February/March/April 2005

At Mooseheart:

Founder’s Day Honors Davis Legacy

Students Learn, Receive Gifts Oct. 23

MHS letter-jacket qualifiers received their jackets from Greenville, OH Lodge 329.

> October’s fourth weekend is always marked at Mooseheart with commemorations of the Oct. 27 birthday of the Child City’s founder, first Director General James J. Davis. Clockwise from above left: On Saturday, Oct. 23, Mooseheart High students were called on to speak on the Davis legacy in the House of God
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Seniors received new watches from the Michigan Moose Association.

Douglas Blaim of Northville Lodge 1190 (in maroon jacket) presented the boys of Michigan Home with two checks on which he had personally raised funds while doing karaoke nights at Lodges in his area. This $2,500 check was to be divided equally between the 10 boys’ bank accounts, and another for $7,500 goes toward the Home’s maintenance.

Seniors Odunewu, Magyarosi Rise to National Honor Society

> Mooseheart High School seniors Idris Odunewu and Britney Magyarosi were inducted into the MHS chapter of the National Honor Society in an impressive Nov. 15 ceremony in the House of God. The two were named by their teachers based on their demonstration of the four Honor Society qualities of Character, Scholarship, Leadership and Service. Guest speaker was Jeff Szymczak, former Mooseheart athletic director and now principal at nearby Yorkville Middle School.

Jeff Szymczak

Idris Odunewu and Britney Magyarosi

Ramblers Receive New Scoreboard from Gahanna, OH

> Coach Gary Urwiler and the Mooseheart High School Ramblers received a new $10,000 scoreboard at Illinois Memorial Stadium; the scoreboard had been donated by Gahanna, OH Family Center 2463 shortly before Founder’s Day weekend. The Ramblers finished the season with an overall won-lost record of 3-6, but improved throughout the season.

2004 Mooseheart Ramblers football team.

Visit from Wisconsin Moose Brightens Holiday Season

From left) Robert Dostal, Member Relations Director Jim Fleming, his wife Karen and Wisconsin Membership Chairman Gordy Shafer.

> Wisconsin Moose Association President Robert Dostal pulls the switch to light the tree at the 41st Annual Wisconsin Tree Lighting program at Mooseheart.

The holiday event included a moving program by Mooseheart students at the House of God, which included carols by the girls of Georgia Home.

The boys of Wisconsin Home were thrilled with numerous gifts from the Wisconsin Moose, which included model cars from Racine Lodge 437/Chapter 631, and $25 checks for each student!

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