March 2015 Article

The March regular meeting of Cibolo Lodge was a joint celebration of St Patrick’s Day and Easter since the lodge will not meet again until after Easter, on April 9th.

The Easter Bonnet winner was Dorothy Schneider. Dorothy represented not only Easter, but her birthday, with her Happy Birthday necklaces and St. Patrick’s Day with her decorated shirt. We appreciate Dorothy’s embracing of all our festivities.

Sister Schneider reported the passing of Sister Lucille Henk Hehs. A moment of silence was passed in memory of Sister Hehs. A contribution will be made to the Scholarship Fund in her memory.

Members welcomed new members Giovanni DeLuca Jr, Caleb DeLuca, Tamie DeLuca, Giovanni DeLuca Sr., Jackson Steindorf and Kennedy Steindorf. Congratulations to the DeLuca family who is now a 100% family.

The Matching Funds recipient and fundraiser were named. This year’s efforts will benefit Thrive Cancer Services. We are proud to be able to honor this agency and thank them for their services to our own, Tina Ynfante, during her cancer battle. The Lodge will sell World’s Finest Chocolate $1 candy bars. If you would like to sell some of these bars or would like to purchase candy to support this effort, do not hesitate to contact any lodge member.

This year’s Helping Hands project will be to assist with the Doggie Dash on Saturday, May 16 at Pickrell Park in Schertz. This annual event support Homes for Pets which supports the Schertz Animal Shelter. This is a fun event for adults and children and their canine friends. Entrance forms can be found at www.homesforpets.org.

The Lodge social will be held on Sunday, July 19 at Bracken Bowling. Bracken features 9 pin bowling! Food and drinks will be provided by the lodge, so please mark this date on your calendar. This social is open to all members and guests, so plan to join us for a day of friendly competition. It’s the perfect chance to invite those who might be interested in Hermann Sons insurance

Side dish winners were Cliff Shepherd’s Queso Dip and Nell Shepherd’s Pistachio Dessert. Attendance prize winners were John Fey, Fay Fey and Zane Gray. Cory Moos was the Special Drawing Prize Winner. Cory was not present to claim the prize, so the pot will be $43 at the April Meeting.

The April Meeting will be held the second Thursday of the month, April 9th, as Monday Thursday is April 2nd, the first Thursday of the month, our normal meeting time. We will be meeting at our regular place, Christ the King Lutheran Church in Universal City. We hope you plan to attend and enjoy dinner, a short meeting and a social hour!

Respectfully submitted.
Joy Brown
Recording Secretary

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