Scudder Association Foundation 2023 Annual Reunion October 6 - 8, 2023 The Scudder Association Foundation is delighted to announce our upcoming gathering in 2023, filled with exciting events, fascinating presentations, and opportunities to connect with fellow Scudder...
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Peter and his wife Liz have long been an integral part of the Scudder Association Foundation. He and his family were frequent visitors to the Scudder Retreat on Shelter Island, NY, where the wind and the sea were woven into the family’s spirit. His presence within our organization will be sorely missed.
In honor of all the Scudders who made this Independence possible, we’d like to share this remarkable book by our former President, Hamilton Cochran with you.
Nathaniel Scudder was a physician and patriot leader during the Revolutionary War. He served as a delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress, He wrote a series of impassioned letters to New Jersey leaders urging the adoption of the Articles, and when New Jersey’s legislature approved them in November 1777, he signed them for the state at Congress. Scudder dropped his medical practice to serve in the military, and he led a regiment in the Battle of Monmouth in June 1778.
In Honor of Mother’s Day, We Again Share Why We Love Aunt Ida: How Ida S. Scudder’s Sacrifice to Honor and Serve Her Ill Mother Expanded to Bless Millions
“‘’Illay,* Amma,’ the brahmin replied proudly. ‘I would not think of having a man deliver my wife: I would rather that she should die than be seen by another man. If you cannot come, I must lose her.’ Ida had pled with the husband to let her father, Dr. John, deliver the baby, but to no avail. She had even offered to go with them and do what she could under her father’s direction, but the Brahmin was adamant. She had no medical training: she was forced to let this husband go without aid for his dying wife.
To wish you a happy Easter we are sharing a link to a beautiful, soothing and moving Easter concert that celebrates and depicts the life of Christ through music and art—through string and orchestral music with visuals from European artists’ paintings of Jesus Christ and some Bible video footage.
This Veterans Day, please join us in honoring our armed forces, both past and present. A member of our family has served in every U.S. Military conflict since the founding of our republic. The Scudder name is deeply entwined in this country's history, and we are proud...
The first Scudders to Hawaii grew up in India in the 1860s and 70s. As children of the second generation of American Scudder Protestant missionaries in British India, their parents were doctors and teachers offering alternatives to the Hindu caste system and Islamic fundamentalism with the teachings of Jesus. Scudder involvement in India continues to this day.
We would like to share a review of this book written by one of our ‘distant’ cousins and current Foundation Board Director. living in Wiesbaden, Germany. David T. Fisher
2020 was the year that set Scottie Scheffler’s career into overdrive. He tied for fourth at the PGA Championship, shot 12-under 59 at The Northern Trust, and was named the 2020 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. It’s also no coincidence 2020 was the year he married his high school sweetheart, who just so happens to be a Scudder.
Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber, dies Feb. 16, 2022: A Scudderoid” Whose Notable Legacy Began with Two Sticks of Gum. Lt. Gail Halvorsen, the Candy Bomber, gave hope and love to starving German children during the 1948 Berlin Airlift to counteract the Soviet blockade
Recent Word from our friends at CMC Vellore Foundation is... CMC Vellore Hospital,President J.V. Peter, sent word to New York, that,"”Although the second wave continues to wane, albeit slowly in our region, we are on guard to ensure that we are prepared to face...