Speakers Bureau  2017


Eleanor Alkire (740) 869-2255


IT ONLY TAKES A SPARK - Ideas on how we can make our new Members feel welcome after their Initiation, and how we can take care of all our Members, how to keep them interested - and keep them coming back. How to receive a Rob Morris jewel or bar. Work with our Masonic Brothers to gain a better relationship.


District 18 Mt. Sterling



Cindy Chadwell (614) 832-0163


CHILDREN'S DYSLEXIA CENTERS - Share the success of our Children’s Dyslexia Centers, understand what dyslexia really is, and the process and commitment involved in being accepted into a center. How you can personally become involved and share some of the personal rewards from your commitment.


District 17 Grove City



Sally Eisenman (419) 224-7421


CARING HEARTS ARE REACHING IMPOSSIBLE TASKS AND CHANGES IN EASTERN STAR - Will Eastern Star accept changes and continue in our charitable giving? I'll discuss the changes from General Grand Chapter, and Grand Chapter, with ideas and ways to accomplish them.


District 8 Lima



Michele Engelbach, CEO (740) 397-1706 x2000

EASTERN STAR HOME - "Your Home, 65 years & growing, movin' on, the best is yet to come." Presentation by CEO or Trustee of OES Home, Mt. Vernon.


District 12 Mt. Vernon



Diane Phillips (330) 868-3262

CHILDREN'S DYSLEXIA CENTERS - Process and Policy - what it means to a parent and child to receive tutoring. Who may become an IMSLEC/IDA certified tutor. Why are Ohio's seven centers so valuable and needed.

District 13 Minerva



Peg Reiterman, PGM (740) 505-2513

REGENERATIVE WHAT??? - Curious about this Project? Tired of just sitting around and really wanting to make a difference? How about teaming up to raise money for Stem Cell Research (using your own body parts) with a focus on soldiers that have been injured on the battlefield? Let's talk about: WFIRM + OES = IMAGINE.

REGENERATIVE MEDICINE: Finally bringing OES into the 21st Century with this amazing GGC project.

District 18 Mt. Sterling



Barb Ross (513) 625-2230

INTERACTIVE SESSION - The thoughts and feelings of a new member as they walk through the Initiation. Share information about the various charities and remind members to be proud of their Order.


District 22 Batavia



Rev. Amy E. Shaw, PM (330) 309-6114

ESTARL AND YOUR CHAPTER - ESTARL is too significant a light to keep hidden in our local communities. EACH Chapter has an opportunity to sponsor a student who is going to seminary to prepare for full-time religious service. As an ESTARL recipient, I will share the history of ESTARL, provide ideas and suggestions and/or actually help you find an ESTARL student for your Chapter to sponsor.


District 13 North Canton



Dan Shirk (937) 926-4305

LIVING YOUR DREAM, HOW YOU WANT, WHERE YOU WANT - Ohio Masonic Home, an Aging Services Corporation. Services available to help you Age in place and live how you want, where you want, either on one of our campuses or in your own home. Presentation by Fraternal Relations Director, Ohio Masonic Home.

District 18 Springfield (Statewide)



Cathy Wigton (937) 631-4821


AGING RESPECTFULLY - What do you aspire to...? Aging is a journey; not a destination. A presentation on partnering with the Ohio Masonic Home to age respectfully where you want and how you want. Other program topics available. Presentation by President, Ohio Masonic Home Foundation.

District 18 Springfield (Statewide)



Bonnie Youngblood (330) 225-2169

- Told in first person in Biblical or royal attire.

MARTHA'S OWN STORY - Told in first person in Biblical attire.

Bonnie and John can also speak on the Children's Dyslexia Centers.

District 4 Brunswick



John Youngblood (330) 225-2169

- A humorous and motivational talk to inspire pride in OES membership.

YOU'RE NOT SPECIAL - A short talk with Patriotic Theme revolving around that "Ragged Old Flag."

District 4 Brunswick



Sandy Zikursh (440) 257-5798


THE LESSONS OF OUR STAR POINTS - A new perspective on Star Points - a costumed portrayal of Adah and Ruth, or a look at Martha, by her not so conventional sister Mary. Also available, a brief history of how our Ritual came to be and what the Star Points teach us. A great way to introduce our Order to non-members or to renew our own understanding.


District 1 Mentor


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