At a recent meeting of Palmy Chapter No. 114, Order of the Eastern Star, Charity Masonic Lodge No. 530 presented the Chapter a token of thanks for sponsoring one of the holes at their recent Golf Outing. Lane Autry, Lodge secretary, presented the plaque to Beth Cooper, Worthy Matron.
With 120,000 Masons and 530 local Lodges, Ohio has one of the largest Masonic memberships of any state in the country. For further information visit www.freemason.com.
The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both men and women may belong. Worldwide, there are over 500,000 members. The organization was created in the United States in the early 19th century to allow women to join with their Masonic relatives in promoting the values and charitable purposes that are such an important part of the Masonic fraternity. While the Order of the Eastern Star has evolved over the centuries, it still remains rooted in its charitable endeavours and fraternal fellowship. For further information visit: www.ohioes.org.