Monday, September 19, 2011
Saturday, September 17, 2011
|photo by Baruti Kme-Sisouvong|
Congratulations to Master of Kadosh Shane Harshbarger on being elected as Grand Treasurer of the Grand Lodge of Iowa. Also Congratulations to Charlie Smithson, Senior Warden of the Lodge of Perfection, on his elevation to a Grand Senior Deacon and Brian Pappadoucas, Past Master of Kadosh, Grand Marshal. Bryce Hildreth was named Chairman of Division and Reference. Thanks to Wede Sheeler for providing the list of Grand Officers. There may be other members of the Des Moines Consistory on the list and I hope someone will let me know so I can give credit.
Grand Master Jerry L. Levay Sioux City
Deputy Grand Master Michael W. Fletcher Winterset
Sr. Grand Warden Jon D. Wagoner Sioux City
Jr. Grand Warden Richard L. Martin Creston
Grand Treasurer Shane A. Harshbarger Altoona
Grand Secretary Wm. R. Crawford Cedar Rapids
Grand Chaplain Jon M. Ginny Davenport
Dep. Grand Secretary Tim S. Anderson Cedar Rapids
Grand Marshal Brian D. Pappaducus Des Moines
Sr. Grand Deacon W. Charles Smithson Des Moines
Jr. Grand Deacon John D. Pierce Clarinda
Sr. Grand Steward Kevin A. Nelson Waterloo
Jr. Grand Steward Jeremy “Jerry” Myers Osage
Grand Tyler Wendell B. Borland Moville
Grand Musician John M. Klaus Mount Vernon
Chairman, Division & Reference Bryce B. Hildreth Ankeny
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Members gathered for a meal prepared by the Kitchen Krew prior to the Quarterly Meeting. The Hamburgers, Brats, baked Beans and cole slaw supper was delicious and the fellowship was enjoyed by all.
Following supper the members retired to the Classroom for the Quarterly meeting.
Master of Kadosh, Shane Harshbarger opened the meeting with the usual proclamation followed by prayer and
the Pledge of Allegiance.
Reports from the Secretary, Treasurer, Lighting crew were received.
We are at 32 new Masters of the Royal Secret so far this year.
Kick off for the Fall Reunion is Sept 22 -
26 of the 29 degrees are planned for the Fall Reunion
- Greg Spooner announced a
Cost of the Gala (Nov.12) will be $50 a person with a discounted price of $40 each for those who reserve early. Details to be announced.
Election of Officers was held with the following results:
Master of Kasosh – John Clearman
Prior – Eldon Walton
Preceptor – Kay Greaney
Council of Kadosh
Commander – Bryce Hildredth
Greg Spooner –1st Lt. Commander
Michael Miller – 2nd Lt. Commander
Personal Rep Knoll mentioned the fundraising efforts which are underway which will fund several projects. We have a goal of raising $125,000.
We have a donar who will give us $10,000 if we raise $20,000. Some projects have been started. The money is being raised for the Des Moines Consistory Building Trust and are tax-deductable.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011