The Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution convened its 115th Conference at the downtown Dallas Hyatt Regency March 6-9. State Regent and Houstonian Pamela Rouse Wright presided over the annual gathering as more than 1,400 members and guests attended informative meetings, educational workshops, visited with old friends and made new connections.

Especially memorable were individuals receiving recognition for outstanding leadership, volunteerism and vision in areas such as historic preservation, education, patriotism, conservation, and journalism. Award recipients inspired attendees through their courage, military service, charitable endeavors and unwavering love of country.

The John F. Greer Chapter from Anna was represented during the conference by eight members: Regent Brenda Moeller, Vice Regent Julie Preston, Chaplain Linda Dillard, Registrar Lucretia Hardin, Treasurer Teena Humphris, Librarian Lecya Janak, members Linda Sullivan (Vice Chairman of Women’s Issues) and Brenda Nolan. The Chapter received a certificate acknowledging its growth during the previous year.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation’s children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 175,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the DAR nationwide, visit http://www.DAR.org.

The Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution is the DAR’s largest Society with more than 17,000 members. Since it’s founding in 1894, Texas Daughters have been energetic advocates of the objectives of the National Society. Ever working for God, home and country, these career women, homemakers, volunteers and civic leaders all represent today’s DAR. For more information about this organization, visit http://www.txdar.org.