Announcement: National DAR Day of Service & Service to America

Thank you for your enthusiasm and support for the National DAR Day of Service throughout October! There was an outstanding response in the Service to America Committee DAR members-only Facebook group with more than 360 member posts describing service projects, many of which included photos. They featured a service project every day in October on the Service to America public Facebook page. Mrs. VanBuren published a wonderful post on the DAR Blog about the National DAR Day of Service (see link below). Thank you all for SHINING and spreading the word about DAR Service to America!

President General’s Post

A few year-end reminders:

Online Tally: Please enter your 2019 Service to America Hours before the end of December.

Link to Online Tally

Chapter Achievement Report (CMR): Chapters who participated in a community project as part of the National DAR Day of Service will earn 25 points on the CMR! Note: This field is not auto-filled, so please select “yes” on this question on the CMR.

Service to America Award for Outstanding National DAR Day of Service Project: This award recognizes outstanding meaningful community service projects completed during October in celebration of the National DAR Day of Service. Please submit your October service projects to be considered for the Service to America Award. Two (2) National Award winners: one (1) state winner and one (1) chapter winner will be recognized at Continental Congress 2020.

Award entries need to be submitted online via the SurveyMonkey link (an online survey platform) by the Chapter Regent on or before December 15, 2019.

Award Entry Submittal

Please see the link below for details on eligibility, submission instructions, and judging process.

Service to America Committee Awards

Please see the link below for details on eligibility, submission instructions, and judging Process. If you have questions, please contact either of our State Co-Chairs, emails below, or our Southwest Division Vice Chair of the Service to America Committee. Click here  for the contact information. We can’t wait to hear about the wonderful service projects from across the country and around the world.

Thank you for Rising and Shining in Service to America! You are making a difference.

Whitney Crane & Jean Thomas
Service to America, Co-Chairs
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