2018 - 2019 Program Calendar

Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter
Chapter No. 4-001-MI

Regular Meetings

September to December
February to June
Luncheon -- 12:00 Noon


Croswell House
228 North Broad Street
Adrian, Michigan

Saturday, September 8

Constitution Week Sept 17-23

231st Anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution

17th Anniversary of 9/11 (2001)

Regent’s Tea – 2:00 p.m. Betty Cummings

Hostesses: Maxine Smith, Chairman; Linda Hartley

Thursday, October 18

Educational, Flag of th USA

National Cholesterol Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

128th Anniversary of the National Society DAR (Oct 11)

Luncheon – 12 Noon

US Flag Folding and Flag Care, American Legion #97

Hostesses: Marjorie Castle, Chairman; Jane Castleh

Saturday, November 17

Educational, Health Concerns, Women's Issues

Veterans Day – November 11

Birthday of USMC – November 10

Native American Heritage Month

Luncheon – 12 noon

Programs and Services Offered by the Alzheimer's Association (Trends in Current Research), Jamie Hochman Herz

Hostesses: Kris Eschedor, Chairman; Marianne Vykydal

Thursday, December 20

Music Enrichment

77th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor – December 7, 1941

Luncheon – 12 noon

Lady Reds of Clinton High School Joyce Colllins, Director

Christmas Caroling

Hostesses: Margaret Beach; Chairman; Cheryl Shell

Saturday, February 16

Historical, Educational)

American History Month, Black History Month

Luncheon – 12 noon

George Washington: Revolutionary Viewpoints (Insights from Primary Sources), Stan Masters

Hostesses: Elizabeth Schultz, Chairman; Betty Cummings

Thursday, March 21

Historical, Educational

Good Citizen’s Day

Women’s History Month

Luncheon – 12 noon

Fort Ticonderoga/Ethan Allen, Ray Lennard

Guests: DAR Good Citizens and their parents

Hostesses: Jeanne Laser, Chairman; Kris Eschedor

Saturday, April 20

Historical, Educational

110th Anniversary of the Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter (April 19)

Luncheon – 12 noon

Local Cheese Factory Research, Dr. Laurie Dickens Perkins

Hostesses: Paula Osburn, Chairman; Sue Church

Thursday May 16

Educational, Literacy

Reading Month, National Family Month

Luncheon – 12 noon

Every Child, Every Day: Inspiring of Love of Literacy in Lenawee Learners, Amanda Morris

Guests: Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter Scholarship Winner(s)

Hostesses: Rebecca Carver, Chairman; Ann Hinsdale-Knisel

Saturday, June 15

207th Anniversary of the War of 1812

Luncheon – 12 noon

Annual Meeting

Memorial Service: Paula Osburn, Chaplain

Installation of Offices

Hostesses: Pat Wilkins, Chairman; Allison MacArthur-Ruesink

Items for Veterans

Place neatly in cloak room

Shampoo, conditioner
Body Wash
White tube socks
Books and bookmarks
Hand cream or lotion
Pens, pencils, pads of paper
Word Search puzzles
Hard candy, individually wrapped

Coupons for the Army Base in Ansbach, Germany

Manufacturer’s coupons

Please cut them out and sort them by food and nonfood categories and place them in the container at Croswell House or give them to Paul Osburn.


Special Activities

November: Decorate our tree at the Lenawee County Historical Museum

February: Veterans goody bags (Marjorie Castle, Kris Eschedor)


Naturalization Ceremonies

Dates and times to be determined. Contact Debby Dushane for more information.


Dates to Remember

October 10: DAR Charter issued for Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter (1910)

October 11: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution founded (1890)

November 11: Veterans Day December Christmas Open House at Lenawee County Historical Museum

April 19: Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter organized (1909)

May 29: Memorial Day Parades and Services at Cemeteries in Adrian and Tecumseh, Michigan as well in other communities


Children of the American Revolution

The reorganizing River Raisin Chapter is currently inactive.


For information on Membership - ddushane@aol.com
For general information - bettyc@eecs.umich.edu



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