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Thursday, 12 September 2013 10:04
Greenwood OES
The chapter's Sept. 3 meeting was led by Worthy Matron Denise Zephier, who gave theme information on the ceremony called The Throwing of the Ball.  This is the last of the seven rites given to the Lakota by White Buffalo Woman and begins with prayer and smoking a sacred pipe. The rite, a game with a ball, represents the course of life and how one should spend life trying to obtain the ball, representing the Creator.
During recognitions the members were given multiple choice questions relating to Labor Day.
A memorial service was held for past Patron Kurt Bradley, who also served as warder and associate patron during his eight years of membership. A memorial gathering in his honor will be held on Sept. 29 from 1-5 p.m. at the Liberty Township Civic Center in Rudolph. Wood County Lodge will close the gathering with a Masonic service to which all are welcome.
Moonlighters will meet Sept. 17 for a 6:30 p.m. potluck at the Stadium View Apartments party room. Membership dues of $5 will be accepted by Treasurer Donna Snyder.
The District 3Gs are hosting a Lia Sophia jewelry party to support line grand officer Gail Walsh.  Order deadline is Sept. 16.  Call Karen Schwab at 419-352-5760 for details.
Information on Order of the Eastern Star and membership into same can be obtained through Robyn Moellenberg at 419-352-1007.
Members will meet at Reverend's Bar and Grill for a 5:30 p.m. dinner prior to the Oct. 1 meeting.

Laureate Gamma Sigma
TONTOGANY - Laureate Gamma Sigma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi observed opening day on Sept. 6 with a brunch at the home of Janice Kaiser. All nine members were present.
Each place was marked with an orange votive candle with the message "Light Up Your Life" attached. The sorority's theme for 2013-14 is "Beta Sigma Phi Lights Up Our Lives."
Jackie Shank brought the candles and a fall floral arrangement for the table.
Barbara Heiman passed out new program booklets. Meetings will start on Monday when Shank will host the 1 p.m. meeting at her home in Waterville.