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Last Updated:  20 Oct 2019


Congratulations to Bro. Dave Robison, who our Commander in Chief announced would receive the Moline Cross Award at our Spring reunion! 


The Valley of Moline will be hosting an adults only Christmas party on the 14th of December at Stoney Creek Inn (Salon C) from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  The cost of this extravaganza is $20 per person (an excellent value for an evening of fine food and great fellowship)!  Tickets are available using the following link: Tickets     Tickets must be purchased before the 2nd of December.

 Menu:
  • Carved maple glazed pit ham
  • Carved herb rubbed top sirloin of beef
  • Broccoli, carrots, green beans, and peppers
  • Red potatoes (parsley or rosemary)
  • Mixed greens with choice of two dressings
  • Caesar salad
  • White and chocolate cake
  • Cheesecake with cherry topping

There will be a cash bar and music.    


Congratulations to our Commander in Chief and newest 33° in the Valley of Moline – Timothy J. Vice, MSA, 33°!


Brethren, Valley of Moline’s new Knights of St. Andrew, following the stated meeting of Sept 9th, had the pleasure of Knighting two of our members that were unable to join us at ICOD, one new active member (Bruce Bennett), and four Honorary members: Bob Millikan, MSA, 33°; Tim Vice, MSA, 33°; Lauren Crawford, MSA, 33°; and Tom Podrovitz. MSA.  The ceremony was conducted by our Knight Commander, Jamie Emery (MSA-Select).  We still have plans to cast the 29° entirely with KStA members.  As a service group for the Valley we are continually looking for ideas that will bring us together in fellowship.  We also assist the four bodies with activities, when requested.  If that sounds like something you’d like to be part of, email the Knight Commander, Jamie Emery, or the Knight Secretary, Michael McDorman and we will get you some information to help you along the way.  We look forward to hearing from you, and to a stronger Scottish Rite!


Departed Brethren updated 18 July 2019 (Allen James Gray, 32°)


Next Board meeting: Nov 11, 2019 – eat at 5:30 pm, There will be a dinner to start the evening. The dinner will start at 5:30.  Please plan to attend this communication and give your Valley the pleasure of your company!  Board meeting at 6:30 pm,  followed by the Stated meeting, conducted by  Moline Council Princes of Jerusalem, at 7:30 pm at Eureka Lodge No. 69 in Milan


Congratulations to the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, our very own, Ronald E. Fullerlove, 33°!


Congratulations to our newest MSA Recipient, Avon Eugene Posey, 32°, MSA and to the 2020 recipients, Thomas Newton Nipper and Jamie Allen Emery!


Check out the Current Events (in and around the Valley) page.  Here you’ll find some pictures from ICOD 2019 and the recent fish fry/kids fishing derby.  Enjoy!


To read the latest edition of the Chimes, click HERE! (added 30 April 2019)  If you haven’t received your copy of the Chimes in the mail yet, contact our Secretary!


 Brethren, keep those articles coming for the Chimes Newsletter!  Please submit your articles to the Chimes editor Russ Hoeper, 32° as soon as possible.


Veterans, add your service record to your member profile in the Scottish Rite, NMJ member center by clicking here.


 New update from ICOD, Scholarship applications are now due NLT March 1st!


 The Valley will be meeting at Eureka Lodge #69 in Milan.  The address for the Lodge is:

414 1st Ave. W.

Milan, Illinois  61264


The Valley has a new mailing address as well (it is not the same as the physical address):

Valley of Moline

677 Avenue of the Cities, #119

East Moline, Illinois  61244


Petition for membership in the Valley of Moline is available here . Petition takes a moment or two to load.


It’s never too early to start handing out Scholarship applications!


E-MAIL ADDRESSES:  We are well aware that postage and all other expenses continue to increase.  We would like to communicate with all of our members that have e-mail address through that medium.  It’s easier, faster, and less expensive.  If you have an e-mail address, and have not been receiving messages from us, please let us know.  Our e-mail is srite1@att.net.  Drop us a note, and we will get you on the list.