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THEME 

"Rocking with Tennessee Rainbow"

COLORS 

Lavender, Light Yellow, Light Blue and Tie-Dye

SYMBOLS 

Geodes, Fossils, Rocking Chairs and Hiking Boots

SCRIPTURES

Mark 4:1-9

WATCHWORDS 

Preservation, Gratitude, Humility, and Self-Worth

AIM

"To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded." Ralph Waldo Emerson

FLOWERS 

Magnolia, Mountain Laurel, Honeysuckle

SONGS

"God's Coloring Book"
Dolly Parton

"Blue Suede Shoes"
Elvis Presley

"Humble and Kind"
Tim McGraw

"I Was Here"
Beyonce'

GWA PIN AND TSHIRT PROJECT

This year's GWA pin sells for $5.00. All members and all of our Fraternal Sponsors are encouraged to wear it. The t-shirts may be purchased for $10 (S - XL) and $12 (XXL - 3XL), and they are available in three colors: Yellow Haze, Carolina Blue, and Violet. We hope to see everyone wearing these while travelling to our Official Visits and to Assembly and Area meetings and activities. Wearing them to Fraternal or community events will help promote Rainbow! Both will be available at each Official Visit.
   
  OUR TENNESSEE MASCOT - A TRICERATOPS

This year's mascot is a triceratops. She or he does not have an official name; it will be up to you to name your triceratops. At every statewide event, you will get a bead for you and your new mascot to add to the necklaces you got when you bought hsi/her. The mascot will be available at each of our Official Visits for $10.

The mascots will be available at each Official Visit.

   
  "SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN"

We hope that each Assembly will raise money for the Shriner Orthopedic Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. They treat children with a host of orthopedic conditions while providing families expert medical care in a family-centered environment.

All donations are due to Mom Fortenberry and a report to Ms. Renee Fowler by May 15.

   
  "YOU AIN'T NOTHING BUT A HOUND DOG"

Each Assembly is asked to collect needed items for your local animal shelter. The top five donations that are usually accepted by animal shelters are cleaning supplies, treats (unopened), toys for cats, dogs, and even rabbits, clean linens to be used for bedding or animal beds, and of course, monetary donations.

A report of each Assembly's participation is due by May 15 and should be sent to Mrs. Glenda Landrum.

   
  "POP TO THE TOP"

Collecting Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House Charities supports families and children in need and allows the house to continue providing a "home-away-from-home" to St. Jude families free of charge. The area that collects the most tabs by weight will receive a pizza party at Grand Assembly. The pop tops will then be taken to the Memphis Ronald McDonald House and donated by the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls in Tennessee.

A report should be sent to Mrs. Stephanie Kerlin by May 15.

"LEAVE IT BETTER THAN YOU FOUND IT"

We all love our beautiful parks and campgrounds, but it takes a lot of work to keep them looking nice. Whenever you go on a walk, hike, or camping trip, leave it better than you found it. Dispose of all garbage you find. Not only does this help protect the environment, it also helps to keep the local wildlife safe.

 
"KEEPING THE COLOR IN GOD'S COLORING BOOK"

At every Official Visit and Rainbow event, I will collect donations for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Every time you make a donation, your name will be put in a drawing for a 53" teddy bear.

This web site acknowledges allegiance to the Supreme Assembly, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, whose seat is in McAlester, Oklahoma, of which late Rev. W. Mark Sexson was the
founder, Mrs. Joanie Jacka is Supreme Worthy Advisor and to the Grand Jurisdiction of Tennessee of which Mrs. Judy Fortenberry is Supreme Inspector.