Seymour Assembly No. 58, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, held its semiannual installation of officers July 28 at Jackson Masonic Lodge in Seymour.
Cheyenne Ruble was installed as worthy adviser and the station of Fidelity, with Jordann Malone, grand rose lecturer and past worthy adviser of Seymour Assembly, as the installing marshal.
Others installed were Caroline Haag, worthy associate adviser and the station of Nature; Jadyn Ruble, the stations of Charity and Service; Makayla Driver, drill leader; and Mackenzie Driver, chaplain. Installing officers were Jennifer Weddell, PGO, installing officer; Cassie Dailey, PGO, installing chaplain; and Sheila Haag, installing recorder. Masonic escorts were Terry Byrns, Denver Gray and Jack Riehl with Loretta Riehl as mother adviser. Jordann Malone, Rachael Nelson, Courtney Elkins, Taylor Snyder and Angel Parker will be installed at a later date.
Introductions included Alberta Thompson, past supreme inspector and member of the House of Gold; Leo Thompson, member of the Rainbow Foundation Board; Loretta Riehl, Order of Eastern Star representative to the Masonic Home Board, past grand matron of Indiana Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star, and mother adviser of Seymour Assembly No. 58 International Order of Rainbow Girls; appointed Grand Officer Jordann Malone, grand rose lecturer; grand representatives, Cheyenne Ruble to Rhode Island, Caroline Haag to Ohio and Washington-Idaho and Jadyn Ruble to Alaska and Louisiana; Jennifer Weddell and Cassie Dailey, PGO’s and District 4 grand helpers; and Seymour Assembly board members, Terry Byrns, Denver Gray, Brenda Goss and Jack Riehl, grand helper.
The Rainbow Girls then introduced their parents, grandparents and family and friends. Elizabeth Trueblood, mother of the worthy adviser, presented her daughter with a gavel.
Loretta Riehl talked about how a little Cheyenne Ruble came to help work on the scrapbook with her older sister. Riehl said Cheyenne Ruble became a Rainbow Girl. too, becoming more outgoing and even filling the station of faith for her little sister’s initiation, having been in the organization for only a year. Alberta Thompson gave words of encouragement to the girls, with Jack Riehl speaking on behalf of the worshipful master and members of Jackson Lodge, thanking the girls for their help in serving the dinners and telling the Masons are always here to help them.
Keeping with Cheyenne Ruble’s symbols of ribbons, trophies and medals, a sports theme was carried throughout the decorations. Her motto is “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” Her colors — blue, red, and white; flowers — red and white roses; mascot — owl; watchwords — achieve, believe, courage, dream, encourage, and faith; Scripture – I Timothy 4:8 and her song is “I Believe I Can Fly.”
The adviser’s service project is Seymour Parks and Recreation scholarship fund for underprivileged children.
Following the benediction by Terry Byrns, everyone dismissed to the dining room for cake decorated in rainbow colors and an Olympic medal and punch served by assembly Advisory Board members, Pat Cummings, Janice Brock and Brenda Goss.
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