Cibolo Lodge No. 147 held its annual Memorial Service on Thursday September 1, 2016 honoring our departed Sisters Elaine Bertha Dornbusch and Mary Ann Goodwine, and Brothers Jimmy Don Miller and Otis Clayton Skiles. It was our honor to have as guests the families of Elaine Dornbusch and Jimmy Miller. This solemn occasion was lead by Vice President Sherry Rakowitz beginning with a prayer followed by a musical slide presentation. Vice President Rakowitz then read the 23 Psalm and a poem titled “The Wings of Love”. We then a time of reflection and a closing prayer. The families in attendance received a placard for their loved one as well as flowers.
The regular meeting began after the Memorial Service and we welcome in new junior members Hailey Grace Hill, Hannah Claire Hill, Harper Reese Hill, Ainsley Paige Martin, Laurel Quinn Real, Tenley Elizabeth Hamlin, Addison Lynn Hammlin, Jemah Marie Gutierrez, Raelyn Virginia Grace Graham, Athena Shannon Maldonado, Kelcie Lynn Bandy, Trinity Elise Rodriguez and Madelyn G Rodriguez.
Adult members voted in were Joseph Fort Ector Jr, and Ashton Taylor Dahl.
We will be having a rummage sale on Saturday September 17 beginning at 8 am in the parking lot of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1129 Pat Booker Rd., Universal City, Texas to benefit our Matching Funds Recipient who this year is the Cibolo Volunteer Fire Department. This will enable them to purchase needed equipment. If you have items you would like to donate or purchase please come on by and check out our treasures or leave a donation and volunteers are always appreciated to come and help with the sale.
Happy Birthday cards were sent to Margie Reinhard, Ida May Conner, Wallace Reimann, Ruby Burow, Francis Friesenhahn, and Isabel Pellern. A Thinking of You Card to Gloria Katzer and a Sympathy card was sent to Judy Skiles for her husband Otis reported Dorothy Schnieder.
We are collecting personal care items for the residents of Silvertree Nursing Home for all interested in donating and they will be delivered on Friday October 21st. Especially needed is blankets and scarves, but please no candles.
Join us at our next meeting, beginning at 7:00 pm, Thursday October 6, 2016 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1129 Pat Booker Rd., Universal City, Texas for a pizza dinner and our Halloween costume contest!
Attendance award winners for this month’s meeting were Nell Shepherd and Kasey Shepherd. The junior winner was Javion Campos. The Special Attendance Drawing was Edwin Dornbusch who received $37.00.
The side dish winner was the creamed corn and the prize was shared by and Joy Brown and John Gray, and the dessert winner was the carrot cake by Sherry Rakowitz.
August anniversary was Cliff and Nell Shepherd, and September’s anniversaries are Mike and Dena Warneke and John and Gail Grey. August birthday is Mike Warneke and September birthday is A. Gene Hackemack.