HIKE News 07/12/2012
|MO Presentation February 2012||MO Presentation March 2012||Arizona HIKE Presentation April 2012|
|MO Presentation June 2012||OK Presentation June 2012||ID Presentation June 2012|
by Ginger Ragan, Bethel Guardian #29, Boise ID
A monetary presentation was made to Brooklyn Hallett on June 25, 2012 at the Scottish Rite Center in Boise, Idaho, by members of Bethel #29 and Honored Queen Alexa Wolfe. All of the members of the Bethel gathered together before their final meeting of the term to present the award to Brooklyn. Brooklynís mother is a past Jobís Daughter as well as a Past Worthy Advisor of Rainbow.
Submitted by Mary
de Leon-Maestas Ė HIKE State Coordinator
Bethel #1, Jenks, and Oklahoma Jobís
Daughters presented a grant to Keith
Taylor Smith of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, from The Hearing Impaired Kids
Endowment Fund, Inc., on June 25, 2012.The HIKE Fund, Inc.is the
philanthropy of Jobís Daughters International.
The award was presented by Jeanine de Leon-Maestas,Honored Queen
of the Oklahoma Honor Bethel, who is a sophomore at the University of
Keithis the son of Lila and Jeff Smith
and will be starting college in the fall of 2012.
Also present at the ceremony were Dr. and Mr. Gilbert of
Gilbertís Audiology in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, who fitted Keith with his
new device. Shortly after
receiving the apparatus, Keith told his mother he could hear sounds he
never heard before!
The Bethel held a potluck dinner for
Keith and his parents, friends, and the audiologists.
There were also members of the Jenks Lodge #497, DeMolay,
andother members of Oklahoma Jobís Daughters in attendance.
by Donna Goede, Eastern Missouri HIKE Coordinator
Monday, June 25, 2012, the Missouri HIKE Committee assembled at the
Moolah Shrine Center in St. Louis to present Miss
Amber Perkins with a HIKE Award for new hearing aids.
Fifteen year-old Amber was accompanied by her parents and younger
sister. The presentation was held in the Moolah Guides Room with members
of the Shrine, including Guides President Rick Mayer, present. The
Guides were gracious hosts and offered everyone refreshments and
beverages. Mom Donna Goede, Eastern Missouri HIKE coordinator welcomed
everyone and thanked the Shriners for opening their area for us. She
introduced Miss Caitlyn Washington, State Daughter HIKE coordinator, The
Grand Guardian, Mom Linda Meunier, Associate Grand Guardian, Dad Doug
Anderson, and Grand Bethel Honored Queen, Tiffany Hudson. Caitlyn
introduced members of the HIKE Daughter Committee,
which included Rebecca Legg, Bethel #5, Brianna Hall, Bethel #47, and
Meckenzie Yeager, Bethel #43, all from last yearís committee.
and Tiffany then explained the history of HIKE, the connection to
Jobís Daughters and a bit about Missouriís involvement. They then
presented the check to Amber and photos were taken. The girls then
thanked Mr. Mayer and asked that he join them for more photos.
mother spoke about their gratitude and promised to keep us posted on her
progress. Following a social time all went on their way.
Perkins, her family, members of Missouri HIKE and the Moolah Shrine
Perkinsí family, GBHQ Tiffany Hudson and State HIKE coordinator
Submitted by Anne Stegen, PHQ, PMAJD & PGBHQ of Arizona S
Arizona Job's Daughters held a
Southwestern Fiesta to present the HIKE award and receive the Supreme Team
on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Approximately 100 people were in attendance,
including members of Arizona Bethels, Scottsdale DeMolay and Scottsdale
Lodge No. 43.
After a Mexican buffet, Miss Arizona
Job's Daughter 2011-2012, KeelyKouts, and Grand Bethel Honored Queen,
Sarah Hasler, led the program.
The Daughters talked about the HIKE
fund, its goals, and how Job's Daughters raises money to support hearing
They introduced Braden Gaines, who
was in attendance to accept his award. Braden is a member of Scottsdale
DeMolay. Braden humbly received his check for $1,790. Bradenís mother,
Mechelle Gaines gave an appreciative thank you to all in attendance.
At that same event, Supreme Guardian
Bobbie Hoglund restored the charter of the Arizona Grand Guardian Council.
It was a monumental night for Arizona
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Submitted by Mom Donna
Goede, Eastern Missouri HIKE Coordinator
On Sunday March 18, 2012, at the Farmington Masonic Temple,Jonathon Tribolletti, of Annapolis, MO, and his parents were presented with a HIKE Award to cover the cost of new hearing aids. Jonathon is a student at Annapolis Elementary and has cousins who are members of Bethel #34. The presentation was made by Mom Donna Goede, Eastern Missouri HIKE Coordinator and several members of Missouriís Daughter HIKE Committee, including Brooklyn Childs, Bethel #12, Meckenzie Yeager, Bethel #43, Brianna Hall, Bethel #47, and Lily Flannery, Bethel #33. Also in attendance were the Grand Guardian, Miss Kim Underwood, Associate Grand Guardian, Dad Joe Braun, Grand Bethel Honored Queen, Ashley Ray, and Miss Missouri Jobís Daughter, Ashlee Brannin. Following the presentation the members of the St. Louis Area Line Officerís Club has a regular meeting and Bethel #34 served a wonderful lunch to all!
Jonathan and his parents accept the award
|Mom Donna and the HIKE Committee prepare for presentation|
|Members of Bethel #34 with HIKe Committee|
Submitted by Caitlyn Washington, State Daughter HIKE Coordinator,
On Saturday, February 25, 2012, Logan Toney, and his mother, Nicole, attended a dinner and Trivia
Night sponsored by Fenton Masonic Lodge #281.
Mom Donna Goede, Eastern MO HIKE Coordinator, introduced the Grand Guardian, Kim
Underwood, the Associate Grand Guardian, Joe Braun, Grand Bethel Honored
Queen Ashley Ray, and all members of Missouriís Daughter HIKE
Committee that were in attendance. Caitlyn and Ashley, along with Tara
Jolley, Honored Queen of Bethel #43 and Junior Miss Missouri Jobís
Daughter, gave a presentation on Jobís Daughters and the history of
The HIKE Fund, Inc. The
Committee then gave Logan a Presentation Check, a HIKE Bear, and a
packet with his actual check along with some information on Jobís
Daughters. Everyone enjoyed dinner and then, before
they left, Logan and his mother received information about DeMolay
Squires, which they seemed interested in!
From Left: Mom Donna Goede, Eastern MO HIKE
Coordinator, Nicole Toney and her son, Logan Toney, and State Daughter
HIKE Coordinator Caitlyn Washington.
Members of Bethel #43 and other Daughter HIKE Coordinators in attendance at the presentation.