James Madison's Montpelier We The People Fall 2013 - Page 15

We The People Montpelier Welcomes Madison Cabinet Co-chairs The Montpelier Foundation is pleased to welcome Gail Babnew and Joel Silverman as co-chairs of The Madison Cabinet. They will be working closely with current co-chairs Dennis Kernahan and Jacob Price to ensure the continued success of this generous and fun leadership giving circle. Gail and Joel have been Madison Cabinet members since its inception, and Gail is a collateral descendant of James Madison, making this a truly great fit! Announcing friends of Montpelier Collections Launched this spring, the Friends of Montpelier Collections support and strengthen Montpelier’s growing collection of fine and decorative arts, while safeguarding and preserving the legacy of James and Dolley Madison. Friends are invited to study art, architecture, and material culture with experts at behind-thescenes gatherings and through study trips to historic sites and private collections. The annual membership gift of $1,000 or more is tax deductible and will be used solely to acquire objects for Montpelier’s collection. Join us! — Nancy Campbell, Chair, Friends of Montpelier Collections Friends of Montpelier Collections recognizes those who make special gifts in support of the acquisition of objects and furnishings for the mansion. Their generosity is returning the Madisons’ style and furnishings to their beloved home. Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Ader Mr. and Mrs. Philip H. Anns Ms. Calypso Bamford Mr. and Mrs. Colin G. Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Collias Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Craigie Mrs. Henry E. I. du Pont Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Erdman Mrs. Elinor K. Farquhar Mr. Oscar P. Fitzgerald Mrs. Florence Bryan Fowlkes Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. V. French Mr. Richard Gilder and Ms. Lois C. Chiles Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Golan