Sunday , 18 February 2018

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Visiting a grand La. landmark


Nov. 19 was the 17th anniversary of my father’s death. Ironically, the calendar was the same in both years, the date fell on a “Wednesday.” He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 52 years of his 87 years when he died. My dad was man who liked associating with good men. I followed in his footsteps by joining the basic Masonic Lodge as well as the York Rite and Scottish Rites of Freemasonry as well as the Shriners. Normally, the Scottish Rite in the United States confers the fourth through the 33rd degrees. Most basic Masonic Lodges in 49 ... Read More »

Hugs part of service by Scottish Rite therapists


Twice a week, 4-year-old Tritt Gannon receives speech therapy in the Scottish Rite Speech and Language Clinic at Avera St. Luke’s Therapy Center. When he started coming in January, Tritt didn’t say the endings of some of his words. He was also a little slow to start talking. Since then, he’s made “mounds of progress. It’s awesome,” said his mother, Katelyn Gannon, who brings her son to Aberdeen from their Ipswich home. Tritt works with speech and language pathologist Shauna Klipfel. “Oh, he adores Shauna. Every time we leave, he has to give her a big hug,” Katelyn said. When ... Read More »