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1979 Worthy Grand Matron

E. Ruth Dubec

435 Chapters
Membership – 97,394

The Welfare Committee Name Was Changed To Fraternal Committee. Nine Members Received Emergency Grants, 19 Members Received Monthly Grants, With Total Cost Of $25,320.

Two Proposals Were Presented With Regards To Homes: 1. Continue Operation Of Homes For An Indefinite Period Of Time. A Major Reorganization Of Each Home And Grand Chapter’s Relationship To The Homes Is Required. 2. Phase Out The Homes – The Grand Chapter Of Pa Will Phase Out The Operation Of Both Homes Within A Reasonable Time.

Delegates Voted To Accept Proposal #1 But To Reorganize The Structure Of Maintaining The Homes.

Budget For Homes –
Eastern – 33 Guests – $466,965
Western – 45 Guests – $439,034
Total Cost -$905,999

1979 Worthy Grand Patron

Raymond R. Stafford