Order of Eastern Star supports local charities
Published 9:59 am Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Order of the Eastern Star members present a donation to the I.J. Holton Intermediate School band program. Pictured are Unity members Betty and Otto Volkert, band director Tim Davis, and Unity members Neil Hanson, Steve Neiswanger, and Mary Hanson.
Recently, Unity Chapter No. 29, Order of Eastern Star made donations to the following Community Projects: The Austin Veterans Council, I.J. Holton Intermediate School Music Program, The Hormel Historic Home — Autistic Camp Program, and Austin Public Schools Special Need Students Field Trip. These four were matched by Minnesota Masonic Charities.
Order of the Eastern Star members present a donation to Austin High School’s Special Education Department to help sponsor a field trip for special education students are. Pictured are: Unity Chapter member Kathy Foster, Special Education Director Sherri Willrodt, Unity members Neil and Mary Hanson. Photos provided
Unity’s donation to the Hormel Historic Home helps fund their autism program summer camp. Shown are Unity member Otto Volkert, Hormel Historic Home program director Holly Johnson, and Unity members Mary Hanson & Betty Volkert.
The Austin Veterans Council received a donation from Unity Chapter, which was matched by Minnesota Masonic Charities, whose check was presented at the same time. Shown are Unity members Betty and Otto Volkert, Veterans Council representatives Norm Hecimovich and Arnie Earl, and Unity Members Neil and Mary Hanson.