Western Fraternal Life :: Cecho-Moravan No. 68

Cecho-Moravan No. 68

Brainard, NE

November 2018

Members met on November 6. We ate lunch with seniors, had a meeting, and played Bingo. New members were sent welcome letters with invitations to come to our meeting.

The National Convention will be held July 18–19, 2019 in Green Bay, WI.

We planned a Christmas party for December 4 at the Butler County Senior Services with a gift exchange.

Happy Birthday was sung to Ty Hecker.

Gourds were donated to the senior center.

August 2018

Members and guests met for a meal at the Butler County Senior Services on August 14. Bingo was played with seniors. Delmer and Cindy Wondercheck were guests. Happy Birthday was sung to Bea Alexander, Cally Schmidt, and Matthew and Caleb Schultz.

Items were donated to Genesis House and Blue Valley.

A get-well card was sent to a member.

Members met at the Butler County Senior Services October 2 and wore our Western shirts.

Monetary donations were made to the sheriff’s department for the K-9 unit, David City Volunteer Fire Department, and Butler County Senior Services.

We sent get-well cards to members and a congratulations card to Ashlyn McIntyre for winning 1st place in the Western Photo Contest.

Albin and Gladys Schultz celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. They treated the group to ice cream.
We gave can tabs to schools and made other monetary donations.

Members had a Thanksgiving meal at Butler County Senior Services on November 6.

August 2018

Members and guests met for a meal at the Butler County Senior Services on August 14. Bingo was played with seniors. Delmer and Cindy Wondercheck were guests.

We sang Happy Birthday to Bea Alexander, Cally Schmid, and Matthew and Caleb Schultz.

Items were donated to Genesis House and Blue Valley.

A get-well card was sent to a member.

Members Cally, Carly, and Caden Schmid check school supplies donated to
Blue Valley.

Members met September 4 at the Senior Center in David City. We sent a thank-you card to No. 76 for hosting the State Meeting.

 

Gladys Shultz had several funny stories to read.

Several members visited cemeteries on Labor Day.

July 2018

Members met July 3 at Butler County Senior Services for meeting and meal. Carly Schmid spoke about her trip to Washington D.C. with the Close-Up Program in June. Members and guests visited the museum in David City on July 3.

There is a State Meeting on August 25 in Milligan, NE.

Shirley Schultz, Dorothy Schultz, Jeffrey Rech, and Kennedy Hecker were recognized for July birthdays. Cake, strawberries, and ice cream were served.

Toiletry donations were made to Genesis House.

June 2018

Members met June 5 at the Butler County Senior Services. A meal was enjoyed and Bingo was played with seniors.

A memorial was held for member Mary Svoboda on May 9. Members from two other organizations attended and lunch was served following services. Monetary donations were made to organizations.

Happy Birthday was sung for Caden Schmid. A Think-of-You card was sent to a former member.

May 2018

Members met and enjoyed a meal on May 1 at Butler County Senior Center. We listened to a speaker from Bone Creek Museum and played Bingo with seniors after the meeting. Members brought cupcakes and ice cream for birthdays celebrated by David McIntyre, Steve Rech, and Nicole Chermab.

On April 22 we hosted the District 4 Meeting. We honored 50 and 75-year members.

 

Our next meeting is July 3.

April 2018

Members met on April 3. Cookies were donated to Meals on Wheels and also the coffee bar at the Senior Center.

We played Bingo with seniors. Members wore hats to the meeting. We had a show and tell with many interesting articles. Agent Delmer Wondercheck and his wife Cindy were guests. Delmer spoke at the meeting.

Members at meeting.
Members had a Valentine’s Day gift exchange.

A thank-you note was received from Midland Dancers and from Cheryl Kliment’s family. Our sympathies to the family of Cheryl “Billie” Kliment.

The NE District Meeting was April 22 where we honored 50 and 75-year members.

Our next meeting is June 1 at noon for Mother’s Day at Butler County Senior Services in David City.

March 2018

Members and guests enjoyed a meal and meeting at Butler County Senior Services on March 8. A birthday card was sent to Jenny Raskey for her 90th birthday.

Our sympathies go out to the family of Mary White. A monetary donation was sent in memorial.

A donation was made to Midland College Dancers. Cookies were collected for Meals on Wheels.
The District Meeting is April 22.

February 2018

Members and guests enjoyed a meal at the Butler Co. Senior Services on February 13. Members from No. 9 and 152 joined us for Bingo after the meal.

The District Meeting is noon on April 22 at the Butler Co. Senior Services in David City, NE.
We celebrated birthdays for Judith Hein-Cech and Aggie Svoboda.

Members at our Christmas party.

Members sent a sympathy card to Ruddy Svoboda, whose wife recently died and a get-well card was sent out as well.

We donated to a lodge member.

January 2018

Members met January 2 to play Bingo and enjoy a meal. A Thinking-of-You card was signed for a member.
We sang Happy Birthday to Albin and Gladys Shultz.

The District IV meeting is scheduled for April 22 at Butler County Senior Services in David City.

December 2017

Members met and had dinner on December 5 at Butler County Senior Center. We had a Christmas party and exchange of gifts in the afternoon. Donations were made to Butler County Senior Services.

November 2017

Members and guests enjoyed a meal and Bingo on November 7. Delmer and Cindy Wondercheck attended. We wished Dwayne Raskey a happy birthday.

Members and Heritage members toured the Clarkson Museum on October 10, followed by lunch at the Café in Clarkson.

A Christmas party was held December 5 at Butler County Senior Services in David City.

October 2017

Members met October 3. We played Bingo with the seniors.

Four members and one guest attended the State Meeting in Omaha. Albin and Gladys Shultz celebrated 63-years of marriage. Rudy and Mary Svoboda celebrated birthdays. The group was treated to ice cream bars.
A trip to visit Clarkson Museum was scheduled for October 10. Western members were told to wear their shirts.

September 2017

Members met on September 5 for a meal at Butler County Senior Services. Pie was served for Rosie Stranik’s birthday. Agent Delmer Wondercheck and his wife Cindy attended. Happy birthday to Cheryl Kliment as well.
Sympathies go to the family of Helen Jochim. A donation was made to the service.

August 2017

Members met with No. 9 and 152 at Butler County Senior Services. Agent Delmer Wondercheck discussed investing money with Western. Members Bea Alexander, Matthew Scholz, Caleb Scholz, and Nolan Schultz celebrated birthdays.

July 2017

Members enjoyed a meal at Butler Co. Senior Services in David City on July 3. Ice cream and cake were served to the card players and staff. Cake was brought to shut-in members as well.

A donation was made to the fire department.

June 2017

On June 6, we celebrated Father’s Day with a noon meal at Butler County Senior Services. Guests Delmer and Cindy Wondercheck spoke about computer scams.

Members donated soup labels and box tops to Bellwood School.

We recognized Caden Schmid’s birthday and sent a Thinking-of-You card to a member.

May 2017

Members met May 2 at Butler County Senior Services in David City. We ate lunch and played Bingo with the seniors.

A sympathy card was sent to Joann Vilda for the death of her son and husband. A get-well card was sent to a member.

In honor of Mother’s Day, Gillie Racek read the poem Real Mothers.

Long-time member Cheryl Kliment moved to North Carolina with her son. We wish her the best.
Youngsters and members did an Easter egg hunt.

Happy Birthday was sung to Steve Rech, David McIntyre, and Nicole Schultz Chermek.

April 2017

Members met on April 4 with Agent Delmer Wondercheck and wife Cindy.

Easter cards were sent to members who cannot attend meetings. Join Hands Day was discussed and will take place in May.

An invitation to the District 4 Meeting was received for May 7.

Happy Birthday was sung to Darlene Rech and Delmer Wondercheck.

February 2017

Members met on February 7 with special guests agent Delmer Wondercheck and his wife Cindy.
Members enjoyed playing Bingo with the seniors.

Aggie Svoboda and Judie Hein-Cech celebrated birthdays.

Our sympathies to the family of Albin and Gladys Shultz.

Donations were made to the Brainard Bloodmobile that Darlene Rech helped with. Basketball tickets were donated to youth. Cookies were donated to Meals on Wheels.

Upcoming meetings are at noon on April 4, May 2, and June 6 at the Butler County Senior Services.

January 2017

Members met on January 3 at the Butler County Senior Services for a meal and Bingo with the seniors.

Gloves, hats, socks, and sweaters will be donated to the mission in Omaha. A Wurlitzer organ was donated to the mission in Lincoln.

Happy Birthday was sung to Albin and Gladys Shultz.

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