Our main social event is a monthly luncheon at a country club or restaurant. Luncheons are enlivened by raffles, fashion and jewelry shows, and stimulating speakers on topics such as adult literacy, mental health, breast cancer research, local opera and theatre companies, and other topics of interest to women.
Any nonmember wanting to attend should contact our Membership VP for a guest reservation parliamentarian@thenewva.org.

The New Virginians Club March Luncheon is Wednesday, March 14th

            Reservations Deadline –Wednesday, March 7th at Noon

         Please Join Us For Our Luncheon and Program

 

"SCARLETT O’HARA: STILL FEISTY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS"

 

Scarlett O'Hara has been dubbed "the best woman character in American literature". More than 80 years after this groundbreaking heroine appeared, our March speaker, author and Gone With the Wind expert John Wiley, Jr. will explore author Margaret Mitchell's complicated relationship with her creation as well as Scarlett's continuing adventures in various sequels, prequels and parodies.

Mr. Wiley first saw the motion picture Gone With the Wind when he was just 10. He then read the novel by Margaret Mitchell and soon began collecting GWTW memorabilia. In the almost 50 years since, he has amassed one of the world's largest collections related to the book and the movie.

 

A noted authority on the subject, he has been interviewed by NPR, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, London Times, and CBS This Morning. John is the author or editor of two books--Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood, and The Scarlett Letters: The Making of the Film Gone With the Wind, a collection of 

The March  Luncheon and Program will be at the

Salisbury Country Club  

 13620 W. Salisbury Road, Midlothian, VA 23113   (804) 794-6841 

                     11:15 a.m.     Check-In / Social Time

                    12:00 noon  Welcome and Club Business

                     12:15 p.m.    Lunch Served

                        1:00 p.m.    Program

Luncheon Menu and Cost $28

• Caesar Salad, Fresh French Rolls.
• Balsamic Grilled Breast of Chicken with Italian Cheese,Roasted Tomato and Basil Confit served atop Marsala Sauce, Roasted Spring Vegetable Risotto.
OR

• Vegetarian option: Garden salad with balsamic dressing and Fresh French Rolls. Roasted Spring Vegetable Risotto.

• Crème Brulee Cheesecake with Fresh Strawberry Sauce.

Due to contractual constraints, we are unable to provide substitutions to the fixed menu. Thank you.