Installation of new 2021-22 officers and chairmen for Montpelier Chapter 270, Women of the Moose, was held Thursday, April 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the lodge east meeting room.
Pictured with the new officers and chairman are the installing officers, from left to right, seated—Joyce Schelling, Higher Degree chairman; Patty Piorkowski, Guide; Kara Custar, Treasurer; and Karen Chandler, Senior Regent; back row, standing—Lee Hart, Installing Chairman; Rey McKinney, Installing Regent; Melinda Evers, Installing Chaplain; and Patti Wilcox, Installing Guide.
Jewel Head, secretary-elect, and Mary Mercer, appointed chairman, were unable to attend and will be installed at a later date.
Special recognition was given Melinda Evers, new past regent, for her outstanding service and devotion during the past year as senior regent pro-tem. She highlighted the past year with all the effects of the pandemic and thanked everyone for their support to the chapter and lodge.
The new officers and chairmen will assume their new duties as of May 1st. Incoming Senior Regent Karen gave remarks and encouraged support and participation for a successful year.
Monthly chapter meetings will be held on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with all chapter members encouraged to attend. Officers’ meetings are planned on the first Thursday of each month.
The local chapter makes regular donations via committees to special projects at Mooseheart “The Child City”, near Chicago, IL, and Moosehaven senior retirement community, near Jacksonville, FL, through Moose Charities, Mooseheart Endowment Fund, and various local community service projects. This year’s theme is “Moose Stronger Together”.
During the Moose International Conference in Cincinnati, OH scheduled June 30-July 4, Kara Custar and Bonnie Gonzales are eligible to receive their College of Regents Degrees. Congratulations and best wishes to the new officers and chairmen.