Daughters of Penelope
Lyra Chapter 241
Greenville, South Carolina

A Year At A Glance 2018-2019

August

  • Aug. 9-DOP Officers Meeting
  • Aug. 27-29 AHEPAN Supreme Convention

Congratulations to our New Grand President Demitra Thomas


September

  • Thursday, Sept. 20 – Our first DOP meeting in Small Hall @ 6:00
  • Sunday Sept. 30- Saint George Blood Connection Blood Drive 10:30-1:30


October
Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Membership Drive

  • Sunday Oct. 7- Membership Drive Sunday (DOP table set up in Hellenic Center after the Divine Liturgy with display)
  • Thursday Oct. 18- DOP Meeting in small hall (short presentation by Demie Garcia) WEAR HALLOWEEN COSTUME OR MASK
  • Sunday Oct. 21- “Think Pink” Sunday Susan G. Komen (All Daughters are asked to wear pink)


November
Founder’s Day Luncheon and Initiation of Neophytes

  • Thursday Nov. 8- DOP Meeting in Small Hall (Initiation of new Members)
  • Sunday Nov. 11-Artoclassia Service in Church and Founder’s Day Luncheon in Hellenic Center (All Hands on Deck)
  • Thursday Nov. 15-Philoptocus Bake Sale


December
DOP Christmas Party, Washington Center Christmas Party, Magy’s Angel Tree, Shut-In Visitations

  • Monday Dec. 10- Shut In Visitation gift Bags will be ready for pick up on downstairs in small hall. List of Shut ins will be handed out during our meeting in Nov.
  • Thursday Dec. 13- Christmas Party at The Olympian on Woodruff Road beginning at 6:30. Please bring a gift of $10.00 to exchange.
  • Wednesday Dec.19- Set up for Washington Center Christmas Party Time TBA
  • Thursday Dec. 20- Washington Center Christmas Party Time TBA


January New Year 2019
Penelope House Project and DOP to host Coffee

  • Thursday Jan. 17 DOP meeting in small hall
  • Reinstatement free month
  • Jan. 20 Penelope House Project after Divine Liturgy and Daughters will host the coffee, desserts


February
Shriners Hospital for Children Birthday Party, Blood Connection Blood Mobile

  • Thursday Feb.14 Shriners Hospital Birthday Party at Saint George Time TBA
  • Sunday Feb. 17 Blood Connection Blood Drive 10:30-1:30
  • Thursday Feb. 21 DOP Meeting in small hall @ 6:00.

We will meet with our AHEPA  brothers, share a meal, and play Bingo with door prizes
Reinstatement free month

March
Greek Night

  • Saturday March 2- Greek Night in Hellenic Center Time TBA (All Hands on Deck)
  • March 11 Great Lent Begins
  • Thursday March 21 DOP Meeting Harbor Inn on Haywood Road at 6:00


April
Easter Shut In Visitations, Vice President’s Night, Greek Easter April 28

  • Thursday April 18 DOP meeting in small hall (Each member is asked to bring a Lenten dish to share) Vice President to lead the April Meeting.
  • Easter Shut In Visitations Date/Time TBA
  • April 28- Greek Easter


May
Appreciation Dinner, Mother’s Day, Greek Festival

  • Sunday May 12- Happy Mother’s Day
  • Thursday May 16- Sunday May 19- Saint George Greek Festival
  • Thursday May 23- DOP Appreciation Dinner Place and Time TBA


The Daughters of Penelope do not meet in the summer months. Chapter meetings will resume in the Fall. Our first DOP meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at 6:00 in the Small Hall.