Lodi Chapter #150, Order of the Eastern Star, held a Masonic Family Ice Cream Social on August 14th. In lieu of the regular meeting, Worthy Matron Vera Nowlin opened the doors to all comers for a fun evening of dessert, humor, and information.
Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both women and men can belong. The core values include Friendship, Community Service, Diversity, and Charity. The guests for this special event, who ranged in age from 7 month old beauty Coraline to esteemed nonagenarian Mary Ellen Dunbar, Past Matron of Lodi Chapter, enjoyed ice cream sundaes, root beer floats, and cookies. Steve Fowler, Past Patron of Lodi Chapter, spoke about the many concordant organizations of Freemasonry, including the youth groups Job’s Daughters, Rainbow, and DeMolay. For more information regarding Lodi Chapter or to be directed to other groups within the Masonic Family, contact Membership Chair Jacquelyn Higgins (firstname.lastname@example.org).