Thursday, January 28, 2010

Tea for Merry Ann Thompson Wright

Photo on the left: Fran Carlsen, 2nd vice-regent and Carole Weiss, District XI Director chat at the tea for Merry Ann Wright.

Photo on the right: Julie Troll, NC State Chaplain, Jane Barbot, Past Vice-President General and Julie's sister Debra Barta enjoy the tea.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Chapters Host Tea for Merry Ann Wright

L to R: Gwenn Causey, Merry Ann Wright, Marilyn Williams and Sue Anderson

The Stamp Defiance and the Brunswick Town Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution co-hosted a tea to introduce Merry Ann Wright, First Vice-President General to the District lX members on January 23, 2010 from 2-4 p.m. The tea took place at the Historic New Hanover County Courthouse in Wilmington, NC. Approximately 100 people present.

Merry Ann Wright expressed a special thank you to regents Marilyn Williams of the Stamp Defiance Chapter and Gwen Causey of the Brusnwick Town Chapter and every member of each chapter who   helped make this day perfect. Merry Ann also thanked Vesta Burroughs who organized the tea, Ruth-Ann Bolz who was in charge of the food delicacies that were enjoyed and Carole Waldkich for the beautiful floral arrangements. Chris Johns, part-time cello instructor and coordinator of the summer music camps at UNC-Wilmington provided background music during the tea.

Chris Johns, cellist provided the background music at the tea. You can contact him at

L to R Sarah, Sa Jithan Todt, Michael Todt holding Justin; missing from picture Pon Jithan

Naturalization Ceremony Southport, NC

Sa Jithan Todt from Thailand was naturalized on January 27, 2010 at the Southport Visitor’s Center in Southport, NC. She and her husband Michael have been married for five years. They lived in Corning, NY for 2 years and now live in Wilmington NC for the past three years. Sa enjoys gardening, tennis, bowling, and authentic Thai food and cooking. They have three children, Sara 2, Justin 5 months and Pon Jithan 9 years (attending school.) Sa is happy to be a citizen and living in the United States.