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|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. $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
|Sep 19, 2015||
District 36 Meeting - $28 - 4pm
Maria's Lollipop Guild, Shekinah Lodge, 1317 Fairton Rd, Millville 08332. Payable & mail to Maria Endicott, WDD #36
|Sep 26, 2015||
District 31 Meeting - $18 - 4pm
Fourth of July Celebration, Masonic Hall, 1484-1510 VanHouten Ave, Clifton 07013. Family style picnic fare. Mail to Diane Schmolze, PGM
|Oct 1, 2015||
Penns Grove #86 Honor Night-
Ron Amme, GR of CA and Ernie Forte, GR of KY
Masonic Lodge, 330 Georgetown Rd, Carney's Point 08069
|Oct 3, 2015||
District 37 Meeting - $38 - 4pm.
Diane Capel, RWAGM will name the AMs
Masonic Lodge, 330 Georgetown Rd, Carney's Point 08069. Payable to 37th District Meeting, mail to Lisa Crank, WDD #37 by 9/20/15
|Oct 13, 2015||
Mountain View #205 Reception -
6pm Social, 6:30 Dinner - $40
Judith Wood, WG Ruth; Susan Whitty, WG Color Bearer; Caron-Lee Sweeney, GR of NM
the Brownstone, 351 West Broadway, Paterson 07522. Family Style Roast Turkey & Ham. Payable & mail to Robin Bernice, PGO
|Oct 28, 2015||
Ocean City #83 & Dewey #155
Reception - $32 - 6:30pm
Christina Denton Brennan, WG Soloist; Maria Endicott, WDD #36; Lauren Plasket Gleason, GR of RI
Mays Landing Country Club, 1855 Cates Rd, Mays Landing 08330. Contact Joan Narvell, PGO
|Upcoming Dates -- see Chapter Fundraisers below|
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.
|Sep 20, 2015||"Key to
Success is Teamwork" 1st Reunion - 2pm
Mt Moriah Lodge, 121 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown 08505.
$20 + $1 Dues to Sharon McGinley, Jr. PGM by 9/15/15
|Sep 27, 2015||Quinn's
Quest Benefit for Cystic Fibrosis 1-4pm - $25
Tomasello Winery, 225N White Horse Pike, Hammonton 08037. Salad, entree, dessert. Choice: Citrus Grilled Chicken. Seafood Crepe, Vegetarian Pasta Primavera. Payable & mail to Glenda Westenburger, PGO by 9/4/15.
|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
|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
|Jun 25, 2015||
Update on Wil Parsels, PGP
All, Wil is at Egg Harbor Care Center. It is his choice, one that made me happy as he needs help with his balance as well as cognitive. At this time I do not know how long he will be there. Thanks again for everyone's support. I feel very bad for him that he will go thru this again in 6 months. This surgery was much easier on him than the 1st. Hopefully the next one will be even easier. I pray that it should be just to replace the plate. He finally saw himself today, as there are no mirrors in ICU. He didn't say much. Joanne
|Jun 20, 2015||
Passing of Patsy Thomas, PGO Mt
Always a ray of sunshine, the mother of Trilla Johnson also a chapter member. Memorial service is planned for July 5th at the Masonic Home Chapel at 1pm.
|Jun 20, 2015||
Passing of Cathi Schmutz, PGO
Catherine T. Schmutz (nee Dukay) age 58 of Gibbstown passed away Saturday surrounded by her family. Cathi was born in Philadelphia, raised in National Park and lived in Gibbstown for over 25 years. She joined the OES 34 years ago and belonged to Swedesboro Chapter #115 where she was a PM; a dual member in Pitman #57 and Williamstown #149. Cathi's favorite office was Martha; she also served as a GR of Alabama. A former Mother Advisor of Mystic Assembly #5. Cathi enjoyed taking her grandchildren on bus trips, going to the beach, reading and crossword puzzles. She is survived by her children, Heather Schmutz of Blackwood, Frank Schmutz Jr. of Gibbstown, Patricia Schmutz of Deptford, Jeani Pratz of Mays Landing and Tara and Ken Shinn of Deptford; her grandchildren, Melissa, Victoria, Matthew and Amelia; her great grandson, Antonio; her brother, Rudolph and Ann Dukay Jr. of North Carolina and her sister, Eleanor Nicholas of Turnersville. Cathi was predeceased by her husband, Frank Schmutz Sr., her parents, Rudolph and Catherine Dukay and her brother, Daniel Dukay. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday June 27, 2015 in the McBride-Foley Funeral Home, 228 W. Broad St., Paulsboro. Visitation Friday evening from 7-9pm and Saturday after 9:30am. An Eastern Star service will be conducted at 7:30 PM Friday. Internment Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. NOTE: days will be WED & THURS 7/1 & 7/2 due to power outage.
|Jun 12, 2015||
Passing of the Sister of Shirley
Jennings, WG Warder
Agnes "Peg" Ford, beloved wife of the late George E. Ford. Devoted mother of Michael D. Ford, G. Brian Ford, the late Darren E. Ford and the late Douglas E. Ford. Dear sister of Shirley Jennings, GiGi Pease and Kass Verkade. Loving grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday from 9:30 - 10:45 am at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 176 Stagecoach Road, Sicklerville, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Williamstown. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Shriner's Hospital.
|Grand Chapter Announcements|
|June 23, 2015||
DRESS FOR TRIENNIAL - $95
if you are interested - a top, skirt, jacket in purple, same as worn in red by the Worthy Matron Pages. Small, Medium, Large, X Large, 1X, 2X. State length of skirt. Send your order to the MWGM.
|Dec 11, 2013||
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, 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
FOUND: Contact WG Marshal to claim
|June 20, 2014||
Wooden Ballot Box
If anyone is in need of a ballot box, there is one here at the Grand Chapter office.
|May 20, 2015||
MWGM has a new granddaughter -
Joan & Harry's Grand Representatives
Sharon & Bill's Grand
JoAnn & Don's
|July 21, 2015||
Dewey #155 Ultimate Girls Night
Out - 6:30pm - $45
2 hours of painting instruction in Vineyard Art Studio. Renualt Winery, 72 N. Bremen Ave, Egg Harbor City 08215. Comp Cheese & Crackers. Drinks available for purchase. You will take home your very own creation. RSVP with remittance to Linda Thibault, PGO by July 10th.
|Oct 10, 2015||
Tuckerton #54 Oktoberfest -
Parkertown Fire House, 830 Railroad Ave, Parkertown 08087. Authentic German food and music. Pat Keating Trio. $35. Contact Anna Tews, WM
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 Private Secretary