Order of the Eastern Star Gulf Beach 241

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IN THE BEGINNING..........
 
On January 19, 1951 Gulf Beach Chapter was instuted at the American Legion Hall on Gulf Blvd.
 
Paraphenalia was donated as follows:
 
Adah Chapter presented a check with which to purchase a sword and veil.
 
Pinellas Park, U.D., presented a registration book.
 
The Bible was presented by Brother Gene Nigels, P.G.D.D.M.
 
The Grand and P.G. Officers filling the Instituting Stations presented the respective badges of the office they filled.
 
The ballot bax was made and presented by Brother and Sister Rudman.
 
Brother Ballard made the pedestals with Viola Lancaster providing the materials.
 
Sister Lancaster presented the crown and scepter.
 
Sister Esther Bush presented the Marshal's baton.
 
Sister Lennis Marshal, G.R. of S.C. in FL. donated the Electa cup.
 
The meeting date was announced as the 1st and 3rd Monday nights at 7:30 pm in the Church by the Sea.
 
THE CONSTITUTING..........
 
On April 28, 1951, Gulf Beach Chapter #241 was consituted in the Bethlehem Chapter Room. 
 
Presiding were Sister Emma Saunder, W.G.M. and Brother Alter Horne, W.G.P.
 
Members of Gulf Beach formed a semi-circle outside the Labrynth and the Charter was read. 
 The A.G.M. Sister Emily Jefferies, bearing emblematic flowers and the Grand Secretary, Sister Mildred Bean, bearing the Charter with the W.G.M. approached the Altar where the Constituting Ceremony was read.  All joined hands and the Chapter was then proclaimed duly Constitued.
 
 
 
 

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OFFICERS
Selected under Dispensation
January 19, 1951
 
Worthy Matron                                           Dr. Viola Lancaster
Worthy Patron                                            John Mundell
Associate Matron                                        Natalie Soehl
Associate Patron                                         Harold J. Soehl
Secretary                                                   Viola Garrett
Treasurer                                                   Marcella Davis
Conductress                                               Mildred Lockwood
Associate Conductress                                Jean W. Palmer
Chaplain                                                    Anna Canatselos
Marshall                                                    Georgia Sterling
Organist                                                     Louis Miller
Adah                                                        Wilma AnnBlaich
Ruth                                                         Kathryn Lonsdale
Esther                                                       Irene Parker
Martha                                                     Alice Ballard
Electa                                                      Ann Siefferman
Warder                                                    Amy Lockwood
Sentinel                                                   Walter Ballard

Gulf Beach 241   Gulf Beach Lodge  14020 Marguerite Drive  Madera Beach, FL   33708

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