Monthly Archives: November 2019


As you read this fall edition of the Beacon you have probably identified the theme as thankfulness/giving back. Although we often dedicate this issue during the holiday season to such a worthy topic, we feel it is important to let you know that we are filled with gratitude 365 days a year. You see, we…
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Introducing the Grand Lodge Officers for 2019-2020

Grand Master, Keith W. Newton Deputy Grand Master, Richard A. Dickerscheid Senior Grand Warden, Timothy S. Wheeland Junior Grand Warden, Steven M. Grindle Grand Treasurer, Steven E. Cokonougher, PGM Grand Secretary, C. Michael Watson, PGM Grand Chaplain, Thomas F. Jenkins, II Grand Orator, Paul A. Weglage Grand Marshal, William M. Carter, III Senior Grand Deacon,…
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We Made Dream Flights Come True at Springfield Masonic Community

On August 23, 2019, Springfield Masonic Community partnered with Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation to provide eight U.S. veteran residents with individual flights in a restored 1940 Boeing Stearman biplane, the same aircraft used to train military aviators during World War II. The flights were courtesy of Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation, a Carson City, Nevada-based, nonprofit…
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Calling All Members: Mark Your Calendars Now

November 23, 2019 Tri State Degree Day – Grand Rapids, MI Join the Grand Master and Grand Lodge officers as Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana meet together and each Grand Lodge will present one of their degrees. All Masters Masons are welcome to attend Watch the Grand Lodge Website and Facebook pages for more information. January…
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