Millwood Chapter
Columbia, South Carolina

Origin:

The chapter was established in October 1975, and was named "Millwood" for the home of Confederate General Wade Hampton. The Millwood Chapter currently has 15 members.

Meeting Information:

Regular meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. (except June and December are luncheons) the second Sunday of each month at St. David's Episcopal Church, 605 Polo Road, Columbia, SC 29223. There are no meetings in July and August. Handicap accessible Handicapped Accessible.

Meetings are generally devoted to stitching, and the chapter tries to have an ongoing group project. Those not participating in the project bring their own stitching to meetings. Over the years Millwood Chapter has done many EGA group correspondence courses as well as some of the smaller projects.

Membership:

Annual dues are $55.00.

Guests:

Guests are welcome to attend two meetings before deciding to join.

Special Interest Groups:

We have an informal Stitch-In every Wednesday. We meet at St. David's Episcopal Church from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Contact Janet or Trudy for more information.

Outreach:

The current project is framed samplers for new homeowners under the Habitat for Humanity program.

Millwood Chapter has done a wide range of outreach activities including baby quilts for battered women's shelters, a funeral pall for the SC Correctional Institution, dolls for children's hospitals, and several items for the Governor's Mansion.

Newsletter:

Stitch N Times is issued periodically.

Contacts:

Region Representive:

truharr1@aol.com

Other:

President:

Janet Noble
rnoble@sc.rr.com