Monthly Archives: February 2020

Grand Master’s Class Called for Spring 2020

Grand Master Keith W. Newton has authorized Ohio’s twenty-five districts to hold Grand Master’s Classes on or near May 9, 2020. His decision provides a new opportunity for men who are busy with work, travel, and other obligations to experience the three degrees in a single day. Since they began in 2002, Ohio has offered…
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Keeping the Secrets… One Mason’s Story

Freemasons are famous for their secrets. But what does this mean? What are secrets? Who are we really talking about? What does it mean to keep a secret? There is perhaps no better answer to this question than the story of Brother John Bergmann, 99 years old and a 60-year member of Community Lodge, No.…
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A Life in Color

Article Courtesy of Mike Ullery from Miami Valley Today If one compares life to art, everyone begins with a blank canvas. Life is then a pallet, full of colors, waiting to see what becomes of our own, individual, masterpiece. For Springfield Masonic Community resident, Don Muncy, the layers are many. The colors, brilliant. Muncy, 95,…
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Celebrating Service to the Craft

Each year several hundred Master Masons in Ohio hit milestone service anniversaries such as 25, 50, or 75 years of membership. On a rare occasion, a Brother reaches 80 years of service. This milestone was reached in the new Masonic year by Brother Derrill Arthur Hablitzel of Port Clinton, Ohio; a member of Oak Harbor…
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