Grand Chief Daughter Trish was welcomed to Bonnie Doon Lodge #10 on Tuesday, April 9th in the early afternoon by CD Kelly Koehler. The GCD was accompanied by GD Sarah Preston from Lady Cameron #145 and the NJ Grand Lodge Officers.
On Monday, April 8th, Grand Chief Daughter Trish started her New Jersey Visits with Lady Cameron #58. CD Robin Bernice welcomed the GCD and her retinue, which included GD Dorothy Westdyke, GPCD Barbara Van Acker, GFS Carolyn Campbell, and PGCDs Barbara Sisco and Ruby Klabenesh.
Grand Chief Daughter Trish Burch visited Lady Lindsay Lodge #242 on April 5th. GD Rebecca Furst and GT Dona Sheridan from Lady Craig Roy attended the meeting. GSCD Cynthia Ridings accompanied the GCD on her visits to the Long Island lodges and to the Tartan Day Parade.
From Grand Chief Daughter Trish Burch:
I visited Lady Craig Roy Lodge April 4th. Again we forget to get a picture. So at the Tartan Day paradethe members there and I took a picture. Starting from the left is Jennifer Lynch, Chaplain, Dona Sheridan, GT and Secretary of the lodge, Eleni Barone, Chief Daughter of the Lodge, and Rebecca Furst, Conductor. The little one belongs to Eleni.
Grand Chief Daughter Trish made her visit to Lady Annie Lauder #177 on March 10th. Chief Daughter GeorgeAnn Boehm welcomed GCD Trish and PGCDs Liz Reed, Bernice Reed-Geggus, Mary Lloyd and Joyce Marsden. Lady Annie Lauder also initiated a new member, Karen McHood.
The Grand Chief Daughter also joined the sisters of Lady Annie Lauder for dinner at the Olive Garden to celebrate the lodge’s 91st anniversary.
On March 4th, GCD Trish Burch visited Lady Fraser Lodge #86 in Dubois, PA. CD Kayla Keller welcomed the Grand Chief Daughter, Grand Deputy Ida Corle, and PGCDs Liz Reed and Joyce Marsden. The ladies had their lodge meeting and enjoyed an early celebration of Madrid Gras.
CD Judith Palicka of Lady MacGregor Lodge #73 welcomed GCD Patricia Burch, Grand Deputy Georgeanne Boehme, and Past Grand Chief Daughters Liz Reed, Bernice Reed-Geggus, MaryLloyd and Joyce Marsden to their meeting on March 2nd. Lady MacGregor initiated a new member, Phyllis Colter (second from end on left, wearing the lovely scarf).
GCD Trish started her tour of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Ohio on March 1st with a visit to Lady Forbes, home lodge of PGCD Mary Lloyd. CD Harriet Zupancic welcomed the Grand Chief Daughter and her entourage of PGCD Liz Reed, PGCD Bernice Reed-Geggus, and PGCD Joyce Marsden.
Grand Chief Daughter Trish made her final Arizona Visit on February 12th. CD Elizabeth Cox of Lady Claire #261 welcomed the GCD, GD Ashly Barnes, GRS Janet Grant, GT3Y Sue Wallace and PGCD Doreen Dunn. Lady Claire initiated two new members - Emily, daughter of PCD Christine, and Chloe, niece of SCD Alison. We were also happy to have sisters from Desert Thistle and Monarch of the Glen as our guest for the evening. Here are the Lady Claire Officers, sisters and Grand Lodge guests:
Here is GCD Trish with the four Arizona Grand Deputies: Margaret from #261, Ashly from #262, Georgette from #260 and Norma from #260.
On Monday Feb 11th, GCD Trish went on the traditional “tea cupping” trip with PCD Toni Sarcinella