2018 ~When You Wish Upon a Star~ 2019

Bryan Chapter #248

Order of the Eastern Star

District 7

117 N Lynn Street, Bryan, Ohio

2019 Officers

Worthy Matron:  Tracie Evans              Worthy Patron:  Todd Evans 
Associate Matron: Kathy Rohrbaugh          Associate Patron: Chris Rohrbaugh 
Secretary: Diana Evans                  Treasurer:  Betty Manning
Conductress:  Kalyn Bruce                              Associate Conductress: Linda Nailor
Adah: Donna Evans                 
Ruth: Brenda Edwards  
Esther :  Pyllis Geesey  
Martha: Patt Rasey           Electa:  Vickie Davis   
Chaplain: Steve Brunn               Marshal: Kristal Evans 
Organist: Linda Grieser
Warder: Billie Brunn             Sentinel: Dick Evans 
Protems :  Bonnie Poper,    Jan Swantusch,
Jim Manning,     George Nailor

Upcoming Calendar of Events

January 5 District 7 Meeting (Bryan) - 2pm 

January 12 Trip to Toledo Art Museum  1:00pm Meet at TAM

January 21 Meeting Night/ Practice Initiation & Obligation Night 7:30 pm
6:15pm -"Brown Bag" Super
with Emerald Related Supper Program

February 9  Masonic Center Fundraiser -
1950s Sock Hop/Ice Cream Social 1-4pm

February 18     “The Things We Love” Meeting (Practice Initiation TBD) 7:30pm  “Wine” & Chocolates following meeting

March 10    Naomi Day ~ Browning Masonic Center

March 18    St. Patrick’s Day Meeting (Practice Initiation TBD) 7:30 pm refreshments after

 March/April    Emerald Project Spring Fundraiser  Activity (TBD) & Inspection (TBD)

 April 21    “Spring” Meeting Night 7:30 pm 
(Note change due to Holy Week)  Meal (TBD) 6:15 pm

May 20   Military Appreciation Meeting  7:30 pm                  Meal (TBD) 6:15  - Military Talk during dinner

June 17  Annual Meeting (short form) 7:30pm
acation Theme Night - favorite vacation dress (OES appropriate)  Summer “Picnic” Potluck 6:15pm

June 27-28    OES Charities Extravaganza ~ Home Day

July/August     Summer Event (TBD)

August  14   State Association of District Officers Meeting 

August TBD    Reception honoring Grand Representative of Rhode Island

September 16  Meeting Night 7:30pm - OES Casual - Light refreshments

September 26-29 Grand Chapter

October 21  Halloween Meeting - 7:30 pm OES Halloween Dress (no masks, hats or gloves)- refreshments

Past Events

Nov 17 - Dec 9    Hicksville Christmas Cruise-In (Featuring displays by chapter)

Nov 19  Meeting Night 7:30pm ~Thanksgiving Meal 6:15   "Christmas for Kids" Toy Drive~
Please bring a new unwrapped toy

December 1     NW Fall EOP/WGM & WGP Joint Reception ~ Ashland College

December 9  Chapter Sponsored Hicksville Christmas-In Night~ 4:30pm Meet at Hicksville Bank, Firework, Displays and Santa

December 17   Christmas Meeting ~Regional Friends Night (short form) 7:30pm                        Christmas outfits/ Refreshments & Entertainment to follow.Collection of Books for USO’s United through Reading Program


Audit: Donna Evans (Chair), Brenda Edwards,   Crystal Evans

Budget: Kathy & Chris Rohrbaugh, Kalyn Bruce, Linda Nailor 

Cheer: Donna Evans

Tracie Evans, Todd Evans,   Diana Evans

Emerald Projects:
Tracie and Todd Evans

Kalyn Bruce, Linda Nailor,  Phyllis Geesey,         Patt Rasey

Vickie Davis, Bonnie Poper, Billie Brunn

Service to People Committee
: Todd Evans (Chair),                       Phyllis Geesey, Bonnie Poper

Social Media/Website:
Billie Brunn, George Nailor,           Tracie Evans

Jim Manning (Chair), Dick Evans,                Todd Evans

Patt Rasey (Chair), Dick Evans, Lida Grisier

 PR/Ways and Means Activities Chairs:       

Installation Dinner: - Tracie & Todd Evans

Emerald Projects:
- Tracie & Todd Evans, Kalyn Bruce

Fall Event:
- Kathy & Chris Rohrbaugh, Jim Manning

Masonic Partnerships:
- Steve & Billie Brunn

USO Book Program:
- Kalyn Bruce

Hicksville Christmas Cruise-in:
- Donna Evans

Spring Fundraising Dinner:
- Diana Evans
Phyllis Geesey

“Fun” Program – Jim & Betty Manning
Linda & Jim Nailor


He counts the stars and calls them by name. ~Psalms 147: 4

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  If you can dream if, you can do it! ~ Walt Disney

Honored Members of District #7

Past Grand Matron   Eloise Wyse
Past Grand Patron   Ronald Keller
Grand Representative of Rhode Island   Tracie Evans
Trustee of the OES Home    Becky Thatcher
District #7 Charities Director    Kathy Tussing
State Association of Chapters President    Diana Evans 

 District #7 Association of Officers

President       Kathy Tussing (#41)
1st Vice President     Linda Young (#68)
2nd Vice President   Tracie Evans (#248)
Secretary           Kathy Meyers (#61)
Treasurer     Becky Thatcher (#61)    

God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars. ~Martin Luther  


Contact the Webmaster

xxCarol Krekus
    (440) 339-3011

Contact the Grand Secretary

xx Michelle Howell, PGM
    (937) 289-3112

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