Road Rally to Support OMH Memory Care Centers

Road RallyThe Michael T. Puskarich Legacy Miracle Miles for Memory Care Road Rally is a charitable fundraising event with the goal to raise $250,000 toward the Ohio Masonic Home Memory Care Centers Capital Campaign.

Volunteers will drive from all over the State of Ohio and ask friends, family, co-workers, etc. to sponsor their ride. There will be signature events in Springfield, Waterville, and Medina throughout the day. The event will culminate in Medina with a closing ceremony, awards, prizes and special announcements.

All revenue will be generated from people pledging charitable gifts to the drivers and through generous corporate sponsors.

...are you going to run with it?

The Ohio Masonic Home will host a fundraising Road Rally statewide on Saturday August 25, 2012.  All proceeds will benefit the Memory Care Centers' Capital Campaign.  There will be numerous routes to choose from with different starting locations.  One route is sure to be close to you!  The day will culminate when all vehicles drive from Browning Masonic Community to Western Reserve Masonic Community for an event closing memorable celebration ceremony.

Motorcycles and cars welcome to register and participate.  Set a personal fundraising goal and ask friends and family to sponsor your ride.

For more details visit: or call toll free 1-888-248-2664.

Deputy Grand Master to Rollout 2013 Programs
Deputy Grand Master James F. Easterling, Jr. has set the dates and locations of the thirteen roll out sessions he will hold around the state to roll out the Grand Lodge programs for the 2013 Masonic year. These sessions are intended to provide Lodge officers and members all the information they will need to plan for the next Masonic year in coordination with the Grand Lodge programs.  Attire for these meetings is business casual.

June 16, 9 AM, Aurora Lodge #48, 602 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth
June 23, 9 AM, Guernsey Lodge #66, 730 Wheeling Ave., Cambridge
July 11, 7 PM, Canton Temple, 836 N. Market Ave., Canton
July 19, 7 PM, Cortland #529, 3263 Everett-Hull Rd., Cortland
July 23, 7 PM, Quarry Lodge # 382, 366 Eastland Rd., Berea
July 25, 7 PM, Mansfield Temple, 1250 Middle Bellville Rd., Mansfield
July 28, 6 PM, Jeffersonville Lodge # 468, 23 S. Main St., Jeffersonville
Aug. 10, 7 PM, Bellvue Lodge #273, 1108 Castalia St., Bellvue
Aug. 11, 5 PM, Hiram Lodge #18, 51 W. Williams St., Delaware
Aug. 18, 9 AM, Paramuthia Lodge #25, 12 W. Carpenter St., Athens
Aug. 31, 7 PM, Temperance Lodge #73, 303 E. Poplar St., Sidney
Sept. 7, 7 PM, Browning Masonic Home, 8883 Browning Dr., Waterville
Sept. 8, 5 PM, Amelia Lodge #590, 290 Judd Rd. Amelia
Opening Cermonies for Ohio Special Oympics
Grand Master Kevin B. Todd and the Ohio Freemasons will again lead the Parade of Athletes during the Opening Ceremonies of the Ohio Special Olympics on Friday, June 22.

All Freemasons should gather at the Jesse Owens Sports Complex on the Ohio State University campus by 6 pm.  Recommended attire is white shirt, black slacks, and Masonic apron.  Those that attend will receive a commemorative ball cap and pin.

This year's donation in support of the Summer Games is $175,000.
August is “Ohio Month” at the George Washington Masonic Memorial
GWNMMGrand Master Kevin B. Todd has planned a trip to Alexandria, Virginia, August 3 – 5 to celebrate Ohio Month at the George Washington National Masonic Memorial.

For a detailed brochure regarding this trip, please click here.

Buses are scheduled to depart from and return to the ten Scottish Rite locations in Ohio. Prices are based on double occupancy and will vary depending upon the specific departure location.

Buses will depart on Friday morning and arrive at the Sheraton Suites Hotel in Old Town Alexandria late afternoon/early evening. The Grand Lodge of Ohio will confer the Master Mason Degree at the George Washington National Masonic Memorial on Fellow Crafts from throughout Ohio beginning at 9:00 am on Saturday morning. Saturday afternoon, the Grand Lodge of Ohio will lay a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. Prior to returning home on Sunday, we will attend church services at the National Cathedral.

There will be a program for the ladies on Saturday at the Memorial while the MM Degree is being conferred.

It is worthy of note that this Master Mason Degree will be conferred on August 4, 259 years after Brother George Washington received his Master Mason Degree in 1753!

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Upcoming District Events

19th District Association Meeting

When: Wednesday, Nov. 12 7:30pm

Where: Jackson No. 85


DDGM Installation RWB Fred Paul

When: Saturday, Nov. 15 7:00pm

Where: Crusader No. 720


PM Convocation / LEO Conference

When: Saturday, Dec. 6 8:00am

Where: Heath Masonic Complex

"Be sure to check the calendar link regularly for any upcoming local lodge events"

2014 Important Deadlines

Community Service Award

January 15, 2014 - forms to DDGM


Excellence in Youth Awards

January 15, 2014 - forms to DDGM

Grand Lodge Scholarship

March 1, 2014 - forms to DDGM

P. Dean Gerber Scholarship

April 30, 2014 - forms to P. Dean Gerber Selection Committee

Grand Master's Award Program

July 31, 2014 - forms to DDGM


Grand Master's Education Award Program

July 31, 2014 - forms to DEO


Special Olympics Donations

June 1, 2014 - Grand Lodge Charitable Foundation

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