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Pennsylvania Chapters

Chapter Name Meeting Area Covered
Athelstan 3rd Thursday-Morn. Montgomery County, Chester County
Belles of St. Trinian's 3rd Wednesday-Eve. Blue Bell, Montgomery County
Charnwood Forest 2nd Thursday-Noon Ambler, Montgomery County
Crown 3rd Tuesday-Eve. Delaware County
Rose of Chester 2nd Monday-Eve. Central to Southwestern Chester County
Royal Jewels 3rd Thursday-Eve. Malvern/Wayne
The Darling Buds of May 2nd Tuesday-Eve. Center City Philadelphia and surrounding area
Tredyffrin 3rd Monday-Eve. Mainline to Dowingtown, Chester County
William Blake 3rd Tuesday-Noon Germantown Philadelphia, Jenkintown, Abington

Chapter Profiles

 

Athelstan - Contact Regent: Gillian Wiedorn gwiedorn@earthlink.net

 

Athelstan is a group of mature ladies of Commonwealth background who meet the 3rd Thursday of each month for lunch in each other's homes to raise funds for Victoria Home for the Aged, our only charity.  We are dedicated in our support of the Home & use our many talents & hobbies to raise funds by sewing, knitting, making jams & chutneys & fruit cake at Christmas time. Because our membership is somewhat scattered, though basically Main Line, we try to carpool to our lunch meetings.

 

Belles of St. Trinian's – Contact Regent: Pat Wigg pawigg@verizon.net

 

Our meetings are the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm, usually in each others' homes. The Belles of St. Trinian's is a fun loving innovative group with members whose ages range from teens to seniors.  We are roughly located in the Ambler/Blue Bell area and participate in many social events throughout the year where partners and families are always welcome.  We hold signature fun filled fund raising events such as movie nights, a traditional pub & pie night, creative events and a pool party.  We welcome the opportunity to grow our chapter, if you think that you would be interested in joining "The Belles" please reach out to us for more details.

 

Charnwood Forest - Contact Regent: Melinda Trafford at melindatraf@gmail.com or Linda Wangner at moparlinda@hotmail.com

 

Our chapter was founded in 1950 by Jean Crockett. The name comes from a park that Jean visited in England. Margery Levin, one of our initial dedicated members still attends. Our membership consists of 16 friendly ladies from the Ambler, Doylestown and Willow Grove areas.  We meet the second Thursday of the month at 12:00 in Ambler area restaurants with about 10-12 ladies attending.  We are a very lovely group of ladies who work to support only the cause (Victoria Home).  We have Spring and Fall fund raisers.  We will warmly welcome anyone interested in our group.

 

Crown Chapter – Contact Regent: Karen Donnelly kd.tealady@gmail.com or Mary Alice Peeling mpeeling@widener.edu

 

 

Our Chapter meets the third Tuesday in the month and in the winter months on Saturday afternoons at two pm.  Our members live mainly in Delaware and Chester counties outside Philadelphia.  All of our fundraising events have supported our main charity The Victoria Home.  Our fundraising events include a Queen's Tea and the making and selling of Christmas Puddings.  We are a friendly and outgoing group that welcomes all with an interest in the DBE and are invited to attend one of our monthly meetings.

 

Darling Buds of May – Contact Regent: Tracy Mace darlingbudsdbe@gmail.com 

 

We meet on 2nd Tuesday evening of each month.  Many of chapter members are professional women, business owners and teachers and performers.  Generally, we meet at a local restaurant, or in each others’ homes.  We tend to be located in Center City Philadelphia or in fairly close proximity.  We enjoy organizing “theme” fundraisers such as a “Down Under” party and cabaret evenings to raise money for “the cause” and for local charities.

 

Rose of Chester - Contact Regent: Jane Winch uglytoad@verizon.net

 

Meetings on 1st Thursday evening of the month, 6.30pm at member homes. Members from Exton, Downingtown, Coatesville, Honeybrook, Avondale, Gap areas to the western edge of Chester County. Diverse group, of fun loving ladies covering all aspects of Chester county life from rural horse farms, corporate workers and homemaker backgrounds.  Our fund raising events included Guided walks/picnics thru nature reserves, Docent tours of Delaware Art Museum, Brewery tours and lunch,  Specialty Sausage tasting, Valentine Dinner Dance, Wine/Cheese socials.

 

Royal Jewels - Contact Regent: Rachel Gerrity rachel.gerrity@gmail.com

 

We meet every second Wednesday of the month, in someone’s home or in a local restaurant.  Our members are from Ardmore to Exton (mainly Wayne - Malvern). We are working professionals, most with young children.  We like helping non-profits that serve women and children as well as the Victoria Home.  Our chapter member, Angela has a book for sale.  

 

Tredyffrin Contact Regent:  Lin Rolston lin_rolston@comcast.net

 

Tredyffrin meets on the third Monday evening in the month in each others' homes. We are a lively and social bunch of philanthropically minded business women, mostly middle aged.  We enjoy organizing and catering fundraising events of a social nature such as Guy Fawkes, Games Night, and St. George’s Pub night.  Our members live in Wayne, Berwyn and Chester County as far as Coatesville.  We are always happy to greet new members, please feel welcome to attend a meeting.

 

William Blake, Contact Regent: Freda.gowling@gmail.com

 

We generally hold our meetings over lunch on a mutually agreeable day. Our 12 members are located mainly in the East Falls to Chestnut Hill area. Fund Raisers - Little Theater plays.  We welcome visitors who are interested in applying for membership.

DBE In Pennsylvania

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