2004 - 2005

Below are the speakers and events from the 2004-2005 Kalmia Club program.

Suggested Program Reading Selections
As experts in their respective fields, we've asked our monthly program speakers to provide the Kalmia Club with a list of their suggested reading selections as relates to their program(s).
To view the list, please click here.

September 13, 2004
Fall Social at the Kalmia Clubhouse

Come meet and greet Kalmia colleagues and find out what's on the agenda for the 2004-2005 Program year. Please bring a finger food to share.

October 11, 2004
The Friendly Quilters of Bucks County

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Join us for a colorful evening learning about The Friendly Quilters and their passion for renewing their ancestral tradition of quilting. The group’s African American heritage is reflected in the fabrics chosen for their quilts – some of which are story quilts depicting inspirational themes from the Bible and personal life experiences. The Friendly Quilters have exhibited locally in museums such as The African American Museum, Philadelphia Museum and Mercer Museum in Doylestown.

November 8, 2004
Geraldine T. Buckman & Maria Shields, Financial Advisors, American Express

This is a great opportunity to hear first hand from two comprehensive financial planners. Discussion topics will include retirement, college planning, investment planning, asset allocation, women's issues, protection planning and tax reduction. Come prepared with your laundry list of questions for an active program.

December 13, 2004
Holiday Celebration

Season's Greetings to All!! Kalmia’s annual Holiday Party is a great time for everyone to come together and share in the merriment and good spirits of this lovely time of year.

January 10, 2005
Book Night with Beverly

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So much excellent feedback was received with last year’s program that we’ve asked her back! Beverly Leavell will again lead a discussion of books that have touched, inspired or provoked you in some way. Bring along one or two of your favorites. The list will be posted on the web site so you never have to be without a great read for the coming year!

February 14, 2005
The Annual Juried Art show at the Coryell Gallery

Happy Valentine's Day! You and your significant other are invited to join us at Janet Hunt's Coryell Gallery for an evening of beautiful art work.

March 14, 2005
Irish Immigrants on the Canal with Robin Boyle

Happy St. Patrick’s Day & Cead Mille Failte!!!
Robin Boyle shares her passion for the history of the D&R Canal. Robin’s efforts to honor the Irish immigrants who dug the canal culminated in a $100,000 grant to build the Bull’s Head Island visitor information center. Come learn about these unsung heroes – many of whom gave their lives in pursuit of the American Dream.

April 11, 2005
Groove Merchant Drum & Dance Ensemble

Join us for an exciting evening of entertainment. This percussion and dance ensemble plays instruments from different cultures around the world. Resident musicians for Princeton University's Middle Eastern Dance troupe, Raks Odalisque, the group arranges familiar tunes so dancers can perform with the fun and energy of live music. The ensemble also features traditional compositions as well as a fusion of musical traditions.

May 9, 2005
Annual Meeting and Member Talent Show

Do you paint, sculpt, write, weave, sing, play an instrument, cartoon or journal? Do you love to read, raise sheep, color outside the lines or cook a sensational pie? How do you express yourself? Share your personal talents and creativity with your fellow Kalmia members.

June 13, 2005
Kalmia Summer Social

Hello and Goodbye. It has been a fabulous reign but it’s time for this Administration's Officers to bid adieu. Come spend one last evening with old and new friends before summer hiatus. Please bring a dish to share.


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