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Our Moose Lodge Gets A New Character

We recently accepted a new addition to our Lodge thanks to the generous donation and kind thoughts of members, Heather and Evan Nelson.  This donation comes with a warm meaningful story.

While they were visiting Northern Wisconsin, they attended an outdoor fest that included a local chain saw artist,
auctioning off his sculptured animals.  One of his quality pieces being auctioned was a head sculpture of a Moose.  As the auctioneer worked the bidding over $200.00, he accidently knocked the sculpture off the stand and broke the
antler ears in half.  This stunned not only the artist and the crowd, but also negated all bids on the damaged Moose.  The sculpture, in everyone’s opinion was now useless and not wanted.

Until our Moose member Evan Nelson stepped forward and said he would pay $200.00 for the Moose, “as is”.  The artist, without hesitation or questioning said “SOLD”.  The Nelson’s took the injured Moose home to Illinois to cure the Moose’s antlers with a little wood artistry and varnish.  Heather gave it a little more TLC by engraving “Lodge 2491” into the antlers.  To the surprise of our members, they gifted the sculptured Moose to the Lodge during our annual Car Show.

When the Nelson’s told the story of how the Moose got damaged and they instantly purchased it with the thought of saving this Moose and giving it a good home, they were asked why they would?  They’re comments were “Because its similar to what the Moose organization does, rescues rejected troubled kids and finds them a good home”.

So next time you’re at the Lodge, be sure pat our new mascot for luck, located inside the front entrance of the Lodge, and hopefully you’ll run into Evan and Heather to tell them thanks for their pride and fraternalism for Mooseheart.

Contributed by Brother Bob Provo
 
MONDAY, July 6th
5PM - 7PM
FAMILY DINNER NIGHT - $7
Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken, side of pasta salad and a slice of garlic
Texas toast
prepared by Chefs Matt & Donna
New Thursday Night Pub Menu - fresher ingredients, choice of buns and more!  Come check it out when you can!
LODGE IS STILL SERVING LUNCH ON
TUESDAY'S
WEDNESDAY'S
&
FRIDAY'S
NOW ADDING THURSDAY'S BEGINNING WEEK OF JULY 6th!
DAILY SPECIALS  ONLY OFFERED
CHECK OUT THE KITCHEN PAGE TO SEE WEEKLY OFFERINGS!
 
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Hello Everybody!

Summer is here and with it comes lots of fun activities.  Throughout the newsletter you’ll see all kind of reasons to come on out and enjoy yourself.  I would like to give a special thanks to Tim & Tammy Coppe, Michele Keck and the rest of Thursday night crew!  They have introduced some new and delicious menu items that have been getting rave reviews!  So come out, bring some friends and have a blast this summer!

Also, don’t forget to shout out a thank you to our chairpersons when you see them for the great job they do for the events they plan!  Several have gone and passed and they don’t go unnoticed!  Thank you to those that made it happen and lent a hand or two to get it done and see it through.  Special thanks to the WOTM for putting together the Joint Garage Sale - Tammy Coppe and her crew! Upcoming events are for the Golf Outing - Ed Cardella; Car Show - Tom McSorley;  WOTM Pulled Pork Dinner; Moose Riders/Ladine Brick for Wags to Wishes Fundraiser; 
Hope to see you around here or there!

Matt Dietz
Governor

SENIOR REGENT

These first few months have already been very busy. I would like to thank everyone who came out to supportMay Flowers Sale.A special thank you to Kathie Flynn, Karre Schultz, Mary McCarthy, Michele Keck, Tyra Berning, Donna Flanagan, Bev Mossif I missed anyone, please forgive me.Thanks for playing in the dirt to make this event happen (even in the rain).

A big THANK YOU to all the members who donated itemsto the Annual Garage Sale. that did not sell was donated to the Morning Star Mission.To all the volunteers whoto help with pricing, set up, take down,hours spent helping. I cannot thank you enough!!!, the rain did not help, but we appreciate all you do!Thank you to the following members for all your help.Mary McCarthy, Tyra Berning, Bev Moss, Jodi Michalski, Donna Schanks, Kathy (Donna's Friend), Donna Flanagan, Karre Schultz, Barb Thompson, Diane Okrzesik. Diane Liske,Billy, Bill Keck, Jim Massey, Gary Woods, Paul Pulaski, TJ Gill, Floyd Schultz, Bernie Kubinski, Matt Dietz.Thanks for making this Joint event happen rain or shine.Again, please forgive me if I left someone out.I really do appreciate everyone who helped.

I hope everyone, especially the Father’s, enjoyed the Breakfast on June 21st.Thank you to everyone who cooked, served, shopped, planned to make this happen. It was great to see everyone!

Please remember that the WTOM meetings are the 1st and 3rd.Wednesdays of the month.  We would love to see you there.All
ideas, comments, feedback are welcomed.We appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to show your support. 
You help make us a STRONG Chapter.Please see the lodge, Facebook, and our website for all upcoming events.

We have some great events coming up this summer so look for details in the lodge and on our facebook page.

Have a great summer and see you at the Lodge!I look forward to getting to know you and working with you.

Tammy Coppe
Senior Regent
972-489-7470
We are in a new Moose year and membership is very important for our lodge. We ended up being a little short from last year’s beginning. So let’s work a little harder and try to end up plus one from May 1..

Membership is the life blood of our lodge. Ask everyone you know if they would like to be a Moose member. We are having many activities going on this summer, so come on out and enjoy your lodge. 
Fraternally,
James Massey
Administrator
From The Administrator
BEARS SCHEDULE 2015
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