Moose Tracks - February 2018
A Publication of Cheyenne Moose Lodge #257 - Chapter #1133
Board Of Officers
Governor- Ben Adkison
JR Governor- William Baldwin
Past Governor- C.J. McCutchen
Prelate- Robert Rood
Treasurer- Gaylord Allen
1-Year Trustee- Vacant
2-Year Trustee- Robert Darling
3-Year Trustee- Andrew Moody
Administrator- Mike Hughes
WOTM CHAPTER #1133
Senior Regent- Vera Lightfoot
Junior Regent- Mary Hunt
Jr. Grad Regent- Lana Hendricks
Sec./Treasurer- Kim Tipsword
Recorder- Cheryl Timm
2nd & 4th Thursdays
1st & 3rd Thursdays
1st Tuesday Monthly
2nd Tuesday Monthly
February 1st, 15th and 20th WOTM Nominating Committee Meetings
Sunday 8:30am- 9:00pm
Saturday 8:30am- Midnight
Brothers and Sisters,
February is upon us. Monday meals are back up and running thanks to great volunteers who step up and make sure there is something available to our members.
We had our special meeting to discuss purchasing a digital sign for the outside to let people who drive by know what is happening at our lodge. A lot of good discussion was had and in the end it was voted favorably to purchase the digital board. Thank you to the members who were in attendance to help with that decision. The Board’s function on is to bring ideas like this and member’s ideas to the floor meeting to be voted on by the membership. The final decision is up to the members, not the board. I encourage members to go to the meetings because you have the power to vote in or vote out ideas that the Board brings to the floor meeting for a vote. When a door closes a new door opens. Bruce Helberg is stepping down as administrator to pursue an opportunity that he told me “was too good to turn down”. I want to take this opportunity to personally say thank you Bruce, thank you for your dedication to the moose. The long hours and the work that goes on behind the scenes, goes unnoticed a lot of times. Your presence as administrator will be greatly missed. I wish you and Kimy the best of luck in the opportunity that lies ahead. And with that a new door opens. Mike Hughes has been selected as the new Moose Lodge Administrator. I look forward to working with Mike and hearing his ideas. His enthusiasm and dedication is going to be a great asset for the moose. Welcome aboard Mike. It’s never too early to start thinking about the election of officers. Nominations for new board members will be starting before you know it. If you are interested in helping the lodge by volunteering to serve as an officer speak with one of the current board members for information or questions. Stay warm and support your lodge.
Your humble Governor, Ben Adkison
Message From Your Senior Regent
February is upon us, and it is time to think about running for office. If you are interested, please write your name, the office you would like to run for and the date on a piece of paper. Put it in the box on the wall by the Women’s Office (to the North of the office by the hall), or hand it to any officer.
The first Nomination Committee meeting will be the 1st of February at 6:15, the 2nd will by the 15th of February at 6:15 and the 3rd on the 20th after Queen of Hearts. We need all offices filled, so please, if you are interested, put your name in.
I would like to thank Mary Hunt for cleaning out the Ladies Shed and getting all of the stuff out of the back shed. Thank you sooo much Mary. You are greatly appreciated.
“In February there is everything to hope for and nothing to regret”
Happy Valentine’s Day
Sr. Regent, Chapter #1133
Welcome all new members. We are planning a new member orientation for all new and existing members that would like to learn more about the Loyal Order of Moose and the Women of the Moose. We will be meeting on February 18th at 2pm. We will be showing some video’s including one from Mooseheart and one from Moosehaven; this will give everyone a chance to learn more about what the Lodge is all about, please bring your spouse, your children or even a friend. There will be some food and refreshment served after the orientation. Hope to see you all there.
Dean Straub President, Council of Higher Degree’s
Please contact Robert Rood,
- LOOM Prelate To advise of any ill and/or hospitalized and any deaths in LOOM members’ families. Thank you
Please contact Jr. Regent,
Mary Hunt @ 307-286-2962
to advise of any ill and/ or hospitalized.
(leave a message if no answer)
Contact Shirley Adkison @ 307-640-1904 and/or any deaths in WOTM members’, families and for scheduling, planning or to help with funeral.
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As a past Senior Regent I would like to add to Vera’s letter and thank everyone who helped clean out the WOTM storage shed. I would especially like to thank Junior Hughes for his help. It was a joint effort and it was great to see everyone pitch in.
Letter from the Administrator
Hello Fellow Members,
As most of you have heard, I have been selected as the new administrator for the Cheyenne Moose Lodge. I am very excited for this new opportunity and will work very hard to make OUR lodge the very best. The next few months will be a huge learning experience but with help from all of you I have total confidence that the Lodge will be back to what it once was. I would like to thank Bruce Helberg for the training and knowledge that he is leaving behind with me for an easy transition. I would like to thank the board for giving me this opportunity as well and I can’t wait for the challenges in the future. I invite all member to come out and support our Lodge as we have plenty of dinners and fun activities planned for the future.
Mike Hughes Cheyenne Moose Lodge #257 Administrator
This Month's Birthday's
Our Lodge Has Great Meals and Events
Find our events on Facebook for information on specific dates and times
Monday - Friday
1:00 - 2:00 pm
5:00 - 6:30 pm
$9.00 beer pitchers all day
Queen of Hearts
- Every Tuesday
Drawing at 6:30
We are kicking up Monday Nights....each week now will have a different dinner; offering you a great variety and keeping you from having to cook!
February Monday Night Meals:
Feb 5th- 5:30-7:00pm
WOTM Meatloaf Dinner
Feb 12th - 5:30-7:00pm
Pre-Fat Tuesday Louisiana Gumbo
Feb 19th - 5:30-7:00pm
Feb 26th - 5:30-7:00pm
Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
5:30 - 7:00pm
Sign up at 11:00, play begins at noon
Party like it’s 1999...okay well 2018. Join us for some fun on Super Bowl Sunday and let US do the cooking this year. There will be homemade pizza and appetizers available in the kitchen beginning at 3:00pm and served until after half me. There will be drink specials and door prizes in the social quarters. There will also be a ra e held for a half cord of cut and split firewood (must be present to win).
Monthly Meals At The Moose
1st Sunday - Monthly
8:30am - 11:00am
2nd & 4th Sunday's - Monthly
Wednesdays 5:30pm - 7:00pm
2nd Friday Monthly
5:30pm - 7:00pm
See Calendar for dates
Including Moose Races!
See Calendar for dates
5:30 - 7:00 PM
This month is Fish and Chips or Chicken Strips
Last Tuesday of the month
All Day - In the Social Quarters
The Governor and the Senior Regent would like to hear from you.
If you have any questions or suggestions please submit in writing at the Lodge to an officer or the bartender.