Mountain View Senior Citizen’s Center Receives $4,711 Gift

Mountain View Lodge Senior Center June 2014

Mountain View Lodge No. 168 hosted a pork roast dinner to benefit the Mountain View Senior Citizen’s Center. The dinner was incredibly successful and raised $3,211. The lodge requested $1,500 in Matching Funds from the Foundation, for a total gift of $4,711 to the Center. Brothers Bill Martin and A. D. Becktold presented funds to the Center’s representative, Mildred Hawkins.…
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Pryor D.A.R.E. Program Receives $2,000 from Pryor Creek Lodge No. 100

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Pryor Creek Lodge spent a sunny day on the ball field to raise awareness (and funds) for the Pryor Police Department’s Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.). The D.A.R.E. program teaches children from Kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and alcohol-free lives. The Lodge sponsored a slow-pitch softball tournament to benefit the program.…
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Afton Lodge No. 76 Supports Ketchum Softball

Car wash

Thanks to the hard work of the Ketchum High School Softball supporters and Afton Lodge, the team will have new equipment. The two groups partnered up in a car wash fundraiser which raised $335. The Lodge received Matching Funds from the Foundation for a total gift to the team of $670. 

Sulphur Lodge No. 144 Supports Arbuckle Historical Museum

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No one knows a community’s needs quite like its own residents. With over 200 Masonic Lodges scattered across the cities and small towns of Oklahoma, each lodge represents a unique opportunity to make a difference in their community in a way no other organization can. Sulphur Lodge No. 144 saw a need in its community, and responded with support. The Arbuckle…
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Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma Helps Honor Oklahoma NonProfits

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In 2014, the Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma stepped up to honor the Oklahoma not-for-profit and corporate organizations who support our residents. For three of the last four years, the Masonic Charity Foundation was honored as a recipient of the Journal Record’s Beacon Award. In recognition of the importance of honoring the individuals and organizations who make so much good work possible…
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Second Chance at TCC Reduces Rate of Repeat Criminal Offenders

In July 2014, a new $50,000 endowment was placed at Tulsa Community College Foundation on behalf of the Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma. The endowment will help provide continued funding for the TCC Second Chance Scholarship Program. Second Chance scholarships provide support for the TCC Corrections Education Program. Corrections Education enables faculty to teach classes to both male and female incarcerated…
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Custer City Lodge No. 258 Gifts Over $7,000 to Senior Center

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Ron Ferguson proudly represented Custer City Lodge No. 258 recently at the new Senior Center being constructed. The center now has air conditioning installed and is ready to place ceiling tiles. The lodge contributed over $7,700 in support of the new building. Outstanding work, brothers!    

Kingston Lodge No. 287 Supports St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital

Kingston 287 gift of $900 to St Jude Childrens Hospital 5-8-2014, WM Ben Jones, resized

Worshipful Master Ben Jones of Kingston Lodge No. 287 represented the Lodge May 8, 2014 at St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Norman. The Lodge contributed $900 in support of the work done by this medical and research facility. Good work, brothers!

Hampton-Noble Lodge No. 291 Supports Local Firefighters

Noble Fire fundraiser

Hampton-Noble Lodge No. 291 supported the second annual Noble Fire Department fundraiser, raising $1,075 which was matched by the Masonic Charity Foundation for a total gift of $2,150. The event featured concessions, a dunk tank, bounce houses, face painting, music, and hands-on fire equipment displays. Children dressed up in official gear for photos, and got to explore fire trucks. The…
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