Twin Sisters Herman Sons Lodge # 138 held their regular meeting on Sunday, June 7, 2009. President Rebecca Howerton opened the meeting by leading everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. Vice President Phil Hartmann gave a report on the convention that he and Karen Steiger attended as our delegates.
Rebecca Howerton was recognized by the State Legislature for putting flags on the graves at the local cemeteries and the Lodge received a nice thank-you note from the Twin Sisters Catholic Cemetery Board for the Join Hands Project of cleaning the cemetery in May. Hillary Hauser was recognized and thanked for mowing and trimming the grounds around the lodge.
Birthdays celebrated were: Coreen Gass – July 3; Helen Knoll – August 15; Freddie Armke – July; and Karen Steiger – July 29.
Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Lucko – July 21– 64 years; Mr. and Mrs. Kent Weber – August 14 – 33 years; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Knoll – August 19 – 49 years.
Five new members: Madison Kunkel, Britney Keith, Hanna Keith, Jackson Wolfe, and Zachary Wolfe
Grand Lodge President Stephen Prewitt presented 60 year pins to: Jimmy Poenish, Arvin Weber, Frankie Bindseil, Lela Mae Kruckermeyer, P.C. Rust, and Freddie Armke.
50 year pins were presented to: Kent Weber, Howard Koch, and Karen Steiger.
Door prizes were won by Hillary Hauser and Stan Steiger.
Hermann Sons Lodge 138 will participate in the Blanco County Fair parade with a float again this year.
The next meeting will be August 2. The lodge will furnish sandwiches and Blue Bell ice cream. All members are encouraged to attend.