March 2022



Happy Women's History Month!
We hope you have a wonderful month! If you're looking for a way to celebrate check out the links below! 
Women's History Month (
International Women's Day Events (
              DCDAR STATE CONFERENCE 2022         

DCDAR will hold its 121st State Conference on March 25th and 26th 
at the Westin Georgetown (2350 M St. NW)
For more details you can find the conference information packet: here

To register either visit: DCDAR | District of Columbia State Society NSDAR - 121st DCDAR State Conference 2022 Registration & Sponsorships (, or download the registration form and mail to the DCDAR State Conference Chair Annie John.

Please note that registration ends on March 11th! So be sure to register asap!

Spring has almost sprung! 
And we are back to holding meetings & events in-person! 
(with a virtual option as well)

Valentines for Vets Update

Thank you to everyone who participated in the annual Valentine for Vets goody bag making for the Veterans at the Armed Forces Retirement Home! It was our second year making these (due to Covid-19 cancelling another Chocolate Lover's Party), and we are so grateful for all of the participation, effort, and love put into these! In all we made over 250 bags (more than one for each person living at the home!

Upcoming Capitol Chapter Events

March 14th: Our next chapter meeting will start at 6:30pm. There will be both an in-person option (Brittany Strupp's house - 1123 I St. NE Washington, DC 20002), and a virtual option (, meeting ID: 974 7408 5589).

March 21st: March Chapter Social. Details will be forthcoming via email.

March 29th: National Vietnam Veterans Day Observance - 1pm on the East Knoll of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (We will be attending in-person as a chapter, as well as online. Check your email for more details).

April 11th: Capitol Chapter Meeting with a program by Hillary Fisk and the National Portrait Gallery (back by popular demand!)

April (TBD): April Social 

May 9th: Capitol Chapter Meeting

May TBD: May Social
We'd Like to Hear from You!

1) We will be hosting a prospective member's event in April! Please fill out this form with a list of names/emails of friends, family members, colleagues, etc. who you think would be interested in joining DAR! 

2) Where would you like to see the chapter have a social? Are there other events/activities you would like to see us do? What days/times work best for you? Please fill out this short survey! We are looking to get our March/April socials scheduled ASAP!

DCDAR Events

  • March 13th - Sips & Scarves (1pm at the DC Chapter House)
  • March 25th-26th - DCDAR State Conference (Westin Georgetown)
  • March 31st - DCDAR Margaret Whetten's Flag Disposal Drive ends; contact Lee Holifield for more details
  • April 16th - DC CAR Day of Service (10am - 12pm at Rock Creek Conservancy); register here
  • April 24th - April DCDAR Book Club (3pm via Zoom)

Manor House Park Clean-Up at Randall Recreation Center
Join Manor House Chapter's Conservation Committee for a monthly park clean-up at Randall Recreation Center on March 6th, April 3, May 22, and/or June 12 at 11am
(South Capitol St. & I St. SW; a short walk from the Navy Yard Metro)
Email their chapter conservation committee chair, Kelsey Jones, with any questions!

Manor House will also be hosting a virtual Yoga on March 27th, at 10am
The class will support of the Na'ah Illahee Fund supporting Indigenous women
Suggested donation is $15 per attendee
Register at 
Have an important life event to share? Promotions, Engagements, Weddings, Special Anniversaries, Babies, Grandchildren, Awards and Recognitions, etc. We want to celebrate with you!
Email your updates to the Corresponding Secretary, Mary Kirchner
  • 📖The 2020-2021 Yearbook can be downloaded here. The Yearbook includes the National Chapter, DCDAR Chapter, and Capitol Chapter Officers, a calendar of events, a Members Directory, and the Capitol Chapter Bylaws. 


  • 📧If you have recently changed your name, home address, or have other new contact information, please send your updated information to Jen Newman at 


  • 💍👶🏠🏆Please send news (engagements, marriages, pregnancies, birth, new home, new job, retirement, awards, prayer requests, and other news) to Mary Kirchner at


  • If you have any suggestions or any topics you would like to see us do a chapter program on, please reach out to Brittany Strupp at

  • If you have any chapter activity ideas (social, philanthropic, historical and historic preservation-related) please reach out to Lauren Dore at

1 - DCDAR Members-only website:
Username - your NSDAR number
ssword - last name with Capitalization
2 - NSDAR Members-only website: 
Password - 40Stones!
3 - Facebook Pages:
DAR National Headquarters -
Capitol Chapter -

4 - 2020-2021 Yearbook:

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