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March 27, 2013
The regular stated meeting of Chenango Chapter #135. O.E.S., was held at its rooms Wednesday evening at seven o’clock with S. Constance Cazer, Worthy Matron and W Larry Smith, Worthy Patron presiding following a delicious covered dish dinner. Chapter opened in short form. The WM greeted 19 officers, members and 3 Visiting Master Masons.
The following Master Mason visiting a chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star for the first time was obligated by WB Larry Smith, Patron: Brother Donald Hollister.
On Role Call of Officers the following were reported absent: Associate Matron
with RW Roberta Brundege substituting, Associate Patron, Musician, Warder, RW Bonnie Cobb substituting, Sentinel, B Bob Nesbitt substituting, and the point of Electa.
The minutes of the previous meeting were not read for information.
Under sickness and distress, the following was reported: S. Claire is continuing to recover, WB Dennis's brother in law died this week, Betty and Lou not feeling well, it was noted that Margaret Ahlers a former member of Chenango Chapter died last week.
The treasurer reported a balance in our checking account of $1,081.54
S. Linda gave an update on the status of the cookbook. RW Shirley made a motion, seconded by WS Carol Sue and carried that Chenango Chapter take a $50.00 ad in the cookbook. The WM will prepare the ad for the cookbook.
Walk-a-thon – Motion by S. Secretary, second by RW Bonnie and carried the receipts from GOO at the next meeting will go to Walk-A-Thon which funds youth organization and scouts.
Bingo prizes for the home - The WM will be sending a package to the home this week.
March Calendar project by Grand Chapter - remember to submit your donation.
The Masons will hold a pancake breakfast Saturday, March 30 preceding the Easter Egg Hunt at the elementary school. Help is needed for both events.
Reminder of BC Stars luncheon and meeting on Sunday, April 14. The 2015 Grand Patron elect will be introduced to the District.
The altar was draped in memory of MW Walter S. Lis Past Grand Patron.
The WM welcomed 3 Master Masons of Eastern Light Lodge. She read a tribute to them. Other MM present were Brothers Bob Nesbitt of Moravia Lodge and Larry Smith of Windsor Lodge. They received a hearty round of applause.
WM asked members to be thinking of bringing in new members.
S.Conductress read a letter from the Grand Conductress asking for items for Pilgrimage Day. She will make a copy of the list so that it can be posted on our web site.
Reminders of future meetings
Thank you from RW Lou for his floral arrangement and especially for the chocolate bunny found among the flowers.
Officers are asked to pick up Change Pages for the Constitution at the Secretary’s desk
BILLS OF THE EVENING
Grand chapter- Constitution change pages $20.00
B-C OES 2015 Projects – cookbook ad 50.00
Courtesies of the east were extended to 7 past grand officers and 2 past matrons and patrons
The attendance award was won by S Wanda
The WM thanked RW Larry for serving as Patron of the evening on very short notice. RW Larry addressed the assembly.
Next meeting is Tea Party and mini-practice for our Official Visit. Bring Rituals
RECEIPTS OF THE EVENING
Dues and donation/Duntleys 75.00
Yvonne Cobb, Secretary
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