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Editor's Notes
  Posting Requests to  RWGS at NJOESGC@optonline.net
or Gail Naia, RWG Treasurer, RWGTNJ@optonline.net
the Offering, Sale, or Recommendation of Insurance of any kind is not advocated by the Order of the Eastern Star of NJ.

see the newest edition STAR JOURNAL under "Information" link.
Receptions/District Meetings
Sep 24, 2016

District 36 Meeting, Rose Tesoroni, WDD - $10
Shekinah Lodge, 1317 Fairton Rd, Millville 08332. RSVP by Sep 10. Payable to Shekinah Chap #82, mail to Betty Miskelly, PGO
Sep 27, 2016

Alpha #288, Mt View #205 & Peace #98 Reception - $40
Judith Wood, WG Adah; Corrine Arthur, WDD#31; Carol Ziesing, GR of MI; Jennifer Schiffrin, GR of NS & PEI

The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa 07511. Payable to Mt View #205, mail to Linda Penin, Sec'y by Sep 13.
Oct 8, 2016

Penns Grove #86 & Mt Holly #147 Reception - $30
Diane S. Capel, MWGM & Robert Parsons, MWGP

Adelphia  Restaurant, 1750 Clements Bridge Rd, Deptford 08096. Meal choice: Veal Parmigiana, Grilled Chicken Breast, or Grilled Salmon. RSVP by Sep 20. Payable to Mt Holly #147, mail to Lynn Costello, Secretary

Upcoming Dates  -- see Chapter Fundraisers below
Jul 20, 2016
Rita Birne & Gene Merrill's Summer Get-together
All are welcome to join us. Captain's Inn, 304 East Lacey Rd, Forked River 08731. Entree Choice: Broiled Seafood; Broiled Herb-crusted Salmon; Broiled Chicken Breast(Tequila-Lime); Prime Rib.
Send $30 & Meal choice to Rita M. Birne, PGM
Sep 8, 2016 Bayonne to Canada with Diane Capel & her "special man"
on Anthem of the Seas. Nine nights, 3 private performances of the Bobby Byrne Show. Boston, MA; Portland, ME; Bar Harbor ME; Halifax, NS; St John (Bay of Fundy). Cabins - Balcony $1549, Outside $1449, Inside $1249 per person. Book with Adventure Travel 732-450-9200 or 800-883-8646.
Travel Chair Diane Schmolze, PGM
Sep 30, 2016

Shriner's Hospital Philadelphia Benefit
Crescent Shrine, 700 Highland Drive, Westampton 08060. Entertainer Tommy Zito, the Piano Man. Cash Bar Social 6-6:30pm, Refreshments 6:30-7:30pm. $25 Open Seating or reservations for table of 8-10. Stage front seating $35, tables of 4-6. Payable to GC Voluntary Donations, mail to Paul Lojewski, PGO by Sep 16.
Oct 2, 2016
2pm Social
3pm Dinner
Key to Success 2nd Reunion - $22
Harmony Lodge, 110 Rte 37 West, Toms River 08755. RSVP payable to Sharon McGinley, PGM by Sep 25. Include $2 dues if desired
Oct 9, 2016
Sharon & Bill's Reflectors - relaxing meal, fun, & surprises
Grand Representatives appointed in "Key to Success is TEAMwork Year" invite you. Town & Country Diner, Rts 130 & 206, Bordentown 08505. $25 payable to REFLECTORS, mail to Emma Snook, GR of IN by 9/25/16
Oct 24-27,
Shenandoah Valley & Lost Symbol Tour in Washington, DC with Diane Capel and Bob
by Senior Tours. Visit Washington Masonic Memorial, House of Temple Scottish Rite, Monticello and much more. $625 each Double; $775 Single; $595 each Triple. $100 deposit to Diane Schmolze, PGM
Nov 12, 2016 2016 SNOWMAN FLING - AD BOOK
please submit Ads by Oct 21
      Full Page 5x8 - $65
      Half Page 5x4 - $45
      Quarter Page5x2 - $35
Payable to GC Voluntary Donations, mail to Deborah Diem Martin, PO Box 1733, Bellmawr, NJ 08099
Nov 12, 2016

4-8 pm
Diane & Bob's SNOWMAN FLING  $45
Paris Caterers, 281 Cross Keys Rd, Berlin 08009. Music by "All Tuned Up". Entertainment & Surprizes.
Payable to GC Voluntary Donations, mail to Judy Brown, PGO by Oct 28
Nov 13, 2016

Save the Date - Reflectors sponsoring a Wine Tasting
Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Rd, Ringoes 08551
Reservation info available in the summer. Come by when you can, stay as long as you want, buy a bottle of wine on your way out.
Dec 10-11,
Diane & Bob's Holiday Weekend in Lancaster, PA- Eden Resort
One night, Dinner, Breakfast, Show at American Music Theater, Lunch Brandywine Museum, all tips for guide & driver. Shopping Kitchen Kettle Village; tour countryside, stop at farm/home, hear stories of local traditions. Depart from Senior Community Tours, Audubon, NJ. Single $320; Double $270pp; Triple $260pp. $100 deposit payable to GC Voluntary Donations by May 31. Mail to F. Zioance, PO Box 5740, Deptford, NJ 08096. Final due 10/31.

Health Announcements


Jul 11, 2016 Passing of Stella Bosies, sister of Eleonora Bowers, PGO Nutley #121
Keep Eleonora, Donald and their family in thoughts and prayers, remember them with cards.
Jul 8, 2016 Passing of Dale Kuhne, son of Shirley & David Wack, PGP
Dale A. Kuhne, 57 of Bangor, PA. died Friday, July 8, 2016 after a long illness. Keep Shirley in your thoughts & prayers.
Born Sep 20, 1958 in Flemington, NJ., he was the son of the late Thomas Kuhne and Shirley L. Wack of High Bridge, NJ. He was the husband of Kathleen J. (Crossman) Kuhne with whom he shared 32 years of marriage this June 1, 2016. He enjoyed racing Go-Karts for over 25 years at both the Snydersville Raceway and Borger's Raceway of Saylorsburg. He served in the US Army from 1978-1984. Surviving along with his wife and mother are; son, Robert T. Kuhne and fiance Andrea Ashmore of Bangor, PA, daughters, Emily L. wife of Donald Howey of Bath, PA, Amanda S. Kuhne and fiance Eric Huston of Bangor, PA; and Kristina M. wife of Eric Frantz of Palmerton, PA, a brother, David Kuhne and wife Sherry of Phillipsburg, NJ; a sister Debra Kuhne, NJ.; Step-father; David Wack, High Bridge, NJ; 7 grand children: Daniel, Patricia, Adalee, Rileigh,Abigail, Charlotte, and Louella. Memorial services: 6:00pm(this is a time change) Sat July 23, 2016 at the Church of the Nazarene, 150 Bunny Trail Road, Bangor, PA.18013. Campton F.H., 525 Delaware Ave. Palmerton, PA. 18071 is in charge of Arrangements.


Grand Chapter Announcements
2016-17 Voluntary Donations Chairmen Joanne & Bernie Byrne of Mt View #205
Donations payable to GC Voluntary Donations and mailed to Joanne & Bernie
  Looking for excess Paraphernalia/Flags/Poles ?
there are Chapters in need. Contact Norma Hines, RWG Trustee
3 electric Signets available, contact Lynn Billingham, RWAGC

Bordentown has excess paraphernalia
5 Adah veils (1 blue & 4 lace); 4 Altar cloths (3 regular & 1 "I Memorium");
Officers badges; 19 Batons (6 ivory plastic & 6 wood & 3 white & 4 silver); 3 ballot boxes (2 wood & 2 white); 1 large Bible (O.E.S.); 2 Bible markers (1 white & 1 Purple); 6 Chaplain stoles (4 white & 2 purple); 3 Electa cups; 6 Esther crowns (5 silver & 1 golden); 1 Esther Crown & Sceptre; 4 Flags (1 American, 2 Christian, 1 O.E.S. - all with poles &  1 Flag Stand); 20 Funeral Badges with black ribbons; 2 Martha broken column (1 silver & 1 plastic); 28 Pedestal Covers; 1 Silver Sceptre; 1 small White crocheted tablecloth (O.E.S. colors); 4 Sheaves of Wheat (2 regular & 2 Memorial with black ribbon).
Contact Joan Carslake, PGO or Chapter Sec'y
  Proceedings available - Books $25, CDs $15 except Moore/Wack - Books $28
Moore/Wack - 14 Books, 25 CD's
Schmolze/Westenberger 10 books, 2 CD's
Hess/Brustlin - 6 books, 11 CD's
Wells/McGeoch - 5 CD's
Wyant/Carter - 6 CD's
  LOST & FOUND - please contact the WG Marshal
LOST:  Hunter's Horn - pin of the year 1990-91. Missing since beginning of March
                Contact Marlene Hoffman, PGM

FOUND: Contact WG Marshal to claim


Good News
2016-2017 Diane S. Capel's Choices 
2016-2017 Diane & Bob's Grand Representatives

2015-2016 JoAnn & Don's Grand Representatives

Chapter Fundraisers
Jul 21, 2016

Dewey #155 Ultimate Girls Night Out - $45
Vinyard Art Studio, 301 Old River Rd, Mays Landing 08330.  2 hrs Painting Instruction, Fun & Friends. Complimentary Wine and Cheese & Crackers. RSVP with payment by 7/14 to Norma Hines, RWAGC
Aug 6, 2016

Shekinah #82 Craft/Yard Sale
1317 Fairton Rd, Millville 08332.  Vendors/Crafters wanted - Indoor table $15, Outdoor $10.  Food available. Kids Korner while Mom shops. Contact Betty Miskelly, PGO
Vendors to date: Avon, Thirty-One
Aug 6, 2016
37th District Official Family Calendar Dinner - $10
Masonic Lodge, 330 Georgetown Rd, Carneys Point 08069. Contact WDD for RSVP
ongoing Morning Star #22 selling Polo Shirts in 5 Star Point colors
logo is Eastern Star emblem with "OES of NJ" - no names or chapters. Payable to Morning Star #22 at time of order.
Ladies  S to 2X - $29 each        3X to 4X - $34 each
Mens  S to 2X - $29 each        3X to 10X - $34 each
Mail check & all info to Mary Elaine Guynn, PGO
ongoing  Shekinah #82 selling "Please Stop Me Before I Volunteer Again" T-shirts
saying is printed on the back. On the front, over heart is OES logo with "Eastern Star Volunteer".   Blue.
                 $10 = M - L - XL            $12 = 2X, 3X
Contact Betty Miskelly, PGO or Jeannette Wallace, RWG Trustee
General Information