Chapter Events

Eastern Star members at Tea Party hosted by Ashburn Assembly #11

Tea Fixes Everything!

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Westminster Chapter No. 99 Presentation

 

          

Sister Kathy Smith and Brother David Sawyer, Worthy Matron and Worthy Patron of Westminster Chapter No. 99 and Brother Lyle Garrette, PGP had the honor to  present  Sister Virginia Brickey, PM with her 75-year service pin.  Also present to witness this momentous occasion were Sister Faye Garrette, PM, Brother John Brown, PP and Sister Virginia’s daughter, son and neighbor. She is 98 and gets around just fine. Sister Faye played the organ and we sang a couple of songs. A day well spent.

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Nellie Custis #169

   

 

During our stated meeting in March, Nellie Custis Chapter #169 was honored by a visit from the Worthy Grand Patron, Brother Lee Sloppy and his wife, Sister Amanda Sloppy, PM.  During the meeting, Brother Lee presented Sister Barbara Davis Flanagan, GGCCM with her 50 year pin and certificate of dedicated service in the Order of the Eastern Star.  Also attending were Sister Holly Meade PM, Grand Trustee; Brother Kenny Meade, PP; and Sisters Edna Apaga PM, Grand Adah, Amanda Sloppy PM, Grand Martha,  and Cathy Cronin PM, Grand Historian during Sister Barbara’s year in the Grand East.  A reception honoring Sister Barbara and her guests was held after the meeting.

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Nellie Custis #169

Nellie Custis Chapter #169 Proudly Honors our Secretary of 20 Years, Patricia E. Harrison, PM

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Fredericksburg #29

Some of the wreaths made at the Fredericksburg  #29  Spring Wreath Making Class on April 1st.

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Robertson-Bennett Chapter #70

The members of Robertson-Bennett #70 held a fundraising yard sale event on Saturday, May 6th  It was a very enjoyable, rewarding, and successful day for our chapter, even though at times we experienced bouts of cold wind and a few sprinkles of rain.  We were blessed from time to time with nature’s rays of sun which kept us warm and happy.

Front Row:  Pat Trimyer, Treasurer and Grand Electa 2016-2017

Second Row:  Facing left to right: Brenda Thompson, Chaplain; Carolyn Lewis, Electa; Georgia Straight, Worthy Matron; Frances Rice, Secretary.

Photo 2: Names of members & friend
Facing left to right:  Brenda Thompson, Chaplain; Carolyn Lewis, Electa; Georgia Straight, Worthy Matron; Frances Rice, Secretary; Judy Faughn (Georgia’s friend and our loyal supporter)

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Robertson-Bennett Chapter #70

 

Presents Masonic Bible to Masons

 On behalf of the membership of Robertson-Bennett Chapter #70, Order of the Eastern Star, Georgia Straight, Worthy Matron and Keith Rice, Worthy Patron presented to the Worshipful Master, Rob Booth of Kent Masonic Lodge #305 AF&AM a Masonic Bible which was donated by Richard Gunn, a member of Robertson-Bennett Chapter #70. The lodge is located at 3710 Malmaison Road, Keeling, VA.

 

Robertson-Bennett Chapter #70, presented back packs and school supplies to Kentuck Elementary School Ringgold, VA.  Pictured left to right are:  Principal, Bobby Shields, Georgia Straight, Worthy Matron, Carolyn Lewis, Patricia Trimyer, and Brenda Thompson.

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Robertson-Bennett Chapter #70

ROBERTSON-BENNETT #70 held a successful fundraising Yard SaleSaturday, August 5th (7AM-1:00PM) at Kent Masonic Lodge, 3710 Malmaison Rd., Keeling, VA.  Donuts, coffee, COLD water, along with Brenda’s sausage biscuits and Pat’s famous brownies were offered for a 50 cent donation.  Proceeds from the fundraiser will assist with installation costs of the new AC/Heating System at Kent Masonic Lodge.

Left to right:  Pat Trimyer, Carolyn Lewis, Brenda Thompson, standing in back is Georgia Straight, Worthy Matron.

Left to right:  Pat Trimyer, Carolyn Lewis, Brenda Thompson, standing in back is Georgia Straight, Worthy Matron.

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 Berkley Chapter #52

    

Berkley Chapter No. 52 in Chesapeake celebrated Rob Morris’s birthday with a chapter picnic in his honor.  A nice program was performed by Sister Cecilia Shake, P.M. and the star points of the chapter.  A great time was had by all.

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Haymarket #123 Annual Picnic

  

    

      

 

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Pamplin Chapter #58

70 Year Member 

 

Sister Ruth Patteson was Initiated into the Order of the Eastern Star on Sept 9, 1947

The celebration took place in her home surrounded by her Sisters, Brothers and friends. 

She also recently celebrated her 98th birthday!  Congratulations, Sister Ruth!!

 

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Smithfield Chapter #127

Pork Chop Dinner – September 21, 2017

 

 

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Smithfield Chapter #127

Some of our “Stars” helped the Masons with their Homemade Sausage Fundraiser.  Great fellowship, hard work and yummy sausage!!!

 

 

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Smithfield Chapter #127

Erma Stephenson, Worthy  Matron  and Ed Sofianek, Worthy Patron with our newest members, Jessie and George Eason

Kaye Pruitt and Mazie Williams

Kaye received the Rob Morris and Pineapple Pins and Mazie received the Pineapple  Pin

Debbie Vaccarelli, Grand Representative to Michigan

With the Worthy Grand Matron and Worthy Grand Patron of Michigan

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Robertson-Bennett Chapter #70

Robertson Bennett Chapter #70 OES presents check to the Masons of Kent Masonic Lodge #305
 
Members of Robertson Bennett Chapter #70 Order of the Eastern Star presented  Kent Masonic Lodge #305 with a check for $1000 to assist with the recently installed new air-conditioning and heating system.  Picture from left to right are: Jack Lewis, KD Flick, Georgia Straight (Worthy Matron) Rob Booth, (Worshipful Master), Keith Rice (Worthy Patron)

ROBERTSON BENNETT #70 OES presents check to Blairs Volunteer Fire Department

Dean Fowler is receiving a check from Georgia Straight, Worthy Matron of Robertson Bennett Chapter #70, Order of the Eastern Star, in support of Blairs Volunteer Fire Department for all they do for the community.  The money raised from the Chapter’s local fundraiser’s help all in our community.  Pictured left to right are: Dean Fowler, Fire Chief, Georgia Straight, Worthy Matron and members Brenda Thompson, Patricia Trimyer, Carolyn Lewis and Frances Rice.

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Pamplin  No. 58

 

Howard and Jennifer at Pamplin No. 58 Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser

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Warwick Chapter No. 43

 

MARGURITE PROFFIT’S 100TH BIRTHDAY – with Lillian White

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Morgan-Johnson  Chapter No. 44

 

Morgan-Johnson Chapter No. 44 wraps boxes for the Support First Responders Christmas Project