The Sugar Land Chapter No. 1107, Order of the Eastern Star held its Installation of Officers at the Sugar Land Masonic Lodge. The beautiful ritualistic ceremony was led by Installing Officer Cheryl Albrecht, Associate Grand Conductress of Burleson, TX, assisted by her husband Darrell Albrecht. Other Installing Team members included: Installing Marshal – Magdalen Cardwell of Rosenberg; Installing Chaplain – Elaine Rowland of Louise; Installing Organist – Margaret Stuart of Richmond; and Installing Secretary – Billie Teel of Rosenberg.
“We’re looking forward to a fun packed year,” says newly installed Worthy Matron, Elizabeth Lloyd, of Houston. “There will be more activities planned for our members and visitors than ever before. We’ll be much more than a monthly meeting going forward.” Lloyd went on to brag that the Sugar Land membership rolls sported some of the youngest demographics in the state wide jurisdiction.
Fourteen officers were duly installed at this annual occasion. In addition to Worthy Matron Lloyd, elected officers are: Associate Matron – Beverly Baumann, Sugar Land; Associate Patron – Julius Baumann, Sugarland; Secretary – Gerry Sturtz, Rosenberg; Treasurer – John St. John, Sugar Land; and Conductress – Sara Mobes, Richmond. Graciously accepting appointed offices for the year 2012-13 are: Chaplain – Jackie Parsonage and Marshal – Kathy St. John, both of Sugar Land. Representing the Heroines of our order as Star Points will be: Adah – Linda Nichols, Sugar Land; Ruth – Jeannie Swinney, Houston; Esther – Wendy Householder, Richmond; and Electa – T.J. Toth. At the door you will find: Warder – Dave Householder, Richmond and Sentinel – Norm Nichols, Sugar Land.
Officers that will be installed at the July stated meeting are: Worthy Patron – Bill Sturtz, Rosenberg; Associate Conductress – Katrina Rose, Missouri City; Organist – Cathy Griggs, Sugar Land and Star Point, Martha – Donna Butler, Missouri City.
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