Freemasons donate over $40K for families served by MU Speech and Hearing Center

Reading Time: < 1 minute More than 60 children receive speech and language services through the center’s Rite Care Clinic, according to Pam Holland, chair of the university’s Department of Communication Disorders. Holland said she was initially worried about how the global pandemic would affect their ability to continue to provide scholarships for children and families who need it most.

Minnesota Freemasons donate $35 million to the University of Minnesota to establish first-of-its-kind institute devoted to brain development

Reading Time: 3 minutes The University of Minnesota has announced a $35 million gift from Minnesota Masonic Charities, an organization that is the University’s largest single donor. This contribution will establish and name the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain, an interdisciplinary initiative focused on the early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders in early childhood and adolescence.

Freemasons make bicycle donations to School

Reading Time: 2 minutes William Perry II, past master Eddie Tosh and senior warden Jim Higgins pose with bicycles donated to Caldwell County primary and elementary schools. Clinton Lodge #82 donated 20 bikes this year to students as rewards for perfect attendance records. Efforts are part of a statewide program through the Grand Lodge of Kentucky to spur educational motivation in students.

WHAT MASONRY MEANS TO ME

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many times since I became a member of this grand fraternity, I have in retrospective moments, asked myself, why I am proud to be a Mason and I dwell upon those things that Masonry has brought before me. The feelings of warmth, friendship, and potential comfort in times of distress are always with me, yet they seem to appear most readily in lodge.