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Posting Requests to Mary Bausback, RWGS at
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.
|Sep 8, 2014||
Northern #38 Honors Linda
Pettenger, GR of Alberta
"Country Picnic" at the Pavilion behind Kittatiny Lodge, 336 Rte 206N, Branchville 07826. Dinner 6:30pm, $10 payable to Northern Chap #38, mail to Daria Hamm, PGO by Aug 30th. Seating limited.
Dress is Smart Casual (no shorts or jeans, please)
|Sep 9, 2014||
Mountain View #205 Honors Susan
Whitty, GR of VT & Bernard Byrne, GR of Ontario
the Brownstone, 351 W. Broadway, Patterson 07522. 6:30pm - $35 payable to & mailed to Robin Bernice, PGO
|Sep 12, 2014||
Collingswood #150 Reception for
Susan A. Sharpe, WG Warder
Dinner 6:30pm, Masso's Catering, 210 S. Delsea Dr, Glassboro 08028. $30 payable to Collingswood Chap #150, mail to Joanne Parsels, PGM. Parsels have new address, check with RWG Secretary or RWG Treasurer
|Sep 20, 2014||
Bordentown #257 & Mount Holly
#147 Joint Reception
Sharon L. McGinley, MWGM & William T. Costello Jr, MWGP
the West Trenton Ballroom, 40 West Upper Ferry Road, West Trenton 08628. Choice of Top Sirloin of Beef or Chicken Picatta. $35 payable to 38th District Reception, mail to Joan Carslake, PGO
|Sep 22, 2014||
Silentia #56 & Jephtha #134
Honors Carol Donohue, WG Martha & Patricia Lee, WDD #31
7:30pm Masonic Lodge, 24 N. Franklin Trpk, Ramsey 07446. RSVP by 9/15 - $5 payable & mailed to Jane Ann Farissier, PGM
|Sep 24, 2014||
Ocean City #83 Reception for
Bonnie Horan, GR of VA
Mays Landing Country Club, 1855 Cates Rd, Mays Landing 08830. Turkey Dinner 6:30pm - $30. Mail to Joan Narvell, PGO
|Sep 29, 2014||
Atlas #99 Honor Night - Diana D.
Affsa, RWAGC & Karyn Visscher, WG Chaplain
Valley of Central Jersey, 103 Dunns Mill Rd, Bordentown 08505. $15 payable to Atlas Chapter #99, mail to MaryJane Lojewski, PGM
|Oct 4, 2014||
District 35 Meeting - JoAnn
Bingenheimer, RWAGM names the Associate Matrons
Lauretta's Lucky Shamrocks invite you to Dinner at 5pm. Little Egg Harbor Community Cntr, 317 W. Cala Breeze Way, LEH 08087. RSVP Anna Tews, AM Tuckerton #54. You are our guest, seating is limited.
|Oct 8, 2014||
Hobart #63 & Stewart #166 - Honor
Night - Shirley Wack, WG Organist & Stephanie Donlay, WDD #39
Orion Masonic Center/Darcy Lodge, 39 Everittstown Road, Frenchtown, NJ 08825, Light Meal 6:30pm, Honor Night to follow. $15 payable to Stewart Chapter #166, mail to Sue Larson. RSVP a MUST by Sept 25th. LIMITED SEATING
|Oct 9, 2014||
Emmaus #183 Reception for Andrew
"Drew" Jardine, GR of Saskatchewan
Loyalty Lodge, 1912 Morris Ave, Union 07083. 6:30pm - $30. Nightingale's Beefsteak Dinner, Chicken w/advance notice. RSVP Kathy Anderson, PGO
|Oct 14, 2014||
Dewey #155 Reception for Linda
Thibault, WG Marshal; Franklin Thibault, WG Sentinel; Marie Quick,
GR of WI; Darlene May, GR of NH
Kerri Brooke Caterers, 755 S. White Horse Pk, Hammonton 08037. 6pm Social, 6:30 Dinner. RSVP by 10/6/14. $35 payable to Dewey #155, mail to Heather Maderia. Contact Chapter Sec'y for address. Choice: Chicken Parmigiana w/chef's selection potato & veg; or Filet Medallions w/Beef Burgundy Sauce & chef's selection potato & veg; or Penne Pasta in Cream Sauce w/Cannellini Beans & Field Greens. Honorees request NO gifts, rather donations to OES GC Voluntary Donations, Wounded Warriors on memo line.
|Oct 16, 2014||
Pearl #79 Reception for Larry
Dukin, GR of CT; Doreen Sweigart, GR of MO; Robert Sweigart, GR of
6:30pm. Cannon Gate Conf Cntr, Picatinny Arsenal, Route 15 N., Rockaway 07885. Choice Stuffed Chicken Breast or Rosemary Roasted Pork Loin. $35 payable to Pearl #79, mail to Anna Causen, PGO. Your name MUST be on Reservation List and a Photo ID is required for admission to the Arsenal.
|Oct 30, 2014||
Penns Grove #86 Reception for
Diane S. Capel, RWGC & Doris Forte, WGB OES Flag
Mantua Lodge, 45 Mantua Blvd, Mantua 08051. Social 5:30, Dinner 6:30. $25 payable to Penns Grove Chapter, mail to Gerry Pohlig, PGO
|Upcoming Dates -- see Chapter Fundraisers below|
|Aug 8-10, 2014||NJ
Rainbow Celebrating its 75th Anniversary
Hilton Parsippany, 1 Hilton Court, Parsippany 07054.
If you are a PWA of one of our "in the dark" assemblies, please contact Mary Elaine Guynn, PGO
|Sep 15-18, 2014||Finger
Lakes Adventure with the MWGM & MWGP
a few slots still available. Run by Seniortours. 4 great days, 6 delicious meals - 3 Breakfast & 3 Dinners. Wonderful accomodations, picturesque sightseeing on Skaneateles Lake, Erie Canal, the Seward House, a Winetasting, Taughannock Falls. Double $712pp, Triple/quad $676pp, Single $846. Contact Judy Carter, PGO
Heaven - 6th Reunion - 2pm
to be held at Starlight/Musconetcong Masonic Temple, Rt. 46 & International Dr., S, Budd Lake, NJ 07828 - Summer Picnic Fare. Cost $20 plus $2 dues. Make check payable to Jeannette Vreeland and send to Geraldine M. Lehmann.
|Nov 8, 2014||SAVE THE
DATE - Tricky Tray to benefit new furniture for new rooms at OES
Place & time to be announced
|Nov 15, 2014||SAVE THE
DATE - Sharon & Bill's Garden of Friendship Ball
AASR, 103 Dunns Mill Road, Bordentown 08505
|Jul 25, 2014||Betty
Wyant, PGM in need of prayers & cards
Is back in the hospital with an infection in her knee & may need more surgery. Keep her in your prayers and send cards to cheer her.
|Jul 23, 2014||Prayers
for Maria Borcsik, PGO
Maria is in the hospital gravely ill. Cards may be sent to her home
|Jul 10, 2014||Jeanne
Kamoutsis, PGM in need of prayers & cards
she has been moved to a Nursing Facility and needs our prayers. Cards should be sent to her sister Gail Gavey and the address can be obtained from the Grand Secretary.
|Jul 28, 2014||Mary
Jane Lojewski, PGM - undergoing surgery
She will be having surgery on Jul 28, 2014. Keep her in your prayers and send cards to her at home.
|Jul 19, 2014||
Passing of Catherine Harman
mother of Judy Basset, grandmother of Dawn Fuget & Patti Weisberger. OES service 12:45 Thurs 7/24 with visitation 1-2pm at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2810 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood 08260.
|Jul 13, 2014||
Passing of Dave Cooper, husband
of Lillian Cooper, GR of AR.
Services Monday, July 14 at 12 noon, Jewish Memorial Chapel, 841 Allwood Road, Clifton 07012. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to her home and she will allocate the donations at a later date.
|Jul 6, 2014||
Passing of daughter of Gene &
Ginger Katz, Secretary of Armistice #164
Cara Corbin is survived by her 2 year old daughter, Isabella, her parents and many family members. The family will receive guests at Mt. Laurel Home for Funerals, 212 Ark Rd, Mt. Laurel, NJ on Friday evening, July 11th from 6-8 pm and again on Saturday, July 12th from 9-10:30 am.
|Grand Chapter Announcements|
Voluntary Services for the OES
Elaine Dukin, State Chair is collecting working VCR or DVD movies, classic shows, etc. They will be collected at District meetings and other events she attends
|Dec 11, 2013||
Looking for excess Paraphernalia/Flags/Poles
there are Chapters in need. Contact Diana Affsa, RWG Trustee
|June 28, 2012||
Proceedings available - Book $25, CD $15
Schmolze/Westenberger 13 books, 3 CD's
Hess/Brustlin - 6 books, 12 CD's
Wells/McGeoch - 5 CD's
Wyant/Carter - 6 CD's
|Feb 28, 2014||
LOST & FOUND
FOUND: a lovely framed picture left at Harrah's. Please contact Norma Hines, RWG Trustee, if you know who should recieve it.
|June 20, 2014||
Wooden Ballot Box
If anyone is in need of a ballot box, there is one here at the Grand Chapter office. It is made of wood.
Judy Brown, WG Ruth & Dan Brown
baby boy Chase, 7lb 15oz, 21 in.
|July 6, 2014||
Elizabeth "Betty" Wyant now
residing at OES Home
Cards and messages of cheer would be welcomed. She can receive calls on her cell.
Joan & Harry's Grand Representatives
Sharon & Bill's Grand
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
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
|Sep 13, 2014||
Dewey #155 Seasons of Love Tea -
1pm - $10
220 Philadelphia Ave, Egg Harbor City 08215. A Tea-riffic time is planned including lunch and other surprises. Contact Carole Enterkine, WM
|Oct 11, 2014||
Laurel Springs #227 & Laurel
Lodge #237 Cruise on the River Lady
12:30pm on the River Lady, an authentic paddleboat, 1 Robbins Pkwy, Toms River. 2.5 hr Lunch Cruise. Carpool from Laurel Lodge 10:30am. $50pp. Full details & menu contact Anne Dawley, PGO or Sue Beetle, WM.