For Immediate Release
Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit Visits Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters
WASHINGTON, D.C – This Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, Wreaths Across America’s (WAA) Mobile Education Exhibit will visit the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) National Headquarters in Washington, D.C., for a day of education and public tours. The goal of the WAA Exhibit is to bring local communities and our military together with education, stories, and interactive connections. When touring the Exhibit, guests will have the opportunity to explore, learn and remember our fallen veterans. Tours are free and open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 3p.m. that day.
The Daughters of the American Revolution is a WAA corporate sponsor, specifically supporting the WAA Mobile Education Exhibit as it travels across the country to various pop-up events, fairs, and schools. DAR is a volunteer women’s service organization with more than 185,000 members, who seek to honor their revolutionary ancestors and promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism in their communities. The partnership between DAR and WAA helps to ensure communities across the United States learn the indelible mark our veterans have on our country and the value of honoring their sacrifices.
“It is an honor and a privilege for DAR to support Wreaths Across America with this sponsorship,” said Denise VanBuren, DAR President General. “For years DAR members have remembered those who have worn the uniform of our nation through participating in their local Wreaths Across America observance. The Mobile Education Exhibit helps to further the work of Wreaths Across America by educating those in our local communities, and DAR is proud to help them promote their mission.”
WAA takes great pride in its mission to Remember, Honor, Teach. The Mobile Education Exhibit will help to Teach not only the next generation but all community members and visitors about the services and sacrifices of our nation’s military. All veterans, active-duty military, their families, and the local community are invited and encouraged to visit the Exhibit at the DAR Headquarters on C and 17th Streets NW.
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About Daughters of the American Revolution
One of the largest patriotic women’s organizations in the world, DAR has more than 185,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters across the country and several foreign countries. DAR members promote historic preservation, education and patriotism via commemorative events, scholarships and educational initiatives, citizenship programs, service to veterans, meaningful community service and more. For additional information about DAR and its relevant mission, visit www.dar.org.