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ESTARL (Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership) is a scholarship program that aids students who have chosen a vocation in religious leadership. This is an official project of the Grand Chapter of North Carolina.  The scholarship recipients will be eligible for scholarship  funds their Junior and Senior year of undergraduate study  and two years of Graduate Study or Master’s Degree.  The maximum award is $2,000 per year and is renewable  for the period stated above and providing the applicant  lives up to the agreement.  Applicants do not have to have  Eastern Star or Masonic affiliation, but must be sponsored  by a subordinate Chapter.  Grand Chapter By Laws, Article VII, Sec. 98.

The love offerings from the February meetings are designated for ESTARL.

State Chairman:
  Thomas Setzer
  5178 Millstone Drive
  Catawba, NC 28609
  (704) 287-2640

State Chairman ESTARL Scholarship:
  Helen Wall
  6661 Beaverdam Road
  Ayden, NC 28513
  (252) 746-6012

Light the Future

This pin is a special design representing education which is close to my heart. It is our hope that this pin will help boost the Grand Chapter Scholarship Fund. For a donation of $10.00 you can share your support for our young people.

State Chairman:
Linda Albers
2530 Glendale Avenue
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 599-4421

OFFICIAL VISITS AND OFFICIAL INSPECTIONS - These love offerings will go to Grand Chapter Scholarship Fund.

Comfort the Children

Each Chapter is asked to collect stuffed animals (new and packaged) to be given to first responders and hospitals.  The Worthy Matrons, Worthy Patrons and interested Chapter members will make the presentation.  I am asking that you include a picture and article in your local paper.

Chairman:  Betsy Rhew
353 Fletcher Ridge
Timberlake, NC 27583
(336) 322-0546

The Ronald McDonald House

The District Deputy Grand Patrons will collect the toys and nonperishable items from the Worthy Patrons of each Chapter in their District. The District Deputy Grand Patrons will deliver items to the nearest Ronald McDonald House by February 1, 2017. Those Chapters west of Asheville may give monetary donations to the District Deputy Grand Patrons who will remit the  funds to the Grand Secretary; however, the Deputies may travel to Charlotte if they so desire.  
The District Deputy Grand Patrons will send their report and photograph to the Worthy Grand Patron. Keep a copy of your list and a photograph of what your District collected for your record.  A write-up for the local paper would be a great way to make the community aware of what we do.

Chairman: Alice Jones
317 Linville Springs Road
Kernersville, NC 27284
(336) 993-2672

Pathway to the Stars

For a $5.00 donation, an updated directory of Chapters meetings, times, and locations is available. Proceeds will go to Grand Chapter General Fund.

Chairman: Brent Bailey
5838 Racine Road
Randleman, NC 27317
(828) 302-4734

Treasured Secrets

This cookbook features recipes from across our State.  Many of our Sisters and Brothers have shared their own secret recipe or that of a family member. For a $10.00 donation you can have this special cookbook and support our Grand Chapter General Fund.

State Chairman: Louise Taylor
591 Davenport Road
Garysburg, NC 27831-9463
(252) 589-7861

Wounded Warriors

The money collected will be donated to Canines for Service, a Wounded Warriors charity located in Wilmington, North Carolina. This organization selects, trains, and provides service dogs for our wounded warriors. All money raised remains in North Carolina.

Chairman: Betty Jo Yommer
PO Box 232
Trenton, NC 28585
(252) 448-2691

Dinner with the Stars

Branson, Missouri -  Information can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

Chairman: Cheryl Haynes
2316 Charity Lane
Winterville, NC 28590
(252) 364-2843

Co-Chair: Dean Cheek, PGP
7020 Pawnee Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 668-7395

Activities at Whitestone

August 27, 2016

Chairman:  Norma F. Underwood
113 Russell Drive
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 895-5774

Co-Chairman: Bobbie Jones
2111 Fayetteville Rd.
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 895-3836

December 10, 2016

Chairman:  Regina Ireland
259 Over Street
Burgaw, NC 28425
(910) 259-3592

Co-Chairman:  Mary Lynn Massengill
413 Pine Drive
Four Oaks, NC 27524
(919) 963-2992

April 8, 2017

Chairman:  Juanita Phillips
PO Box 2854
Cullowhee, NC 28723
(828) 293-9520

Vernell Sutherland
2486 Helmstetler Road
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 956-3257
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