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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.
 
2014-2015 Corrections to Official List Book 2014-2015:
Ocean Chapter #214 should be Como Temple, 559 Church Street, Spring Lakes Heights, NJ.
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Stella Chapter #20 should be Clifton Masonic Lodge, 1484-1510 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton, NJ  07013.
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Northern Chapter #38 should be Kittatinny Lodge, 336 Route 206 North, Branchville, NJ  07826.
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Phone number for Sister Judy Brown, WG Ruth is incorrect, please contact RWG Secretary for number.
 
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. $40 sorry for typo $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
 

Upcoming Dates  -- see Chapter Fundraisers below
Jun 1, 2015
7:30pm
Receiving Donald W. Robinson, MWGP - Starlight #107
Rte 46E & Intern'l Dr S., Budd Lake 07828. GV for Elected Line & GO's of District 39
 
Jun 4, 2015
7:30pm
Receiving Diane S. Capel, RWAGM - Penns Grove #86
330 Georgetown Rd, Carneys Point 08069. GV for Elected Line & GO's of District 37
 
Jun 5, 2015
7:30pm
Homecoming William T. Costello, Jr PGP - Mt Holly #147
15 Garden St, Mt Holly 08060. GV for Elected Line & GO's of District 38
 
Jun 8, 2015
7:30pm
Receiving JoAnn Bingenheimer, MWGM - Tuckerton #54
122 Church St, Tuckerton 08087. GV for Elected Line & GO's of District 35
 
Jun 9, 2015
7:30pm
Receiving Lynn C. Billingham, RWAGC - Morning Star #22
3682 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Squ 08690. GV for Elected Line & GO's of District 38
 
Jun 12, 2015
7:30pm
Receiving Diana D. Affsa, RWGC - Atlas #99
1011 Central Ave, Westfield 07090. GV for Elected Line & GO's of District 33.
 
Jun 17, 2015
7:30pm
Homecoming Sharon L. McGinley, MWGM - Bordentown #257
121 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown 08505. GV for Elected Line & GO's of District 38
 
Jun 20, 2015
1pm
5:50pm
6:30pm
JoAnn & Don's Golf Outing, Mays Landing Country Club
Registration for Golf 11am (includes hot dog & drink). Shotgun/Best Ball 1pm.  Social 5:30pm, Dinner 6:30pm. Prizes & awards. Golfers $95 includes dinner, non-golfers $30 dinner only. Dinner is a picnic buffet. Non-golfers can enjoy day in Atlantic City (14 miles).  Chks payable to Voluntary Donations (Golf Outing on Memo line).  Mail to Gail Naia, RWGT.
SPONSOR A HOLE - $40. Beautiful laminated color signs at each hole. Send details along with chk payable to Voluntary Donations.
 
Jun 28, 2015
2pm
State Church Service at Masonic Home
902 Jacksonville Rd, Burlington 08016. GV for all Grand Officers
 
Jul 22, 2015
1-4pm
Rita & Gene's Summer Get-together @ Captain's Inn
EVERYONE IS INVITED - 309 East Lacey Rd, Forked River 08731. Not a fund raiser - just fun.  Choice: Broil Seafood Combo, Broil Herb-crusted Salmon, Chicken Francaise, Prime Rib.
$30 to Rita M. Birne, PGM by Jul 17.
 
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
  

Health Announcements

May 22, 2015 Vivian Molnar, PGO  Gloria #159
has compressed fracture of the spine after a fall. Send cards & prayers
 
May 21, 2015 Update on Wil Parsels, PGP
All,  Wil is now in his 6 st week of hospital/rehab stay and he is working hard to come home.  The rehab in Egg Harbor Care Center is more intense than it was at Bacharach.  He continues to have an hour in the morning and an hour in the afternoon.  On the weekends it is 1/2 hour.  We saw the Surgeon today who is very pleased with him (except his incision on the top of his head.  It has never been covered and he wants to scratch it or just touch it)  The doctor gave him the devil today and tried to put an impression on him, just how harmful that is.  I hope he was listening.  Our goal is for him to come home in 2 weeks.  The surgeon feels he will do much better out of the hospital setting.  I have seen a great change in the week he has been at Egg Harbor.  Before he would not watch TV, and just had no interest in anything.  Slept most of the time.  He is now watching baseball (yes the Phillies) golf, and fishing shows. Also, looks at the newspaper and magazines.  I'm really happy with his recovery. It has been a long 6 weeks but I'm now seeing results and that has made it all worthwhile. Again, thanks for your prayers, calls, visits, and cards.   Joanne
 
May 20, 2015 Norman Surran, PP Williamstown #149
recuperating from surgery. Send prayers & cards. Husband of Andrea, Sec'y of PM&PP Assoc.
 
Apr 28, 2015 Claire-Marie Scheffbuch, PGO
Most of you know that Claire-Marie is at the OES home doing her rehab.  She would like to thank all those who have sent her cards and kept her in their prayers a big THANK YOU!
 
Apr 26, 2015 Dorothy Fink, PGO
Fell two weeks ago & fractured two bones in her pelvis & a fractured rib. I'm sure she would appreciate cards (sent to her home). Kay Z. is picking up her mail every day. Dotty was Fraternal Correspondent for Betty Wyant & Past Pres of the GRANJ.
 

Sorrow
May 15, 2015 Joseph Palmieri son of Mario & Carol Palmieri
Passed away suddenly on Friday, May 15, 2015.  Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.  Mario was WG Sentinel 2010-2011. When more information is available it will be posted.
 
May 18, 2015 Memorial for Chuck Warner Laurel Springs #227 9:30am
Foster Warne Funeral Home, 820 Haddon Ave & Lees Lane, Collingswood.
On May 7, 2015, of Gibbsboro, NJ. Age 87 years. Beloved husband of Dorothy V. Warner (nee Story). He is also survived by a daughter, two sons, four grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Chuck was a member of Merchantville Lodge #119 F&AM for over 50 years and a member of Laurel Springs Chapter #227 O.E.S. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with his family on Monday, May 18th, 9:30 to 10:00 AM at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 820 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ. Eastern Star Service will follow at 10:00 AM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053.
 

Grand Chapter Announcements
Dec 11, 2013 Looking for excess Paraphernalia/Flags/Poles
there are Chapters in need. Contact Lynn Billingham, RWG Trustee
  
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:  a WDD badge at the Rosepinning

FOUND: Contact WG Marshal to claim
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ladies black dress shoe, size 6 - in the parking lot
at Rosepinning
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pair of black velvet gloves found in a gentleman's coat pocket
*1 black cellphone holder on bus trip from Finger Lakes
*1 white jacket sz Med found in Bordentown Chap in June
*1 - 25 year pin at reception in the 34th District - Oct. 20
 
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
May 31, 2015 Dewey Chapter #155 Fun(d) Raiser - 1pm
come out & enjoy Aunt Cassie Rolle and "her" very entertaining way of demonstrating Tupperware. Laughs, great refreshments, lots of fun.  "This is definitely not your Mother's Tupperware Party!"
Dewey Lodge, 220 Philadelphia Ave, Egg Harbor City 08215
 
Jun 27, 2015 Tuckerton #54 Antique Appraisal Luncheon - Noon
122 Church Street, Tuckerton 08087. $20 includes lunch & 1 free appraisal. Contact Anna Tews, WM
 
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 Soloist
 
ongoing Swedesboro #115
Gloves - asst Lengths, Styles, Colors. $5 & $10
Cookies/Pretzels - various flavors - $1.00.
Contact Anne Favinger, AM
  
General Information
   
Nov 10, 2014 PM/PP Association of New Jersey
Now collecting dues for 2015 by the individual chapter chairpersons.  Dues are $4 per year.  All WM/WP' are welcome to join and those PM/PP who are not members, I Aki Decker as president, welcome you to join our mission - assisting the Star members and non members who are in need of relief.