Dear Sisters and Brothers:

You are cordially invited to attend the following stated meeting for the purpose of transacting any business that may legally come before the Chapter. While we restrictions are being lifted, and if vaccinated you do not need to wear a mask, you may if at your own comfort level. We are still practicing a degree of social distancing and hand sanitizing. If you are uncomfortable joining us at this time, we all understand, please know that your health and welfare, and comfort level are most important!

Friday, June 25, 2021 at 7:30 pm: Regular Stated Meeting – Visitation night with recognition of our Grand Officers and Representatives Friday,  We will have collation after the meetings now and can have cheerful companionship and social enjoyment!

July 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm: Special Meeting – Initiation Collation –we will have collation after the meetings now and can have cheerful companionship and social enjoyment! (under the direction of Sister Tatiana Fowler, A.M., assisted by Sister Judy A. Porter and Brother Robert M. Porter Jr. P.P.) at this time, and we can have Cheerful Companionship!

Thinking of You: Get well wishes to Sister Janet L Thompson PM and Lois A Taylor PM on their recent ankle/foot injuries. Thinking of you -good cheer wishes to Sister Jackie Cole, Joyce Brown PM and Brother Henry Brown PP. Best wishes to Sister Jennifer Pizzi on her upcoming surgery, and Brother David C Thompson Jr PGP on his upcoming surgery.

Congratulations: To the Brother of Ancient York Lodge #89 on a successful 150th Anniversary Celebration! The the recent Brothers installed into various offices at Grand Lodge and at NH Consistory. To Bro. Steve Bahsler PP on obtaining his Maj Genl John Sullivan in Silver.

Getting ready for the 100th Save the date for October 16, 2022 for our Gala Celebration!

On-line Baby photo fundraiser: A fun way to raise money as we Celebrate the birth of our Chapter- by submitting your baby photo and having members guess who’s who! Visit the Pilgrim website ( ) Guessing started May 31st. Contest ends on August 31st.

100 for the 100th Our 100th Anniversary celebration of the start of Pilgrim Chapter has just begun. As we prepare to have our final celebratory party of our Chartering we invite interested members to contribute to the One Hundred Dollar Club for the 100th Anniversary. If you contribute (or have contributed thus far) a straight monetary donation of $100 toward the Anniversary fund, your name will go on a plaque commemorating your donation. Those interested please send your check payable to Pilgrim Chapter #55, to Sister Joan Smith, WGM, Secy, 16 Cliff Rd. Nashua, NH 03062 by the deadline of October 28, 2021 our official Chartering date.

Traditional Pilgrim Events Pilgrim Chapter has been known for many unique events over the years– such as the Old Fashioned Degree, Fashion Shows, Pink Ladies, Murder Mysteries. Over the next year we will be putting on many of these events as we celebrate our 100 years: Old Fashioned Degree- planning in process with a new date being scheduled- contact Sister Shelley Gullett, PGM, Gr Secy for more information (

The Pink Ladies Degree and a Fashion Show is still in the works.

Stay tuned The Pilgrim Players- presenting the long-awaited Pirates of Tortuga Isle- contact Sister Jenny Taylor-Arnold PM for more information ( There will be two separate shows. (these were scheduled fundraisers for the Dream Builders family)

June 16- Rising Sun #39
June 17- Nashua Assembly Regular Stated Meeting – 7 pm
June 18- Murder Mystery
June 19 – PAGO mtg
June 26- Murder Mystery
July 2-4- NH Grand Assembly
July 10- Mini Golf Fundraiser
July 11- Grand Rep Summer picnic
July 17-18- NASCAR Races
July 23- Pilgrim Chapter Special Initiation mtg – 7pm
Aug 6-8- Ball for all ages
Aug 15- Lobstah Shoot out
Aug 19-21- NH Grand Chapter
Star Anniversary:
Mike Arnold 6-26-15                          Pam Taylor 6-20-75                    Dave Thompson 6-20-86              Lorraine Thompson 6-20-86
Walt Freeman 6-7-10                         Gerry Valcourt 6-20-86                Angie Isaia 6-4-09                         Deb Bartol 6-23-00
Lisa Britko 6-23-95                             Mary Jo Carden 6-28-48               Stacy Desroseris 6-24-94           Gail Heimbach 6-28-68
Sherry Jackson 6-24-94                     Judy Trest 6-28-68                        Robert Bean 6-24-05                  John Jackson 6-24-94
Rick Thompson 6-14-83                     Andrea Sousa 6-26-15                  Stephen Stock 6-4-13                   Sam Varjabedian 6-23-17        

Nashua Assembly #9 I.O.R.G. and Pledge & Sparkles: Meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:00 pm. OES and Masonic members are encouraged to attend ALL events. Masks are required for those unvaccinated as we meet under COVID guidelines. Please feel free to contact Sister Aimee Busby, M.A. for more information regarding any Rainbow events at (603) 320-9486.

For Pledges and Sparkles, please call Tatiana Fowler, Pledge Mother at (603) 809-8357, if you know of a girl between 6-11 years old (for Pledge) and 4-6 years old (for Sparkle) who would like to join.

State Fundraisers for Shriners and Blessings in a Backpack:

Mini Golf Tourney is now scheduled for July 10 at Chucksters in Hooksett. Consider signing up for a team ($120 for a team of 5 people), sponsoring a Hole ($50) or a Tee($75) for someone you love(d). If you wish to join a team they can help fit you into a team. Contact Shelly and Dan Perry at or call 603-664-7545 for more info.

The Ball for the Ages weekend finally will take place on August 6-8 at the Town and Country Inn -Gorham in Shelburne, NH. Questions- contact Lisa Proulx at or 603-320-6976

Lobstah Shoot-out- is a fun card game where you can win Lobstah and other great things in a fun way. It is planned for August 15 at the Nashua temple in the afternoon. More info will come from Jenny Taylor Arnold and Mike Arnold soon. In Star Shamrocks, Love, and Hugs,

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If there are any changes in your address, please notify our Secretary so that she may correct her records. So that none may be forgotten, please notify the Worthy Matron or the Secretary of any glad or sad tidings