Meetings and Activities

Maria Jefferson Chapter, NSDAR 2017-2018 Program Calendar

The Maria Jefferson Chapter meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00, unless otherwise noted. Prior to each meeting, members are encouraged to have lunch together at 11:30. Please note meeting venue changes from previous years.

  • September 16, 2017 (Saturday) NE Florida Regent Council Constitution Week luncheon. 
  • September 17, 2017 (Sunday) - Constitution Week Ceremony, “Bells Across America.”  Please wear colonial dress if possible or red, white, and blue.
    Also wear your insignia, bring a bell to ring, and a lawn chair. Your attendance at this event is important!         
    + Learn More [PDF]. Note: Event CANCELLED due to effects from Hurricane Irma.
  • September 22 - 24, 2017 (Friday - Sunday) FSSDAR Fall Forum
  • October 11, 2017 (Wednesday) - Susan Smoktunovich - “Internet Genealogy: Beyond”
  • November 8, 2017 (Wednesday) - Dr. Roger Smith - “Women of the American Revolution: Lost Voices of Americaʼs First Generation”
  • November 11, 2017 (Saturday) Massing of the Colors; Veterans Visits & Distribution of Gift Bags
  • December 10, 2017 (Sunday) Christmas party. Bring a dish, and item for the “spirited” auction, $3 for the room rental, and a childrenʼs book.
  • January 10, 2018 ( Wednesday), 1:00 - Elizabeth Gessner “Guided Tour of Tolomato Cemetery” At the Tolomato Cemetery on Cordova Street.
    Elizabeth Gessner “Guided Tour of Tolomato Cemetery” 1:00
  • February 14, 2018 (Wednesday) - Julia Saldivar “DAR 101”
  • February 17, 2018 (Saturday) NE Florida Regents Council George Washington luncheon. 
  • March 15 - 18, 2018 (Thursday - Sunday) FSSDAR State Conference 
  • March 24, 2018 (Saturday) Maria Jefferson Chapterʼs 120th Birthday Luncheon. Reservations are required for gate entry. Cost to be determined. Feel free to invite your friends. Speaker, Dawn Lemongello, FSSDAR State Regent
  • April 11, 2018 (Wednesday) - Sandi Johnson, “Preparations for April 30, 1789”
  • May 9, 2018 (Wednesday) - Maria Jefferson Chapterʼs Awards Reception.
  • May 28, 2018 (Monday) Memorial Day, Massing of the Colors 
  • June 14, 2018 (Thursday) Flag Day
  • June 20 - 24, 2018 Continental Congress, Washington D.C.

Please email our regent, for more information.


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