Through the generous donation of your time and blood donations, we have collected a total of 49 units of blood.
These units of blood has helped save 147 lives in our community!
Thank you all for your continued dedication to our blood drives, and we look forward to another successful year.
|April 4||On this date in 1778, Voltaire was initiated in “Les Neuf Soeurs” Lodge in Paris. His conductors were Benjamin Franklin and Count Gebelin|
|April 5||On this date in 1886, Rudyard Kipling received his 1st degree.|
|April 8||On this date in 1790, the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire was constituted|
|April 19||On this date in 1787, the Grand Lodge of Maryland was formedOn this date (or April 18) in 1850, the Grand Lodge of California was formed|
|April 20||On this date in 1884, Pope Leo XIII issued a famous Papal Bull against Freemasonry, titled Humanum Genus|
|April 21||On this date in 1821 the Grand Lodge of Missouri was founded.|
|April 22||On this date in 1785, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart received his 3rd degree.|
|April 24||On this date in 1901, President Theodore Roosevelt received his 3rd degree.|
|April 28||On this date in 1738, Pope Clement XII issued the first Papal Bull attacking FreemasonryOn this date in 1840, the Grand Lodge of Illinois was formed|
On March 24th, WM Barry Parrish and JW Brian Cook visited with First Graders at Forman Elementary and Sigler Elementary and delivered the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club dental kits!
Congratulations to Brother Charles McKay, Past Master of Plano Masonic Lodge No. 768, on his installation as Worshipful Master of the Texas Lodge of Research on Saturday, March 19, 2016!
Lunch and Plano Lodge hospitality were served up by the Stewards in the North Texas Masonic Historical Museum & Library to an appreciative group of TLR members, their families and friends after the installation ceremony.
The Golden Trowel is a Lodge’s formal recognition of a Brother for his devoted service to Masonic principles in general or to his Lodge. It is intended to recognize the Brother who, year after year, quietly, but actively demonstrates his devotion to the teachings of Masonry without thought of recognition or special honors.
Every Lodge has such members. They spread the living cement that builds our Fraternity into a true brotherhood. You will find them at labor in the kitchens, on the work committees, in public office, on community projects, in service clubs, heavily involved in their church activities and in schools – anywhere that a true and steady hand of assistance is needed.
It is those Master Craftsmen that the Golden Trowel Award is designated as the highest Award a Lodge can bestow an individual member. Only one Golden Trowel Award can be bestowed each year if there is a deserving Mason. This year, we honor one such deserving Mason, Brother Sam Tiner.