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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
the Offering, Sale, or Recommendation of Insurance of any kind is not advocated by the Order of the Eastern Star of NJ.
Receptions/District Meetings
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 CO
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
Sep 21, 2014
Joys of 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 Home
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

Health Announcements

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 Shekinah #82
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
2014-2015 Voluntary Services for the OES Home
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.

Good News
July 16,2014 Judy Brown, WG Ruth & Dan Brown proud Grandparents
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.
2013-2014 Joan & Harry's Grand Representatives
2014-2015 Sharon & Bill's Grand Representatives

2014-2015 Sharons' Choices
Chapter Fundraisers
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
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.
General Information