Shreve Chapter #496
District 4
Order of the Eastern Star
130 North Market Street
1st and 3rd Thursdays
(Except July and August)
Theme: Our Garden of Blessings
Motto: Ever Blessing, Ever Blessed
Honoring: All Star Points
Colors: Indigo & Silver
 2019 Officers of Shreve Chapter #496
Worthy Matron Judy Berry
Worthy Patron Jack Berry
Associate Matron Juli Scruggs
Associate Patron Brian Scruggs
Secretary Linda Prochazka
Treasurer Marcia M Frank
Conductress Lora Lehman
Assoc. Conductress Grace Kinese
Chaplain Junior Mink
Marshal Don Prochazka
Organist Gary Gallion
Adah Ann Kline
Ruth Jennifer Scruggs  
Esther Marilyn Jo Sommer
Martha Janet Viall
Electa Connie Curren
Warder Virgil Kline
Sentinel Richard A Frank

2019 Chapter Committees

Trustees   Audit Committee
Janet Viall, Chair
Don Prochazka
Gary Gallion
     Connie Curren, Chair
Lesley Lehman
Jane Westfall
Budget    Ways & Means
Juli Scruggs
Brian Scruggs
Lora Lehman

Grace Kinese
Janet Viall
Don Prochazka
Gary Gallion
  Juli Scruggs
Brian Scruggs
Lora Lehman
Grace Kinese
Jane Westfall & Members


November 15 Installation of 2019 Officers
December 6 Obligation Night w/Signs & Passes
December 20 Celebrate Christmas & 1# Auction!
January 3 New Year's Resolutions
Honor Star Point Adah
January 17 Mock Initiation
February 7 Friendship Night - Stone City Visits
"Name That Tune"!
February 21 Valentine's Celebration
March 7 Mock Initiation
March 21 TBD
April 4 Honor Star Point Martha
April 16 Special Night Out! Half-Price Burger Dinner with Shreve OES Family & Friends!
April 25 Special Meeting - Awards Night
PGM Bonnie Youngblood's "Martha"
May 2 Grand Visitation...
Honoring Grand Organist
May 4 Shreve Hosts Dist. #4 Association Mtg
May 16 Chapter Inspection by Dist #4 DGM
June 6 Annual Meeting
June 20 Birthday Celebration
September 5 Buckeye Bash - Wear Red!
Honor Star Point Electa
September 19 Autumn Leaves
October 3 Grand Chapter Reports
October 17 Royal Recognition
Honor Star Point Esther
November 7 Farewell
November 21 Installation of 2020 Officers (Tentative)

Honored 2019 Grand Appointment

 Grand Organist    Gary Gallion


Former Grand Appointments

1928 - Deputy Grand Matron, Zadia Hodell

1936 - Deputy Grand Matron, Evora Hostetler

1940 - Deputy Grand Matron, Enola Heller

1945 - Deputy Grand Matron, Corrine Snyder

1950 - Deputy Grand Matron, Cecile White

1953 - Deputy Grand Matron, Belle Desvoignes

1956 - 1958 Grand Representative, Myrtle Ramseyer

1957 - Worthy Grand Patron, Ward Ramseyer

1959 - Deputy Grand Matron Naomi Austen

1970 - 1972 Grand Representative, Lillian Woodward

1977 - Deputy Grand Matron, Evelyn Uhl

1977 Grand Esther – Grand Chapter of Ontario, Elsie Oates

1979 - 1981 Grand Representative, Helen Anderson

1985 - 1987 Grand Representative, Carol Curren

1986 -  Deputy Grand Matron, Janet Viall

1987 - 1989 Grand Representative, Mary Pahoundis

1994 - 1996 Grand Representative, Gladys Brown

1998 - Deputy Grand Matron, LuAnn McCullough

2000 - 2002 Grand Representative, Marilyn-Jo Sommer

2003 - Deputy Grand Matron, Shirley Allison

2004 - Deputy Grand Matron, Lora Lehman

2006 - Deputy Grand Matron Linda Prochazka

2012, 2013 - Deputy Grand Matron, Marcia Frank

2014 - Grand Ruth, Linda Prochazka

2016, 2017 - Deputy Grand Matron, Judy Berry



 75 Year Members (1944)    
 Janet Busack                   
      Virginia White

 70 Year Member (1949)

 Betty Basquin

 65 Year Members (1954)
 Joanne France
 Mary Lou Frost
 Lorraine Zimmerman

 60 Year Member (1959)

 Jerry Curren
55 Year Members (1964)
Sue Van Arsdale
Mary A Hoover
Margaret Riley
Vicky Senff
Judy Steiner

50 Year Members (1969)
Gladys Brown
Ralph Shaffer

45 Year Member (1974)
Linda Prochazka

25 Year Member (1994)
Jack Berry

Shreve Members Celebrating at Grand Chapter Installation Banquet

 L-R, Back: Janet Viall, Lora Lehman, Marcia Frank, Jack Berry, Judy Berry, Linda Prochazka, Don Prochazka  Front: Grand Organist Gary Gallion,
Grace Kinese and Jane Westfall
 Shreve's Pride & Joy
Grand Organist Gary Gallion

Christmas is a Big Event at Shreve as we Celebrate Before our Meeting

Members enjoying a Christmas Pot-Luck dinner
before our meeting.
Everyone had a great time.  Next will be our 1 # Auction
for a local charity.
Ladies enjoyed singing Christmas Carols and showing off their sweaters after the meeting.
Merry Christmas Everyone!
Items for our 1# Auction. 
We raised $159 which was donated to People to People Ministries.
We all had fun bidding on items as our Auctioneer, Richard Frank, took bids. open those surprise gifts!


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    (440) 339-3011

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xx Michelle Howell, PGM
    (937) 289-3112

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