From the Chaplin Dec 2011

To all of my Brothers in Pearl of the West: I am very pleased to be back among my fellow Brothers, after our annual sojourn to Maine. We trust that all had a great summer, and are eager to continue the Lodge’s business of strengthening Pearl of the West, by continuing to bring new members […]

From the South

Brethren, The year 2011 is almost to a close, which is unbelievable.  We have made an enormous number of  positive  advances  and  I  know  that  next  year  will  yield  similar  results  as  well.   For  me,  there are almost too many people to thank.  Those that assisted me know who they are and I cannot express  […]


My eminent Brothers, My years coming up the line has truly produced a better Mason, and has given me some interesting insights of our Craft as it exists in practice today, which has allowed me to learn much about myself. One lesson that I’ve learned from observation and experience is that Masonry is not the […]

From the West Dec 2011

The holiday season is here and we’re bringing an end to the year. The Lodge has done a lot in this last year and we’ve also contributed a lot to the Fraternity and our Community.

From the South September 2011

Brethren, The  month  of  August  has  been  both  busy  and  restful  for  Pearl  of  the  West.   As  most  of  you know,  while  other  Lodges  sleep  in  the  summer,  we  have  been  continuing  to  operate,  both for  business  purposes  and  for  the  purpose  of  performing  degree  work;  a  task  of  the  Brethren which is much less […]

From the East September 2011

My exalted Brothers, August was a slow month by our Lodge’s standards, but at the same time, we did accomplish much as we typically do. Our Stated Communication saw much needed conversation about challenges our Lodge faces, most importantly our budget deficit and relocation. Many ideas were offered by W:. Ray Vance, R:.W:. Ron Newton, […]

From the West September 2011

Brothers, I hope this finds you well. The last few weeks we have had a lot going on. I’d like to start off by paying my respects to Brother’s Jim Bierce and Jack Tocco. These Brothers have finished their labor and have moved on to the Celestial Lodge above. I offer my condolences to their […]

London Freemason’s lodge is St Luke’s first benefactor

ST Luke’s Hospice’s 25th anniversary fundraising appeal has found its first benefactor – a central London freemason’s lodge.

Certified Hawaii to Sponsor Golf Tournament for Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Honolulu

HONOLULU–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Certified Hawaii, an Associa company, has named Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Honolulu, the beneficiary of its annual golf tournament. This is the 13th consecutive year that Certified Hawaii has generously supported the hospital, and has contributed a cumulative amount of $60,000 to date.

Shriners donate $11K for ‘hazard house’ fire prevention teaching

BUCYRUS — City firefighter Steven Sargel had his eye on something that would really capture the attention of the youth he speaks to each year.

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