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Fraternal Calling Cards — professionally printed.
Profits from this project to be split between Palestine Chapter and the Grand Chapter Benevolences.

Donations from this project given to our Grand Chapter benevolences:
2010–2017 (total includes my Grand Ruth project): $2,500+.

THANK YOU to all those who have ordered calling cards and have participated in my Benevolence Project!

Photography website:
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Order form is on contect page.

Massachusetts OES Mugs
A great gift for your counterparts from other jurisdictions.


Newton Assembly #60, IORG, invites all members of of the OES to attend their monthly meetings: SECOND FRIDAY & FOURTH SATURDAY

For more information contact:
Jenn-Ann Caruso, PWA
Mother Advisor

Girls ages 11-20 and Parents


Greater Boston Chapter DeMolay & Manor of Squires
Invites all members of Palestine Chapter to attend their monthly meetings: FIRST FRIDAY and THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH at 7:30 pm
Squires meet on the THIRD SATURDAY at 5:00 pm







Sisters and Brothers,
You are cordially invited to attend the 1103rd Stated Meeting of
Palestine Chapter No. 114, O.E.S. to be held at the Masonic Hall,
460 Newtonville Avenue, Newtonville, MA

Tuesday, October 2. 2018

(Please note change of time)
Early Meeting: 5:00 pm
Dinner: 6:15 pm
Official Visitation: 7:30 pm

Officer’s Attire:
Sisters: may wear colored gowns at the Early Meeting and white gowns at 7:30 pm; Brothers: tuxedo with black accessories

Rehearsal: Sunday, September 30th at 2:00 pm
A MUST for ALL Officers to rehearse for Initiation and Visitation.
If you are unable to attend please contact the Worthy Matron.

Business Meeting
To receive petitions, hear reports of committees and transact any business which may legally come before this Chapter.

By vote of the Chapter: Nomination and Election of a Conductress

Congratulations go out to Sister Eda E. Stockson, PM on 50 years of membership.

The Officers and Members of Palestine Chapter No. 114, OES
extend fraternal greetings and cordially invite you to be present at
Sister Paula A. Burge, Worthy Grand Matron
assisted by Sister Maureen G. Holmgren, Grand Marshal

Visitation Tea – 1:00 pm: All are invited to the tea in honor of our visiting Officers. Please make reservations by September 28th with Debra Gowins, PM, WM at 617-216-1349 or

Visitation Dinner – 6:15pm – $15.00pp
Reservations must be made by September 28th with Debra Gowins, PM, WM at 617-216-1349 or All reservations MUST be honored.


Happy Birthday wishes go out to all those Sisters and Brothers celebrating their birthday in October.

2018 Blue Book Amendments are available at $5.00 each.
Make check payable to Palestine Chapter No. 114 OES Please place in an envelope and indicate what you are ordering. Either send or give to the secretary at the meeting.

Please continue to Support our Veterans Service Project.
Sister Lil will be at the early meeting, Please bring any of the following items to the meeting (must be new and unopened): Model kits that snap together; art supplies (pencils, pastels, charcoals – nothing that is messy) pens and pencils, small pads of paper, Toiletries for women, small hair brushes, Hair accessories for women ( scrunches, etc.) Travel size feminine products. Place your items in the donation box at the hall; indicate “from Palestine Chapter”

Let’s plan to support Stephen E. Donahue, WGP at one of the following Visitations:
Monday, October 1 – 7:30 pm at Hope Chapter No. 41
Wednesday, October 10 – 7:30 pm at JW Hannum, No. 150
Friday, October 12 – 7:30 pm at Melrose Chapter No. 14
Tuesday, October 16 – 7:30 pm at Wisdom Chapter No. 130
Tuesday, October 23 – 7:30 pm at Masona Chapter No. 134
Wednesday, November 7 – 7:30 pm at Sandwich Chapter No. 221

From the East:
We would love to see you at our Official Visitation and please let the Worthy Matron or Worthy Patron know if you have any concerns or celebrations.
Deb and Nick

From the Secretary:

Enclosed with your notice you will find a letter from our WGM and the OES stamps. The money raised from this project goes to support the Grand Chapter benevolences, please give generously. Also enclosed is the annual list of our Past Matrons and Past Patrons and your 2019 dues bill. An envlope has been included for your dues payment and donation for the OES stamps.

To those who have not yet paid their 2018 dues your prompt remittance would be most appreciated.