Octoberfest

Octoberfest

Mar 23, 2016

1octover.jpg
  Members and guests dance to music.
octover.jpg
Members and guests watch the Huskers game.
12octover.jpg
 Delicious brats were grilled up fresh.

Football, music, food, and good company were the ingredients of a fun day in Lynch, NE. In October, members of Lipany No. 56 hosted their second annual Octoberfest event. They invited all District 5 members, friends, and family via mailed invitations and word-of-mouth. Approximately 30 people turned out for the occasion.

The idea for Octoberfest came from a desire to try something new that could be enjoyed with neighboring lodges. No. 56 members arranged to have the event in a local building, and provided all of the supplies. A grill was brought in to cook the brats, and various members brought side dishes and drinks to share. The lodge purchased beer for the guests. It is a straight-forward, low maintenance event that allows everyone to have a great time.

Guests enjoyed watching the Nebraska Husker football game, and then danced to music provided. Many guests visited with each other, and some new, young people decided to join in when they heard about the event.

Lipany No. 56 is likely to have the event again in the fall because it was such a success and so enjoyable. District 5 can expect to hear more about it as the date is settled.



Tags:
Category: Fraternal

Cindy Motsinger

Communications Coordinator


Related News

For the Birds

The members of Kosobud No. 106, of Lankin, ND, decided to help their feathered friends and make it easier to watch them in their…

Family Fun Night

A good time for grandparents, parents, and children may seem like a hard event to plan, but the YELL! members of Saline Center…

Iowa Fraternalist of the Year

Darcy Hilton, of Western Fraternal Life's Lodge Cedar No. 7 in Cedar Rapids, IA, was awarded the Iowa Fraternalist of the Year.

Call 877-935-2467 to speak with a Western Fraternal Life Representative.