HARMONY LODGE NO. 37 A.F. & A.M
GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
Meets Second Tuesdays 7:30 pm(Dark July & August)
December 12, 2017
Refreshments Junior Warden Christmas Spread
**OTHER DATES TO REMEMBER**
(See calendars for other important events)
Hanukah begins December 12 , 2017
Harmony Lodge booked Private Function December 13th ,2017
Harmony Lodge Booked Private Function December 16 2017
Hanukah ends December 20 ,2017
Christmas Day December 25 , 2017
Boxing Day / St Stephen's Day December 26 , 2017
St John the Evangelist Day December 27 , 2017
New Years Day January 1 , 2018
2017-2018 PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
Worshipful Master -Wor. Bro. Tom Gooderham PM
Senior Warden -Bro. Steve McGibbon
Junior Warden - Bro. Ben Firmston
Harmony Lodge No.37 2018 Annual Dues $131 ($121 if reside 50 mi/80km or more away)
plus - Community Charities/Cancer Car = $20
TOTAL = $151 ($141 For Away members)On or before January 1st 2018
Note : This is slightly more than 12 dollars per month- a bargain compared to other clubs/societies.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS DECEMBER 2017
Thanks to the Holland Family for the motorized scooter donation in Memory of the late Bryce Holland -WBro Fil Mauro's father in law.
Thanks to Bro Dwight Sheets gone to Florida to assist in rebuilding efforts
Thanks & well done to WBro Peter Henszel on relief efforts providing hay to ranchers in wildfire stricken areas of BC
Harmony 37 Annual BBQ /Chili Cook off Grand Forks -2017
Congratulations to JC & Amy Toner on winning the Chili Cook Off!
Perry Minnich and wife Joanne from Corinthian #27
beside Brian Norwood and "lapdog"
Conversations at the BBQ
Dave Clemons of Kettle Falls #130 overlooking the fare with some others
Jr Warden - Bro Steve McGibbon attending the BBQ.
Hosts Brian & Angie Swift relax with Casey Van Leur and Nancy Rinas
Host Brian thanking all who attended for participating
Attentive audience include Sisters Gladys Floyd Lois Docksteader along with Richard Stringer Peter and Dawn Henszel, Ruth Manson Gord Reid and Ray Lafleur
Boys at the Back
? Question ?
Who was Callimachus?
Previous Question:What was the inscription of Geometry,Plato had placed over the porch of his Academy at Athens?
Ans :"Let no one who is ignorant of geometry enter my doors"
GRAND LODGE BC& Y
Cancer Car Volunteer Drivers
EVANGELINE CHAPTER 31 OES
EASTERN WASHINGTON MASONS
SHRINE CARE CRUISER RESCUED BY FRIENDS OF THE SHRINE
DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL RECIPIENTS ;LONG SERVICE AWARDS ;HARMONY LODGE ANNUAL BBQ & CHILI COOK-OFF CHALLENGE
PHOTOS OF INTEREST
ELK RIVER NO 35 DEDICATION
ELK RIVER DEDICATION 2
Rt Wor Bro Brian Swift DDGM District #7;Sister Gladys Floyd of Evangeline Chapter #31; WBro Gordon Olsen Kettle Falls #130
WBro John Norling Kettle Falls #130
WBro Byron Cooper Kettle Falls #130
;Bro Jim Bayley of Kettle Falls #130; Bro Manfred Flury
WBro David Clemons Kettle Falls #130 passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge on September 15 ,2017 . Services 2:15pm September 26,2017 WA State Veterans Cemetery Medical Lake WA
Rt Wor Bro Einer Knudsgaard of Corinthian Lodge #27 passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge on August 31 2017 .Services Saturday September 9 at Holy Trinity Church Trail 1pm
Sister Jean Macgregor Past Matron of Evangeline Chapter #31 passed away on July 6,2017 in Grand Forks Service 2 pm St John's United Church July 30 ,2017
WBro Don Ormiston PM passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge on July 1 ,2017 in Grand Forks
Rt Wor Bro Morley Hyatt of Kaslo #25 passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge recently .Funeral Thursday May 17th 2pm at Nelson United Church
VWor Bro James King PDDGM of Kettle Falls #130 Passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge March 27,2017 Services 11am LDS Church Colville Interment 2pm Mountain View Cemetery Rice WA
Wor Bro Andrew (Andy) Stowell Cochran PM passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge on January 1 ,2017 in Brooks Alberta . Family Memorial to be held in the spring at Christina Lake BC .
Most Worshipful Brother Edward Hearn
of Ymir Lodge No 31 Salmo and numerous affiliated and Honorary memberships
in other lodges including Harmony #37 ;
passed to the Grand Lodge above very peacefully on the evening of
Saturday January 28, 2017 after a very brief stay in the hospital in Trail.
Most Worshipful Brother Edward Butler Hearn was born May 10, 1922 in Salmo
BC. He was Initiated (along with two of his brothers) into Ymir Lodge #31 on
July 4, 1958, Passed on September 5, 1958 and Raised on October 17, 1958. He
was Worshipful Master of Ymir Lodge #31 in 1966, 1974, 1987, 1997, District
Deputy Grand Master of Boundary District #7 in 1976 and Grand Master of
British Columbia and Yukon in 1991. He leaves behind his wife of 58 years
Dorothy, and four children - Christine, Ron, David, Lorna.
Mrs Joyce Schroeder -widow of the late Rt Wor Bro Ted Schroeder passed away on January 25 ,2017 .Service held at 1 pm on Saturday February 4,2017 at the Anglican Church in Grand Forks .
Brother Robert William Black of Harmony Lodge passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge on Monday January 23 ,2017 .No Services.
RtWor Bro Tony Mallam of Star of the West Lodge No 61 passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge in December
The Will of God is Accomplished .
The sympathy of Harmony Lodge is extended to Rt Wor Bro Peter Gunn & Family on the passing of wife Carol recently.The sympathy of Harmony Lodge is extended to WBro Dan Bryant & Family of Brother 32nd degree Jerry Bryant who passed to the Celestial Grand Lodge recently
The sympathy of Harmony Lodge is extended to the family Fred Downey brother of our late WBro Ted Downey on the loss of his daughter Jo Anne on August 7th
Sept 30 1791: The opera The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart premiered in Vienna
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"When government takes away citizens' right to bear arms
it becomes the citizens' duty to take away government's right to govern."
- M WBro George Washington
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The Fundamental Political Principle: "That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy.It is our job to see that it stays there"--George Orwell
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"The supposed quietude of a good man allures the ruffian; while on the other hand, arms like laws discourage and keep the invader and the plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property. The balance of power is the scale of peace. The same balance would be preserved were all the world destitute of arms, for all would be alike; but since some will not, others dare not lay them aside. And while a single nation refuses to lay them down, it is proper that all should keep them up. Horrid mischief would ensue were one half the world deprived of the use of them." —Thomas Paine (1775)
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