DAUGHTERS OF THE NILE
Antioch Temple No. 113, Daughters of the Nile is a part of the international organization compromised of over 30,000 members in 143 cities in the United States and Canada. Their one and only philanthropy is to assist the children in the Shriners Hospital for Children, through monetary contributions to the Supreme Convalescent Endowment Fund, the Convalescent Relief Fund, and through gifts and craft items and tray favors sent directly to the Chicago hospital. Antioch Temple has about 135 members. Their membership is drawn from the entire western half of Wisconsin. They met the third Saturday of the month September through May. In January and February the meetings are the second Saturday. Brunch is served at 9:30AM with session following at 10:30AM. Antioch Temple has two performing units. Once is called the Antioch Flags and the other is the Antioch Scarf Dancers. The groups perform at their installations, for the Supreme Queen’s visit and at the Supreme Session each June. They have a new club called the Antioch Friendship Club. One special interest group is the Euchre Marathon. Daughters of the Nile celebrated its 100th birthday in 2013. D
SHRINERS HOSPITAL WOMEN'S AUXILIARY -
The object of the organization shall be to provide wheelchairs, educational items, recreation, clothing and toys for patients at the Shriners Hospitals for Children®. Membership is open to any lady who is interested in helping children being treated by the Shrine. No Masonic or Shrine affiliation is required. Auxiliaries located in Zor Land are: Badger [Beaver Dam], Eau Claire, La Crosse, St Croix Valley [Western WI], Wisconsin Valley [Wausau] and Zor [Madison]. All meet monthly except July and August.The Auxiliaries each hold various fund raisers of their choosing. They provide clothing, toys, bingo prizes, blankets, mittens, various knitted items and collect pop tabs.
ST. CROIX VALLEY SHRINE
An organization open to all Widows of Shriners in the Zor area. The primary purpose of AZBA Ladies is social, as well as support of the Shriners Hospitals for Children®. They hold their meetings in the Madison area on the first Tuesday of each month, April through December, normally at 1:00 PM at various locations.