|Former Lord Craven Chapter President with Carol Weiss, the newly sworn in Lord Craven Chapter President.|
Friday, May 24, 2013
The Lord Craven Meeting was held Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Carolina Bar B Que on South College Street in Wilmington. The guest speaker was Honorary State President Gwen Causey. She installed the new officers and present President Bonnie Becmer with the traveling gravel award. This is the 2nd year for this award and Lord Craven received the gravel for the year. To receive this award it is the chapter that receives the most new members by percentage. This is the past State President's Project Award.
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 1:24 PM
photograph Venus Flytrap, Skip Pudney
Gwen Causey, Honorary State President gave a program about the Green Swamp. It was first owned by John Green and called John Greens Fields and in 1795 the land was valued at 4.2 cents an acre. Civilian Conservation Corps Camp built roads, railroads and buildings in the Green Swamp. Gwen's brother was the first caretaker of the Nature Conservatory, which in 1974 received over 13,000 acres. In the Green Swamp there are Long Leaf pine, Pond Pine, 14 different carnivorous plants and 10 different orchids.
Civilian Conservation Corps
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 1:11 PM
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
|Honorary State President, Gwen Causey|
The next Lord Craven Meeting will be held Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Carolina Bar B Que on South College Street in Wilmington. The meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m. Our special guest and speaker will be Honorary State President Gwen Causey. She will install our new officers and do a short program related to the colonial period in the Lower Cape Fear.
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 9:33 AM
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Posted through You Tube video.
Be sure and have your children and grandchildren view this video.
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 9:27 AM
Monday, February 18, 2013
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Gary E. Trawick, author of "Born in Reconstruction" The story of Pender County, 1524-2012 was the Feb. 16th guest speaker.After finishing basic and advanced infantry training with the North Carolina National Guard, he returned to Pender County where he engaged in the private practice of law for twenty-six years. He was elected Resident Superior Court Judge and served in that capacity for four years. He was appointed a Special Superior Count Judge by Governor James B. Hunt, Jr in 1999. Trawick has been appointed a Special Superior Count Judge by Governor James B. Hunt, Jr . and has been reappointed that position by Governors Easley and Perdue.
|Gary Trawick,holds his new book, "Born in Reconstruction" with President Bonnie Hardy Becmer.|
|Fran Carlsen having Gary Trawick sign his new book for her.|
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 9:15 PM
Monday, January 7, 2013
Lord Craven Chapter NCSCDXVII meets the third Saturday of September, November, February and May. The February 16th meeting will be held at the Carolina Bar-b-cue on 1602 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC. The time is 11:00 a.m.
The guest speaker will be Superior Court Judge Gary Trawick, who will speak about his book on "The History of Pender County."
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 7:33 PM