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News that pertains to the National Society

Changes to National Dues and Fees (2009)

Recent Changes to National Fees and Dues Structure


1. FEES:

  • Membership Application. Each new member application fee will increase from $60 to $80 on applications received after January 1, 2010.
  • Membership Family Plan. Family Plan applications received after January 1, 2010 will cost $80 for the first application and $30 for each additional application in the same family.

2. DUES:

  • National Dues. Effective dues year 2010, Regular Membership dues increase to $30.

“Decision 1789: No Campaign Needed”


     When it came time for the newly born United States to elect its first president, everyone knew George Washington was the best man for the job. Not only had Washington led the Continental Army to victory in the country’s fight for independence from the British, he had also presided over the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that gave birth to a new democratic government.

"Help a Vet" Ladies Luncheon during the Spring Leadership

As most of you know, Mickey Jo Lawrence, First Lady of the SAR picked a theme this year - "Help a Vet."  With that in mind the Ladies Luncheon held during the Spring Leadership Meeting focused on female veterans and a Lexington, Kentucky non-profit organization called Sheppard's Hands.  They help female veterans by transforming a house into a home for homeless female veterans.  It is the first of its kind in the state of Kentucky.

SAR Foundation Donor Lapel Pins

     The SAR Foundation is now showcasing pins of appreciation to all donors giving at the $10 pledge level or above. This fine lapel pin depicts the SAR letters in tones of gold, will compliment any jacket, and will help point out the donor’s ongoing commitment to the SAR’s mission through his or her charitable giving. Those individuals or SAR Chapters and State Societies wishing to order a pin or a supply of pins to share with your chapter should contact Ms.

SAR Foundation Lapel Pin

Friends of the SAR Library Promotional Video Now Available


The Revolution's Last Men: Author Don N. Hagist to speak at SAR HQ

Mark your calendars! Friday, April 15 at 7PM the SAR is hosting Don N. Hagist, author of The Revolution's Last Men for a lecture and book signing.  Please see attached flyer for details.
Don N. Hagist is an independent researcher specializing in the demographics and material culture of the British Army in the American 

“Decision 1787: The Constitutional Convention and the U.S. Presidency”


World War II veteran honored in Missoula By Eric Clements

MISSOULA -  “The first enemy patrol vessel was detected and avoided at 3:10 am on April 18, 1942.  Airplane No. AC40-2261 (The Ruptured Duck) took off at 8:43 am.” That’s what was written in the official report made by Brigadier General James Doolittle following a series of raids on Tokyo during WWII.

Patriot Biographies Committee Announcement

To identify the listing of all the Patriot Biographies that have been entered into the database, we have established a Patriot named “Index” - ‪#‎P‬-334038 in the Patriot and Grave Index. We have expanded the Index to alphabetize by State of service for the Patriots. Hopefully, this will enable a more specific search when looking for a biography entry.

In order to access: