California Freemasons Raising A Reader in Action

Schools in Tehama County, California, are among those whose students are greatly benefitting from the California Masonic Foundation’s partnership with national literacy and family engagement leader Raising A Reader (RAR). One of these schools is Metteer Elementary School in Red Bluff, one of four Title I schools in the district. More than 79 percent of … Read more

California Freemasons make a million-dollar impact in support of at-risk youth

Ten years ago, the California Masonic Foundation launched Masons4Mitts in Northern California. After a record season, the now-statewide program has raised $1,011,080 in support of at-risk youth, purchasing more than 50,500 mitts for California kids. 

UCLA International Conference to hold talk on the Development of Freemasonry in USA

In the 18th century, British imperial forces spread to territories throughout the world – reaching the British Isles, North America, the Caribbean, and India. Freemasonry spread with their growing empire – and while doing so aroused interest in men from many different faiths. At this year’s UCLA International Conference, taking place April 7 in Los … Read more

Fighting Fires with Fraternity: Freemasons and Lodges banded together to make a Difference

As wildfires blazed throughout Northern California, Masons and lodges banded together to make a difference. Marian McKenna – wife of Bro. Greg McKenna, a member of Mount Jackson Lodge No. 295 and Santa Rosa Luther Burbank Lodge No. 57 – reports that feelings of empathy and gratitude were intertwined in their hometown of Winsdor, where … Read more

California Freemason Claims Industry Awards

The Masons of California’s reputation as a national communications leader continued to expand this year with industry recognitions. Best Use of Digital Imagery Awarded by the Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards for the article “Bridging the Unknown” in the August/September 2016 issue of California Freemason. Bronze Award: Digital Media – Video Awarded by Association Media … Read more