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Inspector Spring ConferenceJobs Daughters Bethels Host Pajama/Cartoon Party for Grand GuardianDelmar Bittle Receives Golden Veterans AwardL.A. Service Bureau BreakfastOrange County Masonic Officers Association Reception for the Grand Master Majority Ceremony At Bethel 264 Riverside Division 8 Prayer ContestGolden Veteran Award - Fred Davis
March 31, 2012

Seniors on Stage Interview

 The D8 Today team interviewed several actors from the “Seniors on Stage”, which is presenting a Vegas style variety show for San Jacinto Lodge #338, and they expect to have over 200 in the attendance.   They met and interviewed “Larry the cable guy” who is portrayed by Jack Aten and several other actors and even […]

March 30, 2012

Jobs Daughters Bethels Host Pajama/Cartoon Party for Grand Guardian

   Four Bethels got together on Saturday, March 24, 2012 for a Grand Guardian visit at Evergreen Masonic Center. The Jobs Daughters from   Riverside, Moreno Valley, San Bernardino and Redlands hosted a pajama breakfast with old-time cartoons playing on the big screen, a full breakfast for almost 100 people, and  cartoon trivia games. The Grand […]

March 29, 2012

Five Lodges Perform Third degree

  This group picture was taken after the Third Degree for Bro. Hani Gabriel at Yucaipa Fellowship Lodge No. 668, on the evening of March 20.  Five different Lodges were represented at the degree, Hemet, Redlands, San Jacinto, Temescal Palms, and Fellowship.  Congratulations to Fellowship Lodge on the raising of their new Brother. D8 Today […]

March 27, 2012

Delmar Bittle Receives Golden Veterans Award

  At San Jacinto’s March stated meeting, Del Bittle, Past Master of San Jacinto Lodge #338, was presented his 50-year pin from Russ Baldauf, Inspector of the 826th Masonic district. His wife Mary Jane participated in this special occasion by pinning the beautiful pin to his lapel. Worshipful Del was initiated into Howard Lodge #4 […]

March 25, 2012

Majority Ceremony At Bethel 264 Riverside

   Bethel holds  Majority Ceremony On March 10, ladies from four Jobs Daughters Bethels were honored with a  Majority Ceremony.  This  honor is given to those  Daughters  who have attained the age  of  20, thus "graduating" to adulthood.  Some of the ladies missed this  opportunity in their Bethel for a variety of reasons.  Natasha Kruger […]

March 18, 2012

D8 Web Master Ties The Knot

D8 Webmaster Ties the Knot  Drew Gilkey, Jr. Past Master of Evergreen Lodge #259 and Veronica Dodd were married on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, 2012 in a lovely ceremony in Orange, Ca.  After a day of torrential rain it cleared up just long enough to have the ceremony that was performed by Rev. […]

March 16, 2012

San Jacinto Lodge in the Press Enterprise

San Jacinto Lodge receives a nice write up in the Press Enterprise about their Philanthropic endevours in the community. Read this article on the Press Enterprise: Club Corner: San Jacinto Lodge 338. Share! Tweet Follow

March 15, 2012

Division 8 Prayer Contest

  Dear Worshipful Sir and Brothers all: “No great or important undertaking … .”  Prayer undergirds all we do in Masonry. Every meeting opens and closes with an address to the Throne of Grace. So it will be on June 20th when Division 8 presents “Operation Raising a Reader,” Grand Master Loui’s project to enhance […]

March 14, 2012

Interview with American Charity Center

After meeting with Joe Blanco, the CEO of American Charities Center.com I realized what a great program this is. Joe Explained that after being in business for several years, he determined what he needed to do to separate his charity service from the others. The result is that he will take ANYTHING as a donated […]

March 13, 2012

Inspector Spring Conference

    Picture #1-Is of a few of the Inspectors enjoying dinner on Friday evening.L to R (seated) George Whitmore, who is being reappointed as the Inspector of District #802, John Channon #822, Richard Davis #830, Chet Olson #814, Ted Morris #834, Herb Pompey #806, Walt McCurry, Division 7 District #733, Russ Baldauf #826.  Standing […]

March 8, 2012

Orange County Masonic Officers Association Reception for the Grand Master

  On Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 12:00 Noon, the Orange County Masonic Officers Association presented their 10th Annual Orange County Reception for the Grand Master of Masons in California.  This year they combined their reception with a fundraiser for the Grand Master’s project, “Raising A Reader”.   Many of those in attendance traveled their directly […]

March 6, 2012

L.A. Service Bureau Breakfast

  The Los Angeles Masonic Service Bureau had their annual breakfast at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel on March 4, 2012.  The Masonic Service Bureau was formed for the primary purpose of properly relieving the distress of Masons, who are members of Lodges in other areas of the State or members of Lodges in […]

March 5, 2012

Evergreen Lodge Sponsors Elementary School

Evergreen Lodge had the opportunity to visit Pachappa Elementary School’s Open House on March 1st. The purpose of their visit was to present to the school a myriad of items and supplies. Among the items donated were; pencils, markers, pens, crayons, white boards, white board markers, and organizers desperately in short supply in this time […]

March 4, 2012

In Memory of Michael D. Musgrove

Worshipful Frank Lee & I along with hundreds of others attended the Service for Worshipful "Dad" Mike Musgrove at the Covina Christian Church. The heartfelt Eulogy was given by Worshipful Brethren Mark Sandstrom & Raymond Davies. There was a DeMolay and Masonic Service for Worshipful Mike who gave so much to our Masonic Family. Worshipful […]

Chino Valley Reads Across America

On February 29th   six officers of our Lodge, and our Division’s Assistant Grand Lecturer, Frank Lee, participated in the program "Reading Across America", at Edwin Rhodes Elementary School in Chino. Those from Chino Valley Lodge were, Master-Manny Blanco, PM, Jr  Warden-John Cover Spear, PM, Secretary-Phillip Stekel, Sr Deacon-Jim Duran and Sr. Steward-Stanley Briones.   What […]

Golden Veteran Award – Fred Davis

  Frederick Davis, of Riverside, received his 50 yr membership recognition in Masonry at a ceremony held March 1 at Riverside Lodge.     Brother Davis was raised in Riverside and spent most of his life here.  He served in the Acacia team at Riverside Lodge #635 for almost 20 years.  His pin and certificate were presented […]

March 1, 2012

Chino Valley Lodge Reads Across America.

February 29, 2012 Brethren of Chino Valley Lodge today as part of a “Reading Across America” campaign to interest and promote reading to elementary school students visited Edwin Rhodes Elementary School. Edwin Rhodes was the founder of Chino Valley Lodge. Senior Deacon Brother Jim Duran spearheaded the project and was able to gather the following […]

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