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Des Plaines Valley Council (147)
La Grange, IL
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1994
Lodge Totem: Owl
Name Translation: In The Valley 
Changes: 1994: From merger of Leekwinai 157 and Shin-Go-Beek 334
2007 Membership+: 761

+Sum of predecessor lodges' membership for new lodges. GNYC lodges' membership numbers are total for all GNYC lodges.

 

 

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Lodge Issues
F1 YEL R BLU YEL BLK BLK WWW; name mispelled Pachsgink  
F2 YEL R BLU YEL BLK BLK WWW  
J1?        (large REC)
N1 BLK  BLK RED  RED E-Board  
S0.5 SMY R M/C YEL BLK charter flap; FF  
S1a RED R M/C YEL BLK YEL around pupil in left eye; Swiss EMB  
S1b RED R M/C YEL BLK owl looks down; YEL at top only  
S1c RED R M/C YEL BLK Owl Looks up  
S2 RED R M/C YEL YEL Thin WHT strip; YEL VER stitch; sash behind bird is incomplete  
S3 RED R M/C YEL BLK Wide WHT strip; YEL VER stitch; CD; BLK EMB shows through YEL background  
S4a LBR C M/C BLK YEL BRN beaver design; LGY BMT; 2mm thick VER border is lashed logs with tips protruding from flap  
S4b LBR C M/C BLK YEL BRN beaver design; LBL BMT; 3mm thick VER border  
S5 LBR R M/C BLK YEL BRN beaver design; RE version of S4  
S6 YEL R BLK WHT YEL YEL U of Tennessee NOAC 2000  
S7 YEL R BLK WHT YEL Beaver on BLK bkgd; MVE Backings (BLK backing)
S7        (WHT backing)
S8 GRY R BLU YEL YEL RED WWW 246; WHT NOAC 2002  
S9 SMY R M/C RED YEL SMY '10 Years of Service'  
S10 BLK R BLK RED RED RED NOAC 2004; uniform lettering  
S11 BLK R BLK RED BLK RED NOAC 2004 WWW; 246 18mm tall  
S12?        (NOAC09;)
S13?        (NOAC12;)
X1 BLK C GRY RED  RED 'Top Camper Award'  
X2 BLK R BLK RED RED RED Chosen to server; mate x/s10  
X3 BLK R BLK RED GRY RED WWW Chosen to serve; mate w/s11  
X4?        (NOAC09;)
X5?        (NOAC12;)
 
YS1           Listed in error; no such "chapter" issue   
ZS1 SMY R M/C YEL BLK Fine Silver Mylar, border has tail ends below C in name; fake of S.5  

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Tall Grass
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Twin Lakes
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Voyager
  No known chapter issues    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eX1994-1 RED R YEL RED RED RED PDS   
eX1994-2 WHT R YEL BLK BLK BLK Spring Fellowship   
eX1994-3 YEL C PUR YEL YEL YEL Fall Fellowship  
eR1996-1 WHT R DGY BLK YEL BLK Spring Fellowship   
eR1996-2 RED R LBL RED RED RED Summer Camp   
eR1996-3 LGY R RED LGY LGY GRN Fall   
eR1999-1 GRY R PBL RED  Spring Fellowship  
eR1999-2 GRY R RED WHT YEL WHT Fall Fellowship  
eR2000-1 LGY R BLK WHT GRN WHT Service Weekend   
eR2000-2 LGY R ORG WHT   Fall Fellowship   
eX2001-1 BLK R LGR BLU   Triangle   
eX2001-2 BLK R DBL YEL   Spring Fellowship; Seg for 2001-1   
eX2001-3 BLK R DBL YEL   Fall fellowship; Seg for 2001-1   
eX2001-4 BLK R DBL YEL   Winter Banquet; Seg for 2001-1   
eX2002-1 LGY R LBL BLK YEL BLK Spring Fellowship   
eX2002-2 LGY R LGR BLK YEL BLK Fall Fellowship   
eX2002-3 LGY R ROR BLK YEL BLK Winter Banquet   
eX2003-1 BLK R WHT BLK   BLK Spring Fellowship   
eX2003-2 BLK R WHT BLK   BLK Fall Fellowship   
eR2003-3 BLK R WHT BLK DRD Winter Banquet   
eR2004-1 BLK R YEL RED BLU Spring Fellowship   
eR2004-2 BLK R YEL BLK   fall fellowship   
eR2004-3 BLK R ORG ORG BLK Winter Banquet   
Data for 52 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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