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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...

10.10.20 – National Museum of the American Sailor

[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 ~~~In spite of the Covid closing, Chapter President Sharon Hare and her chapter give major support to the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN SAILOR. This museum is the chapter's primary project. Sharon reports that they recently “attended”...

10.5.20 – Fall Benefit Cocktail Recipes

[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] What will you be sipping on during the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum's 2020 Virtual Fall Benefit? Consider preparing a drink recipe from the CDA cookbook to enjoy as you listen to Adryn Sumner's beautiful piano performance and Shelby Carr's...

9.23.20 – Kathy Springhorn Wedding Announcement

[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] The Colonial Dames of America Is pleased to announce the marriage of Miss Kathleen Elizabeth Springhorn and Mr. Thomas John Dillman. They were married Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at the Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club in Fort...

9.20.20 – Jamestown Gate Rededication 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 Last year, September 2019 the CDA JAMESTOWN MEMORIAL GATES were rededicated on Jamestown Island, Virginia - site of the first permanent English settlement in North America 1607. The CDA Rededication ceremony took place after $40,000 restoration paid...