OES WA Calendar

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

2011 - Installations - Greenwood and Doric

Had two wonderful installations on Monday at Greenwood and Tuesday at Doric. 

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Last week in OES

We have some more catching up to do, so here are lots of new pictures for you to enjoy.  If you have pictures of , installations, honor nights, or other OES related events we would be happy to link to them on the blog.  It is best if you put them into an album on the web - Picasaweb.com works great and is a free program you can either use on the web or download to your computer.  Once the pictures are in an album on the web, just send us the link to them and we'll post it.  As always, these need to be OES related and no soliciting is allowed.

Analia Chapter Installation
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Kirkland Chapter Installation
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Harmony Chapter Installation
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Floral Chapter Installation
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Golden Rod Chapter Installation
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Reception for WA-ID State Rainbow Mother Advisor Joanne Bornstine and State Rainbow Dad Dan Voorhees
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

2011 - March 19 - Reception for Grand Chaplain Harold Hill

What in the Sam Hill happened in Goldendale on Saturday, March 19th?  The stories will be legendary about how a hoard of people descended on the town, chowed down at the Grange and assembled at the middle school to hear Harold tell cowboy poetry and reminisce about his life.   One thing's for sure, everyone laughed a lot and had a great time.  And as the year goes on, Harold's prayers are getting more powerful, because the weather was great!

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Saturday March 26 events

Unfortunately, due to the limitations of the program, some of the events for Saturday, March 26th are not showing up on the calendar, so here is a complete list of all the events for that day so you won't miss anything in your area.

9am – 11am Roza Chapter Installation - 114 Alma St, Benton City WA 99320

11am – 1pm Southgate Chapter Installation - 1004 SW 152nd St, Burien WA 98166

2pm – 4pm Mount Baker Chapter Installation - 1023 E College Way Ste 306, Mt Vernon WA 98273

2pm – 4pm Rada Uphus Chapter Installation - 10035 Main St, Bothell WA 98011

2pm – 4pm Welcome Chapter Installation - 19331 N. US Hwy 101, Shelton, WA 98584

2pm – 4pm Faith Chapter Installation - 306 S 134th, Parkland WA 98444

2pm – 4pm Golden Rod Chapter Installation - 602 Ave 'B', Snohomish WA 98296

7pm – 9pm Madrona Chaptr Installation - 1019 8th St, Anacortes WA 98221

7pm – 9pm Alma Chapter Installation - 601 W 6th Ave, kennewick WA 99336

7pm – 9pm Guiding Star Chapter Installation - 1009 Main St, Sumner WA 98390

7:30pm – 9:30pm Tyee Chapter Installation - 505 Williams Ave S, Renton WA 98057

7:30pm – 9:30pm Pacific Chapter Installation - 205 Spruce St, Ilwaco WA 98624

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Anita Borst, Grand Ruth traveled to Grace Chapter in Ellensburg on Monday, March 21st to present the Grand Representative of Ontario commission to Wayne Erickson. Wayne is the current Treasurer of the Chapter so is listed in the current Blue Book but....there is a correction to his PO Box. It should be 1449.

Friday, March 18, 2011

New Meeting Day

Stanwood Chapter is now meeting the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Stanwood Masonic Center. We would be delighted to welcome you!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

The Place to Be!!!

Monday, March 21st - Grace Chapter in Ellensburg.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

March 12, 2011 - Last OV - Malden and Martha Chapters

Over 135 members gathered in Cheney for the last OV at Martha and Malden Chapters.  Prior to the meeting the Chapters served a delicious lunch.  During the meeting there were a few tears as WGM Linda and WGP Dick did their final OV.  It was a beautiful afternoon full of love and friendship.

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Grand Officer Initiation - Centralia

The Grand Officers were proud to participate in the initiation of Doug and Diane Bates into Centralia Chapter on Tuesday, March 8th.  It was a happy night and a great celebration for the new members.

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Reception for Grand Sentinel - Bob Breza

It was a nice day in Chewelah and the weather cooperated as an overflow crowd witnessed the reception of Grand Sentinel Bob Breza.  The Grand Officers came prepared with fishing and cooking supplies for Bob.  Responses were given by GGCCM & PGM Gerry Shafer, PGM Diane Osborne and PGP Roy Sharp.  The mystery speaker was Grand Treasurer Marcia Haukaas who delighted everyone by dressing in swim fins, mask and life vest.

One of the highlights of the evening was the response from PGM of BC & Yukon, Rena Davis who had us all rolling in the aisles with laughter with her stories of her travels with the Breza's.

Afterwards there were delicious refreshments in the dining hall.

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

IMPORTANT Routing information to Grand Coulee Dam Chapter

Grand Coulee Dam Chapter is asking your help to get this information out to the membership. Sister Pamala Marrs' Honor Day is to be held April 9th at the Community Church in Coulee Dam, next to the Masonic Hall. We have just received notice that Highway SR155 is to be CLOSED from April 2nd through April 10th for rock scaling work. We ask that you study your state map if you are coming from south, west, or northwest to determine the best route to take to get to Coulee Dam as you will not be able to get to here from Coulee City. From the west, if you come across the Waterville Plateau, turn north on SR 17, just before you get to Coulee City, go to SR174 and go right to Grand Coulee. Coming from the south, turn east at Coulee City on US2 and go to Hartline, Almira or Wilbur (our suggested turn on SR 174) and go left to the Grand Coulee area. We are sorry about this inconvenience. Last fall they stated that this work would be done in March, so we never thought it would be an issue. Well, now it is and we are doing our best to make your trip here as easy as possible in advance.

Marjoe Richards, PGM

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Catching up - OVs, Analia 3/3, Juanita & Delta 3/4, Reception for Gr. Electa Ann Taylor 3/5, OV Faith 3/7

Sorry I'm a little behind in posting these pictures.  Some I took myself - sorry for the poor quality and some were received from others.  Hope you enjoy them.

Official Visit of Analia Chapter - March 3, 2011
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Official Visit of Juanita and Delta Chapters - March 4, 2011
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Reception for Grand Electa Ann Taylor in Stanwood - March 5, 2011
What a great time and beautiful day!
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Official Visit of Faith Chapter - March 7, 2011
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If you have pictures or information about any OES related events or activities, please e-mail us a link to the web album and some information about the event/activity and we'll be happy to post them.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

New Grand Representative of Maine!!

Good Evening,

We just returned home from Standwood Chapter where I presented Kenneth Taylor with a Grand Representative Commission of Maine.

Boy was he surprised. I was glad to present it as I was given the paper work on January 29. It was really hard for me to keep my mouth shut when we were traveling.

Helen Collins
Grand Martha

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