May 2016 Article

Cibolo Lodge # 147 met for its regular meeting on Thursday 20160505_195747May 5, 2016 at Christ the King Lutheran Church. We welcomed our guest Katie Klohn, Executive Camp Director Hermann Youth Camp. What a pleasure it was to have you visit us! Katie had great news to share and presented Zane Gray with the Hermann Sons Youth Camp-Shannon Leigh Gaffney Scholarship of $1000! Congratulations Zane!

20160505_201653_001With Scholarship in mind we are pleased to announce the winners of our Scholarship Award. This year we have two deserving young adult members who will receive Scholarships from our lodge. Congratulations to Zane Gray and Emilie Shepherd on a job well done.

This month we spotlight Emilie Shepherd. Emilie is a Senior at Steele High School where she is a Student Athletic Trainer and has been for the past three years. She has been a trainer for the football team for three years, for the girls soccer team for two yearsand this year she is a Trainer for the baseball team which is currently in the playoffs. The farthest she has traveled for the athletic program to provide support to the players is to Laredo. Emilie plans to continue studying sports medicine. Congratulations Emilie on a job well done!

We celebrated Mothers Day by having the men make and 20160505_204429bring the desserts and the dessert side dish winner was Cory Rakowitz with his Oreo cheese cake and the side dish was Fay Fey’s cucumber salad. Dawn Bierstedt won the Mothers Day Gift Card! Enjoy it Dawn and thanks to all the mothers for all they do!

Next meeting the meal will be Brisket and the women are responsible for all the desserts as we will be honoring all of our fathers for Fathers Day. Come out and join us! We meet the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Universal City. The address is 1129 Pat Booker Rd.

20160505_205457Attendance award recipients were Cliff Shepherd and Zane Gray, and the junior member winner was Bret Gray. The Special Drawing was Beverly M. Trinkle who was not present so the amount grows to $31 for the next meeting. Dorothy Schneider presented Alvin Schulz with an award for turning 85 along with $10, congratulations daddy!

May birthdays are Gail Gray and Sarah Shepherd. Happy Birthday to you both!

We have sad news to share, Jimmy Don Miller, from Sutherland Springs, passed away March 8, 2016. Our sincere condolences and prayers go out to his family. I have personally known Jimmy for many, many years and can attest to what a loss this is. He was a great man and loved by many.

Tracy Campos
Recording Secretary