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

OCTOBER 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, October 28, 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 Those in Need” is our theme this month, please bring non-perishable items to donate to the Tolles Street Mission. Rising Sun will be working on Thanksgiving donations and we will be supplementing their efforts.

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.

Installation of Officers is Saturday October
22, 2011 at 10:30 am. Sister Officer please wear white gowns.
There will be a buffet breakfast, at a cost of $5.00, prior to
the Installation at 9am. Please make reservations with Sister
Joan L. Smith
, P.M., Secy, by October 15.

Installing Suite:

Installing Past Grand Matron, Shelley M. Gullett, PGM
Installing Past Grand Patron, John W. Jackson, PGP
Installing Past Grand Chaplain, Wayne A. Bartlett, PGP, GGCCM
Installing Past Grand Marshal, Jerome T. Becker
Installing Past Grand Organist, Elizabeth M. Chase, PGM

Rehearsals
for new term will be held on October 16 at noon for Officers
retiring and Officers to be installed. A Rehearsal for Opening,
Balloting, and Closing will be held directly after Installation
of Officer on October 22.

Need Help 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!

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 fee into the Secretary as soon as
possible.

Service Dogs Yard Sale Project: The Yard Sale will be at the Hollis Flea Market on Oct 23. Please bring your items to the Temple on October 22.
If you would like to volunteer to transport, set up, or sit at
the table, please contact Shelley M. Gullett at (603)533-9028
or Pamela Williams at (603)8884652. All proceeds beenfit the
Service Dogs Project for the General Grand Chapter.

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. The next meetings are October 20th and November 3. Initiation will be done on Oct 20th and Nov 17th for a couple of our own pledge girls, including the niece of Sister Phyllis A. Lackie, P.M.
and 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.

Birthday/Anniversary Wishes! Happy Birthday
and Happy Anniversary to all of our Members celebrating Birthday’s and Anniversaries in October!

Have something you would like to share
with the Chapter in the Bulletin? Contact the Secretary to make
sure it is in the next month’s issue!

Congratulations go out this month to our Sisters and Brothers who were recently installed in other Chapters, and to those members from Pilgrim Chapter who served on Installing Suites.

In Memoriam

Sister Lillian Y Woessner
Born: January 28, 1923
Initiated:
October 5, 1964
Died: September 26, 2011
A 43-year member

“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 Heidi J. Schmelzer, P.M. has been
undergoing chemo treatments in Massachusetts and could use some
assistance. If you would like to help in any way; rides, meals,
etc. please include yourself on this link: “Helping Heidi”
website: https://www.lotsahelpinghands.com/c/647643/;
Brother Henry L. Brown, P.P. recently underwent heart
catheterization and is on the mend; and Sister Edith C. Holmes
recently underwent abdominal surgery and is presently recuperating
at Courville Rehab Center, but is expected to return to her home
very soon.

Upcoming Events!

Oct. 19 Rising Sun Lodge Stated Meeting
Oct. 20 Nashua #9 Rainbow Meeting Initiation
Oct. 22 Pilgrim Chapter Installation: 9AM Breakfast, 10:30 Program
Oct. 22 OES School of Instruction.Holderness,
10am  Oct. 23 Rainbow Grand Officers Day. Exeter, 1pm
Oct. 23 Pilgrim Chapter Yard Sale. Hollis
Flea Market
Oct. 29 OES School of Instruction. Kingston, 10am
Oct. 30 Bee Keepers Meeting. Hillsboro
Nov. 3 Nashua #9 Rainbow Meeting
Nov. 4-6 International Weekend, Warwick RI
Nov. 8 Ancient York Lodge Stated Meeting
Nov. 12 First Official Visitation of the  GM/WGP. Derry, 1:30pm
Nov. 13 Grand Cross of Color. Mystic Banquet 12:30pm and Degree 2pm in Nashua
Nov. 17 Nashua #9 Rainbow Meeting Initiation

From the East:
To our Junior Past Matron and Junior Past Patron, Sister Lois and Brother Bob, thank you for a very wonderful and fun year!

Brother Larry and I wish to thank everyone
who helped in any way to make our installation an event to remember.
We look forward to seeing you and hope that you enjoy each meeting
and get a chance to visit at collation with your sisters and
brothers.

It’s good to be a Matron
In our Chapter to take pride
. It’s good to have a Patron

Whose helping hand will guide.

It’s good
to have our members

Who place us in their
trust,

It’s better to remember
Without them we are lost!

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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