Utah Grand Chapter
Order of the Eastern Star
Eastern Star a Life of Love,
Masonry a Way of
Worthy Grand Matron Linda Glines, Worthy Grand
Patron Lee Rogers and our Grand
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Most Worshipful Grand Master Jeffery Hamilton of the Grand Lodge
of Utah has restarted the Utah Mason newsletter and here is the first
edition in the restart. The goal is to focus on the
various bodies and clubs. Communication is key to any
organization and hopefully the newsletter will be useful and
interesting to all Utah Masons and appendant organizations.
All organizations and each person in the Masonic Family is
encouraged to submit articles, editorials, instructional
materials, pictures, etc. to be included in the newsletter.
Articles could include information such as; bringing another
person into your group (if they want to be recognized), special
meetings, dinners, awards, etc. and include pictures. For now,
the plan is to publish quarterly with the hope to make it into a
monthly circular. Send material and pictures to
firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks: Dave Hutchinson – Editor
The Grand Chapter of Utah has been saddened by the loss of three
Past Grand Patrons last year.
Ralph B. Hodges, Wayne R. Rives and Bill Jack Westbrook.
On November 14th, 2018 we lost a dear sister, Billie Toone, Past
On January 3rd, 2019 we lost Sister Ruth E. Lay, Past Grand
The family requests donations in lieu of flowers be made to Best
Friends Animal Sanctuary or
the Huntsman Cancer institute or Salt Lake City Shriners
Hospital Orthotic and Prosthetic Services.
Bill Jack Westbrook passed away September 5th. He was a past
Associate Grand Guardian of Utah and an Associate Guardian for
many of the girls in several Bethels. His wife Tricia would like
to create a Jobie scholarship that would be given out at rally
in his memory. Terry Haven is coordinating this for her and
would love for you all to consider donating to the Bill Jack
Westbrook memorial scholarship in lieu of flowers. You can make
a check out to the Grand Guardian Council of Utah and put Bill
Jack memorial in the memo/for line. Send checks to Terry Haven
at 2120 S. Hannibal St. SLC 84106.
Thanks so much in advance. The girls and this organization were
dear to his heart.
We are sorry to report the passing of Sister Brenda Weimer
Pinko Anderson, PM of Beth Arabah Ch. #24
Memorial service to be held at First United Methodist Church
in Marriot-Slaterville, Utah on
Saturday, February 23rd at 3:00 pm, 1339 W. 400 N. One mile
east of I-15 at exit 346.
The Grand Chapter extends our sympathies to her family and
General Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star has a
Permanent Disaster Relief Fund.
This has been used for hurricane and earthquake relief and
will be used to provide aid to victims
of disasters throughout our Eastern Star World.
Please contribute generously through your Chapter Secretary.
Worthy Grand Matron Linda and Worthy Grand Patron Lee have
some wonderful activities planned this year!
Be sure to check the updated Calendar for a
complete list! Feel free to add activities from your
and join the fun!
SAVE THE DATE: Many
fun activities this year, Please Join Us!
Beth Arabah Chapter is having a No Party, Tea
Party fundraiser. Enjoy a cuppa as you are! Flyer Here!
June 1, Adah Ch. #15 100th Birthday Party, Cocktail
hour at 5:00 PM, Dinner at 6:00 PM
Desert Star Banquet Room, 4861 S. State,
Saturday, June 22nd, 12 Noon. Mount Olympus WGMatron
and WGPatron's homecoming.
Brunch served by Twin Peaks Lodge #32
10am to Noon.
Please send RSVPs for the brunch by
6/18/19 to Lindsay Cohen at 801-699-7761 or
June 27-29, Grand Chapter trip the Gathering at
Pahaska Tepee, Buffalo Bill’s Historic Lodge.
Fun and Fellowship including a Fellowship
Dinner, Hiking, Horseback Trail Rides, Fishing, Golf
Museums, Rodeo, Relaxing and more!
Dinner, $30 Reservation
The Belmont Mansion, Our Eastern Star International
Headquarters in Dupont Circle,
Washington DC has received the DC preservation league's
prestigious Stewardship Award!
a YouTube video about the Mansion.
are more details about the Mansion.
Congratulations to our newly appointed members of General
Grand Chapter for the Fiftieth Triennium 2019-2021.
Congratulations to Sister Paula GGC Trustee Emeritus, her
Board of Trustees
and GGC Secretary Alma Lynn Bane for their care of our
A 501 (c) 3 foundation
is now available for tax deductible donations!
Carla Carmain-Herret, Ambassador, Hawaii
Ruthmarie Rives, Member, Eastern Star Journal
Karen Holm, Member, Heart Committee
Melinda Klinger-Dennis, Member, Registration
Jerry Runnels, Member, Registration Committee
Dennis Bird, Member, Service Dogs Committee
Donna Testi, Most Worthy Grand Patron Special
Appointee “Campfire Friend”
We look forward to your contributions to our future!
What is the Order of the Eastern Star?
Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal
organization in the world to which men and women may belong.
It encircles the earth with over 5,500 Chapters in the
United States, Canada, and 13 other countries.
Though its teachings are based on the Bible the Order of
the Eastern Star espouses no religion and is neither secret
Its members are comprised of men who are Master Masons
and women with specific Masonic relationships.
Millions of dollars are raised annually within its
membership for numerous projects which benefit mankind.
Many national and local charities are among the projects
supported by its members.
Through this fraternal service to humanity,
its members strive to build a better, more
fulfilling way of life for all.
The Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star of Utah
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