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DAR Liaison

D.A.R. Liaison Committee


THE D.A.R./S.A.R. MEMBERSHIP AWARD

Handbook Vol. III, page 46 (revision date 2010-09)

This award, authorized in 1990, is presented to the D.A.R. State Society that recruits the most new members to the SAR. This is a two track system (percentage and highest number) which awards certificates and $175 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd place, and $25 for 3rd place to the D.A.R. State Societies with the highest percentage of approved SAR members using the D.A.R. Finder Form, and $175 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd place, and $25 for 3rd place to the D.A.R. State Societies with the highest number of approved SAR members using the D.A.R. Finder Form. This is a total of six awards totaling $500. The competition runs from January 1 to December 31 of each year. In order to be counted, a D.A.R. Finder Report Form , available on the SAR website, must be attached to the application packet. The NSSAR Staff Registrar uses these forms to determine the winner. Applications without the form cannot be counted toward the competition. A separate form must be included with each application received and will be counted toward the contest after the application is approved. Multiple applications cannot be applied to one form.


It is imperative that SAR Chapters and State Societies promote a congenial and harmonious relationship with D.A.R. Chapters and State Societies for the betterment of both organizations. As you recruit new SAR members always ask about their female relatives who could join D.A.R. In turn ask D.A.R. members to ask about male relatives as they recruit new D.A.R. members. When they bring us new SAR members, reward them with the appropriate medal (i.e. Medal of Appreciation, Martha Washington Medal, and the Daughters of Liberty Medal).
 

  • Each SAR State Society should have a D.A.R. Liaison Chairman to spearhead these efforts.
  • Each SAR State Society should develop its own award guidelines as it relates to rewarding D.A.R. members.

If your state has such a member and process, please share his contact information with the D.A.R. Liaison Committee Chairman, Walter J. Timoschuk at wtimoschatcomcast [dot] net.

It is imperative that we maintain an accurate account of the D.A.R. members who assist us in obtaining new members into our