"The Stars in the Sky"

Grand Chapter of Louisiana

Order of the Eastern Star

 

Kathy Warmack Terrie C. Castay, PGM

Worthy Grand Matron Grand Secretary

320 S. Highland Drive 3211 Hyman Place

Many, LA 71449-3720 New Orleans, LA 70131-7037

April 2015 Newsletter

 

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From the Desk of the Worthy Grand Matron:

 

I am very humbled and honored to have the privilege of serving as your Worthy Grand Matron. You have made a dream come true. Brother Rocky and I are thankful for the opportunity to serve this Grand Jurisdiction. We thank you for your confidence and trust in us as we begin our year. We pledge to do our best and we look forward to our travels ahead.

 

Thank you to each of you that made our Installation beautiful. Brother Rocky and I, along with the Grand Officers, will have memories that we will forever cherish.

 

Sister Pamela Gill, PGM, and Brother George Wilkinson, PGP, have completed their year. We wish them the best as they continue to serve our Order as Past Grand Matron and Past Grand Patron.

 

The month of April will be very busy for our District Deputy Grand Matrons as they begin their Official Visits. I know you will support them by welcoming them and extending courtesies to them. It will be a time to learn and be reminded of our ritualistic work.

 

Information Study: Can a stated meeting be postponed? Constitution Page 47, Section 2 (f)

There is no such thing as postponed stated meeting.

 

As the Easter Season approaches, let us rejoice that we serve a living God. Faith is not believing that God can – it is knowing that He will.

 

With The Stars in the Sky and Star love,

 

 

Kathy Warmack,

Worthy Grand Matron

 

 

 

 

 

GRAND REPRESENTATIVE COMMISSIONS:

Manitoba: Jack Josker, PP (Ruth #16), 540 Goss Road, Westlake 70669-2124

Nevada: Carol Mitchell, PM (Alberta Retif #252), 1716 Heights Dr., St Bernard, LA 70085

New York: Judy Worlow, PM (Lee Emmett Thomas #198), 184 Newt Winters Rd., Winnsboro 71295-7788

South Carolina: Joy Carter, PM (Esther #26), 1297 Carter Rd., Belmont 71406

 

 

INVITATION:

 

The members of District 8 and 12, Order of the Eastern Star

Cordially invite You to attend

A Homecoming Reception

for

Kathy Warmack, Worthy Grand Matron

and

Rocky Schexneider, Worthy Grand Patron

and

2015- 2016 Louisiana Grand Family

on Saturday April 11, 2015

from 11:30am until 2pm

at

SAI Convention Center

2301 North McArthur Drive

Alexandria, Louisiana

 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER:

April 18 22: Mississippi Grand Chapter - Rock of Ages - Lake Terrace Convention Center – Hattiesburg, Mississippi

April 16 24: Florida Grand Chapter To God Be the Glory -. Renaissance Resort World Golf Village St Augustine, Florida

May 17: 100th Birthday, Mystic Star #108, Denham Springs at 2:00 p.m. Bernadette Jones, WM.

June 1: Courtesy Visit - A.W. Connely #117, Houma. Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Melissa Dumont, WM

June 6: Cancer Luncheon (more information to follow)

July 10-12: MULTI-STATE FRIENDSHIP EXCHANGE, "Denim & Diamonds", Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. If you are interested, contact the Grand Secretary for information and paperwork. Deadline for pre-registration is June 1, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

OFFICIAL VISITS

of the Worthy Grand Matron accompanied

by the Worthy Grand Patron and Other Grand Officers

 

Saturday, May 30 - District 12 : Calcasieu Chapter # 164 717 Hodges Street, Lake Charles. Receiving line at 2:30 p.m. Meeting at 3:00 p.m. Meal to follow the meeting. Becky Josker, DDGM, 337-433-8707.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT:

A motion was made and passed at Grand Chapter to hold a Special Session for the purpose of installing Brother Gerald Houston, as Associate Grand Patron, and that the time and place be published in the monthly newsletter, 30 days prior to the session. At least one-fourth of all the chartered chapters shall be represented at the transaction of ordinary business. The Worthy Grand Matron has set the date for May 30 at 3:00 p.m., prior to the first Official Visit at Ruth Chapter No. 16, at 717 Hodges Street, Lake Charles, La.

 

 

APPRECIATION

District 5 started the Annual Fish Fry 20 plus years ago We would like to thank all Eastern Star members of Louisiana who help make it the success that it became. God Bless! Buck Denny, PGP

 

 

DISPOSITION OF RESOLUTIONS - 2015 SESSION

Resolution No. 1 Failed

Resolution No. 2 Passed

Resolution No. 3 Passed as Amended - Removed words for whatever cause

Resolution No. 4 Withdrawn

Resolution No. 5 Withdrawn

Resolution No. 6 Passed

Resolution No. 7 Passed

Resolution No. 8 Not presented, found to be in improper form.

 

 

CORRECTIONS IN THE CALENDAR:

Official Visit, District 5, Friday, October 2 - meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Official Visit, District 4, Saturday, October 3 - meeting at 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FROM THE OFFICE OF THE GRAND SECRETARY:

Page 26: Olive Chapter #50 will meet at 7:00 p.m.

Page 29: Victory Chapter #130 meets at 7:00 p.m. not 7:30 p.m.

 

 

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FYI:

he only rituals available for purchase at this time are the small hardbound rituals - $23.00 and the Extra large print hardbound rituals - $33.00. General Grand Chapter has informed me that there will be no reprinting of rituals until after the General Grand Chapter Triennium in November after which revisions to the rituals is anticipated and new rituals will be made available.

 

2010 Book of Instruction - $3.00 plus postage (There were no revisions in the 2010 Book of Instructions and they are available for purchase.)

Constitution Revisions are available for purchase.

 

 

Fraternally,

 

 

Terrie C. Castay, PGM

Grand Secretary

WEBSITE: www.laoes.org

 

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