Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Java Guild March 2018

Java Guild meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to about 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch occurs at 12:00 noon at the Belrock Banquet Hall. If you haven’t come out as yet, or if you've come out before but have been away for a bit, please join us. The friendship is always warm, the conversations lively, and the lunches – always a surprise but – always delicious. At this past meeting, W. Brother Trevor Sykes informed us of the Sudbury Shrine Club's annual Vidalia Onion campaign. The onions will be in mid-May. The cut-off date for ordering is April 5th. To place your order, please call the Shrine Club 705-524-0335.

These are some pictures taken at Java Guild on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018.

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Belrock Temple Corporation Annual General Meeting 2018

Belrock Temple Corporation is having their Annual General Meeting. It is being held on Tuesday April 3rd, 2018. All masons who are members of the Sudbury-Manitoulin District are welcome to come out and learn about the corporation and its activities. The meeting will be held in the Banquet Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Cambrian Bursaries 2018

R.W. Bro. Brian Koivu and W.M. John Reynolds attended the Cambrian College 35th Annual Awards Reception on March 22nd. R.W. Bro. Koivu, who is the Treasurer of the Masonic Foundation, presented bursaries on behalf of the Masonic Foundation. W.Bro. Reynolds presented bursaries on behalf of Nickel Lodge as pictured below.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Amalgamation Algonquin and Sudbury Lodges

Tickets are now available for the Saturday May 26th, 2018 Amalgamation Ceremony and Investiture of Officers as well as the banquet. The itinerary is as follows:

5:00 p.m. Opening of the lodge and reception of Distinguished guests
6:00 p.m. Dinner in the Banquet Hall
7:30 p.m. Amalgamation Ceremony and Investiture of Officers

The banquet tickets are $35 each. Tickets are also available for masons to attend the Ceremony and Investiture. There is no cost for these tickets, but there will be a maximum of 120 seats available, so the number of tickets is limited.

This amalgamation of Algonquin Lodge No. 536 and Sudbury Lodge No. 658 event will be held at the Belrock Masonic Center at 845 Regent Street in Sudbury.

Algonquin Raising Rautiainen

At Algonquin Lodge No. 536's 1000th regular meeting, Bro. Simo Rautiainen was raised. The working tools that were used at their first meeting were on display. As well, R.W. Brian Koivu, Treasurer of the Masonic Foundation of Ontario, presented a Certificate of Appreciation from the Masonic Foundation of Ontario for Algonquin Lodge's generous donation to the Prostate Hope Prostate Cancer Research Project.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Sudbury Lodge Raising Mantler

R.W. Bro. Daigle, D.D.G.M. for the Sudbury-Manitoulin District, was on a fraternal visit when Sudbury Lodge No. 658 raised Bro. Steven Mantler on Monday, March 19th.

Friday, 16 March 2018

Nickel Official Visit Raising Carr

Nickel Lodge No. 427 had an official visit by R.W. Bro. Daigle on March 7th, 2018. At that meeting, Bro. Chris Carr was raised. A cheque for the District Project was presented, and the D.D.G.M. gave an interesting talk on the Widows Sons.

Nickel Raising Tizzard

At Nickel Lodge No 427's February 21st Emergent meeting, Bro. Jordan Tizzard was raised.