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Last Updated:  11 Sept 2019


Tickets sales for the Dinner Cruise through the link has ended, but…

We have been told there are still tickets available, but you have to contact their ticket office, so if you thought you missed out, but want to join us you still can!

 Please join your Valley for a nice cruise on the Mississippi on the 21st of September. The boat leaves port at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $52.50 per person. For ticket information, please contact the office.
Something new this year! There will be three (3) drawings: First place will be two (2) tickets for the Dinner Cruise in 2020. Second place will be one (1) ticket for the Dinner Cruise in 2020. Third place will be one (1) ticket for the Dinner Cruise in 2020.  If you were part of a group ticket purchase and would like to be entered for the drawing, please arrive with the person who purchased your ticket so that Bro. Barnes can add your name to the ticket.

Brethren, are you ready for the Fall Reunion?  This reunion will be held together with the Valley of Peoria at the Masonic Temple in Galesburg (3415 Lincoln Park Dr., Galesburg, IL  61401), on the 19th of October!  Keep an eye on this page, watch our Facebook page and look for a Valley Voice from our secretary with more details.  We look forward to seeing you, and while you’re at it, there are lots of Master Masons out there who would make great Scottish Rite Masons, give them a petition!  You can print one out here .


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 please 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: Oct 14, 2019 – eat at 6 pm, board meeting at 6:30 pm,  followed by the Stated/Annual meeting, conducted by  Moline Lodge of Perfection, 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.