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Monday, November 9, 2015

Scottish Rite Express


Valley of Des Moines
Orient of Iowa

November 9, 2015

Double Eagle Gala 
Saturday, November 14, 2015

Bryce B. Hildreth, Master of Kadosh and the officers of the Des Moines Scottish Rite cordially invite you and your lady to the 2015 Double Eagle Gala 

6:00 pm \ Social Hour 
Hors de oeuvres and libations

7:00 pm \ Consistory Reunion Banquet 
Honoring the John D. Japhet, 33° & 
Alfred L. Jensen 32° KCCH Memorial Classes

Choice of Beef Tenderloin or Salmon
Vegetarian option available
Roasted New Potatoes
Vegetable Medley
White Raspberry Mousse Torte
Banquet by Baratta's Restaurant & Catering

8:00 pm \Double Eagle Gala
Dance Music provided by Freestyle Dance Band

Please reserve ASAP \ Black Tie Optional
15 new Knights Rose Croix!

The Fall Reunion in honor of Alfred L. Jensen, 32° KCCH and John D. Japhet, 33° began this past weekend as we preformed the Lodge of Perfection and Chapter Rose Croix degrees for 15 new members.  It is our pleasure to welcome them to Scottish Rite.

Gary F. AchenbachMt. Olive #79Topline Signer: David A. Aves
Bryan A. CallihanAcanthus #632Topline Signer: John W. Iles
Kenneth G. Coglizer, Jr.W. Gate Adelphic #509Topline Signer: E. Jay Coon
Gregory N. DeHoedtAcanthus #632Topline Signer: John W. Iles
Shawn J. FeidAdel #80Topline Signer: Kimberly E. Jones
Aaron M. HartsonMoingona #633Topline Signer: Thomas A. Bruce II
Wade H. HerringGnemeth #577Topline Signer: Thomas D. Cox
Gerald J. HollingsworthAcanthus #632Topline Signer: David R. Beard
Andrew M. KrischelEl Paso #76Topline Signer: E. Jay Coon
Richard E. NahasWaveland Park #654Topline Signer: Daniel R. Hobson
Edmond O. NelsonCrescent #25Topline Signer: Darrell G. Fremont
Matthew J. LemonsAcanthus #632Topline Signer: Russell E. Saffell
Michael T. SanbornJohnstown #538Topline Signer: Gene R Hatfield
Cory L. StoneburnerMirza #609Topline Signer: William S. Hull
Rex M. ValleSouth Gate #657Topline Signer: James T. McLaughlin

Please congratulate them on becoming a member of the Scottish Rite.  They will finish their Scottish Rite journey on November 13/14 taking the 19th to 32nd degrees.

Double Eagle Gala - November 14th
The Double Eagle Gala is our celebration of Scottish Rite Freemasonry.  It is a chance to recognize our new Scottish Rite members, pay tribute to our reunion honorees, honor our new 50 year members and share Scottish Rite with our friends and family. 
Our 2015 Double Eagle Gala will take place on Saturday, November 14th following the 32nd degree, Master of the Royal Secret.  We will begin with social hour at 6:00 pm, our banquet at 7:00 pm and "Freestyle" dance band begins at 8:00 pm.  The menu for dinner is a choice of beef tenderloin or salmon catered by Baratta's.  This is a very special evening and we hope you and your lady will attend our celebration.

The cost is $45 per person.  Please rsvp by November 6th. 
Meals from the Heartland - November 29th
Our annual charity project supporting the "Meals from the Heartland" will take place on Sunday, November 29th.  We will begin at 10:00 am and expect to finish up around 2:30 pm if all goes well.  Hopefully, this allows for some flexibility for everyone to attend and help out.  Feel free to join us for at any time during the event to help out as we always have plenty to do from beginning to end.
As we have done for the past several years we will pack 32,000 meals for those most in need.  This a great family event and there are plenty of ways to help regardless of age or ability.  

Lunch and cookies will be provided to all in attendance at no charge.  Please help us out by calling or emailing the SR office (515-288-8927 or with the number in your party so we can have plenty of food for everyone.  

The funding for the purchase of the 32,000 meals comes from a grant given to Des Moines Consistory by the Iowa Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation in the amount of $5000.00. 


2015 Japhet/Jensen Full Reunion Schedule

5:00 PM                      DINNER

5:45 PM             19th Degree   Grand Pontiff
6:45 PM             20th Degree   Master of the Symbolic                                                   Lodge
7:45 PM             21st Degree    Noachite or Prussian                                                       Knight
8:55 PM             22nd Degree   Knight of the Royal Axe

7:15 AM                      CLASS ASSEMBLES
7:30 AM             23rd Degree    Chief of the Tabernacle
8:05 AM             24th Degree    Prince of the Tabernacle
8:55 AM             25th Degree    Knight of the Brazen                                                      Serpent
9:35 AM             26th Degree    Prince of Mercy
10:15 AM           27th Degree    Knight of the Sun
11:15 AM           28th Degree    Knight Commander of                                                      Temple
11:50 AM                    LUNCH
12:40 PM           29th Degree   Scottish Knight of St.                                                       Andrew
1:25 PM            30th Degree    Knight Kadosh

2:50 PM             31st Degree   Inspector Inquisitor
4:00 PM             32nd Degree  Master of the Royal Secret                                              (1st)
4:55 PM             32nd Degree  Master of the Royal Secret                                              (2nd)
6:00 PM                      SOCIAL HOUR
6:45 PM                      CLASS BANQUET & DOUBLE EAGLE                                   GALA

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