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Albert Pike Intersection

January 29, 2013
January 29, 2013

The City of Knoxville has designated the intersection of 16th Street and White Avenue  (site of Knoxville Scottish Rite Temple) as Albert Pike Intersection Honorary.

After a number of meetings with the City of Knoxville Planning Commission and City Council, Brother Luther J. Gafford, 33°, General Secretary of Knoxville Scottish Rite, request for the Street to be named in honor of Brother Albert Pike was granted. This is a picture of Luther J. Gafford, Jr., 33° with one of [...]


Multi-State Reunion

January 29, 2013
January 29, 2013

The Orient of Missouri, Valley of Kansas City will be hosting an Orient-wide, Multi-State Reunion in April of 2013. During this event Candidates and Brothers alike will experience some of the best Degree work and fellowship in the country. Many Valleys will travel to Kansas City Missouri bringing Degree teams and Candidates to this historic event. For more information, see our website:  http://www.srkc.org/reunion/news/

 


KSA of Nashville Knights 20 new members

December 29, 2012
December 29, 2012

On December 9th, 2012 the Nashville Knights of Saint Andrew held an investiture, knighting 20 new members and installing new officers for the coming year. Jack Patterson, 32° was elected Venerable Master for 2013.


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 [...]