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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY COLONIAL DAMES XVII CENTURY CALL TO THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT MEETING on NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY COLONIAL DAMES XVII CENTURY CALL TO THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT MEETING

Dear Ladies
Attached is the Colonial Dames Call to the Board of Management Meeting to be held in Greensboro on August 7 & 8, 2015. The deadline for the hotel is July 14 & returning your registration is July 24. 
Ruth-Anne Bolz
President, Colonial Dames, Lord Craven Chapter

NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY COLONIAL DAMES XVII CENTURY
CALL TO THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT MEETING
NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY COLONIAL DAMES XVII CENTURY
CALL TO THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT MEETING



 Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Season
3121 High Point Road at I-40, Greensboro, NC 27407
336-292-9161 or 800-242-6556

          Hostess Chapters:   Deep River and Lord Craven

          Hotel Information:  Room Rate: $121 + applicable taxes
                                        Rooms are available August 6 and August 7 at this rate
                                        Mention: NC Society Colonial Dames 17th Century
                                        Deadline for Room Reservation is July 14

          Friday Evening Dinner:    $ 34.00

          Saturday Luncheon:        $ 25.25


          CHAPTER PRESIDENTS: PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR CHAPTER MEMBERS ABOUT THIS MEETING. ALL MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.

Attending the Board of Management meeting is an excellent way to learn about all the work we do, see long time friends and make new ones.

SCHEDULE

Friday, August 7             10:00 a.m.             Budget and Finance Committee Meeting
                                        11:00 a.m.             Executive Board Meeting
                                        2:30 p.m.               Registration
                                        3:00 - 4:00 p.m.     Board of Management
                                        6:30 p.m.               Dinner

Saturday, August 8         8:30 - 9:30 a.m.     Registration and Coffee with pastries
                                        9:30                       Board of Management continues
                                        12:00 noon            Luncheon




BOARD OF MANAGEMENT REGISTRATION
August 7-8, 2015

Mail to:        Ms. Martha Blake,
                    4505 Beulah Hill Church Road,
                    West End NC 27376-8404. 
                    e-mail:  tommarblake2003@yahoo.com.  phone:  910-947-5009.

Make check payable to: NC Colonial Dames 17th Century

Deadline: July 24, 2015

Name: ___________________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________

               _________________________________________________

Telephone: ___________________   Email: ______________________

Chapter: __________________________________________________

          Registration:  $ 20.00  _________________

          Dinner:          $ 34.00  _________________     Vegetarian___ Gluten Free____               
          Luncheon:     $ 25.25  _________________     Vegetarian___ Gluten Free____     

          Total:             $ ______________________


Dinner is Grannys Chicken Pot Pie with Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake
Luncheon is Four Seasons Chef Salad
Vegetarian and Gluten Free meals are available if needed. Check box above.

There are many things to do and see in Greensboro should your husband wish to          accompany you. Check out the Greensboro website: www.visitgreensboronc.com

ACC Hall of Champions                                   www.acchallofchampions.net
All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm                              www.all-a-flutter.com                                                  Animal Discovery Zoological Park at the Greensboro Science Center                                               Guilford Courthouse National Military Park                 www.nps.gov/guco                                            Blandwood Mansion                                                    www.blandwood.org                                          Bog Garden                           www.greensborobeautiful.org/gardens/bog_garden.php                     
Public Golf Courses: Bryan Park, Forest Oaks, Grandover, Greensboro National, Jamestown Park

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Lord Craven Member, Helen Taylor Drives in Style


Betsy Hamer and Helen Taylor stand in front of Helen's new 2015 Cadillac. Helen does have great taste. 







May 16th Lord Craven Colonial Dames Meeting


























The Lord Craven Colonial Dames meeting was held on May 16, 2015 at The Carolina BBQ in Wilmington, NC. 
New 1812 Officers were sworn in at the 1812 meeting.
Pat Gooding, Vice-President; Linda Rivenbark, Recording Secretary; Carol Jutte, Registrar; Ruth-Anne Bolz, Marie Preston, Chaplain; officers not in photo are Pat Elsaesser, Treasurer: Diane Kuebert, Corresponding Secretary; Historian/Librarian, Mary Earp  Chaplain and Carole Weiss, prior President.
President Carole Weiss presented each of the  officers with a good-by yellow rose.
Carol Weiss welcomes Ruth-Anne Bolz as the new Lord Craven President for the next two years.
























 President, Ruth-Anne Bolz;  Pat Gooding, Vice-President, Linda Rivenbark, Recording Secretary; and Carol Jutte, Registrar



Row 1: Shirley Zenock, Kathy Miller, Betsy Hames and  Pat Johnson
Row 2: Fran Carlsen, Ann Nickerson, Pat Tucker, Barbara Lewis and Pat Gooding






The Crossnore School donated a beautiful shawl pictured above for our chapter to raffle this year to make additional funds  for the 2nd annual Wounded Warrior Luncheon in October. It is a beautiful sage green with a light cream in the weave on the side. Anyone interested in tickets should contact Lisa English at 910-289-5730.



Cynthia Avent was the speaker at the May 16th Lord Craven meeting. Her topic of discussion ws the Magna Carta. Ruth-Anne Bolz gave a presentation on the History of the Huguenots. 

















Sunday, April 19, 2015

Reception Honoring President General Elizabeth McAteer on May 16th

Lord Craven Chapter received an invitation from the Catawba Valley Chapter to a reception honoring our new President General Elizabeth McAteer on May 16, 2-4PM  at Gaston Country Club in Gastonia. That is the day of our meeting and we will be installing new officers.  If anyone wants to attend the reception please let Carole know so she can RSVP to them by May 8.  Note Carole email address is now  cnweiss19@gmail.com.

posted by Chapter President, Carole Weiss

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Lord Craven Colonial Dames Will Meet on May 16, 2015



Lord Craven

The next Lord Craven Colonial Dames meeting will be held on May 16, 2015 at The Carolina BBQ in Wilmington, NC at 11:30. The guest speaker will be Honorary State President,  Gwen Causey. Her topic will be, "Our Colonial Dames Headquarters." Contact President Carole Weiss for additional information  at  cnweiss19@gmail.com.


Photos of the headquarters were taken from the
 Colonial Dames web site.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Subject: War of 1812 event in Wilmington February 15, 2015




As the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 is quickly drawing to a close, we wanted to be sure that you and your organization were aware of an event in Wilmington, NC on February 15, 2015:

Four institutions have come together to present one of North Carolina’s closing events for the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville, The Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry, and the Fayetteville AreaTransportation and Local History Museum will host a War of 1812 Commemoration Ceremony at :

St. James Episcopal Church on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. This program honors the service of the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry during the war as well as three servicemen buried in the churchyard at St. James. It also celebrates the long-standing ties between the cities of Wilmington and Fayetteville and the parishes of St. James and St. John’s. The keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Kevin Cherry, Deputy Secretary for Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.

Please join us for this special event and share this information with those who may be interested. For more information, contact museum staff at (910) 433-1457, 1458, or 1944.


Heidi Bleazey, Museum Specialist
Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum and
North Carolina Veterans Park
Fayetteville Cumberland Parks and Recreation| 121 Lamon St. | Fayetteville, NC 28301
Office: 910.433.1944
E-mail:hbleazey@ci.fay.nc.us


Monday, February 2, 2015

Lord Craven Meeting Scheduled for 12:00 on February 21st







Our next Lord Craven meeting is February 21, 2015  at Noon at Carolina BBQ ion South College Ave. in Wilmington, NC.  Please note the time change. This is due to the Moore's Creek Celebration in the morning.

Our speaker is Jeff Holcomb who will tell us about a very interesting, 'modern' woman "Eleanor of Aquitaine."

Tremendous thanks to all who supported our NC Grown Fraser Fir Wreath fund raiser this fall.

Remember Wreaths Across America... honor or remember someone anytime. Fran Carlsen asks that you bring cancelled stamps and grocery coupons to the meeting.