Volume LVIIJanuary 2010Number 1

Personal, Convenient & Carefree!

The Masonic Villages offer accommodations and services customized for your personal preferences and needs. Whether it is a two-bedroom/den cottage/villa, with a garage or two-bedroom apartment with a breezy balcony, seemingly limitless recreational opportunities or health care services readily available, the Masonic Villages provide an ideal place to enjoy your retirement years.

The Masonic Village at Dallas features one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments and villas. Enjoy an on-site golf course, fitness center and country club dining, as well as lifelong learning, wellness and leisure opportunities at nearby Misericordia University. Should you require it, access to health care services is available through our preferred health care partner, Mercy Center, other local providers and any other Masonic Village location. With our new Guaranteed Appreciation Plan which guarantees appreciation on your original payment, and our Apartment Rental Fees starting at just $897 per month, Masonic Village at Dallas offers many great options for a great price. For more information, call (866) 851-4243.

The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown's Sycamore Apartments are available in one and two-bedroom and two-bedroom/den models. You'll have the opportunity to participate in numerous activities ranging from a Penn State Club to day trips, as well as access to health care services if needed. This 100-year-old community offers modern amenities supported by a tradition of caring.

Concerned about selling your home in the current market? The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown has teamed up with the John Smith Real Estate Group who will help you not only sell your home, but do so at a reduced commission, passing the savings on to you. Our Marketing Staff also provide services at little or no cost which help residents transition into their new homes. Among other conveniences, you'll receive one-on-one counseling, a financial review to match your resources with your unit of preference, flexible payment options and ample time to sell your house. For more information, call (800) 676-6452.

The Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill's newly renovated retirement living apartments provide spacious living with access to on-site health care services should you need them. Stay close to home and enjoy numerous social and recreational opportunities or visit downtown Philadelphia, located only 30 minutes away. For more information, call (610) 828-5760.

The Masonic Village at Sewickley features apartments and villas in a variety of floor plans. Options abound on the 55-acre campus, ranging from a wellness center to intergenerational programs to volunteer opportunities. If needed, health care services are available on campus. As an added benefit, this Lifecare community protects your assets after you become a resident. For more information, call (866) 872-0664.

Visit us online at www.masonicvillagespa.org to view floor plans and a Cost of Living worksheet which demonstrates how you can save money by moving to a Masonic Village.

R.W. Grand Master Thomas Sturgeon and his wife, Joan, Invite You to Attend a
Masonic Reunion
for Pennsylvania Masons, Wives and Widows who now reside
permanently in Florida or who visit there during the winter months


  • Information on services provided by the Masonic Villages of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania
  • Celebrate a Century of Service with the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown and learn highlights of this community's rich history and about upcoming events to commemorate its Centennial
  • Exciting updates on the Masonic Village at Dallas, including the opening of the NEW Irem Shrine Center and Clubhouse; renovations at the Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill; the new Sycamore Apartments and Sycamore Square Marketplace at the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown; and renovations to the personal care and nursing care residences at the Masonic Village at Sewickley
  • Representatives from the Office of Aging to share information on local services
  • Free blood pressure screenings

Special Highlight

Grand Master Sturgeon will present 50-Year, 60-Year and 70-Year Masonic Service Emblems and 75-Year Diamond Jubilee Awards. He will also preview upcoming programs. Look for your invitation in early January. If you have any questions, please contact the Masonic Villages at (717) 367-1121, ext. 33849. Don't forget to R.S.V.P. by Friday, Jan. 29, 2010!

Reunion Schedule

Thursday, March 18, 2010
Tampa Airport Marriott Hotel, Tampa

Friday, March 19, 2010
Sahib Shrine Center (Sahib Temple), Sarasota

Saturday, March 20, 2010
Palm Beach Gardens Marriott, Palm Beach

Each reunion features a reception
(11-11:45 a.m.) followed by lunch (11:45 a.m.) and a program (1-2 p.m.)

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