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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Lincoln's Birthday Observed on Feb. 12th and Washington's Birthday Observed on Feb. 15th


February 26- 28, 2016
 Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons

The date for reservations has been 
for hotel room and meals.

Lord Craven is responsible for registration; if you are attending please plan to help. E-mail Pat Gooding to let her know you are coming.

Diane Kuebert, Corresponding Secretary

Lord Craven Chapter CDXVII

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Lord Craven Meeting Scheduled for February 20, 2016

The next Lord Craven Colonial Dames meeting will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at The Carolina BBQ on 1602 S College Rd in Wilmington, NC at 11:30. The speaker will be Lisa Pomeranz. You won’t want to miss her wonderful program on “Colonial Cooking.” If you have any questions contact Ruth-Anne Bolz, President of the Lord Craven Chapter at  Contact Carol Jutte, registrar at for more information on becoming a member.

Image taken from Revolutionary cooking on line.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Your North Carolina Society Colonial Dames 17 th Century State Board Wishes You a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Holiday full of peace, love, happiness and good  health. 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year


Your North Carolina Society Colonial Dames 17 th Century

State Board

Julia Floyd, State President

Brenda Hamilton, State 1st Vice President

Peggy Troxell, State 2nd Vice President

Martha Whitaker, State 3rd Vice President

Martha Strange, Chaplain

Meg Cooke, Recording Secretary

Pat Gooding, Corresponding Secretary

Hazel Yarbrough, Organizing Secretary

Barbara Terrell, Registrar

Brooke Jackson, Treasurer

Historian, Joan Summerfield

Kay Caveney, Librarian

Monday, December 14, 2015

Wreaths Across America 2015

Ruth-Anne Bolz, Carol Jutte, Diane Kuebert and Fran Carlsen at  Wreaths Across America 2015

Colonial Dames Members at the Wreaths Across America Ceremony, which is always held the second Saturday in December each year. Next year we are hoping to reach the goal of 3000 wreaths. We there were  2224 wreaths placed on graves of these brave men to honor them for their service to our country and for keeping us safe. 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Volunteers Needs on December 12th for Wreaths Across America

2,200 wreaths will be placed on graves on December 12th at the Wilmington Cemetery.

The Wreaths Across America is held annually on the second Saturday of December. Wreaths Across America would not be successful without the help of the volunteers, many active organizations and the generosity of the trucking industry. The program is held at:
Wilmington National Cemetery
2011 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
Date: December 12, 2015
Time: 12 Noon E.S.T.
Contact Fran Carlsen from the Lord Craven Chapter at 910-253-9131 or e-mail Fran at if you would like to volunteer unpacking wreaths for Wreaths Across America on Saturday, December 12, 2015.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Photos from November 21st Lord Craven Meeting

Guest speaker Darleen Osteen. Her program was on “17th Embroidery.”

Pat Gooding, Vice-President, Darleen Osteen, guest speaker and Ruth-Anne Bolz, President

Lord Craven members having lunch at the Hieronymus restaurant on November 21st in Wilmington, NC.

Photographs taken by Dale Spencer