Past Grand Chaplains present were Gloria Schwartz, Jim Iversen, Charlie, Holly Butterfield, Clayton Sparks, of BC & Yukon and Lanny Kee.
Also present were next year's Grand Esther Jennie Kelly, Grand Warder Pam Rookard and Grand Adah Kathi Dewey.
On Wednesday night we traveled to Kettle Falls and Pine Tree Chapter and had the pleasure of announcing Bonnie Rail as the new Grand Ruth for 2013-14. The Chapter was thrilled! Her escort will be JoDee Desrosier.
Grand Ruths Past and Present were Nona Reinbold, Janice Glidden, Janet Pitcher, Bonnie, Florence Fitzsimmons, Peggy Weitman, Nancy Breza and Vicki Chamberlain of Idaho.
To cap off a really busy week, we traveled to Cedar Chapter in Tacoma and announced our new Westside Chairman of the Bluebird Deputies - Kathleen Mitchell of Cedar Chapter. Even her children were surprised and delighted by the news.
There were 16 Past Chairmen and our current Westside Chairman present including:
Front row: Doris Tibbits, Sharon Gray, Joan Breda, Kathleen, Stephanie Hoye, Gloria Schwartz, Ardith Swartz and Sarah Hicks
Middle row: Charlotte Miller, Helen Mount, Carmen Ivey and Donna Craig
Back row: Gini Dryer-Dow Gerry Mosler, Marge Ramsdell, Judy Turchin, Louann Yager and JoDee Desrosier
Thank you to everyone who came out to these three Chapters to support our announcements. One more to go. Watch for the clue soon!