PEW OA Chapter Newsletter - December 2017

Paul E. Wethern Chapter December 2017 Newsletter!

Winter Banquet- Join the Lodge at Winter Banquet and celebrate all those getting awards that night. Our very own Keith Dabrowski is receiving the Founders Award that night! There will be food and a speaker. It will be at Base Camp January 13th from 5-8pm. You can sign up on the Lodge website


National Order of the Arrow Conference - The National Order of the Arrow Conference is coming next year. It will be July 30th to Aug 4th, 2018 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. It will be loads of fun so please sign-up no later than December 28th! You can register on the lodge website.


Elections- It is that time of the year again. Time to schedule your yearly OA elections. Please contact Alex Dabrowski to set up a time before April. Please sign up at Round Table, if you did not turn in your date already.


OA Ceremony Team would like to invite interested Scouts to come learn more about ceremonies and be a part of the team! The Ceremony Team meets on Sundays at approximately 5:30 p.m. in Blaine. For more information, contact Mark Haapoja at


Fort Snelling Wreaths- Come join Kaposia Chapter as we help them remove wreaths from tombstones at Fort Snelling on February 3rd. Please be at the green trailer marked activity center at 8:15. It is free and you will get a free patch! If you have any wire cutters or an empty trailer, please bring those. They will be a huge help.


ICE FISHING- The annual ice fishing competition is coming this year Feb. 10th! It may seem that it is far away but it will come fast. Please contact Tim Mohler or Riley Wenisch to find out about staffing the event. Thank you to all those who helped with the Cub bagging day on December 9th!


Indian Winter- March 9th-11th will be this year’s Indian Winter. It is an event that focuses on Native American crafts, regalia, and the proper care/use of them, as well as OA ceremonies and inductions. It will be at Camp Wilderness in Park Rapids. The cost of this event is $35. Please register on the lodge page.


National Leadership Seminar- It has come once again. The National Leadership Seminar is closer to home this year, in Hudson Wisconsin, March 23-25. Registration opens December 17th! Register at


Please pay your dues!- If you want to pay your dues please go to the lodge website they are fifteen dollars for the entire year!

Riley Wenisch, Chapter Chief                                                  

Nick Albee, Executive Vice Chief

Alex Dabrowski, Membership Vice Chief

Joseph Bley, Program Vice Chief

Logan Hockert, Finance Vice Chief

Brennan Johnson, Communication Vice Chief

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Michael Moen ­; 612­889­3779

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