Western Fraternal Life :: 2016

Category: Kitchen Talk

Recently, I have been on a quest to find low calorie desserts that I really want to eat. No rice cakes with a sprinkle of sugar for me! I decided to try out a couple to see which would follow my only two guidelines: needs to have chocolate (hello chocoholics!) and needs to be under 150 calories per serving.

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Category: Czech Connection

More than 1,000 people gathered in Bannister, MI for the 40th Annual Harvest Festival. Every year, the members of Michigan No. 225 help make this festival a success and add to its Czech flair.

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Zare Svobody No. 38 (Austin MN) raised money for Organ Donation Awareness Month in April using Community Matching Funds.

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Category: Czech Connection

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The Northeastern Wisconsin Czech and Kolache Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the area. The festival takes place every year on the first full weekend of August at Heritage Agricultural Farm and Pavilion, five miles South of Kewaunee.

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A benefit was held in memory of the late Robert (Bob) Connot of Winner No. 237 utilizing Community Matching Funds to help his family.

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Category: Fraternal

Western and its lodges provide scholarships to further education.

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Little Libraries

Sep 21, 2016

Category: Fraternal

Zare Svobody No. 38 members built and maintain little libraries in their communities of Grand Meadow and Wabasha, MN.

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Category: Fraternal

Back to School supply drives were organized by Western Fraternal Life lodges to help students.

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Summer Reading

Sep 07, 2016

Category: Fraternal

The Dvoracek Memorial Library in Wilber and the Struckman-Baatz Library in Western, NE were abuzz with bright, young faces this summer, in part because of the efforts of Saline Center No. 389's YELL! group engaging and volunteering.

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The American Legion Building in Morse Bluff, NE was in need of mortar repair on its brick walls. Plzen No. 9 members decided to apply for the Community Matching Funds program with Western Fraternal Life to help them with a garage and bake sale that raised funds for the repair.

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