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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

January 14th DAR Meeting

The Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their meeting onWednesday, January 14, 2015 at St. James Plantation, Rte. 211, Southport, NC at 10:00 AM. The chapter will be celebrating 39 years of service of our chapter. Norma Eckard will present a program on “The Twelve Madonna of the Trail Statues”, honoring the pioneer women of our nation. Please RSVP our regent to register you will be attending.  For more information contact regent, Jackie Craft  at (910-755-7563) or registrar, Cindy Sellers  at (910-457-6988.)
posted by Lorraine Lenkevich

Brunswick Town Chapter Donates Books to Ten Elementary Schools in Brunswick County, NC




In the picture the book selection committee, Norma Eckard, Historian, Diane Price and Jackie Craft, DAR Regent, are preparing the books for delivery to the schools. 
 For the second year in a row during the season of gift giving the Brunswick Town Chapter of the National Society of the DAR is contributing four historical biographies to the libraries of the ten elementary schools in Brunswick County, NC.  In addition, by donating these books the daughters are commemorating Celebrate America, a major theme and focus of Lynn Forney Young, the National DAR President General. This year the focus is on famous women in history, namely, Abigail Adams, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt and Harriet Tubman.  Last year the daughters commemorated several of the Founding Fathers, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and also Daniel Boone ( a NC local hero). 


Monday, November 24, 2014

REMINDER FOR ITEMS FOR CROSSNORE AND OUR VETERANS


Please bring items for Crossnore School’s Bird Cage and Veterans to our meeting on December 10th.  These gifts help make the holidays brighter for the veterans in Fayetteville and for Crossnore children from kindergarten to high school. Please  scroll down on this blog to visit the website section. 

NC BLUE STAR STATE BOOK DRIVE


   
The Brunswick Town DAR Chapter participated in the NC Blue Star State Book Drive Project this fall.  The Blue Star Families have either one or both parents in the active military, any branch of military and at any location.  By the donation of these books we help these children who move frequently, one or both parents absent for long periods of deployment and hopefully this will encourage reading throughout the year. Commemorative Events Chair, Dianna Conaty mailed to the state chair 62 books.  
posted by Jackie Craft
Information and photos by Dianna Conaty
Commemorative Events Chair

Friday, November 21, 2014

December 10, 2014 DAR Meeting






The December meeting of the Brunswick Town Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will be a Holiday Lunch on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the Island Way Restaurant, 1407 E. Beach Drive, Oak Island.  Arrive at 10:00 AM for coffee and tea.  There will be entertainment by Coastal Harmonizers singing military hymns and holiday songs. Herb Pritchard is being honored as our Community Service Award Recipient this year. Please  RSVP our Regent for attendance count. For more information contact regent, Jackie Craft  at (910-755-7563) or registrar, Cindy Sellers  at (910-457-6988) 


Tuesday, November 11, 2014

DAR Honoring Vets




Resident at Universal Health Care of Brunswick County celebrating Veterans Day













Regent Jackie Craft, center, Ella Maugans, left and Lisa English leading the residents in a patriotic song.


Lisa English presenting flags to the Veterans and residents. Recognized the Veterans  living at Universal Health Care of Brunswick County.  

Rhonda entertaining the residents with her dance and representing Mrs. West Virginia
Members of Brunswick Town that attended the honoring of Veterans on Veterans Day along with Lisa English from Battle of Rockfish Chapter in Wallace at Universal Health Care: L to R: Rhonda Amato, Ella Maugans, Margaret Dula, Jackie Craft, Lisa English, Lois Ambler & Carol Jutte


Wreaths Across America 2014 - Let's Put a Wreath on all 5,000 Graves This Year!

                        Help sponsor a Wreath
Your support makes all the difference in making our mission a success. Help us place a wreath on all our fallen heros’ grave this December. Thank you for supporting Wreaths Across America. If you’d like to sponsor a wreath for a local fundraising group, please DONATE THROUGH OUR LOCAL FUNDRAISING GROUP  PAGES

Click on the website below:

http://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/act-now/

NC0009P – BRUNSWICK TOWN CHAPTER 3 105 nc Daughters of the American Revolution Donation Form

If you have any questions about making a donation to place a wreath on a grave in the Wilmington Cemetery you can contact Fran Carlsen, our coordinator by e-mail her darfran@earthlink.net. Fran has forms that she can give you or e-mail you to make your donation. All donations should be in by Thanksgiving.