Monday, March 3, 2014
BOONE MOOSE LODGE #1805
MAR. 2014 NEWS LETTER
SIGN 2 AND GET YOUR DUES PAID. This is an ongoing program. Sponsor and enroll 2 new members and your next year’s dues will be paid.
This is a great opportunity not only for you, but an opportunity to help build your lodge and chapter; this applies to Lodge, Chapter and Moose Legion.
KITCHEN: The kitchen will be closed for the next three weeks to reorganize and update the operation process.
GENERAL MEETINGS: General Membership Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. These meetings are held for you, this is your lodge. Your comments and feedback are greatly appreciated. Any member attending the meeting will be given a free drink chip.
MOOSE RIDERS: Moose Riders meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM. All Moose Riders are asked to please attend.
ENTERTAINMENT: Please see the calendar on the lodge website for a listing of events.
ST. PATRICKS DANCE: We will be having a St Patrick’s dance on Saturday, March 15th from 8:00 til 12:00. The band will be the King Bees. Admission is $10 per person. Come and enjoy a fun filled evening.
MOOSE LEGION: Our Moose Legion Activity Committee meets the 3rd Thursday of each month. Our next meeting will be Thursday, MARCH 20TH at 6:30 PM. We will be finalizing plans for the Moose Legion Celebration to be held at the Boone Moose Lodge April 12th & 13th. All Moose Legionaires are invited to attend.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS: The nominating committee has met and the ballot is set for the election of officers for the coming year. The list of candidates is as follows: Governor: Bruce Canton & Tom Ventrone, Jr. Governor: David Lund, Treasurer: Jason Truax, Prelate: Ben York, 1 Year Trustee: Clinton Triplett, 3 Year Trustee: Angus Laemond & Pat McConkey. The election will be held on Tuesday, April 1st from 3 PM to 6:30 PM. Results will be announced immediately following at the general meeting.
ADMINISTRATOR: Mark Patterson has been serving as interim Administrator for the past 6 months. In accordance with the General Laws of the Order, for Mark to continue in that position, it must be approved by the membership. That vote will be taken at the general meeting on April 1, 2014.
E-MAIL ADDRESSES: To help reduce mailing costs, we are asking that anyone wishing to receive the newsletter via e-mail to provide us with your e-mail address. If you have not already done so, please leave your information with the bartender or one of the officers. Thank you!
ELECTIONS! ELEECTIONS! ELECTIONS! Who will be our next Board of Officers for 2014/2015! The time is NOW and it is up to you by nominating
and voting for those that you want to represent your Chapter. Please nominate & vote for the following positions: Senior Regent, Junior Regent,
Secretary, Recorder and Chaplain. Ladies we could use some new faces on the Board, so please feel free to nominate yourself or someone who
hasn’t held a position. Please keep in mind that if you accept a position and though we are all volunteers, please take it seriously. The slate of
nominations will be announced at the first meeting on March 5th, voting will take place at the second meeting, March 19th.
JOINT BOARD OF OFFICERS MEETING! Meeting night for the joint Board of Officers is the 2nd Monday (March 10th) of each month beginning @
PUZZLE TIME: Yes, we are back with another puzzle, there are 4 pieces missing & it is your goal to find those pieces. Each puzzle piece purchased will be a donation of only $1.00, but please keep in mind you may purchase as many pieces of the puzzle as you wish until they are all sold. The first puzzle piece found will win you 2 beer or drink chips, the second chip found will win you two WOTM Dinner vouchers, the third piece will win you a bottle of your choice Bourbon/or Vodka of $15.00 value and the fourth piece found you will win $30.00 cash.
BARTENDERS: Just a reminder, please keep in mind that our bartender(s) do work for the members but they are to be respected Our
bartenders work hard and need to be tipped accordingly – please remember to tip them and let them know what a GREAT job they are doing.
DON’T FORGET - NEVER PAY DUES AGAIN! APPLICATION FEE WAIVED ALL YEAR LONG!
That’s right to celebrate Moose International Anniversaries the application fee is waived from now through April 30, 2014, so call all your friends that have been thinking about joining and sign them up soon. All it will cost is $30.00 for Women. Never Pay Dues Again, just get 2 new members or 2 members that have dropped to reenroll and your membership for the year is free. Get 2 more members next year and Moose will pay your dues again. And so on and so on, you never have to pay your dues again.
KITCHEN: Like to take this opportunity to THANK all of the many volunteers, men and women that helped with the Kitchen clean-up & a HUGE THANK YOU! to Jason for painting the floor. Now that the kitchen has been cleaned, let’s work together to keep it that way. The WOTM in the future will start preparing monthly meals.
PICNIC BASKET: Please take a chance on winning a “PICNIC BASKET” for two. Cathy York will be attending the International Convention in Las Vegas this June in order to receive her Cap and Gown for the College Of Regents. The cost of the cap and gown is about $200.00, therefore, Cathy has put together a really nice picnic basket, which contains a setting for two, with a pair of wine glasses, a nice bottle of wine, a $25.00 gift card to the Red Onion and a $25.00 gift card to KFC. Make a donation of $2.00 for one ticket or $5.00 for six tickets, the basket will be given away on March 31 & you do not need to be present to win.
BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS: Happy Birthday to ALL of the Brothers and Co-Workers celebrating a birthday in the month of March.
SICKNESS AND DISTRESS:
Fraternally Submitted your Board of Officers
Newsletter Editors: Tom & Karen Ventrone