Events

November 4, 2017: Cincinnati Colony Compact Day celebration, Cincinnati Women’s Club. Ccontact Lt. Governor Doug van der Zee for more information at cincinnaticolony@yahoo.com.

November 11, 2017: Columbus Colony Compact Day celebration at Kensington Place. Herbalist Patricia Hasser will discuss the Pilgrims’ planting, preservation, and usage of herbs. Contact Lt. Governor Sharon Hendershot at dhendershot@att.net for more information.

November 11, 2017: Compact Day gathering, November 11th, fellowship at 11:30 a.m., meal at noon, business meeting and speaker at approximately 1:15 p.m. Join us at Swan Creek Retirement Village, 5916 Cresthaven Lane, Toledo (off Rt. 20/S. Reynolds Rd., across from Maumee Valley Day School). Drive down the left side of the building and enter at the last portico. Reservations by Nov. 7th to Jeffrey Stoll, willowcove@lighthouse.net or 906-440-5088. Colony Board meeting immediately after.

November 12, 2017: Skyland Pines, 3550 Columbus Rd., NE, Canton, OH. Roger Marble will present, “You identified your Mayflower Ancestor, but are you really a genealogist?” Noon. Contact Lt. Gov. Jill Parker at cfrtroutgal@gmail.com for more information. Fee TBD.

November 18, 2017: Cleveland Colony Compact Day celebration, Lakewood Country Club located in Westlake, Ohio. The speaker will be Rebecca McFarland, an internationally recognized expert on the life and times of Eliot Ness. Contact Lt. Governor Vicky Heineck at heineckhistory@gmail.com for more information.

March 2018: Western Reserve Colony spring meeting, date and place TBA. Contact Lt. Gov. Jill Parker at cfrtroutgal@gmail.com for more information.

March 3, 2018: Board of Assistants meeting, MCL Cafeteria, Westerville, OH

April 21 2018: Spring meeting of the Toledo Colony will be April 21, 2018, beginning with fellowship at 11:30 a.m. Join us at Swan Creek Retirement Village in Toledo. More details will be in the March issue of the Buckeye Mayflower newsletter. Colony Board meeting immediately after.

April 14, 2018: Columbus Colony Spring Meeting at Kensington Place. Dr. Janet Ebert will give a presentation about the Star-Spangled Banner and lead the members in singing the “other” verses. Contact Lt. Governor Sharon Hendershot at dhendershot@att.net for more information.

May 18-19, 2018: The 120th Annual State Assembly will be held at Radisson Hotel-Gateway located at 651 Huron Road East Cleveland, Ohio. The Friday night event will include a late afternoon free Soldiers and Sailors Monument Tour and Euclid Beach Silver Bullet rides by the “Rocket Man” touring Public Square. The State Day main event speaker will be Richard Pickering presenting his “Mayflower Compact” program. The Mayflower Compact is one of America’s founding documents and how it served as the first constitution in British Colonial America. Plimoth Plantation’s Deputy Executive Director Richard Pickering will explore the dramatic creation and enforcement of the Mayflower Compact by portraying both Stephen Hopkins and Ruling Elder William Brewster. We will highlight a few of the downtown attractions which include the Jack Casino, historic Tower City, renovated Public Square, the Flats, Warehouse District, 4th Street and Old Stone Church. The free local RTA trolley and RTA Euclid Corridor can easily transport people about the city. The adventure seekers might want to visit the Cleveland Museum of Art. Invitations will be mailed to all Ohio members in the spring. Contact Lt. Governor Vicky Heineck at heineckhistory@gmail.com for more information.