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A reception honoring Eastern Star members with many years of membership will be held on Sunday, June 9 from 2-4 p.m. at the Masonic Temple in Louisiana.
Kathy Waite, Worthy Matron of Nightingale Chapter No. 117, will present pins for 65 years of membership to Eileen Waite and Esther Griffith of Louisiana.
Sixty-year pins will go to Bonnie Mendosa, Dorothy Kuntz and Margaret Hollocher, of Eolia, Milton Duvall, of Clarksville, and Terrace Boudinier, of Bowling Green.
The Grand Chapter of Missouri will present a 50-year pin to Betty Martin, also of Eolia, and 35-year pins will go to Steve Waite, of Louisiana, and Charles and Pam Murr, of Tennessee.
Thelma Woods, of Silex, will be honored for 80 years as an Eastern Star member. She received a 75-year pin in 2008 from the Silex Chapter.
Relatives, neighbors and friends of the honorees are invited to join them for this special event.
The reception will be held in the dining room of the temple as many are unable to use the stairs to the third floor chapter room. Cake and punch will be served by members of Nightingale Chapter.