Membership in the DAR
honors and preserves the legacy of your
patriot ancestor. Over two hundred years
ago, American patriots fought and sacrificed
for the freedoms we enjoy today.
DAR members are educators,
students, professionals, mothers,
historians, genealogists, and homemakers,
who continue this legacy. They play an
active role in their communities promoting
the National Society DAR objectives of
patriotism, education, and historic
preservation. With about 3,000 chapters
throughout the world, and with over 180,000
members, we are one of the largest women's
service organizations in the world.
Membership in DAR offers a number of
American history throughout the year by
honoring historically significant
people, places, dates, and events
commemorative events such as Flag Day,
Veterans Day, and the 4th of July
meaningful service projects throughout
students with awards and scholarships.
Involving all family members in
promoting service efforts
Constitution of the United States of
America, the patriotic values of our
country, and the military men and women
who serve the nation
camaraderie with other DAR members
during projects, events, and social
opportunities to improve leadership
abilities by taking on responsibilities
at chapter, state, and national levels
Any woman is eligible for membership who is
no less than eighteen years of age and can
prove lineal descent from an ancestor who
aided in achieving American independence.
She must provide documentation for each
statement of birth, marriage, and death.
For additional information in joining DAR,
JOINING OUR CHAPTER:
If you are interested in joining the
Lawrence Van Hook Chapter, please contact Karen
chapter regent, and we will be happy to
assist you through all of the steps.