Category: Global Freemasonry

Freemasons $500,000 donation for New Alzheimer’s Center

The facility was funded by a $500,000 donation from the Ocean City Masonic Lodge No. 171 through an endowment for Alzheimer’s treatment established by the now-deceased Flora Baker, a local businesswoman. Baker set up the endowment in honor of her late husband, Benjamin, who was a member of the Ocean City Masons.

Social services grateful for Freemasons’ support

Stand Children’s Services in Half Moon Bay has hosted a morning tea to thank the Freemasons Foundation for a recent donation. 

Stand regional manager Pene Frost says she feels incredibly grateful to the Freemasons for the contribution to the children. 

“We had two playgrounds the children could not use because there was no cushion fall bark. It was $13,000 to replace it.”

Oregon Freemasons support Raising a Reader

Oregon Freemasons have chosen to support Ontario School District in partnership with Raising A Reader, a literacy program on a mission to engage young readers and strengthen family routines.

Principals and teachers from Aiken and May Roberts elementary schools attended an initial training session provided by Kristen Anderson of the Raising A Reader program.

100 years of service by identical twin brothers – Freemasons New Zealand

Whangarei to celebrate 100 years of service by identical twin brothers, Bruce and Bryan Wiig. Originally from Bluff, both men were initiated into Freemasonry on the 15th July 1967 in Lodge Fortitude No 64. Over the years they have both moved away with Bruce now living in Auckland with wife Carol and Bryan in Whangarei with wife Marie.