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

11:30am
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

6:30pm
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

11:30am
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
1-4pm
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

6pm
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
2pm
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,
2016
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

2-6pm
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,
2016
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

Jun 27, 2016 update - Janet Sherman, PGO  Sec'y of Ocean #214
recovering from extensive surgery, improving a little each day. Please keep her in your prayers, and send cards.
 
Jun 26, 2016 Rita M. Birne, PGM
recuperating from foot surgery. Remember her with prayers & cards.
 
Jun 25, 2016 Larry Dukin, PGO Pearl #79
coming along nicely in rehab after surgery. Remember him with prayers & cards.
 
Jun 12, 2016 Shirley Jennings, PGO (WG Warder 2015-16)
she is recuperating after a bad fall and many stitches. Please keep her in your prayers & send cards
 

Sorrow
Jun 24, 2016 Passing of David Walling, son of Shirley, PGO Sirius #123
after a lengthy illness. Keep Shirley in thoughts & prayers, send cards. Contact June Pfeifer-Bell, PGM for new address.
 
Jun 21, 2016 Passing of Dennis Mead, husband of Alice, PGO Raritan #58
Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island 10306. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 Sunday, Jun 26. OES service 7:30pm,  Masonic Service to follow. Mass of the Christian Burial, Monday at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 9:30am, burial at Calverton Cemetery.
 
Jun 18, 2016 Passing of Suzanne Weston, PGO Delaware #50
WDD #39 2012-13. 
Suzanne Rush Weston, 72, of Martins Creek, PA. Suzanne was born in Phillipsburg, NJ to the late W. Gerald and Josephine Bush Rush. Suzanne was a Social Worker with NORWESCAP Head Start of Washington, NJ. Previously, she was employed with Warren County Social Services. She loved sewing and freelanced as a seamstress. Her other joys were singing, fishing, crafts, and traveling. For many years, Suzanne was an announcer for Easton Area High School Swim Team in Easton, PA. Suzanne was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church of Phillipsburg where she was President of the Parish Council. She was a member of Delaware #50, where she was Past District Deputy and Past Matron, also a member of White Shrine. Suzanne is survived by her husband of 42 years, Nicholas J. Weston, Sr.; sons, Nicholas J. Weston, Jr. and his wife, Ann of Churchville, PA and Stephen Weston and his wife, Stephanie of Washington Twp., PA; daughters, Christi Ann Weston and her husband, Christian Schumacher of Springfield Twp.,PA and Diana Mai and husband, Michael of Washington Twp.; grandchildren, Justin, Nicholas III, Abigail, Jonah, Ethan, Sarah, Liam, Ryan, and Piper Suzanne; and a cousin, Mary Laubach. Suzanne is predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth Rowe. Office of Christian Burial with Devine Liturgy will be held on Thursday, June 23, at 10am at Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church; 723 South Main St; Phillipsburg, 08865. A Visitation of Family and Friends will be held on Wednesday, June 22, from 6-8pm, with Parastas at 6pm, at the Rupell Funeral Home, LLC; 465 Memorial Pkwy; Phillipsburg, 08865. Interment will be in Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery; Alpha, NJ. In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation; 4742 N. 24th St; Suite 400; Phoenix, AZ 85016
 

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
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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

6:30pm
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
1pm
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, WDD #36 or Jeannette Wallace, WG Private Secretary
 
General Information