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Wilmington Ladies Tea Walk Chapter, National Society Daughters of The American Revolution

Marjorie Weaver; Gina Thompson; Lois Walton; Lynn Benson; Merry Ann T. Wright, NSDAR President General; Sandra McKeithan, Jo Campbell.

The Wilmington Ladies Tea Walk Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held their March meeting at Henry’s Restaurant in Wilmington on March 8.  The evening’s program featured a presentation on the 112th State Conference of the North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution held in Raleigh March 2-4.  Six chapter members attended the Conference, including Sandra McKeithan, Regent; Lynn Benson, Registrar; Jo Campbell, Treasurer; Lois Walton, Librarian; Gina Thompson and Marjorie Weaver. The chapter received 11 awards at the Conference, including the State Award of the Gladys Peck Johnson Silver Bowl for most outstanding Constitution Week events and greatest chapter participation for Constitution Week for chapters under 50 members. 
This is the third year that the Wilmington Ladies Tea Walk Chapter has won the the top honor in the state for Constitution Week, which is observed September 17 – 23 each year.  Each of the chapter’s 16 members participated in Constitution Week activities.  Lois Walton, Librarian, accepted for the chapter the top honor in the state for donating 60 books to the DAR Library in Washington, DC.  This was the largest number of books ever donated by a single chapter in North Carolina. The chapter meets on the Thursday of the first full week of each month at 6:00.  Please contact Lynn Benson at 910-458-3952 for information on meeting places and for information on becoming a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.