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~Thursday, December 13, 2012~

Congratulations to the Beaverton Masonic Lodge #100 Officer Line for 2013! The elected and appointed officers were installed by MWB Art Bush in an Installation Ceremony at BML on Thursday, December 13th.  Check out the 2013 Officer Installation Gallery HERE for photos.

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~Thursday, December 6, 2012~

Congratulations To Worshipful Brother Rick Komraus, selected by vote to receive the Beaverton Masonic Lodge #100 Hiram Award for 2012!  WB Rick is an asset to our lodge, a Brother who is always willing to help.

Rick Hiram

~Wednesday, November 7, 2012~

Election Results
At our November Stated Communication, members of Beaverton Lodge voted for our 2013 Officers.  The results:
2013 Worshipful Master: Dan Gray
2013 Senior Warden: Brandon VanDyke
2013 Junior Warden: WB Tom Binkerd
2013 Secretary: WB Art Geary
2013 Treasurer: Wayne Ford
2013 Trustee: WB Tom Binkerd

WM-Elect Dan Gray will be appointing the rest of his officer line in the coming weeks and will let us all know his selections.

~Thursday, November 1, 2012~

Bethel 20 Shadow Night November 19th

The Worshipful Master extended an invitation to all Masons to support our Job’s daughters by attending their ‘Shadow Night’ on Monday, November 19th at 6:30 PM.  This is always a very fun event, where each Mason ‘shadows’ a Bethel officer during their entire meeting.  This is a great way to support our girls, and we’d like to see as many Masons as possible attend.  Please contact the WM or Secretary if you can attend.

 Thanksgiving With The Sunshine Pantry

The Sunshine Pantry is a local non-profit group offering food, clothing, household items, and toiletries to families in need in Beaverton.  The WM is calling all Masons to support this group, especially around the holidays.  He spoke with Sharon Straus and she conveyed the need for Turkeys, Hams, Children’s Gifts, and Volunteer hours.  We are trying to organize a group from the lodge to help them on Saturday, November 17th to set up Thanksgiving boxes to be picked up by families in need.  This is a great local organization we feel strongly about supporting and hope you all can join in!  Contact the WM or Secretary to volunteer.  For more information on The Sunshine Pantry, visit their website at http://www.sunshinepantry.org/

~Friday, September 7, 2012~

» The Job’s Daughters are now taking orders for 2012 Wreaths.  CLICK HERE for an order form.

»Help Support our Job’s Daughters at their GOLF FUNDRAISER.  CLICK HERE for details!

~Thursday, June 21, 2012~

» Come one, come all to the 2012 Beaverton Lodge Picnic.  The picnic is on Sunday, June 24th from 9 AM – 2 PM at Noble Woods Park in Hillsboro.  Visit the Picnic Web Page HERE for more info and to RSVP

» We have begun the 6012 AL $5 Fund Drive.  You should have received a mailer from the lodge.  If you need another mailer to return, we have it on our web page HERE

» Beaverton #100 Custom Challenge Coins are now available!  Designed by our own Worshipful Master Nick McKimmy, these beautiful coins and a great way to show lodge pride.  $10 each.  For photos and more info, click HERE

~Friday, April 6, 2012~

» Notes From Stated Communication:
–» Congratulations to those who were presented (at Lodge and other locations)
—-with 60-year member pins & awards:
—-» Bro. Robert D. Barber
—-» Worshipful Bro. Alvin M. Lesser
—-» Bro. Gerald F. Meekins
—-» Worshipful Bro. Thomas W. Mummey
—-» Bro. Wesley G. North
—-» Worshipful Bro. Raymond Ruff, Jr.
—-» Worshipful Bro. Stanley E. Schmidt
—-» Worshipful Bro. Donald B. Scrivens

~Monday, April 9, 2012~

» Job’s Daughters Bethel #20 will host a pancake breakfast at Beaverton Lodge on Saturday, April 28th from 9 AM – 12 Noon.  Pricing, details, and menu can be found on the flyer located HERE.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

» Beaverton Lodge Summer Picnic date, time & place have been finalized!  Join us on Sunday, June 24th (St. John’s Day) from 10:30 – 1:30 at Noble Woods Park.  Members plan to meet at Lodge before the picnic to open on EA for observance of St. John’s Day.  For more information on Noble Woods Park, click HERE.

~Monday, January 30, 2012~

» The Grand Lodge has posted their information page for the 2012 Annual Communication.  This year’s Annual Communication will be held on June 7-8 at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center in Seaside, OR.  Click Here To Visit The GL Page

~Monday, February 6th, 2012~

IN MEMORIAM

WB Garry Weiner has informed us that the roll of the workmen has been called and our Brother Bernard L. Shain has not answered to his name.
Also known as “Uncle Bernie”, he was a 50-year Mason and Life Member, a member of Beaverton #100 in recent years after transferring from Harmony Lodge.
His funeral service and burial will be Tuesday, February 7th, at 3:00 PM, at Neveh Zedek Cemetery, 7925 SW Canyon Lane, Portland, OR 97225
More information will be sent to you as it is provided.

~Sunday, January 15th, 2012~

IN MEMORIAM

Brethren and friends, it is with a heavy heart we report that our Brother Frank Tillia has passed to that house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.  MWB Art Bush, PGM shared his thoughts as he reported this to us:  “Brother Frank passed away at home Saturday evening at 6:00 PM.  With him were his wife June and Connie, one of his two daughters.  At this point in time I do not know about any funeral services.
Brother Frank was a 60 year Mason, a true Brother who never spoke an unkind word and he especially enjoyed the visit from his Lodge Brothers when they came to see him in the hospital.
So Mote It Be”,
MWB Art Bush, PGM

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Brother Frank’s family in their time of loss.

~Friday, January 6, 2012~

» Our January Stated Communication was held last night.  Some of the highlights were:

  • Bro. Wayne Ford was presented with a Torchlight pin during dinner.  The presentation was made by RWB Ron Eggers, District Deputy Of District #7.

  • Our 2012 Budget was reviewed, discussed, and approved.

  • Following favorable investigation, Bradley Pearlman was voted on and approved by unanimous ballot to receive the Degrees Of Masonry.  Bradley’s EA degree will be held Thursday, January 12 at 7:00 PM.  All brethren are invited to attend!

  • Committees for 2012 were presented to the brethren.  A list of the committees and their members can be found on our website HERE.  Brethren are encouraged to join any committee they would like to, even if the committee lists shows 3 members.

  • WB Garry Weiner was presented with a Past Master’s certificate and apron.

~Saturday, December 10, 2011~
2012 OFFICER INSTALLATION

Thanks to everyone who came out to cheer on our 2012 officer line as they were initiated at a public ceremony at Beaverton #100 on Saturday, December 10th, 2011.  The ceremony started at 4 PM with Worshipful Brother Ted Balestreri as Installing Officer, Right Worshipful Brother Ron Eggers, District Deputy of District #7, as Installing Marshal, and Brother Don Martin as Installing Chaplain.
Outgoing Worshipful Master Garry Weiner was the emcee for the evening.
Special thanks to the many family and friends who joined members of Beaverton 100 to cheer on our 2012 officers.  Worshipful Master Nick McKimmy gave a touching speech and was received well by all.  Everyone convened downstairs in Stafford Fellowship Hall after the ceremony to partake in a very tasty Hawaiian plate lunch.  Photos from the event can be found on our photo gallery page or by clicking  HERE

~Saturday, December 3, 2011~

» 6,000 bikers travel to Portland Shriner’s Hospital for the 2011 A.B.A.T.E. Toy Run.  Over 14,000 toys and $30,000 worth of medical equipment were donated to children and families in need.  Beaverton #100 members Bruce Dyer, Byron Ward, Carson Bailey, David Potter, and George Ruhberg were there to volunteer.

 ~Friday, December 2, 2011~

» Brother Treasurer Wayne Ford was presented with the 2011 Hiram Award at last night’s Stated Communication – CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS

~Saturday, November 26, 2011~

» Have you seen the WM-Elect lately?  Would you recognize him without his apron?

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