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2021 LPGA Pelican Women’s Championship Golf Tournament

I hope you all are well.  The SMMA has been contacted by Spectrum Promotions and they were asking us for help staffing a tent at the Pelican Golf Tournament. in Belleair, FL.  This is an LPGA tournament and will be taking place 11/10 – 11/14/21.  I know this is short notice, but the manpower requirements seem manageable.  Also, Spectrum was the event coordinator at Valspar 2 years ago, and were really impressed with us. 

This could be an opening for future events and fundraising.  The event will take place at: Pelican Golf Club, 1501 Indian Rocks Rd; Belleair, FL, 33756.  At this time. we are asking for your help in signing-up for shifts.  Attached for your use is a copy of the sign-up sheet. Please review it and contact RW Wendling with your sign-up information.  Besides your name, we would like your phone number, email address, and Lodge.  His email address is  As we have a short timeline, please respond as soon as you can.  Thank you very much for your attention.
All the best,
Frank GaughenSMMA

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Presented by R∴W∴ Mike Rhoades
Saturday Oct 9th @ Dunedin Lodge
Beginning promptly at 10am (should be done by 12pm)
Coffee, Drinks and light snacks provided

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Northside Lodge No. 283 Raffle

The DPMS Panther Arms Oracle rifle is a lightweight, optics ready carbine with a military-standard upper receiver complete with rail. Other noted features are an adjustable Pardus composite stock, solid shield ribbed fore end, flash suppressor and spring-loaded action dust door. Barrel mounted rail makes perfect place for laser or light attachment. This DPMS rifle has a rear sling adapter and a pistol grip with raised finger hold bars.
·          Optics ready carbine with military-standard upper receiver
·          Adjustable Pardus composite stock
·          Solid shield ribbed
·          Flash suppressor
·          Spring loaded action dust door
·          Barrel mounted rail
·          Rear sling adapter
·          Pistol grip with raised finger hold bars

For more information or to buy tickets, please contact us at the following:
email: MESSAGE us on our Facebook @northside28

Official Rules and Regulations:  By entering this drawing, the ticket purchaser acknowledges that her or she is aware of and agree to abide by the Official Rules and Regulations of this drawing.   Northside Lodge No. 283, Free and Accepted Masons of Florida, 3325 1st Street NE, St. Petersburg, Florida is conducting this raffle pursuant to Florida Statutes to raise proceeds to benefit the Lodge Operating Funds.  The winning ticket will be drawn on December 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the aforementioned address.  The winner will be drawn from all eligible tickets received.  The winner will be notified by whatever contact information provided by the entrant at the time of receipt. Ticket holders need not be present to win. There is only one chance to win per ticket. The winner will win one Panter Arms Oracle 5.56 NATO/.223 Cal Rifle, retail price approx.   Winner agrees to allow Northside Lodge No. 283 to use their name and likeness to promote future drawings.  For addi tional information, email:  Northside Lodge No. 283 is a 501(c) (10) Organization. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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by | September 19, 2021 · 11:05 am

Masonic Education Workshop

Masonic Education Workshop
Clearwater Lodge No. 127
Date and Time: 
Saturday November 6th from 10:00AM to 12:00 PM.
All Masons are welcome but geared more specifically to current and future Worshipful Master’s and  the Lodge’s Masonic Education Committee members. 
Present and discuss the Masonic Education resources available from the Grand Lodge of Florida, Review the Masonic Education Reporting requirements of Florida Lodges, and review the point system requirements for qualifying Lodge’s to receive the Masonic Education Achievement Award.
Brother Bobby Burkett, District 18 Masonic Education Chairman,, phone: 727-204-5027

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If you have SYMPTOMS

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by | September 8, 2021 · 7:54 am

Fraternal Reminder

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by | September 8, 2021 · 7:53 am

Let Your Pennies Make Good Cents

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by | September 8, 2021 · 7:52 am

Proposed Legislation

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by | September 8, 2021 · 7:51 am

August Monthly Mail

The Grand Master has requested that you print and post the attached sign concerning COVID. The sign will also be included in the Monthly Mail on the website.

**The Table Lodge that Springs Lodge No. 378 has scheduled for September 25, 2021 is SOLD OUT**

*GMOV District 14 is at capacity and is not taking any more RSVP’s*

Holyrood Lodge No. 257 Charity Golf Tournament Canceled – Due to the increase in Covid infections and in an abundance of caution, Holyrood Lodge No. 257 has cancelled its charity golf tournament on Oct. 9, 2021.

Cypress Lodge No. 295 has an organ in working order that they would be glad to donate to another Lodge in need. They only would have to pick it up in Naples. We have three and would like to make more room in our Lodge. Please contact to make arrangements.

Haines City Lodge No. 219 is in need of 3 high back chairs to go with the renovation they made to their Lodge Room. If any Lodge has extra they would like to get rid of please contact the Secretary W:. Paul Wilson at

Zephyr Lodge No. 198 is looking for a picture of the sheaf of wheat suspended near a waterfall for their Lodge. If you have an extra one, please contact W:. Jim Marko,

Selama Grotto St. Petersburg is in need of 2 high back chairs for their Lodge Room. If any Lodge has extra they would like to get rid of please contact the Secretary W:. Bruce Ward at


The Bulletin of changes to the various directories is attached to this email and not posted to the website.

Please visit the following link on the website for the Grand Master’s Calendar

Please go to our website to download or view the August Monthly Mail:

You will find the following items included in the Grand Lodge August Monthly Mail on the website:

  1. Corporate Board Minutes for July
  2. Board of Trustees Minutes for July
  3. Grand Master’s Directive No. 5 – Suspending Stated Communications due to COVID
  4. Grand Master’s Directive No. 6 – COVID Safety
  5. COVID Sign to Print and Post
  6. Flyer on Harbor City Table Lodge on October 12, 2021
  7. Flyer on Masonic Youth Fundraiser by Zara Grotto on December 4, 2021
  8. Flyer on Cruise Raffle sponsored by Hialeah-Opa Locka Lodge No. 391
  9. Flyer on Fundraiser Supper for the Deputy Grand Master in Brooksville on January 22, 2022
  10. Flyer on Orange Blossom Lodge No. 80 Steak Night on October 16, 2021

See June Monthly Mail for the following:

2021 Secretaries and Treasurers Seminars – Registration information and form

Flyer on 100 Master Mason Meeting on September 29, 2021 at Hastings Lodge No. 183

Flyer on Shrimp Boil Fundraiser on October 30, 2021 in Largo

Flyer on Annual Washington, D.C. trip December 2-5, 2021

See July Monthly Mail for the following:

            Order Form for 2022 Dues Notices and Dues Cards

            Nomination Form for Election of Lodge Officers

            Flyer on Grand Master’s Homecoming – October 2, 2021

            Flyer on 100 Mason Night at Leesburg Lodge No. 58 – September 30, 2021

            Flyer on Arts and Crafts Show at DeSoto Lodge No. 105 – October 2, 2021


Our Grand Master, M:.W:. Jeff Foster, is asking that as many Lodges as possible take part in the Grand Lodge Marketing Reimbursement Program (GLMRP). Please get your Lodge Officers involved in this meeting. Everyone is invited to take part. Please see below for Zoom Meeting information for the next 2 meetings.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Sep 8, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
See Monthly Mailing
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Sep 29, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
See Monthly Mailing
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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