Saturday, July 14, 2012

Society Saturday- DAR all over the world.

Many people don't realize that the DAR has chapters around the world.  There are over 800 members in 26 chapters located in England, France, Germany, Russia, Japan, and Australia, to name a few.  The newest Units Overseas (UO) chapter is the Mariana Islands chapter in Guam. My daughter Donna is an organizing member.

The Mariana Islands Chapter was confirmed in April 2012 and it was exciting to see the Guam flag included in the processional during opening night of Continental Congress.  I snuck onto the stage after the meeting to pose with the flag.

The Chapter was unable to send a representative to Congress this year, so I offered to help out.
One of the annual functions is the UO luncheon. Representatives from each chapter give an annual report, sell items as fundraisers, and offer associate memberships.

Here I am with my friend Teri as we sold lapel pins and told ladies about Guam.
I was happy to have helped this new chapter and I hope they can send a representative to enjoy Congress next year.