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Masonic lodge to celebrate 175 years | Herald Democrat

Masonic lodge to celebrate 175 years Herald Democrat

BONHAM – The year was 1840. The Republic of Texas had only been free from Mexico for four years and Fannin County, one of the new republic’s first counties, had only been organized for two years. It was the year that one of the county’s oldest organizations — Constantine Masonic Lodge No. 13 — was officially recognized. That 175-year history will be celebrated by the lodge and its supporters later this week.Though it is the 13th Masonic Lodge officially sanctioned by the Grand Lodge of the Republic of Texas, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Constantine is now the state’s fifth ... Read More »

Herndon’s Masonic Lodge, Since 1897 | Herndon, VA Patch

Herndon's Masonic Lodge, Since 1897 - Herndon, VA Patch

Freemasonry – often referred to as “Masonry” — is the world’s oldest fraternal organization, with records dating back to 1390. Nine separate Virginia Lodges came together to establish The Grand Lodge of Virginia in 1778. Its current website states that its mission is to “teach and perpetuate a way of life that promotes the Brotherhood of Man under the Fatherhood of God and to assist Lodges to grow and prosper,” with the vision of being a “premier organization composed of men of integrity and character, who are honest, true to their word, believe in God, are devoted to family, charitable ... Read More »

Masons support students with dental health supplies – Copperas Cove Herald: Community

Masons support students with dental health supplies2

Dr. Ron Singleton, master of Mount Hiram Masonic Lodge, and lodge secretary Kipp Miller donate Fantastic Teeth Fan Club kits to Fairview/Miss Jewell Principal Leah Miller and Assistant Principal Julie Fish on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. The bags, which contain toothbrushes, floss, a board game and timer to promote daily tooth brushing, were distributed to first-graders. The kits also were donated to first-graders at Hettie Halstead Elementary. (source: Read More »

New Braunfels Masonic Lodge Honors Bill Kolodzie with Community Builder Award | Radio NB

New Braunfels Masonic Lodge Honors Bill Kolodzie with Community Builder Award

(New Braunfels, TX)  —   The New Braunfels Masonic Lodge handed out their annual Community Builder Award last night.  The Lodge honored Bill Kolodzie in front of a large crowd at the Masonic Lodge on Wald Road.  The Community Builder Award recognizes non-Masons who have distinguished themselves through their service to the community. Kolodzie has a distinguished military career (including serving in WWII), he was both a teacher and principal here in New Braunfels, and for the last 44 years he has been a professional land surveyor.  He is an Opa-Emeritus with the Wurstfest Association, a New Braunfels Noon Lion ... Read More »

Masonic Temple Celebrates 200 Years | Milford LIVE! – Milford, DE

Masonic Temple Celebrates 200 Years

On Saturday, January 16, the Masonic Temple Lodge No. 9 A.F. and 6 A.M. in Milford celebrated their 200th anniversary with the unveiling of a Historic Marker presented by the Delaware State Archives. The historic marker tells the history of the Masonic Lodge in Milford, which was created by order of state legislation on January 16, 1815. “It is hard to believe that we are celebrating our 200th anniversary here today,” said Worshipful Master, Roland Cohee. “This achievement is due to the special effort of all members and the honor belongs to all of us, from the members to the ... Read More »