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Valley of Nashville Brings Santa to Children’s Speech and Hearing Center

December 25, 2012
December 25, 2012

Brother Edwin Holecombe, Scottish Rite Valley of Nashville, entertained not only the children of Mama Lere Hearing School as Santa Claus, but also approximately 100 parents, grandparents, teachers, and friends. Mama Lere Hearing School is a division of the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Speech and Hearing Center, a Scottish Rite RiteCare supported facility.

In the early 1950s in Colorado, the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States initiated a program to help children with speech and language [...]


Hole-in-One Wins Burlington Man a New Car!

November 20, 2012
November 20, 2012

Offered a chance to raise money for the Scottish Rite children’s language and learning disorders clinics, Jim Bruce sinks amazing shot for brand new car.

On Monday, October 8, 2012, at the Liberty Mutual Invitational Scottish Rite Charity Tournament that was held at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club in Durham, N.C., Jim Bruce hit a golf shot for the ages. Jim was the last man admitted into the tournament but on the very first hole in a [...]


First Virtual Supreme Council Meeting Held

October 2, 2012
October 2, 2012

Jay Patterson sits at the computer station monitoring incoming discussions.

On October 2, 2012, the Supreme Council met in their first ever “virtual” meeting. SGIGs and Deputies from around the country called by phone or joined the meeting online, as they shared various Supreme Council business matters about such items as the House of the Temple Construction progress, the Capital Campaign, the upcoming 2013 Scottish Rite Web Event, the recent RiteCare Conference held by Texas Scottish Rite Hospital [...]


The Art and Science of Speech, Language and Literacy: RiteCare 2012

October 1, 2012
October 1, 2012

Our 2012 RiteCare conference titled “The Art and Science of Speech, Language and Literacy,” was filled with informative presentations by nationally recognized speakers on evidence-based clinical applications. The conference convened with a Texas-style welcome reception on September 13 at the Omni Dallas Hotel, in the center of the revitalized downtown Dallas. At the reception, artist Desmond Blair, a former patient at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, worked on one of his latest creations while everyone enjoyed the view [...]


Scottish Rite Has Talent

September 15, 2012
September 15, 2012 Scottish Rite Has Talent

Do you play an instrument? Are you and fellow brothers a part of a band? Have friends complimented you on your singing voice?

Celebrating the Craft is looking for YOU!

Scottish Rite Has Talent is a contest in which we will judge video entries of musical talent and ultimately choose only TWELVE to perform LIVE during the 2013 Celebrating the Craft.

Musical Performers, whether an individual or a group, from Orients all over the Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction, are invited to submit [...]