Naples, FL, September 22, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- E. Sue Huff, native of Southwest Virginia and resident of Naples, Florida, was approved and accepted as a member of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
The DAR was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. The non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization is dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.
Huff’s ancestor, Enoch Osborn, was patriot who with unfailing loyalty served as a soldier during the Revolutionary War. Huff has joined her fellow Virginian’s and will be part of the Carter’s Fort Chapter of Gate City, Virginia.
DAR members volunteer more than 60,000 hours annually to veteran patients, award over $150,000 in scholarships and financial aid each year to students, and support schools for the underprivileged with annual donations exceeding one million dollars.
As one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the country, DAR boasts 168,000 members in 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally. 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.
DAR National Headquarters houses one of the nation's premier genealogical libraries, one of the foremost collections of pre-industrial American decorative arts, Washington's largest concert hall, and an extensive collection of early American manuscripts and imprints.
For more information about the DAR visit: http://www.dar.org