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NAMI Ohio – Helping Ohioans in Need

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Jack Sherman accepts a community service award and discusses the good works of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

This month Br. Jack Sherman received a community service award from Village Lodge for his work on the executive committee for the Ohio chapter of NAMI, or the National Alliance for Mental Illness. He then presented (shown above) info about NAMI to the lodge and its visitors. The organization provides a swath of support for families […]

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Ohio Special Olympics 2018

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Special Olympics Ohio

It’s that time of year again!! In just a few weeks, Ohio Special Olympics will notify the local organizations of the number of their athletes that are invited to the Summer Games, and the amount of their registration fee that is covered by the Masons of Ohio. In previous years there have been between 2,500 […]

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2018 Academic Scholarship

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Grand Lodge of Ohio 25th District

The Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of Ohio is offering a $1,200 scholarship in our district for two students. One will go to a young man and the other to a young woman, $1,200 per student. They can use it for college or vocational school tuition. To qualify for this award, the student […]

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Grand Lodge Bus

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RBT Charter Services bus

Why don’t you join us for the Installation of the next Grand Master of Ohio. We will be traveling with BRT Charter Services and leaving early on October 21, 2017. We will have pickups in Berea and Elyria, before heading to Dayton. There will be coffee and donuts aboard for your pleasure. We will arrive […]

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Alcohol Policy at Village Lodge Is Updated

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Village Lodge Number 274, Free and Accepted Masons since 1856

Modern Freemasonry was founded in a room above an English tavern. Throughout its history, it has been customary to see beer or wine served in lodges during refreshment. This changed in America during the early 20th century. As the temperance movement gained steam, American grand lodges passed legislation banning alcohol from Masonic lodges in order […]

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Geauga Hunger Task Force & 2016 Comes to a Close

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Geauga Hunger Task Force needs your help!

As 2016 comes to a close, Village Lodge is making a donation to support the food pantries in the Burton Congregational Church, the First United Methodist Church of Middlefield, and the Newbury United Community Church. These pantries are affiliated with a network called the Geauga Hunger Task Force. Founded in 1977, the Geauga County Hunger […]