Sydney District Grand Committee gives to CareFlight

Sunday, February 25 2018

The W.D.G. Matron of Sydney District Grand Committee Sis Janette Wilson & Sis Margaret Standaloft presents a charity cheque for $1000.00 to Careflight . The WDG Patron Bro Ian Dunkley  also contributed a cheque for $150.00.  The donations from the members, proceeds of a social BBQ, and funds from the D.G. Committee made up this sizeable donation for… Read More…

Goulburn Chapter Celebrates a Member’s Special Birthday

Sunday, February 25 2018

The meeting of Goulburn Chapter was held on Saturday 3rd February. It was a very happy meeting when we celebrated Sister Valmai Hunt’s 90th Birthday which was on 22 Jan 2018. You might say Valmai celebrated the 9th anniversary of her 10th birthday 🎂. A service was presented to Sister Hunt. It was obvious Sister… Read More…

Hervey Bay Chapter Celebrates

Saturday, January 13 2018

Sister Gloria Bonventi was initiated into the Order of the Eastern Star at Victory Chapter No. 411 on the 14th August 1947. She later affiliated with Coolangatta Chapter No. 63 on the 9th December 1957. On the 6th June 1959 Sister Bonventi became a foundation member of Harmony Chapter No. 154 and on the 27th… Read More…

Wollongong Chapter Christmas Meeting

Tuesday, December 19 2017

Wollongong Chapter was honoured by a visit from a Sister from England at their meeting held 16 December. Sister Linda Taylor from St Ebbalee Chapter, Newcastle Upon Tyne, was welcomed to the meeting. Also in attendance was Sister Janelle Love, Worthy Grand Matron, Sister Joy Swatridge, Worthy District Grand Matron and Brother Ken Auld, Worthy… Read More…

Carnation Applecross Installation

Tuesday, December 19 2017

Newly installed Worthy Matron Sister Joyce Leigh and Worthy Patron Brother William Cooper and Office- bearers of Carnation Applecross Chapter No 84 held on Wednesday 13 September 2017 in Perth Western Australia.

Wallsend Chapter Installation

Tuesday, December 19 2017

Wallsend Chapter Installation was held on Saturday 25th November when Sister Patricia Manefield & Bro Alan Paterson were installed as Worthy Matron & Worthy Patron. Grand Installing Officer Sister Pamela Fitzgerald was once again word perfect & capably assisted by Sister Narelle Owen Grand Chaplain, Sister Margaret Bryden Grand Marshal, Bro John Fitzgerald Grand Warder… Read More…

The UGCA donations from the National Disaster Fund

Sunday, November 26 2017

Recently the United Grand Chapter donated funds from the National Disaster Fund: $2,500 to Buy a Bale Campaign to assist farmers throughout Australia who are struggling because of continuing drought conditions. $5,000 to Uarbry Hall Association as a donation towards the building of a new Community Hall in Uarbry to assist the community of Uarbry… Read More…

Carnation-Applecross – Donation

Sunday, November 26 2017

Carnation Applecross Chapter No 84 and Sr Shirley Gallaway, Worthy Matron, (who took the photo) were delighted to donate $2,000 to the Esther Foundation here in Perth. The Esther Foundation is designed to encourage young women out of difficult circumstances and into community leadership by providing intensive support to help them overcome life controlling struggles… Read More…

Constellation Chapter Installation and Donation

Sunday, November 26 2017

Photos: Sue McIntosh and Ray McIntosh with the Assistant Grand Master Bill Driver and Mrs Driver and VWB Christian Tedjada presentation of the charity cheque to Mr Andrew Kelly from the Children’s Medical Research Institute Barbara Hartman doing a presentation on the Order Worthy Matron Sister Vicki Ann Green and WP Brother Norman Holden and… Read More…

3 generations – Bathurst Chapter

Sunday, November 26 2017

Grand Chapter of NSW & ACT recently witnessed the annual installation of WM Jacinta Knight and WP Eric Pattingale at Bathurst Chapter.  Of special note, was the attendance of three (3) generations from the same family, in the same Chapter ie. Grandmothers Catherine Durham, Marie Knight and Aunty Genine Knight Durham.