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Ft. Fisher United Daughters of the Confederacy Celebrates 60th Anniversary

The Fort Fisher #2325 Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy
Celebrated its 60th Anniversary with a tea and history for the Chapter presented by 1st Vice President, Ms. Gayle Tabor. Newly elected officers for the term are: President, Mrs. Patricia G.W. Bolander; 2nd Vice President, Mrs. Pamela Whiteside; Secretary, Mrs. Sue Wooten; Treasurer, Mrs. Allison Austin; Registrar, Mrs. Kaye Lavin; Historian, Ms. Savannah Batson; and Recorder of Military Service Awards, Mrs. Mary Cobb Woodard. Mrs. Cobb is also North Carolina Division Chair of the Fort Fisher Historic site Committee, and Mrs. Bolander is Docent Chairman for The UDC House in Raleigh. They decorated the Christmas Trees at both Sites. At the UDC General Convention, Mrs. Bolander was elected to the Chair of the Memorial Building Board of Trustees in Richmond. The Chapter had their regular table of Coffee and Hot Chocolate with baked goods at the annual Re-enactment at Fort Fisher in January. Mrs. Bolander represented the President General, Mrs. Jamie Likens, at the service honoring the Birthday of Robert E. Lee at Statuary Hall in the Capitol in Washington, DC the 2nd of February, delayed from the l9'' of January due to the Inaugural. Any woman of lineal or collateral descent from a Confederate Soldier, Sailor, Marine, or Supplier of goods for the Confederacy is welcome to join. The Chapter will have its February Meeting, luncheon at Jack Mackeral's in Kure Beach instead of their meeting at the History Center in Carolina Beach, Saturday, February 16, at 11:00am.