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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30th

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https://imgssl.constantcontact.com/letters/images/1101116784221/T.pngMemorial Day Ceremony  May 30

The Richard H. Stewart, Jr. American Legion Post 543's Memorial Day ceremony will begin at 11:00 AM on Monday (5/30) at the Veterans Memorial near SJ Town Hall on NC 211.  The ceremony will include patriotic pieces performed by soloist Lois Moore.  The Post 543 Honor Guard will present colors and a memorial wreath will be laid, followed by the playing of "Taps."  Chaplain Randy Cash will be the guest speaker.  Click here for additional details.  Seating will be provided but parking is limited (carpooling is strongly encouraged). In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place inside the SJ Community Center.  Submitted by Joe Kennedy, (910) 253-9674.
This article was taken from This Week St James.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Lord Craven May 21st Meeting

Everyone who attended the May 21, 2016 Lord Craven meeting enjoyed Sara Whitford's presentation. She is the author of historical fiction. Her book , "The Smuggler's Gambit is the first book in the Adam Fletcher Adventure Series of historical fiction novels. "Captured in the Caribbean"  is book 2 and "Murder in the Marsh" is book 3.  Check out her website at http://sarawhitford.com/ and if you are on Facebook go to her page https://www.facebook.com/sarawhitford.author/?fref=ts. Sara commented on speaking at the chapter's meeting on her Facebook page. Read below:
"I enjoyed the great honor today of speaking o the Lord Craven Chapter of the National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century in Wilmington today. What a warm welcome I received from such a delightful group of ladies ! It was a blessing to meet them all and to have and have the opportunity to share with them some of the history behind my novels."


                                               
          
  Linda Rivenbark is wearing an apron that she and others were given who helped   at the National Conference in April 2016.  


       Member, Betsy Hamer won a beautiful basket at the meeting.


President Ruth-Anne Bolz displayed some of the awards that the Lord Craven members received this year. 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Sara Whitford will be the Guest Speaker at the May 21, 2016 Meeting





The May 21, 2016 Lord Craven meeting will be held at the Carolina BBQ on College Avenue in Wilmington, NC at 11:30. Sara Whitford is our speaker. She is an author of historical fiction.The book "The Smuggler's Gambit" deals with apprenticeship and whether it was an education or cheap labor.  Check out her website sarawhitford.com.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

The 66th State Conference of NC Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.




American Girl "Little Libby" was presented to President General Libby McAteer at The 66th State Conference of NC Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. She is attired in a replica of what President McAteer will be wearing at National Conference in April 2016. 

The North Carolina Colonial Dames 17th Century State Conference was held on February 26-28, 2016 at the Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons in Greensboro, NC. 

Bobbie Lou Ray, Libby McAteer, Gwen Causey and Julia Floyd



Pat Gooding welcomed attendees as VP of Lord Craven Chapter in absence of Pres. Ruth-Anne Bolz.  Deep River and Lord Craven were host chapters at The 66th State Conference of NC Society Colonial Dames XVII Century









Julia Floyd



Stephanie Armstrong and Linda Rivenbark  
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Musical Theme " Miniature Instruments"


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