Western Fraternal Life :: Adams No. 193

Adams No. 193

Adams, WI

December 2018

Our December 1 Christmas gathering was held at Grace’s Restaurant in Wisconsin Rapids. Everyone had a delicious meal. The business meeting was held after and brought to order by President Fred Murray. The election of officers was held.

Thank-you notes were received from the Family Center and Adams Co. Angel Tree programs.

Box tops, Campbell labels, and milk covers were delivered to a local grade school. Food pantry items were delivered to the Adams Co. Food Pantry. Members worked and donated food to the Adams Co. American Red Cross blood drive.
The next meeting is at 1 p.m. on February 10 at Big Flats Town Hall.

October 2018

Members had a business meeting on September 9 at Big Flats Town Hall.

We walked the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk on September 22 and did a 1 mile road clean-up on September 30. Members visited with No. 361 on September 30 and received bags of playing and greeting cards, pencils, crayons, puzzle books, box tops, and milk tops from them to go to the local schools and veteran homes.
Donations were made to the Family Center in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

A thank-you note was received from A-F Red Cross blood drive for donations in August.

Members met October 14 at Big Flats Town Hall. We worked alongside Joseph White American Legion Post #442 for a spaghetti supper and bake sale on October 13. On October 12, we worked with church members and held a pancake supper and bake sale. Members worked and donated for the October 15 A-F Red Cross blood drive.

Food pantry items were delivered and donated to the A-F Food Pantry on October 17, weighing 74 pounds.

Thanks to Fred and Marlene Murray for attending and representing our lodge at the State Meeting.

Donations were made to Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk, and the Angel Tree Program Adams Co.
A thank-you note was received from the Family Center for donations given in September.

Members met November 4 at Big Flats Town Hall. Our Christmas event was held on December 1 at Grace's in Wisconsin Rapids. Nominations were held for all offices and elections were planned as well.

Members worked with church members (United Church of Christ) to have a four-day rummage sale on October 31 through November 3.

Donations were made to the Salvation Army.

Our next meeting is at 1 p.m. on January 13 at the Big Flats Town Hall. Potluck meal and food pantry donations accepted.

Thank-you notes were received from Alzheimer’s Association for donation toward the Memory Walk in September.

August 2018

Members met July 8 and August 12. We collected school supplies and donated to Stuff the Bus in Adams County. Food pantry items were delivered totaling 17 pounds. A donation was made to A-F Red Cross blood drive.

Registration was sent in for delegates attending the lodge state convention and reports will be available at the September meeting.

Next meeting is at 1 p.m. on October 14 at Big Flats Town Hall.

June 2018

Members met June 10. Food pantry and Box Tops for Education were brought in to deliver. State Meeting information was received from No. 196, Black River Falls.

Members joined with church members and did a mile of trash clean-up on May 20.

Some worked the Red Cross blood drive on June 18. Donations were received to feed the blood donors.

Members planted flowers at the local church flower bed. They will tend to them throughout the growing season.

Otto Pavelec celebrated his 90th birthday and received his past president pin.

Our next meeting is August 12.

May 2018

Members met April 8 at Big Flats Town Hall. We traveled to Tomah, WI, and delivered cards, homemade cribbage boards, caps, pens, pencils, and puzzle books to the veteran’s home.

Several volunteered their time and donated baked goods with the local church for a pancake supper and bake sale.

A monetary donation was made to A-F High School Scholarship Fund.

Members attended the District 5 Meeting in Black River Falls on April 29.

We had a meeting on May 6 at Big Flats Town Hall. Members worked with a local organization called Faith in Action to set up and hold a two-day garage sale.

Our special event for the day was celebrating past President Otto Pavelec’s 90th birthday. Cake and ice cream were served with a presentation of a past president’s pin.

Our next meeting is July 8 at the Big Flats Town Hall.

February 2018

Members met on February 11. Our annual scholarship fund prize monies were sent to our District 2 officer, to be donated to the State Scholarship Fund. Members worked the local blood drive and donated food for the event.

Members have been helping out the local church pinning, sewing, and tying quilts for World Relief efforts. Valentine cards were exchanged.

Letters and pins were sent to our 75 and 50-year members.

Items were received from members of No. 361, to be delivered to the veteran’s home at Tomah, WI.

Members met March 11. Food pantry items were brought in and delivered to the local food pantry. Box Tops, Campbell’s labels, and milk covers were delivered to the A-F Elementary School.

Members worked a local quilt show and helped serve lunch on March 10. Members worked with the local church group donating food and serving food at a Lenten soup supper.

Otto Pavelic’s 90th birthday is in May.

January 2018

Congratulations to our 75-year members Helen Prasil and Evelyn Voboril, and 50-year member Gary Pavelec.

Members met January 14. Food pantry items were delivered to our local food pantry and can tabs were delivered to the Ronald McDonald House in Marshfield.

Special thanks to Otto Pavelec for his many years of serving as President of our lodge.

The next meeting is March 11 at Big Flats Town Hall at 1 p.m. A potluck will predede meeting, and food pantry items will be collected. There will be a St. Patrick's Day card to exchange.

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