Scottish Rite caps 5 new members

In Newsby Charles Ward

Photo 1: The Juneau Valley of the Scottish Rite welcomed five new members of the fraternity at its 2018 Reunion, held April 26-28 at the Juneau Masonic Center. The event concluded with a ceremony in which the new 32° Masons received their traditional regimental caps. Pictured in the front row, left to right, are new members Kyle Moselle, Tyler Eddy, …

Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club Winter 2017

In Newsby Charles Ward

Christmas party caps club’s year More than 200 people came to the Juneau Masonic Center on Dec. 17 to attend the inaugural Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club Christmas Party. The event, geared towards children and their parents, proved to be the best-attended event at the Center in 2017. Kids came away with plenty of cookies, candy and hot chocolate, along with a …

Order of the Eastern Star Winter 2017

In Newsby Charles Ward

OES closes out 2017 with spooks and cooks By Gabrielle Hazelton, PM Juneau Chapter No. 7, Order of the Eastern Star wrapped up 2017 by hosting a Halloween movie marathon and a holiday sweater party, resuming the traditional New Year’s Day Pancake breakfast and installing a new Worthy Matron. The inaugural Halloween movie marathon proved to be a fantastic experiment. …

2018 Officer Installation for Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge No. 21

In Newsby Charles Ward

The 2018 officers are: W. Bro. Doug Harris, Worshipful Master; V.W. Bro. Jim Robinson, Senior Warden; Bro. Mer’chant Thompson, Junior Warden; V.W. Bro. Don Hale, Treasurer; W. Bro. Charles Ward, Secretary; W. Bro. Ray Rusaw, Chaplain; Bro. Rusty Shivers, Marshal; Bro. Ed Kalwara, Senior Deacon; Bro. Alex Simpson, Junior Deacon; Bro. David Heydt, Senior Steward; Bro. Jim Herr, Junior Steward; …

Christmas party caps club’s year

In Newsby Charles Ward

More than 200 people came to the Juneau Masonic Center on Dec. 17 to attend the inaugural Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club Christmas Party. The event, geared towards children and their parents, proved to be the best-attended event at the Center in 2017. Kids came away with plenty of cookies, candy and hot chocolate, along with a toy of their own. Of …

Honors weekend in Juneau a hit

In Newsby Charles Ward

By Ill. John Barnett, 33° The Juneau Valley served as host for the Scottish Rite Orient of Alaska’s biennial Honors Ceremony, held Nov. 3-4, 2017. More than 50 people attended some or all of the events, including Ill. Norm Gutcher, 33°, the current Junior Grand Warden of the Grand Lodge of Alaska; Ill. David Worel, 33°, Deputy of the Supreme …

PM Night

In Newsby Charles Ward

Sixteen Past Masters attended a Dec. 2 Called Commincation to honor the men who have taken the Oriental Chair. Past Masters filled all of the officers’ stations, and a Festive Board and Ceremony of Seven Toasts followed. V.W. Bro. Russ Shivers presided over the Called Communication and honored V.W. Bro. Harley Clough on the 50th anniversary of Clough’s year as …