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Little Rock Valley Honors Citizen of the Year

May 10, 2012
May 10, 2012

On April 27, 2012 at the spring reunion of the Valley of Little Rock Steven L. Mueller, President and CEO of Southwestern Energy, was presented with the 2012 Scottish Rite Citizen of the Year Award in Arkansas. Southwestern Energy has brought over 1300 jobs to the state of Arkansas and has poured billions dollars into the states economy in the past 5 years. Southwestern Energy has also had an active part in supporting various childhood learning [...]


Master Craftsman Classes Held at Reunions in Kansas City

April 24, 2012
April 24, 2012

The Valley of Kansas City, Missouri has incorporated the Master Craftsman program into our Reunions. We have 4 sessions where the candidates and our program coordinator, Mike Lockwood, go over the material together, write the essay and then our Valley mails the completed test. We hope this promotes education and establishes a better connection with the new members. It has been well received by the Valley and the new members.

Pictured are Brothers Mike Lockwood and Frank Kaffenberger [...]


Santa Fe Scottish Rite Celebrating a Century

April 24, 2012
April 24, 2012

The State of New Mexico is celebrating its 100th year as a state, and the Scottish Rite building in Santa Fe is also turning 100 years old! To commemorate this once in a lifetime occasion, the Orient of New Mexico is celebrating a combined Spring “Centennial” Reunion. Illustrious Brother Tom Payne, Sovereign Grand Inspector General, has authorized a special opportunity for Master Masons seeking the Scottish Rite degrees: 100 for 100 for the 100th!

On May 4th, 5th, and 6th:

100 [...]

Constructing America: The Army Corps of Engineers Yesterday and Today

April 24, 2012
April 24, 2012

Join DC Scottish Rite on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 as the Americanism Committee of the Valley of Washington is proud to present:

“Constructing America: The Army Corps of Engineers Yesterday and Today”

Don Wildman, host of Travel Channel’s Off Limits and Mysteries at the Museum, discusses the monumental history of the US Army Corp of Engineers and it’s current slate of mind-boggling projects. Sharing background clips and anecdotes from his series, Wildman paints a fascinating portrait of an organization responsible [...]


63rd Annual Easter Tableaux at Helena Scottish Rite

April 2, 2012
April 2, 2012

The Helena Scottish Rite has presented the Easter Tableaux for the general public in Montana for the past 63 years. The Tableaux depicts the last days of Jesus Christ through a series of historic scenes and actors, using the backdrops of the Scottish Rite. Eight different scenes from the life of Jesus from the Last Supper, all the way to the Ascension, are shown. Changes between scenes will be complimented by music performances.

In the past they had to turn people [...]