February 21, 2022

Hatasu Temple No. 1 Daughters of the Nile held a Stated Session and Winter Ceremonial at 7:00 P.M. on Monday February 21, 2022 with 49 members present.

Brenda Elliott, Queen welcomed and thanked everyone for attending the January Session.

Ceremonial:

The Ceremonial of Initiation was held for two new Princesses and five Princesses who took the Obligation Only in October:

Pr. Candice DeLeon, Pr. May Powell Jacobson, Pr. Chris Albin, Pr. Yvette Hunt, Pr. Kimberly Kent,

Pr. Theresa Kent, Pr. Julie Sarchett.

Minutes of the January 10, 2022 session were read by Kathy Ramich, P.Q., Pr. Recorder and approved as read.

Communications:  

A letter from Supreme Jurisprudence was read. Two Resumes for Supreme Princess Badoura were read. A letter changing the Shriner’s Hospital to Shriners Children’s was read. Several Temple Installation Invitations were read. A Thank you letter from Pr. Dollie Mae Gehring was read and a letter from Pr. Judy Fuhrer’s daughter was read, which informed Hatasu Temple No.1 of a generous donation from the sale of Pr. Judy’s sewing machine of $3,100.00 that will be deposited into the Kathyrn Jones’s sewing account for the future purchase of material to make quilts for the Shrine Hospitals. An announcement was made that Pr. Kim Newman has been appointed to serve on the Website Committee for the Supreme Temple for the 2021 year.

Balloting: Balloting was favorable for 2

Proposals: None                                                                                                 

Reinstatements: 1

Petitions for Initiation: None

Demits: 1

Unfinished Business:

Pr. Shelley Lampi gave the final report on the 50/50 Raffle. The gross income was $525.00. Pr. Shelley Lampi was winner of the 50/50 Raffle. The winning amount $262.50. Hatasu Temple General Fund will receive $196.88 and Daughters of the Nile Foundation CEF will receive $65.62 from this fundraiser. Pr. Lynn Haller, Pr. Badoura gave the final report on the Beef Raffle. The gross income was $2,370.00. Matthew Haller was the winner of this raffle. Donations to Daughters of the Nile Foundation 25% of sale goes to CEF in the amount of $592.50. Total profit to Hatasu Temple General Fund is $1,777.50.

Thank you to Denice Tewalt, P.Q. and Charlie Tewalt for their generous donation of the side of beef for this fundraiser!

Pr. Lynn Haller, Pr. Badoura reported on the Golf Tournament, May 23, 2022 at The Nile Golf Club.

New Business:

Pr. Barbara Grobler, Pr. Tirzah reported on the Spring Basket Fundraiser. Sale dates are March 7th-25th, 2022. Delivery dates will be April 27th or 28th, 2022.

Pr. Angela Heydlauff, Pr. Royal, reported on the new Installation of Officer’s date. It will be Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. Pictures will begin at 11:00 A.M. at The Nile Shrine Center.

Barbara Lampi, P.Q. Reported on the “Good Time Party” which will be held at The Skagit Golf and Country Club on March 19, 2022. Tickets are $40.00. Please contact Barbara Lampi, P.Q. to R.S.V.P.

Good of the Order:

Beth Eng, P.Q., President of Ibis Club #13, presented Hatasu Temple No. 1 with a donation check in the amount of $200.00 for the General Fund from Ibis Club #13.

Announcements:

Next Session is March 14, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. It will be Elections and Memorial. Dinner reservations can be made by contacting Pr. Kathy Huggins: 206-409-3671  sommeblnd@comcast.net

Closing: The Stated Session closed at:  9:40 P.M.


December 13, 2021

Hatasu Temple No. 1 Daughters of the Nile held a Stated Session at 7:00 P.M. on Monday December 13, 2021 with 42 members and 6 visitors present.

Brenda Elliott, Queen welcomed and thanked everyone for attending the November Session.

Minutes of the November 8, 2021 session were read Kathy Ramich, PQ, Pr. Recorder and approved as read.

Communications:  

A letter from Supreme Daughters of the Nile regarding suspension of a member was read. A letter from Supreme Jurisprudence about returning to in person sessions was read. A Holiday letter from Supreme Queen Donna Kramer was read and a thank you letter from Zora Temple No. 5 was read.

Balloting: 2

Proposals: 1                                                                                                         

Reinstatements: None

Petitions for Initiation: 1

Demits: 1

Committee Reports:

Mary Ann Confar, PQ reported on Hospital requests. The hospitals are asking for donations of school supplies and gift cards. She also reported on Publicity and asked members to let her know if they had news of upcoming events for Hatasu Temple No. 1 to please let her know so she can publish the information in the Smile with Nile Newsletter. Pr. Jo Ann Shaw reported on Shut-ins. She has sent 20 Holiday cards out in the mail to these members. Barbara Grobler, Pr. Tirzah reported that another 10 members have paid dues for this year. Pr. Barbara reported on a Reinstate, Restore and Re-affiliate “lost princesses” and try to bring them back to our Hatasu Temple. Pr. Barbara introduced her counterpart from Zarah Temple No. 72 Vancouver, BC, Pr. Lynn Radbourne, Pr. Tirzah. Pr. Sara Clarke reported on The Happy Gram fundraiser. The last date to order these is December 31, 2021. Pr. Angela Heydlauff, Pr. Royal reported on the Holiday Evergreens fundraiser. The profit to the Hatasu Temple general fund is $1,1116.00. Mary Ann Confar, PQ reported on the Port Gamble Craft Fair. The profit to the general fund is $500.00.  She thanked Pr. Ellen Jones and Liz Day, PQ for volunteering at this event. Merrilyn Alkire, PQ explained the Holiday Giving Tree Program. The members donated to this fund by pinning their donations to a Christmas tree. The total amount collected for the Daughters of the Nile Foundation Holiday Sharing is $821.00. Pr. Corie Moran Reported on the Queen’s Holiday Party at The Spaghetti Factory in Lynnwood, WA on Saturday December 4, 2021. There were 38 people in attendance Queen Brenda thanked the membership for her beautiful gift which is a purple amethyst ring. Merrilyn Alkire, PQ gave the final report on the Sparkle Dress sale. The total net profit was $677.15. The profit will be divided 50/50; $338.58 to Daughters of the Foundation and $338.58 to Hatasu Temple general fund.

Unfinished Business:

Pr. Shelley Lampi and Pr. Lynn Haller, Pr. Badoura reported on the 50/50 raffle and side of beef raffle. The deadline for ticket sales is February 12, 2022. The drawing will be held on February 14, 2022. Pr. Lynn Haller also reported on Hatasu Temple website. Mary Ann, PQ gave a report on the new Queen’s Robe being designed by Eleanor Francis. Pr. Lynn Haller thanked Pr. Jo Ann Shaw for repairing the Temple Memorial Robes.

New Business:

Pr. Darla Sluder explained about The Unsung Hero Award and asked members to please submit their vote for this ward. The winner will be announced at the March 2022 session. Vivian Gould, PQ read the Bylaw change to the Pageantry Bylaws to change their meeting time from 7:00 P.M. to now read 5:30 P.M. Pr. Angela Heydlauff, Pr. Royal announced the change of date and venue for the Queen’s party. The new date is February 20, 2022 at The Nile Shrine Center in the Gold Room at 11:30 A.M. Barbara Lampi, PQ announced the “Good Time” that will at the Skagit Golf and Country Club in Mount Vernon, WA on March 19, 2022. This will be 50’s Theme Party!

Good of the Order:

Queen Brenda honored all Ladies of the Household and presented each member with a beautiful handmade Holiday ornament and “goodie bag!” She thanked all the members for their love, support and dedication to Daughters of the Nile.

Announcements:

The Winter Ceremonial will be Monday, February 21, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. The dinner will be at 5:30 P.M. Please contact Pr. Kathy Huggins for dinner reservations at: (206) 409-3671 sommeblnd@comcast.net

Next Session-January 10, 2021-Dinner at 5:30PM/Session at 7:00 P.M.

Muriel Knapp, PSQ, welcomed our visitors from Zarah Temple No. 72 and thanked them for attending our session! She wished everyone a very Happy Holiday season.

Closing: The Stated Session closed at:  9:20 P.M.


November 8, 2021 

Hatasu Temple No. 1 Daughters of the Nile held a Stated Session at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, November 8, 2021, with 53 members present.

Brenda Elliott, Queen welcomed and thanked everyone for attending the November Session.

Minutes of the October 11, 2021, Session and October 17, 2021 Obligation Only were read by Pr. Recorder, Kathy Ramich, PQ, and approved as read.

Communications:  

A letter from Daughters of the Nile foundation announcing the annual Holiday Sharing donations to support the Hospitals. All donations must be received by December 15, 2021. A letter announcing the Homecoming of Supreme Queen Donna Kramer, Al Amira Temple No. 157, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

February 24 to 27, 2022. Supreme Queen’s Official Visit, Zarah Temple No. 72, Vancouver, BC, Canada is rescheduled for February 7, 2022.

Balloting: 1

Proposals: 2                                                                                                               

Reinstatements: None

Petitions for Initiation: None

Demits: None

Committee Reports:

Barbara Grobler, Pr. Tirzah reported that there were still 39 members who still owe dues for this year. Linda Burton, PQ announced that the deadline for newsletter articles is December 1, 2021. The next newsletter is scheduled to come out on December 13, 2021. Beth Eng, PQ gave the final report on the Fabric Sale. The final profit is: $1,898.00. Pr. Karen Watson and Pr. Dollie Mae Gehring reported on the concession stand at the Nile Haunted House. The total profit was: $5,042.00! It was moved, seconded and passed to give $100.00 to the Director’s Staff for the rental of the concession stand at the Haunted House. Barbara Lampi, PQ gave the report on the online auction. Angela Heydlauff, Pr. Royal announced that the Holiday Evergreens delivery date will be December 4, 2021. Pr. Darla Sluder announced the Nilette’s fundraiser. All orders are due on or before November 15, 2021.

Clubs and Units:

Badoura Club No. 3: Bake Sale at the November 8, 2021 session. Ibis Club No. 13 will have their Zoom Holiday meeting Queen’s Official Visit and on December 1, 2021. The pageantry Meeting is Monday, November 15, 2021, at 5:30 P.M. at Nile Shrine Center.

Unfinished Business:

Pr. Shelley Lampi reported on the 50/50 Raffle and Lynn Haller, Pr. Badoura reported on the Beef Raffle. The drawing will be held on February 14, 2022. Barbara Lampi, PQ gave a report on the Supreme Temple Action Team Committee.  Corie Moran, Pr. Marshal announced that the Queen’s Holiday Party will be on December 4, 2021, at 11:30 A.M. at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Lynnwood, WA. It was moved, seconded, and passed to use a portion of the Teddy Greenwald Fund for the cost of this event. It was moved, seconded and passed for a $900.00 deposit to be issued to Eleanor Francis in order to begin the construction of a new Queen’s Robe. Pr. Sara Clarke gave a report on the Guard’s Uniforms and the Choir Robes that had previously been stored at Joan Breda JPQ’s home. Pr. Lynn Haller, Pr. Badoura reported on the Hatasu Temple No. 1 website. The website is waiting for the final approval from Supreme and should be up and running soon! 

New Business: Pr. Ellen Jones reported on the Port Gamble Holiday Bazaar on December 11, 2021, Mary Ann Confar is the Chairman. It was moved, seconded and passed to have the memorial robes given to Pr. Jo Ann Shaw for repair.

Good of the Order:

Founder’s Day: Proclamation was read by Queen Brenda. Carol Zahler, PQ read about the history of Daughters of the Nile. Queen Brenda honored the Past Queens and 50-year members. Queen Brenda presented members with their Legacy Certificates.

Announcements:

Angela Heydlauff, Pr. Royal announce the Installation of Officers for 2022-2023 will be Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 1:00 P.M.

Potentate’s Gala-November 20, 2021

Next Session-December 13, 2021-Dinner at 5:30 P.M./Session at 7:00 P.M.

Introduction of New Princesses and their Mentors

Muriel Knapp, PSQ, Wished everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

Closing: The Stated Session closed at:  10:10 P.M.


October 11, 2021 Synopsis

Hatasu Temple No. 1 Daughters of the Nile held a Stated Session at 7:00 PM on Monday October 11, 2021 with 37 members present.

Queen Brenda Elliott welcomed and thanked everyone for joining the Session.

Minutes of the September 13, 2021 Zoom Session were read by Pr. Recorder, Kathy Ramich, PQ, and approved as corrected.

Communications:  Daughters of the Nile Membership and Public Relations Committee is proud to offer the following resources:

Nile Nourishment-Membership Ideas With All the Fixings ($20.00)

Daughters of the Nile Mentor Resource Guide ($4.00)

*Contact Pr. Recorder Kathy Ramich, PQ, or go online to daughtersofthenile.com

A public memorial service for Pr. Norma Kring will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Calvary Lutheran Church campus of Steel Lake Presbyterian Church. 2415 South 320th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003.

Balloting: None

Proposals: 1                                                                                                                

Reinstatements: 1

Petitions for Initiation: 5

Demits: None

Committee Reports:  Mary Ann Confar, PQ, announced that she has a request list from the Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Portland. She has the shorts pattern and is accepting quilts throughout the year.

Beth Eng, PQ, will give the final Fabric Sale Report at the November Session. Barbara Grobler, Pr. Tirzah, and Lynn Haller, Pr. Badoura, sent out dues notices to members who still owe for 2021 dues. Newsletter information is due by November 30, 2021. Contact Linda Burton, PQ, with articles. Mary Ann Confar, PQ, will continue to submit information about upcoming events for Hatasu Temple No. 1 to: Smile with Nile Newsletter. Pr. Jo Ann Shaw is sending Halloween cards to our Shut-in members. 

Clubs and Units:

Badoura Club No. 3: They had their meeting at Mexican Restaurant  on Friday, October 1, 2021. There will not be a Fall Bazaar at Garden Court. A Bake Sale will be held at the November 8, 2021 Session. A Fall Bazaar will be held at Fairway Estates, October 29th-30th, 2021.

Ibis Club No. 13: Junk in the Trunk Sale. Donated $145.00 to Daughters of the Nile Foundation.

Pageantry Unit: Sparkle Dress Sale-Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Nile Shrine Center. Grossed over $1,000. Dresses will be on sale at Sessions throughout the year! The next Pageantry Meeting will be November 15, 2021 at 5:30 PM at Nile Shrine Center.

Nilettes Unit: Fundraiser Crossroads and Cooper Mills-Online Sale-Contact Pr. Darla Sluder.

Unfinished Business: Pr. Karen Watson reported on the concession stand at Nile Haunted House. Barbara Lampi, PQ, reported on the Online Auction to be held November 4-7, 2021. It will close at 5:00pm on November 7th. Angela Heydlauff, Pr. Royal, reported on the Evergreen Wreath Sale…sold over $1100.00, so far! Pr. Corie Moran announced the Officer Notebooks are available for each officer to check out. She thanked the line officers for all their work on updating and organizing these binders. Pr. Corie Moran announced that the Holiday Party will be on December 4, 2021 at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila. The cost is $30.00. Please call her for reservations. Mary Ann Confar, PQ, reported on the update for creating the new Queen’s Robe. There are two bidders so far. The new date for the Golf Tournament will be May 23, 2022. A motion was passed to pay the Gold Tournament catering deposit of $500.00 in January 2022. Lynn Haller, Pr. Badoura, reported on the Hatasu Temple No. 1 website. It should ready by the middle of November!

New Business: Beth Eng, PQ, presented an 1800 Norwegian spinning wheel and made a motion that it be added to the Hatasu Temple No. 1 paraphernalia. The motion was passed.

Queen Brenda appointed a committee to review the Guards Uniforms and present the information back to the membership at the November Session.

The File Cabinet at the Everett Storage Unit will be emptied and information for its disposal will be brought back to the membership at the November Session. 

Announcements:

Chaplain’s Report – a memorial service will be held for Pr. Daisy Beach on October 27th at 3:00 PM at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Edmonds.

Potentate’s Gala-November 20, 2021

Obligation Only-November 17, 2021, 2:00-3:00 PM Nile Shrine Center

February 2022 Session will be changed to February 20, 2022- Session and Ceremonial at 1:00 PM (Lunch at 11:30 AM)

Next Session-November 8, 2021-Dinner at 5:30 PM/Session at 7:00 PM

Introduction of New Princesses and their Mentors:

Pr. Rose Reagan – Barbara Grobler, Pr. Tirzah

Pr. Ruby Reagan – Teresa Good, PQ

Pr. Marsha Googe – Pr. Kathi Dewey

Good of the Order: Pr. Janis Radtke was presented with her 50-year Membership Pin!

Muriel Knapp, PSQ, reported on her grandson’s wonderful experience at the Portland Shrine Hospital.

Closing: The Zoom Session closed at 9:55 PM


September 13, 2021

Hatasu Temple No. 1 Daughters of the Nile held a Zoom Stated Session at 7:00 PM on Monday, September 13, 2021, with 38 members present.

Brenda Elliott, Queen welcomed and thanked everyone for joining the Zoom Session.

Minutes of the May 10, 2021 Zoom Session were read by Pr. Recorder, Kathy Ramich, PQ, and approved as read. Minutes of the Special Zoom Session on June 1, 2021, were read by Pr. Recorder Kathy Ramich, PQ, and approved as read. Minutes of the Special Zoom Session on June 9, 2021, were read by Pr. Recorder Kathy Ramich, PQ, and approved as corrected. Minutes of the Special Zoom Session on June 24, 2021, were read by Pr. Recorder Kathy Ramich, PQ, and approved as corrected. Minutes of the July 10, 2021, Supreme Queen’s Official Visit and Ceremonial were read by Pr. Recorder Kathy Ramich, PQ, and approved as corrected.

Communications:  A letter from Donna Kramer, Supreme Queen was read.  She thanked us for the love and courtesies extended to her during her visit to our Temple. She also thanked us for all the donations that were presented to her. A letter from the Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Portland was read thanking Hatasu Temple for all the generous gifts of beautiful handmade quilts, pillowcases and shorts received on 7/12/2021.

 

Balloting: None

Proposals: 3                                                                                                                

Reinstatements: None

Petitions for Initiation: None

Demits: None

Committee Reports:  Angel Heydlauff, Pr. Royal, reported on Supreme Legislation; Merrilyn Alkire, PQ, reported on Charitable Giving; Mary Ann Confar, PQ, reported on Hospital Request; Barbara Grobler, Pr. Tirzah, reported on Membership. Dues notices will go out in October. Kathy Ramich, PQ, reported that the Luau Party made $611. Pr. Kathi Dewey reported that the Car Show brought in $603. The Fabric Sale brought in $1,1592.

Clubs and Units:

Badoura Club No. 3: They had their meeting at the Nile on Friday, September 3, 2021.

Ibis Club No. 13: Junk in the Trunk Sale is Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Nile Shrine Center, 10am-3pm.

Pageantry Unit: Sparkle Dress Sale-Saturday, September 25, 2021, at Nile Shrine Center, 11am-5pm

Nilettes Unit: Fundraiser Cross Roads and Cooper Mills-online Sale-Contact Pr. Darla Sluder.

New Business:

Voting was favorable to extend Life membership for two 50 year members, Pr. Doris Hunter and Pr. Janis Radke.

Voting was favorable to change Standing Rule number 11. (New copy of revised Standing Rules is included)

Discussion to have a new Queen’s Robe. Queen Brenda appointed a committee to gather information. The committee will get at least three bids from costume designers/seamstresses and report back to the membership at the next stated session. Haunted House volunteers are needed for a Hatasu Temple concession stand. A Golf Tournament is being organized to be held in May 2022. Queen Brenda tabled the discussion on when the date of the Golf tournament was to be held. The Golf Tournament Committee will research available dates and present this information to the members at the next Stated Session in October. Hatasu Temple website is going to be designed and available soon. The Hatasu online auction will be held the first week in November 2021. Please contact Barbara Lampi, PQ.

Reimbursement and Deposit Forms and Event Recap/Planning Documents are available through the Pr. Recorder.

All Reports need to be filled out at the end of a fundraiser or event by the Chairman and turned in to the Pr. Recorder at the end of the fundraiser or event. (Please see 3 attachments)

Unfinished Business:  Corie Moran, Pr. Marshal announced that Officer Binders will be distributed at the first practice when we can all meet in person again.  She announced the Holiday Party. This will be at The Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwilla on Saturday, December 4, 2021. The cost is $30. The Potentate’s Gala is Saturday, November 20, 2021, from 5:00-10:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased online at the Nile Shrine website or call the Nile Shrine Office.

Announcements:  

Introduction of New Princesses and their Mentors:

Pr. Shyla Esko Bare-Muriel V, Knapp, PSQ

Pr. Rose Reagan- Barbara Grobler, Pr. Tirzah

Pr. Marsha Googe-Pr. Kathi Dewey

Good of the Order: Muriel Knapp, PSQ, reminded all members to please be kind to one another.

 

Closing: The Zoom Session closed at 9:30PM

 

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