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Junior Grand Warden Homecoming

2020 – JGW HC Flyer

Saturday, September 12th 

Clearwater Lodge No. 127 705 S Hercules Ave, Clearwater, FL 33764 

Registration 5pm | Supper 6pm

  • Seating is limited to 100 due to COVID 19 and Social Distancing.
  • RSVP to JGW@grandlodgefl.com no later than September 4th
  • Face Masks are requested
  • Dress Code is Business Casual | Khaki’s and a Masonic Shirt

Lodging
Fairfield Inn & Suites
3070 Gulf to Bay Blvd,
Clearwater, FL 33759
(727) 724-6223
Ask for JGW Rate $99

 

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by | July 31, 2020 · 10:32 am

DISTRICT 18 SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION “WITHOUT BOOKS”

25 August 2018 | 9:00 to 11:00 AM

Tarpon Lodge No. 112
26 N. Ring Ave. Tarpon Springs, FL.

WE WILL BE EXEMPLIFYING THE EA DEGREE

All MASONS WELCOME
EA, FC, AND MM

Remember to bring your Dues Card

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Suncoast Master Mason Assoc. | Tenth Annual Shoot

Date:   Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time:
3:00 PM – Registration
3:30 PM – Safety Briefing
3:30 PM – Shooting Begins
5:00 PM – Refreshments and Awards

Location:

Wyoming Antelope Club
3700 126th Ave. North
Clearwater, FL 34622
727-573-3006 – Phone

Cost per shooter: $30.00

Please mark your calendars and join us for our Tenth Annual Suncoast Master Mason Shoot.  Dust off the pistol and/or rifle, get some ammunition, and come join us to see who will leave with all the awards.  Also enjoy snacks and refreshments with your friends and trade stories!!

Some housekeeping for those of you interested in participating:

  1. Handguns and rifles (any caliber rifles) welcomed.
  2. Shooters must supply their own guns and ammo. Please bring a minimum of 100 rounds.  You may need more if you are shooting the Defensive Pistol shoot (25 rounds).
  3. When you first arrive at the range, please leave your guns in the car until after our registration and safety briefing.
  4. There will be a gun inspection and safety briefing before we begin to shoot.
  5. All people shooting and watching must wear eye and ear protection. We will have ear plugs and glasses for those of you who don’t have them.

There will be several types of competition for bullseye, defensive pistol type shooting.

To register, or if you have any questions, please contact Frank Gaughen at the number below.

 

Frank Gaughen
727-512-8355
gaughengm@aol.com

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2018 Grand Lodge Legislation Meeting

When | Wednesday April 4th, 2018

Where | Star Lodge No. 78

Time | 7pm

Print and bring your copy of the Legislation.  There will be copies available but you can not keep or write in them.

Light Snacks and Beverages will be available.

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DISTRICT 18 1st QUARTER MASONIC EDUCATION WORKSHOP | April 14th, 2018

SAT., APRIL 14th

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HOSTED BY

Dunedin Lodge No. 192

93 Oakwood Dr.,  Dunedin FL.

Master Masons only

PLEASE BRING A COPY OF THE DIGEST, OR A TABLET/LAPTOP

This is the new version of Master Mason Exams, so this should be a good event to get caught up on the new courses.

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District 18 MLT

Brothers,
I wanted to send you this information letting you know there will be an MLT Event on 4/28/18.  This will cover sections 1 through 6.  Below is the detail:
Date: Saturday, 4/28/18
Time:  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location:  Clearwater Lodge No. 127
Subjects covered:
    1. Lodge Officers Training
    2. Worshipful Master
    3. Planning Your Year
    4. Becoming Worshipful Master
    5. Running Your Lodge
    6. Lodge Communication
We have had good participation in the past and look forward to good input from the participants.  Please pass on to your members as you see fit.
Fraternally,
Frank Gaughen
MLT Committeeman

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District Deputy Grand Master Roast

Brothers,
This is the event we have been waiting for – the District Deputy Grand Master Roast. Below is the information concerning this, and as in previous years, it is a great time.

Date: Monday, April 30, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Quaker Steak and Lube
10400 49th St. N
Clearwater, FL 33762

This is the time we pay our “respects” to RW Whitmyer and if you like, RW Sunquist DI. So please bring any stories you have, any pictures, and especially any videos and they will be welcomed! As this is a family event, please bring your Ladies. As I mentioned, this is a fun event and we look forward to seeing you.

Fraternally,

Frank Gaughen
Secretary
Suncoast Master Mason Association

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Suncoast Master Mason Association Bi-Monthly Meeting

Suncoast Master Mason Association meeting hosted by Sutherland Lodge, being held at Dunedin Lodge.

Wednesday, March 21st

Supper at 6:30pm
Meeting at 7:30pm

All Master Masons welcome

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District 18 – Masonic Leadership Training (MLT) | March 24th

Brothers,

I wanted to send you this email letting you know that the next Masonic Leadership Training will be taking place on March 24, 2018. This program has been very well received by new Masons as well as seasoned Masons. Below is the information:

Date: Saturday, 3/24/18
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Clearwater Lodge No. 127
Subjects Covered:
7. Petitions and Investigating Committees
8. Communications
9. Finances and Budget
10. Membership
11. Lodge Renewal
12. Ritual
13. Service
14. Event Organization
15. Additional Programs

This is the second half of the modules that were covered in the 11/4/17 Training. As we are getting into the 2018 year, these are good subjects to get your officers up to speed on. Any Master Mason is welcomed and please bring your dues card. Please pass on to your members as you see fit.

Fraternally,

Frank Gaughen
Masonic Leadership Training Committeeman
District 18

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Final Pilgrimage Day Meeting

The Final Pilgrimage Day Meeting will be held at the Masonic Home Front Board Room on Wednesday February 28 at 7:00 PM.
Also, if anyone has generators and/or extension cords please bring them on the day of the event.

We are asking for volunteers to help on the following days:

Friday March 16th @ 6:30 PM at the Home
Saturday March 17th @ 8:00 AM to help set up and then at 2:00 PM for clean up.

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