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Old 09-01-2009, 04:59 AM
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Sgl, here's a link about the work of Princess Margriet for
the Red Cross, maybe that answers your question as well:

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (1995-)

Yesterday Princess Margriet attended the unveiling of
the restored donation fountain in the resistance park in
Apeldoorn. And looked extremely great in white and red!


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The fountain was funded during the crisis years in the late twenties early thirties by the citizens of Apeldoorn who had been requested to "spend a quarter as that won't make you poorer,but a fountain would enriche Apeldoorn".On august 31st 1932 the Fountain was unveiled by Princess Juliana and bears her name since.August 31st was also the old Queensday,as it was the birthday of her mother Queen Wilhelmina.
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Old 09-02-2009, 12:54 AM
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The Princess will receive the first copy of the book on four centuries of Dutch - US relations at the Koorkerk-Choirchurch,Middelburg.

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I've moved a few posts discussing Margriet and Prinsjesdag to the http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...9-a-24379.html thread. Please continue there

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Old 09-24-2009, 10:55 AM
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HRH will attend the Donor Partnership forum at Amman,Jordan,this weekend.HRH is Vice-Chair of the dutch branch of the Red Cross
and a member of the Governing Board of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Foundation,of which she previously
was Chair for 8 years.
http://www.koninklijkhuis,nl.content.jsp?objectid=30124
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HRH will open,and speech at,the Red Cross symposium;"World Disasters 2009" at the city of Vlaardingen,today.
The Princess is Vice-Chair of the Dutch Red Cross.

In her speech the Princess will emphasize on the Early Warning,Early Action concept.
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Princess Margriet attended the opening the Concern for Work greenhouse in Emmeloord. 15-10-2009,
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Old 10-29-2009, 04:07 AM
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The Princess will open the Liberation Museum at Borssele,Province of Zeeland,tomorrow friday october 30th.
The Museum emphasizes especially on the Battle of the Schelde,a forgotten battle between september and november 1944.

It is 65 years ago that the Province of Zeeland was liberated at the cost of many casualties,both
military and civilian as the island of Walcheren was inundated.The battle played a key-role in both the
liberation of The Netherlands and the end of WWII.

TE the ambassadors of Canada,Great-Britain,Norway and France will be in attendance.
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Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet will open the Liberationmuseum Zeeland at Borssele.The museum is all about the Battle of the Schelde,the forgotten battle (WWII).
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HRH Princess Margriet will attend the General Assembly and Council of Delegates of the International Federation of
Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.

Nairobi,Kenya november 17th - 20th and november 23rd - 26th 2009.

HRH is Vice-Chair of the Dutch Red Cross and Member of the Governing Board of the International Federation of
Red Cross and Red Crescent societies,and used to be its President for 2 consecutive terms,8 years in all.
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Nov 12, 2000 - The Hague Princess Margriet attended the international conference ‘Justice in motion. From Nuremberg to The Hague and Beyond’ in the Peache palace in The Hague.
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HRH Princess Margriet will attend the General Assembly and Council of Delegates of the International Federation of
Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.

Nairobi,Kenya november 17th - 20th and november 23rd - 26th 2009.

HRH is Vice-Chair of the Dutch Red Cross and Member of the Governing Board of the International Federation of
Red Cross and Red Crescent societies,and used to be its President for 2 consecutive terms,8 years in all.
As I mentioned before:
HRH and Pieter van Vollenhoven,all sons and their spouses,will attend the Peter Stuyvesant Ball at Pier 6 in NYC this friday november 20th .

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http://www.ny400.org/event-details.php?eventId=66
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As I mentioned before:
HRH and Pieter van Vollenhoven,all sons and their spouses,will attend the Peter Stuyvesant Ball at Pier 6 in NYC this friday november 20th .

The Netherland America Foundation

The 28th Peter Stuyvesant Ball | NY400 Dutch events in New York city
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Thanks Lucien, Princess Margriet looks different, maybe her hair? She's so lovely, and the Professor looks to be so personable......great photos. I wonder how long they will be in the US?
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Thanks Lucien, Princess Margriet looks different, maybe her hair? She's so lovely, and the Professor looks to be so personable......great photos. I wonder how long they will be in the US?
Just yesterday and today.Most have arrived here again today.
Princess Margriet will leave immediatly for Nairobi,Kenya again as
she has to attend a gathering of the International Red Cross/
Red Crescent societies she interrupted to be present in New York.

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The photos are great. I love seeing the family dancing with each other. They seem like a very fun and close-knit family.
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22-11-2009 New York : Pieter van Vollenhoven visited the St. Marks
Church in the bowery to hand over a gift for the National Restauration
foundation in New York.


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Does anyone know if the rest of the family is still in New York? I thought that Lucien had stated that Margriet has left, but I was wondering about the rest of the van Vollenhoven family.
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Prof. van Vollenhoven has become a dedicated nature photographer (as we were able to see in Blauw Bloed, earlier this year). He now made his own photo book called 'nature surprises'. Any profit made from the book will be used for the foundation victim help (slachtofferhulp).

Article in Dutch: Van Vollenhoven: Natuur verrast - Koninklijk Huis - Reformatorisch Dagblad
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HRH Princess Margriet will celebrate her 67th birthday this tuesday,january 19th.

Princess Margriet,an overview:

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