I hope you are all enjoying the summer. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce the District Lodge of the Daughters of Penelope Garden District 5 of New Jersey and Delaware for 2017-2018 as elected on June 24th in Somerset, NJ:
Dina Fanikos - District Governor
Joann Szela - District Lieutenant Governor
Karen Knicos - District Secretary & Treasurer
Irene Frangos - District Marshal
Ana Bousoulas - District Maids of Athena Advisor
Isa Velez, M.D. - District Advisor
Welcome to the new members of the Lodge! I look forward to a fun and productive year working with you and the members of our District. My theme this year is RESPECT.
Chapters, please send election forms as soon as possible so we can start setting up the visitation schedule for this year.
Coming up soon is the National Convention in sunny Orlando, FL being held at Disney World's Yacht Club Resort. News from the Convention to follow! If you are attending the National Convention, please let me know. Hope to see you all there.
Save the Date:
October 7, 2017 - District Workshop hosted by Altes # 163 - Hamilton, NJ
November 19, 2017 - Tea and Treasure in the Winter Palace hosted by Nike # 230 - 2 pm at The Mansion on Main Street, 3000 Main Street, Voorhees, NJ 08043
March 10, 2018 - Festival of Tables hosted by DOP 5th District Education Foundation - 12 pm at the Pines Manor, 2085 Route 27, Edison, NJ 08817
Please let me know about your chapter's events and I will share in my newsletters and on the District website.