Pilgrim Chapter OES Order Of The Eastern Star – Nashua, New Hampshire

November 2011

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

You are cordially invited to attend the stated meeting on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 7:30 pm, for the purpose meeting on Friday, November 25, 2011 at 7:30 pm,for the purpose of receiving petitions, balloting, and transacting any business that may legally come before
the Chapter. Sister Officers may wear colored gowns.

“Helping The Kids” is our theme this month; Please bring an unwrapped
gift to be donated to the Children’s Home.

Collation
– Under the direction of Sister Lisa J. M. Proulx, P.M.,
A.M., assisted by Sister Judy A. Porter and Brother Robert M.
Porter Jr. P.P. The gentlemen will be entertaining us this month,
under the direction of Brother Brian J. Smith, P.G.P., A.P. and
Brother Larry D.Gullett, P.P., W.P.

Rehearsals for new term– There will be a rehearsal on November 20 at 4 p.m. and on December 18 at noon. Please come and enjoy the breakfast
on those mornings and support the Pledge Girls.  Need Help

Dues and Assessment: Some members still have not paid their dues for 2011. Please check to see if you have your dues card in your wallet, and if not, send the the fee into the Secretary as soon as possible.

Getting to a Meeting? If at any time you would like to come to a meeting and are unable to drive, or need help getting to and from the Nashua Temple, please do not hesitate to contact the Worthy

Matron, Worthy Patron, or the Secretary and we will arrange for
transportation for you!

What Happened at Our Recent Meeting! At our October meeting, we installed Sister Jacqueline J. Cole, Q.S. as our Organist this term; Sister Pamela G Williams, P.M. let us know about the fun all had at the successful yard sale for the Service Dogs project where we raised $212; Sister
Judy A. Porter will be collecting Box Tops for Education to be
used at the Childrens Learning Center; we were invited to do
a Draping of the Altar at Magadalene Chapter in honor of our
Sister Heidi; all were reminded and invited to the Thanksgiving
dinner on November 24 that Rising Sun prepares with RSVP to Brother
Larry D. Gullett P.P.; and the Nashua Fraternal Family Holiday
Party will be on December 4 with a visit from Santa! Finally
we draped the Altar for our beloved Sisters Lillian Y. Woessner
and Heidi J. Schmelzer, P.M.

Nashua Assembly #9 I.O.R.G. and Pledge
& Sparkle
s: 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. The next meetings are November 17th and December 8. Initiation will be done on Nov 17th

for a couple of our own pledge girls, including the daughter of Sister Stacy M. Desrosiers, P.M. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Deborah A. Wall, M.A. for more information regarding any Rainbow events at (603) 494-9299.

For Pledges and Sparkles, please call Sister Sharon M. Jackson, P.M., Pledge Mother at (603) 598-2682 or Sister Stacy M. Desrosiers, P.M. at (9603) 579-0519 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.

Upcoming Events!

Nov. 12 First Official Visitation of the WGM/WGP. Derry- 1:30pm
Nov. 13 Grand Cross of Color. Nashua. Mystic Banquet 12:30pm,
Degree 2pm
Nov. 16 Rising Sun #39 State Meeting
Nov. 17 Nashua Rainbow/Pledge – Initiation
Nov. 19 Grand Lodge – Manchester
Nov. 19-27 Fez-tival of Trees. Bektash Shrine Center
Nov. 20 Pledge Breakfast (8-10:30am) and PM/PP
Meeting, 9:00am, Nashua Masonic Temple
Nov. 20 Bee Keepers Meeting. Hillsboro
Nov. 21 Magdalene Chapter, Altar Draping for SisterHeidi
Nov. 26 Holiday Stroll on Main St., Nashua
Dec. 1 Nashua Rainbow /Pledge- State Meeting
Dec. 4 Nashua Masonic Family Holiday Breakfast with Santa
Dec.13 Ancient York #89 Stated Meeting

Birthday/Anniversary Wishes! Happy Birthday
and Happy Anniversary to all of our Members celebrating Birthdays and Anniversaries in November.

Sympathy : is extended to Sister Beverly
F. Burleigh on the loss of her sister. And, sympathy is also extended to the family of Sister Heidi J. Schmelzer P.M.

In Memoriam

Sister Heidi J. Schmelzer, P.M.
Born: August 4, 1963
Initiated: October 11, 1993
Died: October 18, 2011

When someone we love departs, in memory we find their song
plays on within the hearts of those they leave behind”

Sickness and Distress: Sister Beverly F.
Burleigh, P.M., has been in the hospital, but is home and doing
better.; Sister Sandra G. Dudley, P.M. recently had cataract
surgery and is on the mend; Get well wishes continue to go out
to Sister Edith C. Holmes who is currently in the Courville Rehab
Center.

From the East: Brother Larry and I would
like to thank everyone who attended our Installation and

the Installing Suite. It was a most fun and memorable morning!

Thank You to all who assisted with the
suppers this fall. Many hands make light work and I know your
efforts were greatly appreciated.

May your holidays be bright, warm, and
full of wonderful memories to cherish. May they be all that

you hoped and dreamed of, and may Our Heavenly Father bless you
and keep you safe, until we meet

again. Brother Larry and I wish you the best this coming holiday
season.

In Star Love and Hugs, .

Lisa F. Britko
c/o Robinson
11 Chatfield Drive
Nashua, NH 03063
(603)566-5681
auntielisab@gmail
Larry D. Gullett
PO Box 365 Nashua, NH 03062 (603)582-7233
ldgfam@comcast.net

Joan L. Smith P.M. Secretary
16
Cliff Road, Nashua, NH 03062
603-888-0891
JLSPMA@aol.com

Internet – Pilgrim Chapter’s
website: http://www.Pilgrimchapter-oes.org
NH Grand Chapter
Website: http://geocities.com/nhoes/index.html

If there is any change
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

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