Western Fraternal Life :: Cecho-Moravan No. 68

Cecho-Moravan No. 68

Brainard, NE

April 2019

Members and guests enjoyed a meal and played Bingo with seniors at the Senior Center on April 2. We had a meeting as well.

Members sang Happy Birthday to Darlene Rech. Darlene treated the group to cake and ice cream.

An Easter gift exchange was enjoyed by our lodge and No. 9 members.

Our sympathies go the family of Albin Schultz.

Donations were made to flood victims in Butler County.

We signed a birthday and get-well card for a member and guest.

March 2019

Members and a guest played Bingo with seniors on March 5. Homemade candy was delivered to some residents at David’s Place. The president and vice president treated the group to ice cream bars.

Happy birthday to Jenny Raskey and Carly Schmid. Members wore green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
A donation was made to Kids Against Hunger.

A get-well card was sent to a member in the hospital and a thinking-of-you card was sent to a friend with health problems.

February 2019

Members met February 5 at Butler County Senior Services. Valentine treats were made for nursing home residents and two meals were delivered to shut-ins. Cookies were donated to the coffee box at the senior center and to Meals on Wheels.

We enjoyed cake and ice cream, a valentine gift exchange, and Bingo with the seniors.

Two members of No. 9 were our guests.

Happy belated birthday to Albin and Gladys Schultz. Happy February birthday to Judie Cech and Aggie Svoboda who turned 98.

We made a monetary donation to Meals on Wheels.

January 2019

Members met January 8 at Butler County Senior Services. Members and guests enjoyed a meal.

A thank-you note was received from Butler County Sheriff’s Canine Program for the donation. Cookie plates were donated to local veterans as gifts. Toiletries were donated to the veteran’s hospital in Omaha.

Our guest was agent Rob Firchow. He joined the group for lunch and spoke about annuities and other products offered.

Happy birthday to Albin and Gladys Shultz.

Bingo was played with seniors.

December 2018

Members had a meeting on December 11 at Butler County Senior Services. A Christmas party followed. We talked about past Christmases. Agent Rob Firchow talked about annuities.

Doris Schultz had a birthday. She treated us to ice cream bars. We all brought snacks. Laura Smith also celebrated a birthday.

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.

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