Davis Rebekah Lodge #253 initiated 8 new members on March 27, 2017, bringing the total membership up to 45. Another 5 applicants are scheduled for initiation in the Fall.
Pictured left to right are Arun Sen, Janis Rosenberg, Marisa Browne, Noble Grand Diana Schmiegel, James Bledsoe, IARA President Joyce Link, Stewart Savage, Kati O’Day, Alejandro Saldivar, and Kelli O’Day.
Celebrating 500 years of beermaking.
Noble Grand Elect Jean-Paul gets comfortable with the Odd Fellows regalia.
Cave Degree Aug 2015
Lea Rosenberg and Stark Dagesse in the cave before the start of the second degree.
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Davis Odd Fellows Picnic Day Float Committee getting the float components together.
Adopt A Highway
The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge now has a new piece of California to help keep clean.
Members of the Odd Bowlers committee having a great time!
The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge “Cigar Lounge Committee” gathered at the Hatuey Cigar Lounge in Sacramento to enjoy a fine cigar and to discuss events of the day.
Take A Hike in SF
August 28 hike along the coast in San Francisco. Wotta group!
Thank you, Dave Reed, for organizing the adventure.
Volcano Lodge Visit
Odd Fellows from across California make a visit to the historic Volcano Lodge.
Twins Kati (on the left) and Kelli O’Day, both members of the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge, get ready for the 3rd Annual Davis Chocolate Festival.
This is part of the Davis Odd Fellows team that participated in the 5K run/walk “Running of the Turkeys” raising money for the Yolo Food Bank. Janis Rosenberg organized the team again this year!
Team Bald Fellows Davis Lodge
Five brothers and sisters from the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge braved the shave for St. Baldrick’s Day.
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Davis Lodge initiation 11-18-15, with Noble Grand Lea Rosenberg.
John Knotts, Ed Lewis, Timothy Wilkinson, Alexis Roberts, Kevin Sitz, Priya Sah, NG Lea Rosenberg, Elizabeth Lasensky, Dianne Knotts.
Amador Wine Trip
The Rogglis help the locals with a little wine tasting.
Sherry Pruitt 50 Yr Jewel
During the March 27 meeting of Davis Rebekah Lodge #253, IARA President Joyce Link surprised Lodge Secretary Sherry Pruitt with the presentation of her 50-year jewel. Pinning on the jewel is Sherry’s husband (and Rebekah Lodge Warden) Tony Pruitt. Twenty-five members of the Davis Rebekah Lodge were on hand to witness the delightful award and recognition.
Noble Grand, James Bledsoe, intitiated nine new members to the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge.
Seated Noble Grand James Bledsoe. New members left to right: Scott Wetzlich, Janna Buccieri, Erik Vink, Linda Hendricks, Steven McIntosh, Bonnie Walther, Claire Daughtry,
Russ Leonard, Eric Gudz.
Not pictured: Terry Antonelli
About 30 Davis Odd Fellows, Pledges, family, and friends sang Christmas carols at Covell Gardens.
Odd Fellows “Statement of Love” Mural
“Statement of Love” commissioned by the City of Davis Civic Arts Commission Multi-colored mural surrounded by small painted tiles crafted by local residents, primarily children. Statement of Love provides a healing expression of the strength in our diversity.
On September 26, 2017, Davis Encampment #21 conferred the three Encampment Degrees on Howie Spero and Robert Ser. The new Patriarchs received the Patriarchal Degree, the Golden Rule Degree and the Royal Purple Degree. This brings to 51 the number of members of the Davis Encampment, the largest total in the history of the Davis Encampment.
Pictured in the photo are the new Patriarchs and some members of the Degree Team. Pictured left to right are Robert Ser, Kevin Sitz, Kurt Roggli, Lea Rosenberg, Howie Spero, and Captain of the Degree Team and Past Chief Patriarch Dave Rosenberg.
Odd Fellows Picnic Day Float
Once again, the Davis Odd Fellows entered a float in the Davis annual Picnic Day Parade. The float this year featured Encampment themes. In the photo, left to right: James Bledsoe, Past Grand of the Davis Lodge and Co-chair of the Float Committee, and Dave Rosenberg, Past Grand Master and current Grand Patriarch of California.
Odd Fellows Swag from SGL
The Savage Family puts the swag from SGL on display.
Rebekah Lodge Initiation
Seven new members were initiated on August 22. Left to right: Paul Schmiegel, Beth Dovi, Kathryn Hemness, Noble Grand Diana Schmiegel, Elizabeth Lasensky, Sue Treadwell, Sharla Cheney, and Mary Mallory Rogers.
Davis Odd Fellows getting ready for the UC Davis 2017 Picnic Day parade
Davis Odd Fellows attempt to fill Giants Stadium.
Sycamore Lodge Visit
Grand Master Dave Rosenberg visits the Sycamore Lodge in Hayward, joined by his officers: Grand Marshal Nancy Johnson, Grand Chaplain Rita Cooper, Grand Guardian Lea Rosenberg, and Grand Herald Anita Donnell.
The infamous Odd Rockers perform at the SGL Session in Modesto.
Installed Officers January 2017
Noble Grand Stewart Savage, Vice Grand James Bledsoe, Secretary Jim Smith, Treasurer Janis Rosenberg, and Financial Secretary Duff Devine installed January 21, 2017
Picnic Day Float
Janis Rosenberg gives the 2016 Picnic Day float a test wave.
Odd Fellows Paint and Sip Class
Artist of the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge display their work from the Paint and Sip class.