Prepa­ra­tions fi­nal­ized for of­fi­cial visit

The Queens County Advance - - COMMUNITY -

The prepa­ra­tions for the Of­fi­cial Visit, of our Wor­thy Grand Ma­tron and Wor­thy Grand Pa­tron, to our Chap­ter on April 1st were fi­nal­ized at our meet­ing on Fe­bru­ary 4/17. Events will start with a tur­key din­ner at Mil­ton Bap­tist Church at 12:30 P.M. with mem­bers and Spe­cial Guests. This also marks our 69th Birth­day Month so we ex­pect a good at­ten­dance; tick­ets must be re­served by con­tact­ing Sis Dale Wolf, PM at 902-354-5058.

Our reg­u­lar meet­ing will be held at Zet­land Lodge hall at 2:00P.M. All mem­bers are en­cour­aged to at­tend.

Spe­cial guests at our Fe­bru­ary meet­ing were Wor­thy Grand Pa­tron, Bro Robert Turner, Past Grand Ma­tron, Sis An­nie Mae Water­bury and Past Grand Pa­tron, Bro David Water­bury. All were wel­comed with a Valen­tine’s poem Friend­ship.

Un­der cor­re­spon­dence we re­ceived; a let­ter from the Grand Chap­ter Benev­o­lent Com­mit­tee, Pro­grams for the 70th An­nual Grand Ses­sions of the Grand Chap­ter of Nova Scotia and Prince Ed­ward Is­land to be held in Truro, N.S. on July3, 4, 5, 2017 those plan­ning to at­tend con­tact the Sec­re­tary.

A num­ber of mem­bers were re­ported as sick, as well as re­ports of the Deaths of our brother Robert Hatt and Sis Carol Lee Mck­night’s hus­band, Wil­liam.

Thanks were ex­tended to the Ad­vance for pub­lish­ing our Jan­uary notes.

The Wor­thy Ma­tron Sis Dawn Wam­boldt thanked all who are busy knit­ting dish cloths for the ditty bags for Grand Chap­ter. A mo­tion car­ried to pur­chase 2-1/4 page ads in the Pro­gram book­let.

Sis Emily Fralic pre­sented the Chap­ter with 2 bars and a jewel that had be­longed to Sis Vida Pri­eto for safe keep­ing.

A mo­tion was made to do­nate $25.00 to Mil­ton Bap­tist Church in mem­ory of Br. Robert Hatt.

Jams, jel­lies and pick­les are be­ing col­lected for Home-coming bas­ket for Grand Chap­ter.

A Memo­rial was then held with the drap­ing of our Char­ter in Mem­ory of Bro Robert Hatt fol­lowed by the drap­ing of our Al­tar in Mem­ory of Bro Frank Cullen, Past Grand Pa­tron.

Chap­ter then closed and all re­tired to the clu­b­room for re­fresh­ments and fel­low­ship.

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