CD’s 17th century chapter learns more about women’s medical issues and COVID precautions

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE – Dr. Donavan Bailey was the guest speaker at the quarterly chapter meeting of the Colonel John Washington Chapter, Colonial Dames 17th Century, held Feb. 17 at the Diamante Country Club.

Presented by his wife, CD17C Vice President Kim Bailey, he shared with the group current women’s health issues, COVID-19, and the essential vitamins and minerals women need. A question and answer period followed.

Bailey, a healthcare provider with 46 years of experience, graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1976. He works in Lake Providence, Louisiana, and specializes in family medicine. Bailey is affiliated with East Carroll Parish Hospital and West Carroll Memorial Hospital.

Although he retired a few years ago to Hot Springs Village, he still maintains his practice at the Lake Providence Family Medical Clinic and visits his office once a week.

Chapter president Belinda Meacham Jones of Benton promised chapter members when she was elected “exciting and interesting programs and delivered on that obligation”, according to a press release.

The chapter alternates meetings between Benton, Hot Spring Village, and Hot Springs under its administration.

Any woman 18 years or older “of good character is eligible for membership, provided she has been invited by the Society, or eligible through her biological or adoptive parents if there is a blood connection with the applicant, and be the direct line descendant of an ancestor who lived and served before 1701 in one of the original colonies in the geographic area of ​​the present-day United States of America. direct legal blood. No one may enter the Society under known false lineage records,” the statement said.

For more information on CD17C, email Jones at [email protected]

Jack L. Goldstein