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Editor's Notes
Jun 2014 Posting Requests to Mary Bausback, RWGS at NJOESGC@optonline.net
or Gail Naia, RWG Treasurer, RWGTNJ@optonline.net
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the Offering, Sale, or Recommendation of Insurance of any kind is not advocated by the Order of the Eastern Star of NJ.
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see the newest edition STAR JOURNAL under "Information" link.
 
Jul 31, 2015 NOTICE - THE GRAND CHAPTER OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FROM AUG 3-7. 2015 AND WILL REOPEN ON AUG 10, 2015 AT 9AM.
 
Receptions/District Meetings
Sep 12, 2015 Tuckerton #54 & Starlight #107 Joint Reception - 4pm
JoAnn Bingenheimer, MWGM & Donald W. Robinson, MWGP

Kerri Brooke Caterers, 755 S. White Horse Pike, Hammonton. $45 payable Tuckerton Chapter #40, mail to Gail Naia, RWGT.
Choice: Chicken Piccata or Beef Filet Medallions w/ Chef's selection Potato & Veg OR Pasta Primavera w/Creamy Alfredo Sauce
please submit Choice, Chapter & Dist when making reservation
 
Sep 19, 2015 District 36 Meeting - $28 - 4pm
Maria's Lollipop Guild, Shekinah Lodge, 1317 Fairton Rd, Millville 08332.  Payable & mail to Maria Endicott, WDD #36
 
Sep 26, 2015 District 31 Meeting - $18 - 4pm
Fourth of July Celebration, Masonic Hall, 1484-1510 VanHouten Ave, Clifton 07013. Family style picnic fare.  Mail to Diane Schmolze, PGM
 
Oct 1, 2015 Penns Grove #86 Honor Night- 7:30pm
     Ron Amme, GR of CA and Ernie Forte, GR of KY
Masonic Lodge, 330 Georgetown Rd, Carney's Point 08069
 
Oct 2, 2015 Collingswood #150 & Athene #201 Honor Night - 7:30pm
     Kathleen Zielinski, WG Fraternal Correspondent and Janice Knodel, GR of Alabama

Masonic Lodge, 6926 Park Ave, Pennsauken 08110. Refreshments to follow.
 
Oct 3, 2015 District 37 Meeting - $38 - 4pm.
      Diane Capel, RWAGM will name the AMs   

Masonic Lodge, 330 Georgetown Rd, Carney's Point 08069. Payable to 37th District Meeting, mail to Lisa Crank, WDD #37 by 9/20/15
 
Oct 13, 2015 Mountain View #205 Reception - 6pm Social, 6:30 Dinner - $40
    Judith Wood, WG Ruth; Susan Whitty, WG Color Bearer; Caron-Lee Sweeney, GR of NM
the Brownstone, 351 West Broadway, Paterson 07522. Family Style Roast Turkey & Ham. Payable & mail to Robin Bernice, PGO
 
Oct 28, 2015 Ocean City #83 & Dewey #155 Reception - $32 - 6:30pm
    Christina Denton Brennan, WG Soloist; Maria Endicott, WDD #36; Lauren Plasket Gleason, GR of RI
Mays Landing Country Club, 1855 Cates Rd, Mays Landing 08330. Contact Joan Narvell, PGO
 

Upcoming Dates  -- see Chapter Fundraisers below
Sep 14-17, 2015 MWGM & MWGP Chesapeake Bus Trip with Senior Tours
Several pick up locations, 4 days, 3 nights. 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts. Highlights include Fort McHenry, Boat ride on the Miss Clare, dinner in Havre de Grace, tax free shopping at at Christiana Mall, 3 Wineries, 2 Casinos. Dbl occ $795pp incl all taxes, luggage handling, tips to hotel & restaurant. Deposit $100pp ASAP to hold seat, balance due Aug 13. Payable directly to Senior Tours, Inc., 508 Irvington Rd, Drexel Hill, PA 19026.
 
Sep 20, 2015 "Key to Success is Teamwork" 1st Reunion - 2pm
Mt Moriah Lodge, 121 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown 08505.
$20 + $2 (corrected) Dues. Payable & mail to Sharon McGinley, Jr. PGM by 9/15/15
 
Sep 27, 2015 Quinn's Quest Benefit for Cystic Fibrosis 1-4pm - $25
Tomasello Winery, 225N White Horse Pike, Hammonton 08037. Salad, entree, dessert. Choice: Citrus Grilled Chicken. Seafood Crepe, Vegetarian Pasta Primavera. Payable & mail to Glenda Westenburger, PGO by 9/4/15.
 
Oct 9-11, 2015 JoAnn & Don's Campout @ Seashore Campground
720 Seashore Rd, Cape May 08204
Friday Night 6:30pm Soup, dessert, campfire
Saturday Breakfast Pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee, tea
Saturday 1pm Crafts - 6pm Dinner and campfire
Sunday Breakfast Continental - 10am Church Service
Deposit for camping $50 -  Food, breakfast $4 per day, per member, dinner $5 per member.  Mail to Linda Amme, PGO
  
Nov 1 - 6, 2015 Triennial in Pittsburgh, PA
If we get enough sign ups there will be a bus to PITTSBURGH. 
Sign up for bus no later than AUGUST 1, 2015.  Leaving November 1, return November 6th. Senior Tours will offer several pick up points and will be our bus the whole time in PA. They are offering 2 dinners, 3 lunches. Price $563.00.  Extra $20 if you would like to see Frank Lloyd Wrights masterpiece Fallingwater.   Hotel Reservations to Lorraine Altimus no later than August 1st!  General Grand is requiring our person to make all hotel reservations.  ALL INFO on Triennial is on the web OES PA. WE MUST HAVE A MINIUM OF 36 PERSONS FOR BUS...
 
Feb 28, 2016 Second Annual Tricky Tray to Benefit the OES Home 1:30-4:30pm
Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave, Manville 08835. Donation $20. For more info contact Diane Schmolze, PGM
 

Health Announcements

Jul 7, 2015 Update on Wil Parsels, PGP
All, Tomorrow Wednesday, July 8 Wil is moving to The Shores of Wesley Manor at the end of our street.  It will make for a more sane time for me.  He will continue to have IV antibiotic for at least 4 weeks as well as physical and cognitive therapy.  He actually kissed the admissions lady that visited him today from The Shores. I do think he feels he is that much closer to coming home.  He is doing quite well.  Thanks you, thank you for all of your support, prayers, cards, and visits.   Joanne
 
Jul 6, 2015 Edith Greeno, PGO
had a little fall and broke her hip
 

Sorrow
 Jul 19, 2015 Passing of Dorothea Fraleigh, PGO, Dewey #155
50yr + member.  GR of Iowa for Marlene & Wil (91-93). 

"Dot" (nee Fenwick) - of Mays Landing passed away following a courageous seven year battle with Multiple Myeloma. Dot was born in Annapolis, MD May 1, 1930 to Dorothea Meinhold Fenwick and Alexander Stephen Fenwick, Sr. She was raised in Takoma Park, MD and attended Washington D.C. Public Schools, graduating from Coolidge H.S. in 1948. She earned her B.S. from the University of Maryland College Park, where she met her husband to be, M.E. "Pete" Fraleigh. She graduated from the University of Maryland School of Nursing in 1953 and became a Registered Nurse. She was a nurse at Atlantic City Race Course during summer track season, and later a School Nurse for Buena Regional School District. Pete and Dot enjoyed many activities together, with family and friends and particularly with Rotary and Eastern Star, traveling for meetings and events in the U.S and abroad. After retiring, they spent winters in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where they were founding members of the Orchid Foundation, supporting the Armando Rosenberg School and Orphanage. Over the years they sponsored many Rotary exchange students from around the globe. Dot is predeceased by her parents, husband M.E. "Pete" Fraleigh, and brothers Alexander Stephen Fenwick, Jr. and Donald W. Fenwick. She is survived by her children, Peter & Bunny Fraleigh of Amenia, NY; Donna & Chris Schein of Annapolis, MD; James Fraleigh of Casselberry, FL; Dottie Kyle of Northfield, and Robert Fraleigh of Mays Landing. Grandchildren Daniel, Bill, Trisha, Justin, Sarah and Grace Fraleigh, Andrew, Michael and Alyssa Kyle, Emily Jones and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by "angel & butterfly" caregiver Michele Zar, close family friends Marcos & Rita Hued, Cristina & Rommel Alvarez, Marcelle & Raymond Alvarez of Santo Domingo and Marta & Chris Jones of Northfield. A Visitation will be held on Friday, July 24th from 6-8pm at the Adams-Perfect Funeral Home 1650 New Road, Northfield with an Eastern Star Service to be held on Friday at 7pm. Another viewing will be held on Saturday, July 25th, from 10am til 12pm. A service will follow Saturday at 12pm. Burial will be held in the Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor.

 

July 7, 2015 Passing of Evelyn Davis, Nutley #121
Passed away yesterday.  The viewing will be at Grace Church,  200 Highfield Lane, Nutley, NJ 07110.  Viewing is at 10am on Friday, July 10th and the Eastern Star Service is at 11am.  Church service will follow the Eastern Star service with a lite luncheon after.  Please keep Evelyn Davis  and her family in your thoughts and prayers.
 

Grand Chapter Announcements
June 23, 2015 DRESS FOR TRIENNIAL - $95
if you are interested - a top, skirt, jacket in purple, same as worn in red by the Worthy Matron Pages.  Small, Medium, Large, X Large, 1X, 2X. State length of skirt. Send your order to the MWGM.
 
June, 2015 Looking for excess Paraphernalia/Flags/Poles ?
there are Chapters in need. Contact Norma Hines, RWG Trustee
3 electric Signets available, contact Lynn Billingham, RWAGC
 
Sept 29, 2013 Proceedings available - Books $25, CDs $15 except Moore/Wack - Books $28
Moore/Wack - 14 Books, 25 CD's
Rhinesmith/Milley - 1 Book, 16 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
 
Feb 28, 2014 LOST & FOUND - please contact the WG Marshal
LOST: 

FOUND: Contact WG Marshal to claim
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June 20, 2014 Wooden Ballot Box
If anyone is in need of a ballot box, there is one here at the Grand Chapter office.
 

Good News
May 20, 2015 MWGM has a new granddaughter - Abigail Josephine
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2013-2014 Joan & Harry's Grand Representatives
 
2014-2015 Sharon & Bill's Grand Representatives

2015-2016 JoAnn & Don's Grand Representatives

   
Chapter Fundraisers
Aug 1, 2015 Shekinah #82 Craft/Yard Sale 8am-3pm
1317 Fairton Rd, Millville 08332
Craft Items*Oragami Owl*Jamberry Nails*Chloe & Isabelle*Thirty One*Party Lite*Avon*Household Goods*Bake Sale*Kids Korner*Refreshments and much more!! Tables still available - Indoor tables $15, Outdoor space $10. Contact Betty Miskelly.
 
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, WDD #36 or Jeannette Wallace, WG Private Secretary
 
General Information