Western Fraternal Life :: Dennice No. 14

Dennice No. 14

Ord, NE

December 2018

Members met December 9 at Ord Veterans Club.

Eric Spilinek celebrated a November birthday and Jazmyne Marlin celebrated a December birthday. Birthday treats were handed out.

The volunteer hour’s sheet was passed around. A thank-you note was read from the Heartland Youth Ranch Ministry for the monetary donation.

An election of officers was held with the following results: President Ernest Maly, Vice President Eric Spilinek, Secretary/Treasurer Terry Spilinek, Correspondent Diane Spilinek, and Trustees Simon Walkowiak, Jazmyne Marlin, and Linda Maresh.

Signed Christmas cards and mints were prepared for the Christmas trays at Grandview and Valleyview assisted living residents.

Fruit was purchased and taken to a local daycare after the meeting.

Our next meeting is March 10 at Ord Veterans Club.

November 2018

Members met October 21 at Ord Veterans Club. Members gathered with member Minnie Maly as she celebrated her 102nd birthday at Valleyview Senior Village.

A card and memorial was sent to the family of Mildred Maley.

Monetary donations were made to the Ord Food Pantry, Ord Senior Center, and the Heartland Youth Ranch.
Non-perishable food was brought to the meeting and delivered to the Ord Food Panty.

Trick-or-treat candy was taken to the Ord St. Mary’s School students to hand out after the Halloween parade in Ord. We also assisted a business in handing out candy, along with taking trick-or-treat bags to the Valleyview and Grandview Independent and Assisted Living Center residents.

A moment of silence was held in remembrance of Veteran’s Day and Mildred Maley. A thank-you note was read from the Ord St. Mary’s School students for the school supplies that we took them.

Members purchased a turkey for St. John’s Lutheran Church to help with the meal they prepared and served.

October 2018

Members met October 21 at Ord's Veterans Club.

A thank-you note was read from the family of Emanuel Sedlacek for the memorial.

Candy was purchased to help a local business provide for trick-or-treaters. Candy was also taken to Grandview Independent and Assisted Living Center residents, Valleyview Senior Village residents, and an area school.
Back-to-school bags were packed with school supplies to be delivered to students at an area school.

Delivering back-to-school bags to the Ord St. Mary’s School students.

Non-perishable goods will be brought to the November meeting to be taken to the Ord Food Pantry.
Jerome and Garnett Walkowiak celebrated October birthdays and handed out treats.

September 2018

Members met September 9 at Ord Veterans Club. Our next meeting will be held December 9 at Ord Veterans Club.

A moment of silence was observed in memory of our departed brother, Emanuel Sedlacek. A card and memorial were sent to the family.

Due to conflicts, we decided to hold our October meeting on the 21st, the third Sunday in October.

We had 108 registrations at our bicycle/tricycle giveaway at North Loup Popcorn Days. The bicycle was won by Abby Hickenbottom of Ansley, NE and the tricycle was won by Collin Jensen of North Loup, NE.

A thank-you note was read from Abby Hickenbottom.
Back to school bags were assembled and delivered to an area school after the October meeting. We purchased candy and helped an area business hand out trick-or-treat candy after the Halloween parade in Ord.

August 2018

Members met on July 1 at the Ords Veterans Club. We plan to promote Western in a local parade and pass out candy to the youth.

An invitation was read from No. 76 Milligan to attend the State Meeting on August 25.

The Board of Trustees audited the books after the meeting and found everything to be in order.

We had a meeting on August 5 at the Ord Veterans Club. Some members promoted Western in the Grover Cleveland Alexander Days parade in St. Paul on July 7.

Iron has been delivered to a local business for recycling.

Our bike giveaway was held at Popcorn Days in North Loup on August 25.

Diane, Justin, and Shari Spilinek celebrated birthdays at the August meeting and provided treats.

Our next meeting is November 11 at the Ord Veterans Club.

June 2018

Members met June 10 at Ord Veteran’s Club. We purchased school supplies and assembled back-to-school bags for an area school.

Members planned to promote Western in the Grover Cleveland Alexander Days parade on July 7 in St. Paul. We discussed if enough members were able to participate on the day of the parade.

Due to conflicts, members voted to move the July meeting to July 1, the first Sunday in July.

We had our bike giveaway during North Loup Popcorn Days on August 25. Youth registered throughout the afternoon with the prizes awarded at the end of the evening.

Simon Walkowiak celebrated a May birthday and Ernest Maly celebrated a June birthday; each handed out treats.
Next meeting will be October 14 at the Ord Veteran’s Club.

June 2018

Members met June 10 at Ord Veteran’s Club.

We will be promoting Western in a local celebration in the near future. Members were thanked for participating in another successful Join Hands Day.

School supplies will be purchased to assemble back-to-school bags that will be donated to students at an area school.

The July meeting was changed to July 1 due to member conflicts on the regular meeting date. Simon Walkowiak celebrated a May birthday and Ernest Maly celebrated a June birthday, treats were passed out to members in attendance.

Our next meeting will be held on September 9 at the Ord Veteran’s Club.

April 2018

Members met April 8 at Ord Veteran’s Club. The volunteer hour’s sheet was passed around. Correspondence from the Home Office was read.

An invitation to join Grandview Independent and Assisted Living Center for their volunteer appreciation supper on April 16 was extended.

Members were updated with the specifics on our Join Hands Day activity, which was held on May 1.

The May meeting was changed to the first Sunday in May due to Mother’s Day falling on the regular meeting day.
Items have been recycled since the March meeting.

The next meeting is July 9 at Ord Veteran’s Club.

March 2018

Members met March 11 at Ord Veteran’s Club. A moment of silence was observed for Wilma Maresh and a card and memorial was sent to the family.

Our next meeting is June 10 at Ord Veteran’s Club.

The volunteer hour’s sheet was passed around. Correspondence from the Home Office was read. A thank-you note was read from the family of Wilma Maresh.

Members reported that they had recycled newspapers.

An invitation was read to the District 6 Meeting that was hosted by Cech No. 152 in Farwell on March 25. Slavin No. 112 invited us to attend a community card party on April 22nd at National Hall.

Easter eggs were filled with candy for the children at Linda’s Daycare in Ord.

February 2018

Members met February 11 at Ord Veteran’s Club. A moment of silence was observed for Matilda Polak with card and memorial sent to the family. Valentines with candy were signed and delivered to Valleyview Living Center residents.

Projects and Join Hands Day were discussed. Members reported that they recycled newspapers. We did an Easter project for a local daycare at our March meeting.
Our next meeting is May 6 at Ord Veteran’s Club.

January 2018

Members met January 14 and March 11 at the Ord Veteran’s Club.

The volunteer sheet was passed around.

An election of officers was held with officers retaining their positions for 2018 as follows: President Ernest Maly, Vice President Eric Spilinek, Secretary/Treasurer Terry Spilinek, and Correspondent Diane Spilinek.

We will continue to meet at 11:30 on the second Sunday of the month at the Ord Vet’s Club.

Members reported that newspapers had been recycled. We will be collecting used prescription bottles and card fronts for the 2018 year.

Members did a Valentine’s Day project for residents at an area assisted living home.

The Board of Trustees audited the books after the meeting and everything was found to be in order.

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