Thursday, September 27, 2012

Historian Jim McKee-Guest Speaker at October 10th DAR Meeting

The Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their Wednesday, October 10, 2012 meeting at Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in  Southport, NC. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. Jim McKee, historian at Brunswick Town/Ft. Fisher Historic Site; will give a presentation on Ft. Johnston and the War of 1812. Be sure and make plans to attend the 200 years after the War of 1812, which Southport hosts a three-day celebration to mark the occasion.  Jim McKee will speak at 10 a.m. at the symposium on October 20th. There is a $10 registration fee which includes lunch. Check the Cape Fear Coast Calendar of Events which Morgan Harper, Features Editor of The State Port Pilot has listed the schedule. The program is sponsored by the N.C. War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee, N.C. Division of State Historic Sites, the City of Southport and the Lower Cape Fear in the War of 1812 Committee. For more information, call 910-457-0003.

Special notes: Bring office supplies for the Literacy Council. Items for sale will be available from The Crossnore School Weaving Room.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Constitution Week September 17-23

  Kelly Tippett, Parent Facilitator at Bolivia Elementary School and Dawn Schulte, Brunswick Town DAR Chapter Constitution Week chair stand in front of a bulletin board they just completed for Constitution Week .  Dawn Schulte met with the fifth grade teachers since they study the Constitution and provided them with packets of information to use during their discussions with the children about the constitution.