Worthy Matron Kathy Waite presided at the Feb. 25 meeting of Nightingale Chapter 117 Order of the Eastern Star at the Masonic Temple in Louisiana.
The chapter was saddened to learn of the death of Lois J. “Jeannie” Serandos, a long-time member, past Worthy Matron, and past District Deputy Grand Matron.
Jeannie served the chapter as secretary for many years and was a very devoted member. Charles Gladney, who became a member from Silex Chapter 80 in 2012, also recently passed away. Memorials for both members will be held at the next regular meeting on Monday, March 11.
Members of Perseverance Lodge 92 AF&AM and OES members recently sponsored the annual Pancake Day on Feb. 23 which was very successful. Several members assisted with the breakfast.
District Deputy Grand Matron Christine Cary, a member of Troy Chapter 405 will make an official visit to the chapter on Monday, May 13. Other upcoming events include Cary’s visit to Jonesburg Chapter 323 on Monday, May 7 and Friendship Night at Nightingale on June 10.
Helen and Walter Crew will host the social hour following the next regular meeting on Monday, March 11. All members are urged to attend and enjoy the fellowship.