Established Apr. 26, 1890
What We Do
- Honor individuals for outstanding and unusual patriotic achievement on a national, regional, and local level.
- Honors persons for outstanding bravery and self sacrifice in the face of imminent danger.
- Honors members of the United States Congress for outstanding service to the nation.
- Honors outstanding junior and Senior ROTC cadets annually with the presentation of the ROTC award.
- Promotes patriotism in high schools through a national historical orations contest annually.
- Promotes patriotism in high schools through an essay competition.
- Introduces the War of Independence to 5th grade students through the Americanism poster contest.
- Honors Law Enforcement officials for outstanding service with a Law Enforcement Award.
- Honors Fire Safety Officials for outstanding service with a Fire Safety Commendation Award.
- Selects outstanding Eagle Scouts annually at the chapter, state and national level. The national winner receives a college scholarship. The Nebraska Society also awards a college scholarship.
- Assists veterans in Veterans Hospitals.
- Places SAR markers at the grave sites of Revolutionary Was Patriots and SAR members.
- Commemorates Revolutionary Was Patriots with appropriate ceremonies.
- Participates in new citizenship swearing-in ceremonies.
- Observes patriotic anniversaries.
- Cooperates with the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Children of the American Revolution and other hereditary organizations in the promotion of patriotism.