Tuesday, August 11, 2015

District VII Meeting Held on August 10, 2015

L to R: Honorary President General; Merry Ann Wright, District Treasurer; Meg Smith, District Secretary; Eleanor Getz, District Vice-Director; Lisa Pomeranz; District Director; Barbara Lewis

The Brunswick Town Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Regent, Diane Kuebert) hosted the District VII Meeting on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 10:00-2:30, which was held at the Southport Community Center on 223 East Bay Street in Southport, NC. There was representation from all of the seventeen chapters in District VII. There are eight districts throughout the state of North Carolina with 105 chapters. There were 127 members in attendance. District VII Director, Barbara Price Lewis is from the Battle of Rockfish Chapter in Wallace, NC. The Vice- Director, Lisa Pomeranz is from the Brunswick Town DAR Chapter in Southport, NC. The secretary, Eleanor Getz is from the Liberty Point Chapter in Fayetteville, NC and the treasurer is Meg Smith from the Stamp Defiance Chapter in Wilmington, NC.

This year the NSDAR is celebrating our the 125th  anniversary. Many chapters are doing something special to celebrate this event. Show your community in a special way that that DAR is a relevant, vibrant, service organization. On October 24th DAR members will be participating in an event sponsored at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson and will be wearing Revolutionary attire. Shannon Walker, assistant site manager at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson will give more specifics of the event at a later date. Visit our Brunswick Town Chapter blog for additional information about this event and what our chapter is currently doing. 
Eleanor Getz, District VII Secretary, Diane Kuebert, Regent of the Brunswick Town Chapter and Honorary President General, Merry Ann Wright chatting at the District VII.

Carol Jutte hold the beautiful patriotic
 floral arrangement that she designed for the anniversary of 125 years of service for DAR.

DAR member Phyllis Wilson was a greeter at the District VII meeting. She assisted visitors with directions to where the community center was and where to park their cars. She also directed them to get a ride with Hank Pomeranz, Lisa's husband  and John Suttle, Dianna's husband. True HODAR's.

Emily Weil and Susan Brown, both are members of the David Williams Chapter.

Brunswick Town DAR members Betsy Hamer, Mary Sands, Cindy Gulledge, Pat Tucker, Jan Sponsler and Lois Ambler busy working or preparations for the District VII lunch.

Brunswick Town DAR Members getting the lunch bags out on display for all the members to enjoy.
Pat Tucker, Martha Koletar and Phyllis Wilson posing in their Colonial attire next to the delicious looking desserts that were available at the District VII meeting.

Denise Peters
NC  State Regents Project Chairman

Vicki Kay and Lisa English 

Beautiful doll designed and dressed by Lisa English from the
 Battle of Rockfish Chapter
Brunswick Town DAR members Kathy Miller and Lee Benjamin are  looking over the lovely scarves for State Regents Project sponsored by Elizabeth Graham.

'Robynn Rutledge and Cricket Crigler at the District VII DAR meeting in Southport.
Carol Bennett 
Brooke Triplett
Carol Bennett and Cindy Gulledge handling registration of guests

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