Patriotic Service is another integral mission of the National Society, the Georgia Society, and the Town Committees. America’s Vet Dogs is a new program embraced by all levels of the Society which provides the sponsorship of dogs trained to assist disabled veterans.
The Society of The Colonial Dames of America participates on a national level in the privately sponsored Congressional seminars, The Washington Workshops, by awarding scholarships to week-long seminars for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade high school students. Scholarships, awarded based on a 750-word essay on a topic chosen by the National Society, are also funded by the Georgia Society.
TOWN COMMITTEE SERVICE
On a Town Committee level, Dames attend naturalization ceremonies to welcome new citizens. The Marietta Town Committee won a NSCDA-GA Town Committee Grant and a Lamar Award from the National Society for their program for veterans. The Savannah Town Committee provides funding for a veterans’ garden at a Tiny House Project for homeless veterans.