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12.18.20 – Chapter I MVHM Candlelight Tour

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Chapter I - Baltimore had a festive Zoom tour of CDA’s Mount Vernon Hotel Museum all decorated for a 19th century Christmas. Museum Director Terri Daly gave the enjoyable candlelight tour. Chapter President Susan Somerville-Hawes virtually welcomed the...

12.9.20 – Chapter XVII Meeting

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Chapter XVII - Palm Beach, FL had their winter meeting today by Zoom, with a wonderful speaker from Plimoth-Patuxet, historical interpreter Hilary Goodnow. Her topic was: “Nevertheless She Persisted,” a study of 17th century women, especially Elizabeth Tilley Howland....

11.16.20 – Junior Dame Tulip Planting

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Junior Dames were at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden last weekend to plant tulips in the garden in anticipation of spring! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="7px"][vc_column_text] In between enjoying cider and rosé cider on a lovely sunny day, members of the...

12.6.20 – Chapter XIII Chapter Project

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] VICKI SMITH of Chapter XIII supports the Chapter Project [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="7px"][vc_column_text] Chapter XIII - Kansas City supports a local house museum, the Wornall Majors House Museums in Kansas City, Missouri. Vicki Smith, a Chapter XIII member, recently supported a virtual...

11.13.20 – New Chapter XXXI-South Carolina President

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] NEW CHAPTER XXXI-SOUTH CAROLINA PRESIDENT [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="7px"][vc_column_text] Introducing MELISSA CLIETT LEVESQUE, the New Chapter XXXI - South Carolina President. Melissa has been very engaged in CDA, having served as Chapter First Vice President, among other chapter positions. This year, she...

11.9.20 – Chapter X-Rome Meeting

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] CHAPTER X-ROME VISITS UMBRIA ~~~Chapter President Sharri Whiting hosted an autumn chapter meeting and retreat at her country home in Umbria. The attendees, who participated in the olive harvest on the estate, included: Ann Pulver Siravo, Suzanne Tomkies, and...

10.28.20 – Chapter XIV-Chicago Meeting

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] CHAPTER XIV - CHICAGO CHAPTER MEETING [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="7px"][vc_column_text] Chapter XIV-Chicago President Sharon Hare led a superb meeting today via Zoom. The chapter has an exciting outreach project at the National Museum of the American Sailor in North Chicago, and they...

10.28.20 – CDA Memories: 125th Anniversary

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] CDA MEMORIES: 115th (1995) CDA Anniversary Celebration [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="7px"][vc_column_text] Here is (L) Pegi Ivancevich, CDA Chapter VIII-Houston and (R) Mary Barnes, CDA Parent Chapter/Courtesy of Chapter VIII with a portrait of Abigail Adams Smith painted by Judith Saks Rosenthal. It...

10.15.20 – CDA Memories: Chapter XXXVIII Tea

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] CDA MEMORIES: FOUNDING CULTIVATION TEA When Chapter XXXVIII - Santa Barbara was forming, Founding President Kathi Chulick hosted a splendid tea for the prospective members. Brantley Knowles, then 2nd VP along with Charlotte Christian-Chapter Liaison, visited the group in Montecito....

10.14.20 – Chapter XXVIII Melbourne Fall Meeting

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] CHAPTER XXVIII-MELBOURNE (FL) had two options at their recent membership meeting: socially distanced in-person at the Eau Gallie Yacht Club, and a virtual option. Three prospective members were in attendance (two in person and one by Zoom) and...