Newsletters

APRIL 2018

MONARCH:

Hi Prophets and Ladies:

“What a beautiful month, in NW PA, let us all rejoice in it.”

No I am not nuts! Just glad to be here to write these few notes to you all, I hope that you read them. 

I am sorry we had to cancel our March meeting because of the beautiful weather we were having. Better safe than sorry.

April meeting will include our annual memorial service, we will be honoring all those that have traveled to their new heavenly home. PM Bob Keas always has a beautiful service. Please come out and help honor those that passed. I am still working on a community project, for us to support, any suggestions will be considered.

Don't forget “Racing to Indy”, time is running out for the Supreme Council Session.

One question to consider, should we continue having our luncheon meetings, or go back to our dinner meetings?

Come out and enjoy the Fellowship, with the rest of us. PS we don't bite.

Meeting starts at 2:30 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
1-814-337-7003

Meeting Menu
All entree's served with soup or salad and non-alcoholic beverage
Luncheon starting at 1:00 pm

8 oz. Sirloin Steak served with choice of potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap with pub fries, fresh cut fries or cold side

Chef Salad - all the fix'ns and choice of dressing


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

PM Dale Owens had a check up in Texas, back home for another round of chemo.

PM Joe Satterlee is in Rolling Fields, using a walker and doing fine with that. He has a bed sore and is improving, but not quite ready to go home.

Please pray for Dale and Joe

Deaths:

Thank god we have none this month.

A reminder, we will be having our Memorial Service April 19th, before our 

meeting. It would be nice to have a good turn out.

Keep me informed of sickness and deaths. And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

New membership cards are now available.

Dues for the year of 2018 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA., 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


MARCH 2018

MONARCH:

Hi Prophets and Ladies:

“HAPPY EASTER” may the bunny lay an egg in your basket. Oops, sorry about that, bunnies don't lay eggs, but Happy Easter anyway.

Another month has rolled by, my how time flies, before long I will be “OLD”.

Our last luncheon meeting was very enjoyable. For Fellowship, take some time out of your day and join us.

At the business part of our last meeting, the bank transfer was not 100% complete, but should be completed by the end of February.

The OGA will be having their Zone Conference at Amrou Grotto, in Zanesville, Ohio, on April 27th & 28. If interested in attending contact PGM Bernie Mitchell at 740-607-1795, or PM John Colling at 740-607-9584 before April 19th.

Don't forget “Racing to Indy”

More investigation is being done on what we can do to help our community, such as benches for the fair, we would supply material, others would build them as a project for their group. Keep thinking of what we could do.

Meeting starts at 2:30 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
1-814-337-7003

Meeting Menu

All entree's served with soup or salad and non-alcoholic beverage

Luncheon starting at 1:00 pm

8 oz. Sirloin Steak served with choice of potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap with

pub fries, fresh cut fries or cold side

Italian Sausage Burger with

pub fries, fresh cut fries or cold side


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

PM Dale Owens has one more chemo treatment, then some therapy, to build up his strength,before heading back to Texas March 27th for tests.

PM Joe Satterlee has been in Meadville Hospital for 6 weeks, he has been getting therapy, but is in a lot of pain. He may go home soon, but will still need therapy.

Please pray for Dale and Joe

Deaths:

Thank god we have none this month.

A reminder, we will be having our Memorial Service April 19th, before our meeting.

Keep me informed of sickness and deaths. And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

New membership cards are now available.

Dues for the year of 2018 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


FEBRUARY 2018

MONARCH:

Hi Prophets and Ladies:

I was very happy to see we had a good turn out for our first luncheon meeting. I counted 22 Prophets and Ladies in attendance. It was agreed by all, with no objections, to extend our luncheon meetings to include the months of March and April to our list. This change will allow us to get out of the bad weather and improve driving home in daylight. So please plan on joining us at our next meeting on Feb. 15th, luncheon at 1:00 PM, meeting to follow at 2:30 PM. The menu is of a lighter selection, hope to see you all there. 

It was motioned, seconded and passed, to move our finances from PNC Bank to Erie Bank, this will benefit by the Grotto and treasurer. 

Don't forget Supreme Council Session, “RACING TO INDY”, is fast approaching. Registration forms are in the Grotto Magazine. 

Chase away the winters blues and join us for fellowship, and talking about “THE OLD TIMES”. We all hope that the worst of winter is over by now, but this is NORTHWEST PA. Keep warm, and let our shut ins know you care, send them a card.

Meeting starts at 2:30 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
1-814-337-7003

Meeting Menu

All entree's served with soup or salad and non-alcoholic beverage

Luncheon starting at 1:00 pm

8 oz. Sirloin Steak served with choice of potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Grilled chicken or steak salad with cup of soup or cold side.

(lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onion boiled egg, cheese, fries and choice of dressing)

Tuna melt with pub chips or fries, cup of soup or cold side.

(grilled Italian bread, tuna salad, American cheese, sliced tomato) 


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

PM Dale Owens is going thru another round of chemo, then will head back to Dallas for more tests.

PM Joe Satterlee fell and broke hip, had surgery and is doing well. He is still in a lot of pain and it will take some for recovery.

Deaths:

Prophet David Mead, a long time member of Kismet, passed. He was 97, and will be missed by all who knew him.

Please pray for Dale, Joe and Dave's family.

Keep me informed of sickness and deaths. And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

New membership cards are now available.

Dues for the year of 2018 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323

EDINBORO, PA., 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


JANUARY 2018


MONARCH:

Hi Prophets and Ladies:

Happy New Year to all.

We hope the new year brings more health and happiness to all in the coming year. We will need your help and participation.

At December's meeting, it was decided to hold January and February meetings at 2:30 PM with a luncheon starting at 1:00 PM, on the third Thursdays.

This change will benefit our members as well as the American Legion. Driving to and from will be much easier and safer. The Grottoettes were also in favor of the decision.

Kismet Grotto's web site has been updated by PM Dale Hill, thanks goes out to Dale for keeping up the web site. Check it out at www.kismetgrotto.com

PM Tony Bongiorno has stepped up as Master of Ceremonies for the upcoming year, thanks Tony.

The meetings are informal and relaxed so you can feel “retired”.

We need speakers or demonstrators to visit the grotto, any suggestions?

It is time to start planning for the Supreme Council Session “Racy to Indy”. Info is in the Grotto Magazine.

Get out of the house and join us for lunch and fellowship, by driving the winter blues away. If you need a ride, please contact me and I will see if we can accommodate you.

I wish you all a Happy New Year. Bundle up and keep warm.

Meeting Menu

All entree's served with soup or salad and non-alcoholic beverage

Luncheon starting at 1:00 pm

8 oz. Sirloin Steak served with choice of potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Fried fish sandwich / lettuce, cheese & tartar sauce

served with fresh cut fries or cold side.

Baked sausage & Rigatoni / garlic toast.

Meeting starts at 2:30 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
1-814-337-7003


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

Joe Satterlee fell last Sunday and he is in the Meadville Medical Center with a broken hip. He also has the flu so even through he's in a lot of pain, they are holding off the surgery for a couple days because of the flu. Possible Wed. he will have surgery.

Jan 28 - Up date on Joe Satterlee he broke his hip and in the hospital they found that he had pneumonia and they have to get that under control before they can do the sugary. They are planning to be able to do the surgery this Monday.

Jan 30 - Joe Satterlee had hip sugary this morning and all went well.


Jean Bollis is in the Meadville Medical Center because her legs were swelling up to where she had trouble walking. In the hospital they found that she had  fluids in her legs and her lungs. Wilbur said that they are getting the fluids down and she may be able to go home in a couple days.

PM Dale Owens went to M D Anderson Hospital, in Dallas. They ran some tests and told him to continue with his chemo for another round, then come back and have some more tests.

Please keep Jean, Joe and Dale in your prayers.

Deaths:

No deaths to report. Thank God, we have had enough.

Keep me informed of sickness and deaths. And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

New membership cards are now available.

Dues for the year of 2018 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


DECEMBER 2017

MONARCH:

Ho Ho Ho Prophets and Ladies:

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, to the Grotto we will go. Please come out to wish a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all the members and their families, and enjoy the GOODFELLOWSHIP with all.

Well it is done, the storage shed has been cleaned out. The remainder of the Grotto articles has been put in plastic totes and is in storage at PM Dave Ingalls barn. Thanks to all who helped .

The officers for the new year of 2018 will be the same, but there is still some positions available.

Kismet Grotto and Grottoettes have made a donation to the Viet Nam 

Vets Post #52, to help pay for the mailing of Christmas packages, being sent to our military personnel in the Far East. We can not forget our boys and girls who are serving there, for our country.

Thanks to our Secretary for editing and publishing our news letter every month. Good job.

Meeting Menu

All entree's served with soup or salad and non-alcoholic beverage

8 oz. Sirloin Steak served with choice of potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Perch basket with fresh cut fries & cole slaw

Three cheese tortellini & meat sauce with garlic toast


Meeting start at 7:00 PM.

Fraternally yours,

Bill Latta, Monarch

1-814-337-7003


CHAPLAIN:


Sickness:

PM Dale Owens is taking chemo once a week. He did have a set back, was not feeling well and had a fever and was in hospital for a couple of days. He is now home and back on his treatments.

Jean Bollis is home and doing well, for what she went through.

Deaths:

Dick Ball's sister passed, Patty and I went to the viewing, had a nice visit with Dick, he was glad to see us. He has some health problems and his family keeps a close eye on him.


Please keep Dale, Dick and Jean in your prayers.


Keep me informed of sickness and deaths. And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

New membership cards are now available.

We still have 4 who have not paid 2017 dues as of yet.

Dues for the year of 2018 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,
Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA., 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


NOVEMBER 2017

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

To start with, I wish you prophets and your families, a very happy Thanksgiving Holiday. May you push yourselves away from the table with a full belly and give a thank you to the Lord.

Our October meeting was well attended, thanks to all who attended.

The storage shed clean out should be accomplished soon, before the weather gets too bad. We had 8 prophets and 1 Lady, who volunteered to help. The clean out is scheduled for November 11th, with a rain date of November 18th. Time for both days 10:00 AM.

Thank you to the current officers, who have volunteered to stay in their positions for next year, also we need a few more prophets to step up and help fill positions needed to meet the quota of officers.

The Christmas Party is on for this year, at Venango Valley, on Wednesday December 13th, cost will be $10.00 per person, balance will be paid by Kismet Grotto. This is Kismet's way of wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The party is open to all prophets and ladies.

Reservations and payment are a must, and must be received by December 1st, we need an accurate number of those attending. Send reservations to Dave Ingalls, 23500 Griffith Rd., Cambridge Springs PA 16403. Reservations can also be made at our next stated meeting on November 16th.

Christmas Party

December 13, 2017

5:30 Cash Bar 6:00 Dinner

Buffet Entrees

Sliced Prime Rib au jus

Classic Chicken Marsala with Sauteed Mushrooms

Baked Haddock Florentine with Spinach and Cream Sauce

Side Dishes

Roasted Red Potatoes with Parsley and Butter; Penne Pasta Alfredo with Parmesan; Seasoned Wild Rice Pilaf and Maple Glazed Baby Carrots.

Dinner includes Tossed Garden Vegetable Salad, Rolls, Sticky Buns and Coffee. Dessert of Apple Cranberry Crisp with Ice Cream & Caramel.

Again, I invite all prophets and ladies to join us for dinner and Good Fellowship before our meeting November 16th. You can place orders at 5:30 PM.

November Meeting Menu

8 oz. Sirloin Steak served with choice of potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Stuffed Peppers served with mashed potatoes.

Spaghetti and Meatballs with Garlic Toast.


Meeting start at 7:00 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
814-337-7003


CHAPLAIN:


Sickness:

PM Dale Owens had his lung surgery, it went well and his lung is free of cancer, but they found a spot on his pancreas, it is stage 4 cancer and he is taking chemo for it.

Jean Bollis had some blockages. Stints were put in and she stayed in hospital for a few days, she might be home by now.

Please keep Dale and Jean in your prayers.

Deaths:

Thank God, none to report.

Keep me informed of sickness and deaths. And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

New membership cards are now available.

We still have 4 who have not paid 2017 dues as of yet.

Dues for the year of 2018 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,
Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323, EDINBORO, PA, 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


OCTOBER 2017

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

It's time to take action, here at the Grotto. We have at least three good topics to discuss and decide at this meeting.


  1. The storage shed, our one year lease was up for 2017, we had to renew for 3 months, to allow us time to sort and remove articles. Will need input as to what to keep and what to throw out.
  2. Officers for the upcoming year of 2018, we need new officers, we can use all the help we can muster to stay alive.  NEED HELP
  3. Dave and Jodie Ingalls have volunteered to make arrangements for the Grotto Christmas Dinner. Looking at a buffet with 3 entrees, 4 sides, dessert and beverages. It has been recommended the Grotto pick up part the cost. The cost has not been set as of yet.


I am glad to report that Max Pokorski DDGM has been accepted into Kismet Grotto as a dual member. Welcome Max

NOTE: THINK OF A PROJECT THE GROTTO CAN GET INVOLVED IN

Again I invite you prophets and ladies to join us for dinner and good fellowship before our meeting. You can place your order at 5:30 PM. Meetings start at 7:00 PM.

DINNER MENU

8OZ SIRLION STEAK, CHOICE OF POTATO AND SAUTEED GREEN BEANS

CHICKEN PARMESAN SANDWICH, CHOICE OF SIDE

SHRIMP BASKET, FRESH CUT FRIES AND COLE SLAW

SEE YOU ALL AT THE NEXT MEETING, OCTOBER 19

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
1-814-337-7003


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

PM Dale Owens had surgery to remove part of one lung, will be starting chemo shortly.

Evelyn Satterlee having therapy, using a walker to get around.

Deaths:

Prophet Shannon Whampler and PM Max Dillaman passed.

Dave Orr's father passed.

Linda Kerr's mother passed

Keep me informed of sickness and deaths. And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

New membership cards will be available soon. 

We still have 4 who have not paid 2017 dues as of yet.

Dues for the year of 2018 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,
Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


SEPTEMBER 2017

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

Hope you and your families are having a great summer. It has been somewhat a busy one and sad one for me because of the deaths of Prophets John Hodges and PM Tom Huson. It has been a sorrowful year with passing of all the Prophets that have gone to meet their maker.

On the bright side, we did have a good picnic for all. It would have been perfect if we would have more able to attend and enjoy the good fellowship and reunion of old friendships.

The Supreme Council Session, I felt, was a good one. We had five Prophets and their ladies attend. The hospitality was great, along with the entertainment by “Johnny Counterfit”, at the Humanitarian Foundation Entertainment and awards presentations. This entertainer kept you in stitches for a solid two hours, loved it. I presented our check for $500.00 at that time.

During the session PM Dave Korb was elected Grand Captain of the Guard, beating out PM Bob Lorenz Jr. SCDD from Islam Grotto, even with our 100% backing of him, we tried.

Besides the election, two proposals were voted down. One was to change the color of the tassel for District Deputies to blue, the other was was to change the mourning colors to black with a white strip.

Future Supreme Council Sessions will be June 11 – 17, 2018, at Indianapolis, Ind., June 16 – 22, 2019, at Branson, Miss. and Louisville. Ky., 2020.

On July 6th, Madalyn, Nedra and I went to the storage shed to clean it out. The Grottoettes took all their records to sort out, the remainder was left, topic for our next meeting.

SEE YOU ALL AT THE NEXT MEETING, SEPTEMBER 21ST

NOTE: THINK OF A PROJECT THE GROTTO CAN GET INVOLVED IN

Meetings start at 7:00 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
1-814-337-7003


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

Evelyn Satterlee was in the Meadville Hospital, she had surgery on a colon blockage. She is coming along. But she still needs our prayers.

Dale Owens had just got out of the hospital and he had part of one lung removed,
Please keep Dale in your prayers as he recovers.

Deaths:

Max Dillaman passed away on September 22, 2017. Another great friend and Prophet gone.

Barbara Randall passed away on July 30th 2017.Barb will be sadly missed by all her friends and family.

PM Don Clark passed away 8-11-17, he was in the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, Pa.

Don was 91 and Past Monarch of Kismet Grotto and Past Pres. of O.G.A.

service was at the Presbyterian Church 8-19th. Another good friend gone to be with Joan.

Please pray for these families in this time of sorrow,

And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

I now have dues cards for 2017.

Dues for the year of 2017 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,

Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA.16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


JUNE 2017

ITS PICNIC TIME!!!

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

In the past, June has been the month for our annual steak fry. Last year we held our first annual picnic, and this year will be our second, all paid for by the Grotto. This picnic is for all your faithfulness to the grotto. Prophets and their Ladies, Widows of past Prophets, new Prophets and their Ladies, if any should arise. The picnic starts at 6PM at the shelter behind the Saegertown American Legion. Meeting to follow at ~7:00 PM.

The cutoff date for a head count is by June 8th.

Please contact Dave Ingalls PM at 814-398-8241, ingallsd15@gmail.com
or myself at 814-337-7003 with your reservations.

We still need a Toothbrush Chairman.

NOTE: THINK OF A PROJECT THE GROTTO CAN GET INVOLVED IN

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
1-814-337-7003

PICNIC MENU

HAMBURGERS, HOT DOGS WITH ALL THE CONDIMENTS

MACARONI & POTATO SALAD

BAKED BEANS

POP AND WATER


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

And in sickness   Barb Randall has not feeling well and they found out that she has Pancretic cancer.
So we are asking for your prayers for John Hages family and also to keep Barb in your prayers.

Florence Dillaman said her surgery, all went well, and has to see the doctor in two months.

Deaths:.

Update August 17, 2017Don Clark passed away 8-11-17 he was in the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown Pa. Don was 91 and Past Monarch of Kismet Grotto and Past Pres. of O.G.A. Service will be at the Presbyterian Church 8-19th viewing 10 to 11 service at 11 AM. Another good friend gone to be with Joan.
Please pray for Don's family at this time of sorrow,

Update July 30, 2017Barb Randall passed away this morning.

Update July 6, 2017 - Tom Huson Passed away last night. They have not made the plans for the funeral yet.
Please keep Tom's family in your prayers,

Update - June 25, 2017 - John Hodges passed last night (June 24, 2017), please keep his family in your prayers.

We lost four others last month Larry Eckart, Bill Wise, Bill Lebarron and Junior Smith

For this month we have Jimmy Chapman and Dick Oakes

That's enough, please stay healthy and keep all the Prophets and families in 

your prayers.

And God bless everyone.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

I now have dues cards for 2017.

Dues for the year of 2017 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,
Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323

EDINBORO, PA 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


MAY 2017

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

We welcome CJ Dale Owens PM, back from his winter vacation.

Our last meeting was a good meeting, we accomplished a lot. We passed a motion to have a picnic before our June meeting, at the Grotto's expense. This picnic is for you prophets and ladies and any new candidates and their ladies. We need a head count for the American Legion, so let us know at May's meeting or contact Dave Ingalls PM at 814-398-8241, ingallsd15@gmail.com, or myself at 814-337-7003 with your reservations.

So far we have four Prophets and their Ladies going to Supreme Council Convention, they are Dave Ingalls PM, Roy Kramer PM, Larry Shelhamer PM and Bill Latta PM. Also, we can have three red tassel Prophets vote at the convention, a form has to be sent to Supreme Council before June 1st with the information. Please let us know if you any red tassel's are interested.

We will need a new Toothbrush Chairman for this year. Let me know, if you are interested.

We welcomed the visitation Tom Bevington PM VP of the OGA and our DDGM Max Pakorski at the meeting.

Thanks again to Bob Keas PM Chaplin for conducting the Memorial Service.

See the menu for the month. You can also order from the regular menu. Remember that the costs are $10.00 plus 15% tip, tax and gratuity. The dinners are very good.

Note: Think of a project that the Grotto can do!

Meetings start at 7:00 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
814-337-7003

DINNER CHOICES

8 OZ SIRLOIN STEAK/SAUTEED GREEN BEANS/CHOICE OF POTATO

GRILLED TURKEY SANDWICH / MASHED POTATOS & GRAVY

FRIED SHRIMP BASKET / FRIES AND COCKTAIL SAUCE


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

Jimmy Chapman has Pancreatic Cancer, he is home and the doctor said to take it easy and that he can do any thing that he is up to doing. Please keep Jimmy and Joyce in your prayers.

Update 5/12 — Patty and I went to visit Jimmy and Joyce this afternoon and we had a good visit  with them. Jimmy enjoyed talking about old times we had out at the park. Jimmy gets tired easy so we did not stay to long but was a good time well spent.
Please keep Jimmy and Joyce in your Prayers

John Hodges was transferred to Saint Vincent Hospital because of a setback and they are still working on his foot that he had surgery on, its coming along but he will still be in the hospital for a few more days. Please keep John in your prayers.

Florence Dillaman had eye surgery.

Deaths:.

Prophet Bill Wise passed.

Jim Chapman passed on May 19, 2017. Sincere condolences from all at Kismet Grotto.

Dick Oakes passed on May 21, 2017. Please keep his family in your prayers.

May God be with all of you.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

I now have dues cards for 2017.

Dues for the year of 2017 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,
Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323, EDINBORO, PA 16412

814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM



APRIL 2017

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

Welcome back home VP Wilbur Bollis PM and Jean, from Florida, glad to have you both at the meeting, also Chris Hanstine.

Prior to our meeting, we will be having our memorial service, please attend.

Now that spring has arrived and yard work has started, take a time out, once a month, and join us for good food and a lot of fellowship. This is a good time to treat yourself and lady to a night out and away from the kitchen.

See the menu for the month. You can also order from the regular menu. Remember that the costs are $10.00 plus 15% tip, tax and gratuity. The dinners are very good.

The OES dinner will be on Saturday April 22nd , at 4:30 to 6:30 PM. Lasagna will be served. Cost is $9.00/person. Meadville Masonic Center RT 27. They need your support.

I wish you all a Happy Easter and hope the Easter Bunny brings you a basket.

Note: Think of a project that the Grotto can do!

Meetings start at 7:00 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch
1-814-337-7003

DINNER CHOICES

8 OZ SIRLOIN STEAK/SAUTEED GREEN BEANS/CHOICE OF POTATO

FETTIUCCINE CHICKEN ALFREDO / GARLIC TOAST

½ POUND CHEESEBURGER / FRESH CUT FRIES / PUB CHIPS


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

Leonard Crowle had some sugary but he said he is doing fine now.

John Hodges had surgery on his foot and he had trouble by not getting enough blood flow to that foot. So they did another surgery to correct the problem. Please pray for John as he has gone through a lot of trouble with this.

Apr 21 Update - Jim Chapman has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Pease keep Jim and Joyce in your prayers.

Deaths:

I just found out that Bill Lebarron passed away last December, I have tried to get in touch with his wife Betty but with no luck. Please pray for Bills family.

Update April 7 - John Hoges Had his sugary on his leg and it went well as they put a new vain in he leg that he had is toe removed.So they keeping his a little longer and may put a new vain in his other leg to help to keep the blood flowing to that leg too.
Roy Kramer is in the Erie V.A. hospital They through he might have pneumonia and they are going to keep him a few days to make sure he will be OK.

We will have our annual memorial service before our April Meeting Lets have a good turn out for this.

May God be with all of you.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

I now have dues cards for 2017.

Dues for the year of 2017 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,
Larry Shelhamer, Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA 16412
 814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


MARCH 2017

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

Happy tricentennial to all our Masonic Brothers. The United Grand Lodge of England will be celebrating their 300th year of Freemasonry, which started on St. John The Baptist Day, June 24th 1717. The Grand Lodge of England is the Mother Lodge of all Freemasonry in the good ole USA.

Freemasonry played a big part in the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of The United States. Read the article printed in the February issue of the PA Freemason Magazine, that you received in the mail.

We ask you prophets and ladies to plan a few hours of the month, to join us for dinner, before, and stay for our short meeting that follows. Dress is casual.

Order as you arrive, waitresses will start taking orders at 5:30 P.M..You can't beat their prices, $10.00 plus 15% gratuity and tax. I have heard a lot of compliments on their steak.

Keep thinking of a project that we can do as a Grotto.

Happy St. Patrick's Day, wearing of the green.

Meeting starts at 7:00 PM.

Fraternally yours,
Bill Latta, Monarch814-337-7003


DINNER CHOICES

8 OZ SIRLOIN STEAK/SAUTEED GREEN BEANS/CHOICE OF POTATO

ITALIAN SAUSAGE BURGER/GARLIC HERB MAYO/CUT FRIES/PUB FRIES

PEARCH BASKET/ TARTAR SAUCE/CUT FRIES


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

John Hodges is still having trouble with the surgery he had on his toe and he may have to have more surgery on it. He is in a lot of pain. John needs our prayers. Shirley Hodges is in Wesbury home and doing well.

While John is having trouble, she is telling John to get well soon so she can come back home.

Tom Huson said that he is doing good now.

Deaths:

Thank God, as we don't need any more.

Please let me know of any sickness or deaths 

May God be with all of you.

Bob Keas your Chaplain

1-814-333-9548

bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

I now have dues cards for 2017.

Dues for the year of 2017 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,
Larry Shelhamer, Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA 16412
 814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


FEBRUARY 2017

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

F0irst I give my thanks to Dave and Jodi, for leading our Grotto for the past two plus years. Without their leadership, We probably would have folded.

I give my thanks to the officers, who have stepped forward to make our grotto go another year into the future. We will strive to do our best to serve you, the members of Kismet Grotto.

As you all Know, the attendance and memberships have declined in most of the organizations, like churches and benevolent lodges ( Blue Lodges, Eagles, Elks and others)

The cause, I believe, is due to modern conveniences that cause a change in our life styles.

To change this movement, we all need an objective to work for. Think about it and bring your ideas to our next meeting

Also, we would like all our members, to join us for dinner, before the meeting (dutch treat) February 16th 2017. Order as you arrive, the waitresses will start taking orders at 5:30 PM. Bring your lady with you and enjoy a nite out.

DINNER CHOICES

8 OZ SIRLOIN STEAK / SAUTEED GREEN BEANS 

CHICKEN DINNER (BREAST, THIGH & LEG) & COLE SLAW

BOTH OF THE ABOVE HAVE CHOICE OF POTATOES

SPAGHETTI & MEAT BALL WITH GARLIC TOAST

Meeting starts at 7:00 PM.

Fraternally yours,

Bill Latta, Monarch

1-814-337-7003


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

John Hodges is in the Meadville hospital in rehab, John had one of his tows removed and is a lot of pain.

Bill Lebarron's cancer come back and he is in The Grove nursing home in Greenville Pa and is having treatments for it.

Roy Kramer was in a Erie hospital for about a week with pneumonia. And he is home now.

Correction for Don Clark's address.

Mr. Donald Clark

445 Free Masonic Dr.

Elizabethtown, PA 17022-3183

Deaths:

Lu Williams wife of Tom Williams Past Monarch passed away at Rolling nursing home. 

See you at the meeting

May God be with all of you.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

I now have dues cards for 2017.

Dues for the year of 2017 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,

Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA., 16412

814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM


JANUARY 2017

MONARCH:

Dear Prophets and Ladies: 

DINNER ENTRÉES SERVED WITH A SIDE SALAD or CUP OF SOUP OF THE DAY AND A NON-ALCOHOL BEVERAGE ~

All meals are $10 plus tax and gratuity

PLEASE CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 

~ 8oz Sirloin steak served with sauteed green beans and choice of potato

~ Perch Basket with fresh cut fries and tartar sauce

~ Italian Sausage Rigatoni with marinara sauce and garlic toast 

Coffee will be provided

Fraternally yours,
David Ingalls, Monarch
1-814-720-1424
dandjingalls20@yahoo.com


CHAPLAIN:

Sickness:

Tom Huson was back in the hospital for a couple days and he is home now. But Tom is still having some health problems.

Don Clark, after Joan's death, has moved to the Masonic Home in Elizabethtown PA., to be closer to one of his son's. So if you can, let's send Don a card letting him know that we are thinking of him.

Mr. Donald Clark
445 Masonic Dr.
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Deaths:

We have none to report as far as I know.

See you at the meeting

May God be with all of you.

Bob Keas your Chaplain
1-814-333-9548
bopakeas@windstream.net


SECRETARY:

I now have dues cards for 2017.

Dues for the year of 2017 are $29.00 for those that have an Enchanted Lantern and $30.00 for those that do not have an Enchanted Lantern.

If there is a problem paying your dues, please contact me.

If you have an e-mail address, please e-mail me, so we can save postage, on the newsletters, every little bit helps.

Thanks,

Larry Shelhamer Secretary
PO BOX 323 EDINBORO, PA 16412
814-734-5072
LSHELH47@GMAIL.COM



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