Ruth Brewster Chapter
Washington, District of Columbia
Organized March 11, 1911
Meetings are usually held at 10:30 AM on the 2nd Saturday of the month.
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Chapter Officers 2011-2012
|Vice Regent:||Rebecca Hough|
|Corresponding Secretary:||Karin Carlisle|
Brewster Meeting Calendar
Contact Chapter Regent, Kathy Bova for Meeting Details
August 3, Wednesday: Veterans’ Luncheon at Arlington Temple United Methodist Church, Rosslyn, Va. Set-up at 9:30 a.m., program starts at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon. Please RSVP to Lisa Tenges to confirm date: 610-554-8854, firstname.lastname@example.org Guests: State Regent Shari Thorne-Sulima and Sarah Uribe
August 27, Saturday: D.C.DAR Fall Briefing
October 8, Saturday:
10:30a.m. DAR Grave Marking Ceremony for Ruth Brewster
Descendent Hildegarde O’Neill at Columbia Gardens;
11:30a.m. meeting and lunch at Army Navy Country Club,
1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Va. RSVP to
November 12, Saturday:
Boundary Stone Project – Ruth Brewster is responsible
for maintaining the SE No. 3 Boundary Stone of
Washington, D.C. We will meet at 10:30a.m. at the
Boundary Stone to clean and beautify the site by raking
leaves and planting bulbs for the spring. Meeting
and lunch to follow at noon at Pier 7 Restaurant, 650
Water St., Washington, D.C. RSVP to
December 10, Saturday: 8:00 a.m. Wreaths Across America at Arlington Cemetery; 11:30a.m. meeting, lunch and holiday gift exchange at the Historic Cedar Knoll Inn, 9030 Lucia Lane, Alexandria, Va. RSVP to Ann Haffey: 703-527-1882
January 14, Saturday: 10:30 a.m. tour the DAR Museum Period Rooms; 11:30 chapter meeting and lunch in the President General’s Assembly Room. RSVP to Ann Haffey 703-527-1882
February 11, Saturday: Literacy Community Service and Project Patriot. Details to follow.
March 9-10: D.C. DAR State Conference – We encourage all Ruth Brewster members to attend and support our State Regent and the NSDAR President General who will be in attendance.
April 14, Saturday: 11:30 a.m. meeting and lunch (restaurant to be announced); 1:15 p.m. tour of the historic Beaux Arts mansion Anderson House, located at 2118 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C. The Anderson House is the headquarters of The Society of the Cincinnati, an organization dedicated to perpetuating the memory of the American Revolution. RSVP to Ann Haffey 703-527-1882
May 12, Saturday: 10:30 a.m. meeting and installation of new officers at Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va., followed by lunch at noon. RSVP to Ann Haffey 703-527-1882
Wednesday, June 27 – Sunday, July 1, 2012: Continental Congress
The Ruth Brewster chapter was organized on March 11, 1911. The Chapter was named for Ruth Brewster Adgate, a great granddaughter of Elder William Brewster, of Mayflower fame, and the mother of Revolutionary patriot, Matthew Adgate, in 1692. She was born in 1671 in Norwich, Connecticut, and died in 1734. She married Deacon Thomas Adgate in 1692. The couple had six daughters and two sons.
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