Thursday, May 15, 2014

New DAR Brunswick Town Chapter Members Take the Oath at the May 14th Meeting held at Cape Fear Country Club in Wilmington, NC.

The new Brunswick Town DAR Members are L to R: Brenda Harriss, Jane Johnson, Carol Hart, Lynn Deen, Mo Stankard, Sherrill Sykes and Jane Freach. Diane Kuebert, chaplain administered the oath.

May 14, 2014 DAR Meeting

The Brunswick Town Daughters of the American Revolution held the May 14th meeting/luncheon  at the Cape Fear Country Club, 1518 Country Club Road, Wilmington, NC at 10:00 AM. Brenda Harriss presents a program on Monarch Butterflies and Conservation. Ms. Harriss  invited us to visit her Monarch Butterfly garden after lunch. Any chapter or other organization that might want to ask Brenda Harriss to speak at one of their meetings can contact her at:


Monday, May 12, 2014

The One Hundred Fourteenth State DAR Conference Held in Durham, NC

President General Lynn Forney Young, Brunswick Town Chapter Regent, Jackie Craft, State Regent, Peggy Troxell

DAR State Chairman and Vice-Chairman with President General Lynn Forney Young and DAR NC State Regent Peggy Troxell

Gwen Causey, NC State Registrar

One Hundred Fourteenth State DAR Conference

The North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution,  held the One Hundred Fourteenth State Conference Program "From the Mountains to the Sea: Celebrating Our Rich North Carolina History" on May 1-4, 2014. The event was held at The Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham North Carolina.
Brunswick Town DAR Members that attended the conference are: Front Row: Martha Koeltar, Nora Hickam, Carol Jutte, and Pat Gooding Back Row: Phyllis Wilson, Betsy Pessetto, Lisa Pomeranz, Jackie Craft and Gwen Causey

Tamassee representative talks with Larry and Lisa English and Barbara Lewis from the Rock Fish DAR chapter.
Pages at State Conference; Carol Jutte and Junior Page Victoria Lemell

Jackie Craft, Brunswick Town Chapter regent with Pat Gooding, treasurer

Brunswick Town Chapter received the Tri-color Achievement Award

Jackie Craft, Brunswick Town regent holding the Tri-colored award.

This was the commemorative quilt for 100 years NCSDAR.
Each chapter provided one square. It has not
been displayed in many
 years, and we are fortunate enough to have
 it displayed here at the 114th
 NCSDAR State Conference.
Jean Myers, former regent of the
 Brunswick Town Chapter designed

the square for the quilt and
 asked a friend to sew the square
for the quilt pictured below.

L to R: Lisa Banner, Weaving Room manage and Heidi Fisher, The Fine Arts Gallery manager from the Crossnore School in Crossnore, NC display some of the beautiful items that are available at the Crossnore School. Visit for more information about the fine arts gallery or contact Heidi at and if you want more information about the Weaving Room visit and contact Lisa at

Memorial Day Ceremony 3pm on May 26th in Southport, NC

American Legion Memorial Day Ceremony
American LegionThe Richard H. Stewart, Jr. American Legion Post 543 will hold a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony at 3pm on Monday, May 26 at the Veterans Memorial adjacent to the St. James Town Hall on Route 211. All local communities are invited to attend. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Ilario Pantano, Director of the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs. Colors will be presented by the Post 543 Honor Guard, a wreath will be placed at the Veterans Memorial and Taps will be played.

Seating will be provided for all attendees at the Veterans Memorial. Parking is limited and carpooling is strongly encouraged. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place inside the St James Community Center.