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Jun 2014 Posting Requests to  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.

see the newest edition STAR JOURNAL under "Information" link.
  Correction to Official List Location Committee
*Glenda Westenberger, PGO - 201/37
Diane Schmolze, PGM - 121/32     Carl Milley, PGP - 57/37
David Wack, PGP - 63/39               Dawn Smith, PGO - 219/37
Elaine Parsons, PGO - 147/38        Robert Parsons, PGO - 147/38
Joseph Jaggers, WP - 149/37          Daniel Brown, WP - 227/37
Michael McGinley - 257/38             Diana D. Affsa, RWGC - 99/33
  Corrections to Offical List
- Grand Representative Assoc President Information

Janet Sherman, PGO  - 214/34.  For address and phone number please contact the RWG Secretary or see listed as Sec'y Wall #143
- WM of Medford #287 & Covenant #108 Secretary.
For correct email contact RWG Sec'y or Treas.

ES Charity Foundation, Inc. 
As members of the Eastern Star, we are called upon to give to our Sisters and Brothers, advice in their troubles, sympathy in their sorrows, and aid in their misfortunes. The Eastern Star Charity Foundation of New Jersey, besides providing aid in the form of emergent and monthly assistance, educational loans, scholarships, and life skills grants, seeks to offer advice to our members through our new Community Resource Guide. This guide lists various state and county agencies that can provide guidance and assistance to individuals facing a variety of situations. Phone numbers, websites and descriptions of services are provided. This guide is meant to help a member obtain services that might prevent a situation from becoming a crisis, utilizing resources that already exist in their community. We hope this Resource Guide will become another means for the Eastern Star Charity Foundation to fulfill its mission to serve our members in need. A copy of this guide is available on njoes.com, just follow the link on the Charity Foundation page.
May 14, 2016 Past Matrons & Past Patrons Assoc of NJ Annual Meeting & Banquet
Nominations will be accepted for 2nd Vice President, Secretary, and a Trustee of the Association.  The 2nd VP serves a year and automatically progresses to the office of President the following year.  The Secretary's responsibilities requires great attention to detail.  Andrea Surran will be happy to explain the work for those who have questions.  A Trustee monitors the Financial Investments. The Assoc is a Charitable 501c3 and provides relief to members of the Eastern Star and to non-members on a case by case assessment.
If you wish to be involved, notify President Joan Jasinkiewicz of your intentions.  Please attend on May 14.  Members will recieve notice in the mail.

Receptions/District Meetings
Feb 9, 2016 Hobart #63 Honor Night - $10 - 6:30pm - limited seating
     Janet Miller, WG Organist; Joan Jackson, GR of CT; Dorothy Muller, GR of DE

Host Lodge, 2 Ridge Rd, High Bridge 08829. Mail to Sec'y Betty Lanka, PGO by 1/27/16.  Meeting /Reception 7:30pm. Janet, GO requests in lieu of any gifts to her please consider donation to GCVD in Memo: Quinn's Quest CF
Feb 17, 2016 Bordentown #257 - Reception - $35 - 6:30pm
  Cheryl McCarthy, GR of MD; Sharon McCormick, GR of LA
Crescent Shrine, 700 Highland Dr, Westampton 08060.  Payable to Bordentown #257, mail to Joan Carslake, PGO by 2/10/16.
Feb 20, 2016 Williamstown #149 - Reception - $40 - 4pm
   Geraldine Showack-Pino, WGB OES Flag; Shirley Jennings, WG Warder; William Jennings, WG Sentinel; Lisa Crank, WDD #37; Michael Pino, GR of WV
Paris Caterers, 281 Cross Keys Rd, Berlin 08009. Payable to Williamstown #149, mail to Andrea Surran, PGO Sec'y
Honorees request in lieu of gifts - Donations the GC Voluntary Don. In memo Cystic Fibrosis or Pancreatic Cancer
Feb 27, 2016 Atlas #99 & Morningstar #22 Honor Night - $15 - 6pm
   Diana D, Affsa, RWGC & Lynn C. Billingham, RWAGC
Scottish Rite, 103 Dunns Mill Rd, Bordentown 08505. Payable & mail to Mary Elaine Guynn, PGO
Mar 5, 2016 Penns Grove #86 - Diane S. Capel Reception & Rose Pinning - 11:30am
Adelphia's, 1750 Clements Bridge Rd, Deptford 08096.
$29 payable to Penns Grove #86, mail to Linda Amme, WM by 2/24/16
Mar 7, 2016 Starlight #107 - Reception - $30 - 6:30pm
   Kerry Milone-Clapp, WG Chaplain; Adonis "Cookie" Dean, WG Bearer for the Christian Flag; Ellen Mason, WDD #39; Sharon Rosequist, GR of Quebec
Cannon Gate Catering and Conference Center "Picatinny Arsenal", 121 Buffington Road, Dover 07806.  Deadline is Feb 22, 2016.  Late reservations CANNOT be accepted.  Photo identification is required to enter Picatinny Arsenal.  Any questions and reservations please contact Jeannette Vreeland.  Checks payable to Starlight Chapter #107.
Mar 12, 2016
Reschedule from 1/23/16
Bethlehem #40 & Gloria #159 Recept - $35 - 2pm     Judy Carter, WG Marshal; Jessica Walton, WG Adah; Sharon Scwarzkopf, WDD #35 - Note time - 7:00pm
Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Dr, Little Egg Harbor 08087.
Choice of Roast Pork Loin or Chicken Francese.
If you find it necessary to withdraw your reservation of 1/23, or if you did not have one and would like to attend on March 12, please contact: Dale VanHouten, WM.
 $35 Payable to Gloria #159, state meal choice.
Mar 19, 2016 District #39 Meeting & Homecoming of MWGP - $30 - 4pm
Belvidere Manor, 689 Water St, Belvidere 07823. Family style Ham & Roast Beef meal. Payable & mail to Michele Hess, PGM

Upcoming Dates  -- see Chapter Fundraisers below
Feb 14, 2016 Gift of Love - Last Reunion - 2pm
Masonic Lodge, 16 Kings Hwy East, Haddonfield 08033. Dinner of Salad, Pasta, Meatballs, Sausage & Dessert. $25 payable to Gift of Love Club, mail to Gail Naia, RWG Treasurer by 2/7/16
Feb 21, 2016 Chauffeurs Party - $29 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Mastori's, 144 US Highway 130, Bordentown, NJ.  Make checks payable to Betty Robinson by February 8, 2016.  Open seating.
Feb 23, 2016 Mountain View #205 GO Night - 7:30pm
15 Hamburg Trpk, Pompton Lakes 07442
Feb 26, 2016 Table Lodge 6:30pm - $35 hosted by Grand Lodge of NJ
at the Fellowship Center, 1114 Oxmead Rd Burlington 08016
Ladies of the Eastern Star are invited. Grand Officers, please let the WG Pvt Secretary know of your attendance. Reservations deadline Feb 12. Send $35 payable to Grand Lodge of NJ, mail to Grand Lodge, GL Table Lodge, 100 Barrack Street, Trenton 08608. List your name, Eastern Star title.
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
Mae 13, 2016 Circle of Friends Reunion - 2pm Social - 3pm Dinner
Masonic Lodge, 15 Garden St, Mt Holly 08060. $20, Dues $2 to Elaine Parsons, PGO by Mar 7
Mar 15, 2016 Last GO Night - Naomi #28 - 7:30pm
129 Main St, Ridgefield Park 07660
Sep 8,
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
Oct 24-27,
Shenandoah Valley & Lost Symbol Tour in Washington, DC with Diane Capel and her "special man"
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

Health Announcements

Feb 6, 2016 update Vivian Molnar, PGO
Vivian is home and will be starting chemo for brain cancer. Keep her in your prayers, please no visits if you have even the sniffles as her immune system is very low.  Make calls & send cards.

Jan 27, 2016 Funeral Services for Corinne Tiffany
The funeral services for Corinne Tiffany are Friday, January 29 at the Moorestown United Methodist Church, 446 Camden Avenue, Moorestown, NJ. Viewing starts at 9 am with service at 10:30 am.
Jan 25, 2016 passing of Roy Miller, husband of M. Frances Miller, PGO
of Penns Grove #86. Fran was WG Electa 2004-05
Jan 21, 2016 passing of Luella Queen 64yr member Eclipse #226
age 98, survived by daughter Janice Rummel

Grand Chapter Announcements
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, 2015 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

FOUND: Contact WG Marshal to claim


Good News
2013-2014 Joan & Harry's Grand Representatives
2014-2015 Sharon & Bill's Grand Representatives

2015-2016 JoAnn & Don's Grand Representatives

Chapter Fundraisers
Feb 9, 2016 Morning Star #22 - Fat Tueday Pancake Dinner - $8 - 6 - 9pm
Gothic Lodge, 3682 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square 08690. The best Breakfast for Dinner anywhere.  Please contact Elaine Bellan, Sec'y for more information.
Feb 13, 2016 Fairview #219 Chicken Pot Pie Dinner - 4-6pm - $15 adult
Pennsylvania Dutch Style.  Tickets avail at door.
Mantua Lodge, 45 Mantua Blvd, Mantua 08051
Feb 20, 2016 Beverly Maqueda #276 - Annual 4 Seasons Lunch/Basket Raffle - $10 - 11:45am
Burlington Lodge, Route 541, Burlington 08016. Incl Hot Roast Beef sandwich, Coleslaw, Chips, Dessert, Door Prize Ticket. Call or email Kathy Flynn, GO to reserve a spot with friends.
Mar 12, 2016 Peace #98 - Calendar Party - Lasagna Dinner - $15 - 4pm
Clifton Lodge, 1484-1510 VanHouten Ave, Clifton 07013. Contact Janet Wells, Sec'y
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