September 2002 Newsletter
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Lodge No. 359
1, Issue 7
Masonic Unity Festivals
A Big Success
Unity Festivalís were a big success this year. 770 new Master
Masons were raised in Illinois on August 10th. It is good to see that
Masonry is not dying out. Letís challenge ourselves for the
coming year by trying to bring in at least one new member each to
of Officers will be the October meeting.
of officers will be in November.
all give our Worshipful Master a big round of applause. Despite
the low turn-out, he was determined to make a good showing for
Blackberry Lodge at the parade on our behalf. A special thanks to
his family for the assistance in handing out candy to the children.
the summer, we had the roof leak repaired by Malcor Roofing in Aurora.
We also had Ron Pondelick repair the chimney and do the tuck-pointing on
the building. Thanks to the recent break in our Real Estate tax
bill, we were able to pay off the entire bill for the repairs.
are asking all Brethren to please submit information for the
newsletter. If you have a story to pass on, a comment or concern,
or just have some wisdom to share, please contact either Dean Capes or
17NE is now on the Web
website has been created for the 17th NE District. This will serve
as a central point for all Brethren to find out what is happening in all
of the District Lodges. You can find the site at http://Mastermason.com/district17ne
or though the Blackberry Lodge home page