United Daughters of the Confederacy® Inc. - North Carolina Division

Monday, October 17, 2016

Meeting: September 20, 2016

Chrissy, Susan, Judith, Virginia
GUILFORD CHAPTER 301, UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY, opened the 2016 – 2017 program year on Tuesday, September 20 at 1:30 PM with Treasurer, Susan Redmon, presiding and 2nd Vice President, Linda Reid, serving as meeting hostess.

The meeting opened with the UDC ritual, followed by prayer led by Chaplain, Joanne Caldwell, who also led the salutes, pledge and singing of the state song.

Guests and prospective members were introduced, member concerns were addressed and the President General’s September message was read.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Guilford 301 Kicks Off Program Year 2016-2017

GUILFORD CHAPTER 301, UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY kicks off the 2016 – 2017 program year on Tuesday, September 20 at 1:30 PM.

The program GUILFORD UNDER THE STARS AND BARS will be presented by the chapter’s Honorary Associate Member, C. Michael Brigg.          

Chapter meetings are on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May.  Programs set for the remainder of the year include:

October 18 – 1:30 PM
Speaker:   Lynn Salsi, Road Scholar, NC Humanities Council

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Meeting: May 17, 2016

GUILFORD CHAPTER 301, UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY, closed out the 2015 – 2016 program year with its annual May luncheon on Tuesday, May 17.
Joanne Sharpe

The meeting was opened by President, Joanne Sharpe leading the UDC Opening Ritual. Chaplain Elect Joanne Caldwell led attendees in pledges, salutes and songs.

Special guests, NC Division President, Pat Gasson and District IV Secretary, Tanya Hall were introduced along with members from UDC chapters from across the state.

Dr. Douglas Butler
Dr. Douglas Butler, a Road Scholar with the North Carolina Humanities Council, presented the program, After Appomattox: North Carolina Civil War Monuments. His talked was based on five years he spent traveling North Carolina photographing the state’s 109 post-war monuments and documenting their history.

3rd Vice President, Michele Miller presented Spring of 1866 the President’s Special History Project Vignette; and Pam Hanzaker, Recorder of Military Service Awards Elect, paid tribute to our active military and veterans.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Confederate Memorial Day Service: May 10, 2016

Leann & Alyvia
GUILFORD CHAPTER 301, UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY hosted its annual Confederate Memorial Day Service on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 PM.

The service, was led by President Joanne Sharpe, assisted by Chaplain Elect, Joanne Caldwell.
During the service, Lizzie Lindsay 776 CofC member Alyvia Gaiser was presented the Jefferson Davis Historical Silver Medal.  And past silver medal recipient, Leann Miller, was presented a follow-up certificate of merit.  The girls received honors based on outstanding work for researching, co-writing and performing two skits which were presented to Guilford 301 UDC at its December 2015 Chapter meeting.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Meeting: April 19, 2016

Michele Miller
GUILFORD CHAPTER 301, UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY, organized in 1899, met Tuesday, April 19, 2016 to celebrate the chapter’s 117th anniversary and to conduct the annual memorial service.

President Joanne Sharpe presided and Recording Secretary Ann Nowlan served as hostess for the Annual Anniversary Tea.

Following introduction of guests and sharing of member concerns, 3rd Vice President, Michele Miller, presented the President’s Special History Project Vignette: The Other Davis Children. Mrs. Miller then presented the program, WINNIE DAVIS - Daughter of the Lost Cause based on book of the same title by Heath Hardage Lee.