JDSC at Alaska Day

In Newsby Charles Ward

Members of the Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club travelled to Sitka to join the Sitka Shrine Club and officers from Al Aska Shrine for Alaska Day festivities on Oct. 18. Events began the evening before with a Special Meeting oof Al Aska Shrine. At that meeting, Al Aska welcomed three new Nobles with a Ceremonial. The next day, Nobles new and old …

Potentate’s Visit and Ceremonial

In Newsby Charles Ward

Ill. Sir Jack Clouse, Potentate of Al Aska Shrine, visited the Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club on Oct. 16. Following a lunch in honor of the Potentate and his traveling officers, Al Aska Shrine held a Special Meeting to hold a Ceremonial for new Noble Jim Cartmill.

Official Visit and KCCH Investiture

In Newsby Charles Ward

Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge No. 21 and the Juneau Valley of the Scottish Rite co-hosted a Masonic celebration on Oct. 12. The evening began with the Scottish Rite investing Bro. Charles Ward, 32°, with the Honour of Knight Commander of the Court of Honor. After a reception and dinner, Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge received M.W. Bro. John May, Grand Master of Masons …

Lodge welcomes Paul Nowlin to the Craft

In Newsby Charles Ward

Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge initiated Paul Nowlin on Aug. 6, 2019 at its Stated Meeting. Junior Warden Allen Bell conferred the Degree, W. Bro. Ken Vaughan and Bro. Torrey Jacobson delivered the Lecture, and W. Bro. John Barnett gave the charge.

Gearhart to receive Carla Timpone Award

In Newsby Charles Ward

Sister Rachel Gearhart will be one of three Alaskans to receive the 2019 Carla Timpone Award, the Alaska Women’s Lobby recently announced. The award honors Alaskans who “who have dedicated themselves through professional and volunteer work to addressing social wrongs, particularly as they relate to women, children and families,” said Nancy Courtney, treasurer of the Alaska Women’s Lobby, in an …

Game Night a great night

In Newsby Charles Ward

Juneau Chapter No. 7, Order of the Eastern Star, hosted a game night for the Juneau Masonic Family on April 30, 2019. More than 10 people showed up for a potluck supper and a round of “Bring Your Own Book,” a game involving quick searches in strange books, and a healthy sense of humor. You can see pics from the …

MJG 21 well represented at Grand Lodge

In Newsby Charles Ward

Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge No. 21 was well represented at the 2019 Grand Communication of Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska, which was held Feb. 7-8 in Fairbanks. We had eight official representatives at the Communication, the second most of any lodge and the most for any lodge outside Fairbanks. V.W. Bro. Al Brookman received recognition as he enters his 50th …