Rebecca Motte Chapter, NSDAR Charleston, South Carolina

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Chapter Programs

 2018-2019 Programs

Monday, September 17, 2018:
The Rebecca Motte Chapter meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. with a coffee reception in the Rebecca Motte Chapter room followed by the meeting at 11:00 a.m. where we will welcome new members and celebrate anniversaries. 

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2017-2018 Programs

Monday, September 18, 2017: 

10:30 a.m., Reception, 11:00 a.m. Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Tony Youmans, Old Exchange Building Executive Director will present: History and Tales of the Old Exchange Building.
Open Meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.


Monday, October 16, 2017:
10:30 a.m., Reception,
Rebecca Motte Chapter room
11:00 a.m., Chapter Meeting, SC DAR room
Speaker: Mrs. Chris Weatherhead will give a presentation on Rebecca Motte, dressed in period costume.
A Spoletto 2013 Charleston City Paper review of her performance in "Rebecca and The Fox".

Open Meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.


Friday, October 20, 2017: (Rescheduled to this date due to hurricane)
11:00 a.m., Naturalization Ceremony

Held at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Members are asked to attend, host the refreshments tent and greet the newest citizens of the United States of America.


Monday, November 20, 2017: Celebrate Patriotism and the 122nd Anniversary of the Rebecca Motte Chapter

10:30 a.m., Coffee & lemonade, Rebecca Motte Chapter room
11:00 a.m., Chapter Meeting
, SC DAR room
Speaker: Mrs Muffet Frisch, "Women Air Force Service Pilots of WWII".
Open Meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.

Reception will follow the meeting where we will celebrate the 122nd Anniversary of the Rebecca Motte Chapter in the Rebecca Motte Chapter room.


December 18, 2017:
10:30 a.m., Reception, Rebecca Motte Chapter room
11:00 a.m., Chapter Meeting
 
Speaker/performer: Dr. Nic Butler and Fife, "Colonial Christmas in Charleston".

Open Meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.


Monday, January 15, 2018:
10:30 a.m., Coffee Reception, Rebecca Motte Chapter room
11:00 a.m., Chapter Meeting: This is our meeting with an education focus and we will have a Tamassee School update from Mr. Jason Eller, Chief Development Officer. 
Open Meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.


Monday, February 19, 2018:
10:30 a.m., Reception, Rebecca Motte Chapter room
11:00 a.m., Celebration of George Washington's Birthday and Chapter Meeting. We will be viewing an NSDAR video.

Open Meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.


Monday, March 19, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Coffee reception in the Rebecca Motte Room.

11:00 a.m., Chapter Meeting, SC DAR Room:
Major General Henry Siegling
, 32nd Commander of the Washington Light Infantry, will detail the celebrated and interesting history of the Washington Light Infantry. 

Open meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.


Monday, April 16, 2018, 
Potluck luncheon after the meeting.

11:00 a.m., Chapter Meeting, Great Room, 2nd floor: Rebecca Motte Chapter History as told through our scrapbooks, guided by Chapter Historian Connie Dittrich and Chapter Corresponding Secretary Judi Kenney.

Open meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.


CANCELLED: Monday, May 21, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Coffee Reception in Rebecca Motte Chapter Room.

11:00 a.m., Chapter Meeting: Celebration of Membership - induction of new members and anniversary acknowledgements. Open meeting: Members, prospective members, and guests are welcome.


2016-2017 Programs

Friday, September 16, 2016: 17th Annual Naturalization Ceremony

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site ? 10:30 am

Members are asked to attend, host the refreshments tent and greet the newest citizens of the United States of America.

 

Monday, September 19, 2016: (Constitution Week - Education)

Rebecca Motte Room, Coffee 10:30 am, SCDAR Room, Meeting 11:00 am. 

Speaker: Mr. Fred Rosenberg, President, the Center for Creative Retirement, College of Charleston.

Installation of new members and anniversary acknowledgements. 

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 

Monday, October 17, 2016: (Historic, Education)

Rebecca Motte Room, Coffee 10:30 am, SCDAR Room, Meeting 11:00 am.

Speaker: Dr. James M. Hutchinson, Professor of American and Southern Literatures, Department of English, The Citadel.

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 

Monday, November 21, 2016: (Commemorative Event and Patriotism) 121st Birthday of the Rebecca Motte Chapter.

SCDAR Room, Meeting 11:00 am. Reception to follow in the Rebecca Motte room.

Speaker: Colonel Myron C. Harrington, Jr., USMC (Retired)

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 

Monday, December 19 2016: (Education)

Rebecca Motte Room, Coffee 10:30 am, SCDAR Room, Meeting 11:00 am.

Speaker: Mrs. Eloise Brooks, Chairman, DAR Museum Committee, NSDAR Correspondent Docent 

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 

Monday, January 16, 2017: (Education)

Great Hall: 11:00 am, Covered dish luncheon to follow the meeting.

Speaker: Mr. Jason Eller, Chief Development Officer, Tamassee DAR School, "Tamassee Update".

Special Guest and Speaker: Brig. General Charles Moss Duke, Jr., USAF (ret), General Duke was the lunar module pilot for the Apollo 16 moon mission and was the youngest astronaut to walk on the moon. 

Election of Delegates for State Conference and Continental Congress

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 

Monday, February 20, 2017: (Historic and Commemorative Event)

George Washington?s Birthday Reception

SCDAR Room, Meeting 11:00 am. Reception to follow in the Rebecca Motte Room.

American History Awards presented by Mrs. Nancy Porter, American History Awards Chairman. Readings by Essay Contest Winners

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 

Monday, March 20, 2017: (Historic Program)

Rebecca Motte Room, Coffee 10:30 am, Meeting 11:00 am in the SCDAR Room.

Speaker: Mr. Carl P. Borick, The Charleston Museum

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 

Monday, April 17, 2017: Annual Chapter Meeting and Program (Historic)

Rebecca Motte Room, Coffee 10:30 am, Meeting 11:00 am in the SCDAR Room.

Presentation: "National Park Service", Speaker: Michelle Haas, Supervisory Park Ranger, Charles Pinckney Historic site.

Annual Chapter Officer and Chairman Reports, election of new Chapter officers.

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 

Monday, May 15, 2017: Installation of New Chapter Officers, New Members and Membership Celebration . Dedication of the Founders Plaque.

Great Hall of the Old Exchange Building. Covered dish luncheon.

Open Meeting: Members, Prospective Members, and Guests are welcome.

 


Chapter Activities

Our chapter stays busy with educational, patriotic and historic activities. Check the photo gallery for recent events.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Monday, September 17, 2018
    The Rebecca Motte Chapter meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. with a coffee reception in the Rebecca Motte Chapter room followed by the meeting at 11:00 a.m. where we will welcome new members and celebrate anniversaries.