The second event honored Veterans Day which this year is celebrated on 11/11/11. Veterans of all the armed forces are honored at this time. Red, white and blue pins were presented to all DAR members.
The last event honored was Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, 1941, "a day which will live in infamy", "a quote from Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech to Congress on December 8th, 1941 when he asked Congress to pass a declaration of war on Japan. The 70th anniversary is recognized this year. DAR members were asked to complete an index card stating what they remember, where they were or what family comments were passed down at that time and bring the card to the December meeting.