Wednesday, December 17, 2014

January 14th DAR Meeting

The Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their meeting on Wednesday, 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, Genealogical Records Chair 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).