Press Releases

2016 - 2015 - 2014

 

2016 Press Releases

Theodore Roosevelt Association Book Prize
December 21, 2016 -- The Theodore Roosevelt Association is pleased to announce the inaugural Theodore Roosevelt Association Book Prize.

Statement on Dave Chappelle's November 12, 2016 Saturday Night Live Monologue
On November 12, 2016
on Saturday Night Live, Dave Chappelle concluded his opening monologue with a heartfelt and admirable call for racial understanding and continuing progress in race relations during the impending Trump presidency.

2015 Press Releases

Theodore Roosevelt Association honors USS Theodore Roosevelt Officer for Leadership
October 3, 2015, Boston
-- The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) today is honoring U.S. Navy Lieutenant Brian T. Conner with the Theodore Roosevelt® Junior Officer Leadership Award. This award, given annually by the TRA since 1992, recognizes young officers serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) who exemplify the exceptional leadership, pride, professionalism, and dedication to duty that were inherent in President Theodore Roosevelt.

Theodore Roosevelt Association Celebrates 2015 National Teddy Bear Day
September 9, Oyster Bay, New York – The Theodore Roosevelt Association is thrilled today to observe National Teddy Bear Day, a celebration of the iconic children’s toy, named in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt. Teddy Bears have been bringing joy to young ones around the world for more than 100 years.  

2014 Press Releases

Comasco honored for leadership aboard USS TR
September 21, 2013, Buffalo, NY—
The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) today is honoring Navy Lt. Carl Comasco, Jr. with the Theodore Roosevelt® Junior Officer Leadership  Award. This award, given annually by the TRA since 1992, recognizes young officers serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) who exemplify the exceptional leadership, pride, professionalism, and dedication to duty inherent in President Theodore Roosevelt.

Doris Kearns Goodwin Headlines Annual Meeting
September 20, 2013, Buffalo, NY—The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) today through September 22 is celebrating its 94th Annual Meeting in Buffalo, the site in 1901 where Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the U.S. The meeting, held in conjunction with the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, has the theme Relevant Reflections. A panel of distinguished historians and authors will explore how hot-button issues of Theodore Roosevelt’s times still make headlines today. The Annual Meeting reflects the TRA’s interest in first-class scholarship about TR, his life, times, and legacy.

Theodore Roosevelt Association Celebrates National Teddy Bear Day with Gift of 400 Teddy Bears in Honor of Zoey Moonbeam Wahl
September 9, 2014, Oyster Bay, New York — The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) today is celebrating National Teddy Bear Day by donating 400 teddy bears to children at hospitals nationwide in honor of Zoey Moonbeam Wahl, who died on May 31, 2014 at the age of 4. The bears will bring comfort and a touch of home to hospitalized children, in keeping with the wishes of Zoey’s family.

Nominations Sought for 11th Annual Theodore Roosevelt® Police Award
August 28, 2014, Washington, DC
- The Capital Area Chapter of the Theodore Roosevelt Association is seeking nominations for its 11th annual Theodore Roosevelt® Police Award. The Theodore Roosevelt® Police Award honors a deserving law enforcement officer who has overcome a serious handicap, illness, or injury and continues to render outstanding and praiseworthy service to his or her department. The Police Chiefs Committee of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments has endorsed this award.

TRA Launches New Website
Oyster Bay, NY (June 11, 2013)—The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) is pleased to announce the relaunch of our website, www.theodoreroosevelt.org, with a dynamic, modern design, new content and interactive features. This long-awaited change will enable us to better serve our members, attract new members, raise the visibility of the TRA, our programs and initiatives, and enhance our public education and outreach efforts. We are continuing to add content according to web best practices to keep the new website current and fresh.

The Fight for Elkhorn
Theodore Roosevelt wrote those words three decades after his life-changing sojourn in Dakota Territory, where he went to recover from the tragic same-day deaths of his young wife and mother. Though Roosevelt spent only about 360 days from his first visit in 1883 until 1887, his time in Dakota Territory crucially shaped him as a person and influenced his philosophies and ideas about conservation.


 

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