At their Dec. 19 stated meeting, members of Jefferson Chapter #300, the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter of Jeffersonville, collected 135 canned and boxed food items to donate to the food pantries at Jeffersonville United Methodist Church and Jeffersonville Church of Christ.
Members dressed in their favorite Christmas sweater and participated in a cookie exchange following the meeting.
Jefferson Chapter #300 is actively involved in charity projects and community service. The chapter’s charities include donating to local scholarships, Special Olympics, Christmas children’s programs, cancer projects, dyslexia centers, and hurricane relief efforts.
The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both men and women may belong.
The organization is open to women, 18 years of age or older, who are related to Masons in good standing. Male members of the order must be Masons in good standing.
For more information, please visit the Jefferson Chapter #300 web page at http://www.ohiooes.org/chapter-webs/459-jefferson-chapter or the OES Jefferson Chapter #300 Facebook page.