership form,
2) Talk to local DAR chapter members in your area,
3)E-mail inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org