August 2017 Article

Cibolo Lodge held its Memorial meeting on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Christ the King Lutheran Church.

New junior members voted in are Natalie Diane Faulkne, Starla Diane Bilbrey, Lucy Grace Berkebile, Samuel Paul Berkebile, Presley Hope Staley, Kailynn Thi Nguyen, Richar Hoang Nguyen, and Kayla Thi Nguyen.

Our Christmas Meeting/Party will be held at Bexar Social Hall on December 9th. The menu will be decided at the next regular meeting.

The lodge voted to donate $100 to the Retirement Home Christmas Fund.

We are hosting a rummage Sale is September 16th at Christ the King Lutheran Church for the Clemens 4-H. Make a Difference Day is October 27 at Autumn Winds Nursing Home and we are collecting personal care items, no candles please so if you care to donate please contact an officer.

Cibolo Lodge is sponsoring a Painted Church Tour that will be held Saturday, October 21 we will take a charter bus that seats 24, stop at Buc-ee’s for snacks and leg stretch then go to the Chamber of Commerce to pick up our Docent Sharon and start the tour. We propose to see two churches in the morning, then lunch on your own at Oakridge Smokehouse then the last two churches and back in Universal City by 5. The cost is $20 for members and $80 for non members.

Meal for next meeting is rotisserie chicken.

In attendance there were 12 adults, 4 juniors and 3 guests.
Attendance award winners are Alvin Schulz and Dena Warneke. Junior winner was Maezey Bierstedt. Special drawing was for those in attendance # 14 Cory Rakowitz. His prize was $58.
Side dish winner was carrots by Dena Warneke, the dessert winner was cinnamon rolls by Sherry Rakowitz.

August birthday is Michael Campos. Anniversary is Cliff and Nell Shepherd.

September guest speaker is Guadalupe County Commissioner Jim Wolverton.

October guest speaker is Hans Boas, professor for Germanic Linguistics in the Department of Germanic Studies and the Department of Linguistics at the University of at Austin is scheduled to speak at our October 5, 2017 meeting. Everyone is invited to come and listen and ask questions especially those of you that speak native German or know of anyone that still does. Hans is documenting and recording native German so the language is not lost. Our meeting starts at 7 pm at its held in the classroom of Christ the King Lutheran Church, located at 1129 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City 78148, across from the Whataburger. I will make sure to remind everyone to save the day and have posted the event on the Cibolo Lodge Facebook page.

Tracy Campos
Recording Secretary