Eastern Star visits Magdalena
Members of the Order of the Eastern Star from around the state will join Magdalena Chapter No. 9 of Socorro when the Worthy Grand Matron, Pamela Jones of Alamogordo, and Worthy Grand Patron, Wayne Walker of Las Cruces, of the Grand Chapter of New Mexico make their official visit to the local chapter on Saturday, May 1.
Among the distinguished guests will be several General Grand chapter committee members, along with past Grand Matrons, Grand Patrons Grand Officers, Grand Representatives and members of the Grand Family.
Local candidate, Raymond Vandervoort, of Socorro, will be initiated into the Order of the Eastern Star in the afternoon.
A reception following the meeting will be held for Garland Tilley, of Los Lunas, who is the newly elected Grand Sentinel.
Iva Greiner, Worthy Matron of Magdalena Chapter No. 9, has announced that lunch will be served at Sofia’s Kitchen at noon, prior to the meeting. Contact Greiner for meal reservations at 575-835-2836.
The official meeting will begin at 2 p.m. All Eastern Star members are invited to attend.