Around The State of The Craft Potpourri
Washington Lodge No. 164 and Blue Knights Chapter XVI are jointly sponsoring the annual motorcycle Blue Ride for Charity on Sunday, July 31. Cost is $15 (single) $25 (double). Make checks payable to Blue Ride Fund, PO Box 422, Eighty Four, PA 15330. For more information, contact Bro. David Richards, PM by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 724-746-8474. Rooms are available at the Holiday Inn, Meadowlands, PA call 724-222-6200 or by e-mail at holiday-inn.com/washpa ask for the Blue Knights Blue Ride special rate.
Lodges of Masonic District D, Charles T. Graham, DDGM, are hosting the members of DeMolay Chapters, Rainbow for Girls, Job's Daughters as well as the Youth from the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, with complimentary tickets to the 14th Annual E. Pennsylvania Masonic Family Picnic at Dorney Park/Wildwater Kingdom on Saturday, June 11. Click here for more information on how to order tickets for you and your family.
District 57 Youth Chairman, Bro. Clyde W. Zimmerman, Jr.'s niece Natalie Blake, a ninth-grade visual arts major at Pittsburgh's High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, has completed her term as worthy advisor for the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. She will receive her Silver Award in Girl Scouting and she helps out at "Brentwood Cares" meetings and is a member of the National Honor Society and Who's Who in Poetry. She recently attended the inauguration of President Bush and sat in the VIP section thanks to a pass given to her by U.S. Congressman Tim Murphy and donated by councilman Ed Haney of Brentwood.
Bro. George M. Barclay of York Lodge No. 266 writes, "In reading this issue (February 2005) I was struck by the article and photo on page 13. In November 1917, my late Father, Captain Milton R. Barclay received his three degrees in one evening in Marion Lodge under special dispensation from the Grand Master. He was under overseas shipping orders for France where he served with the Third Division.
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