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July 28, 2008 Bren Landon
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American Spirit Wins 6th Apex Grand Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the sixth consecutive year, American Spirit, the Daughters of the American Revolution magazine, has been honored with a Grand Award of Excellence from the APEX Awards organization. The Award was made for the May/June 2007 issue. The same issue also collected two Awards of Excellence:

  • Design & Layout: "A Model Collection"

  • Feature Writing: "She-Merchants" by Gin Phillips, Contributing Writer

American Spirit's Grand Award was one of only six made in the "For Profit" magazine sub-category. This year the Apex Awards judges evaluated 4,479 entries including 837 in the Magazines & Journals category. A total of 120 APEX Grand Awards were presented in 11 major categories and 1,393 APEX Awards of Excellence were presented in 110 individual categories.

To read excerpts from American Spirit, and for online subscriptions, please visit American Spirit Online.


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.  Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is eligible for membership. With more than 165,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world's largest and most active service organizations. It also publishes the award winning American Spirit magazine. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit



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