DAR to hold informational meeting Nov. 8

Published 4:50 pm Thursday, November 1, 2018

INDIAN SPRINGS VILLAGE – The leaders of the Alabama Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will host an informational meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Indian Springs Town Hall, 2635 Cahaba Valley Road.

The group will also discuss the work of the DAR and upcoming plans to organize a new chapter in the area. All prospective members are welcome to attend. For more information, call Sally Woolley 908-5421.

The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to preserve the memory and spirit of those who contributed to securing American independence. For more than 125 years, the DAR has strived to bring awareness to the honorable sacrifices and enduring legacy of all patriots who fought for America’s freedom.

Through the DAR Genealogical Research System (www.dar.org/GRS), the public can access a free database of information amassed by the DAR about these patriots. DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical women’s service organization with more than 185,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide.

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 for membership. DAR members passionately carry out the timeless mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. To learn more about the work of today’s DAR, visit Dar.org.