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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 […]

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Terrific 25th Masonic District News September 2016

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Grand Lodge of Ohio 25th District

September 10 Blue Lodge Outdoor Raising at Cortland Lodge at 9:00 AM. Breakfast at 8:00AM September 30 Blue Lodge Election of Officers and Awards night at Old Erie Lodge at 7:30 PM October 14-15 Grand Lodge Communication at Kalahari in Sandusky, Ohio November 19 Past Masters Convocation at Willoughby Lodge at 9:00 AM, Breakfast at […]

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2018 Caribbean Cruise Benefit

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An eastern Caribbean cruise aboard the Celebrity Equinox Cruise Ship is being organized for the benefit of the Ohio Freemasons and their families. Port cities will include San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and Basseterre, St. Kitts. The details of pricing, accommodations, and how to register can be found below. Also see this flier […]

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Three New Entered Apprentices

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Village Lodge Number 274, Free and Accepted Masons since 1856

Just in time for summer break, Village Lodge welcomed three new Entered Apprentices on June 8th. Thanks go out to the brothers who helped with initiation. We did three in one evening! Presiding worshipful master Bob Thomas said he had not seen three degrees in one evening in all the years he’s been a Mason. […]

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Masonic Home Honors Village Lodge’s Generosity

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Masonic Home framed print presented to to Worshipful Master Victor Matthews by brother Jesse Pertee

Brother Jesse Pertee presented Village Lodge a framed commemorative print of the Masonic Home “Castle” in recognition of the lodge’s brothers generously donating over $1,000 to the Masonic Home Foundation this past year. Brother Pertee also presented an update on the home’s activity. The Masonic Home provides services for aging. More recently they have been focusing […]