Order of the Eastern Star

Electa Chapter #5, OES met May 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Masonic Lodge with Shannon Weaver, Worthy Matron presiding.

The minutes of the April 3, meeting were read and approved. Introductions included Past Grand Matrons Marceline Cliver – WY and Nadine Fidler – SD, Grand Conductress, Janel Couture and Associate Grand Conductress Alice Willey, who on behalf of the Worthy Grand Matron, Karlene Sjoden, presented a Grand Representative Commission of Louisiana in Wyoming to Beulah Lanning. Robert Smith, Gr. Representative of South Carolina in Wyoming.

The following correspondence was read and placed on file: information and forms for registration for the Grand Chapter session in August held in Casper; legislation to be voted on and request for names of Grand Guards, Grand Pages, flag bearers and choir members. Friendship Night has been rescheduled for June 5 and Installation of Officers will be held on June 7 in the Masonic Lodge.

Election of Officers for 2014-2015 was held with Associate Matron Brenda Key being advanced to Worthy Matron by acclamation; Paul Smith being advanced to Worthy Patron by acclamation; Kari Van Luvan advanced to Associate Matron by acclamation and Richard Steedley being elected Associate patron. Marcie Cliver elected Secretary; Beulah Lanning, elected Treasurer; Violet Smith elected conductress and Shannon Weaver elected Associate Conductress. Installation of Officers will be June 7 at 2:30 p.m.

Under sickness and distress it was reported that Loretta Durfee fell and broke her hip. We wish her a speedy recovery and a card will be sent.

Next meeting will be Friendship Night rescheduled June 5 with a carry-in supper at 6:30 p.m.

Submitted by Marcie Cliver