Installation Notes

Practice will be Sunday afternoon October 19 at 3:00 PM.

September Meeting

Fall is almost here and meeting begin again. Our September 9 meeting will be preceded by light dinner at 6:30 PM. We hope to see folks back and those we haven't seen in a while.

New Officers Elected for 2014 - 2015

At the June Annual Meeting, the members of Aldora Chapter elected new officers for the coming year. The new officers to be installed October 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM are as follows.

Worthy Matron: Deb Hart

Associate Matron: Tammy Lake

Secretary: Joan Baxter 

Conductress:  Misha Ackenhausen

Chaplain: Emily Siegel

Organist: Roberta Erwin 

Ruth: Barbara Slusser

Martha:   Marilyn McKeown

Warder:  Sharon Baxter

Prompter/Page: Virginia Pinkerton

Page:  Brenda Hall

Worthy Patron: Ron Hart, Sr.

Associate Patron: Eddie Moore

Treasurer: Pam Klingler 

Assoc. Conductress:   Dianne Cassidy

Marshall: Larry Slusser

Adah: Sandy Mahaney 

Esther: Thelma Komar

Electa:  Mandy Woodworth

Sentinel:  Linda Baxter

Page: Carol Moore 

Host in the East: Paul Pinkerton

2014 Chapter officers installed.

WM Brenda Hall and WP Lee Gebhart welcomed to the East. For all officers, see the officers page. 
Make new friends
And keep the old ones
One is silver and
One is Gold!


Aldora Chapter #262 warmly welcomes you to our Chapter home page. To our Sisters and Brothers, we hope you will visit often. We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of every month except July and August. Special meetings are called by the Worthy Matron as needed. 

Our 2014 theme is: Friendship

This year we are honoring: Cancer research

Our color is: Silver, gold and black

Symbol: Two hands clasp in Friendship

Flower: Red carnations and white lilies

Our motto is: One is silver and one is gold


Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and He shall direct thy paths.” 

II Corinthians 5:7 “For we walk by faith, not by sight …”

Initiatory Work

The officers of Aldora Chapter performed the initiatory work and welcomed Shelly Lake as our newest member.

Garage Sale

Garage sale was on Friday and Saturday, May 30 and 31.Great job. We raised $850. and had a good time doing it. Thanks to everyone that helped out. See Pictures.

Anniversary Dinner

The Anniversary Birthday Party was a success, decorated with helium balloons, table decorated, plenty of food and a beautiful birthday cake and ice cream to top it off. The Past Matrons and Past Patrons were honored with a Cartoonist doing a sketch of each one of them. I think everyone had good laughs and a good time with the cartoonist, and Tammy presented us with the Family Feud game, which was a lot of fun to do. We really had a good time. Thank you all for bringing desserts and salads, the food was great. Thank you everyone who made it possible to have.  See pictures.

May Meeting Notes

The May 13 meeting will be preceded by a light dinner at 6:30 PM.

Garage sale is coming soon. We will be setting up on May 29. Please bring all your great things to sell.

Garage sale will be on Friday and Saturday, May 30 and 31. Please come and lend a hand.

Dinner News

The dinner served for Xenia Lodge No. 49 Awards Night was a great success on April 12. Thanks to all that helped out to make it happen. There was a good turn out and everyone worked hard. Pam came and in spite of surgery, led an able kitchen crew. Thanks to Barb Slusser for pitching in and handling the dining room.

We have another dinner coming up on Monday, April 28 for the Wright Council SEM Review. If you can help, please call Pam (kitchen) or Sandy (Dining Room). There are many activities that night so we'll need lots of help.

A Note from the East

The March11 inspection is behind us and aren't we glad it is now history. A great big thank you for all that came out and supported us for this big night as we had the WGM Gail and the WGP Steve present. We had 3 PGMs and a host of dignitaries Everyone did great.


Star Love,


Deb Hart - Pro Tem Worthy Matron

Lee Gephart - Worthy Patron


Aldora chapter extends a big congratualtions to our very own Sister Misha Ackenhausen who was named as District 18's Deputy Grand Matron by Worthy Grand Matron Gail Walsh.

Sister Mary Corry Receives 80 Year Pin

Initiated in November 1933 Mary Corry received her 80 year pin. It was presented by Carol Moore (seen with Mary in picture), Eddie Moore, WM Sandy Mahaney, and Tammy Lake. July 2013

Chapter Elections

At the Annual Meeting, the members of Aldora Chapter elected officers for the 2012-2014 Star Year.
Worthy Matron-elect
Worthy Patron-elect
Associate Matron-elect
Associate Patron-elect
Associate Conductress-elect
Trustee-elect (3 year term)
Brenda Hall
Lee Gebhart
Deb Hart
Ron Hart, Sr.
Joan Baxter
Thelma Komar
Tammy Lake
Misha Ackenhausen
Dianne Cassidy

Also note that Toni Michalk was elected to finish out the final year of Misha Ackenhausen's term as a Trustee.

Eddie Moore was elected to replace Joe Komar as a trustee effective immediately.

Garage Sale - Great job!

Associate Matron Brenda Hall reports the garage sale brought in $525.00 to support our charities. Congratulations!

See photos....

News and Events

Chapter Anniversary Party - May 28, 2013

Aldora Chapter celebrated its anniversary with a carry in dinner and pound auction.

Pound Auction brought in $169.00 for our Ways and Means.

Brenda announces Dayton Dragons dates 

Come and join the fun! Call Brenda for more information: (937) 974-3995 

April 14, Sunday Aldora and Aero, have to be there 12:00-12:15
April 29, Monday, Aldora and Urbana, have to be there 4:30-5:00
June 1, Saturday, have to be there 4:30-5:00
June 23, Sunday, have to be there at 2:00
July 5, Friday, have to be there 4:30-5:00
July 20, Saturday, have to be there 4:30-5:00
August 31, Saturday, have to be there 4:30-5:00

If you signed up and can't be there, you need to get someone to take your place. 

Dates to Remember

January 6 - Serve dinner for Boy Scouts

January 8 - Stated Meeting (long form opening, renew obligation)

February 12 - Stated Meeting (long form opening) 

February 26 - Practice initiatory work 

March 12 - Stated Meetign (long form opening) 

April 9 - Stated Meeting (initiatory work) 

May 11 - Chapter Inspection (7:30 PM; officers arrive 6:30 PM) 

May 14 - Stated Meeting (25, 50, and 60 year pin presentations)

May 28 - Chapter birthday with carry in supper and pound auction 

May 30 - June 1 - Garage sale

Jun 11 - Stated Meeting (Election of Officers, Trustee, Audit, and Budget reports

September 10 - Stated Meeting 

October 8 - Stated Meeting

October 19 - Chapter Installation of Officers (7:30 P.M., closed)