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Last Updated: 9 August 2022 (Events in and around the Valley)

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The Valley of Moline will have pancake breakfast on September 10th. From 7a – 10:30a. Come on out and join us! This will be at the Scottish Rite Center in Milan, 409 2nd Ave E. We hope to see you! Click HERE for the flyer, and share this with friends and family.

Our annual River Boat cruise is coming up September 24th. We will board at 6pm and the boat will shove off at 6:30pm. If a member brings a candidate with a signed petition, the member and petitioner’s tickets are free! (Please advise our Secretary if you have a petition). All others are $55 each. Here is the link to sign up.

The Valley of Davenport established and supports the RiteCare speech pathology clinic at St Ambrose University in Davenport.  On August 20th, Snow Lodge in LeClair, IA is hosting a fundraising benefit for our local Rite Care clinic at the Fountains in Bettendorf.  All proceeds go directly to the clinic.  Click HERE for the details, and HERE for the flyer (two separate documents)

To read the latest edition of the Chimes (Summer 2022), click HERE.

Are you interested, (maybe even a little excited), in the new Pathfinder Program? Log in August 10th, just before 7pm, to your member’s center on the Supreme Council website and watch a webinar that should answer many of your questions. This is gonna be fun!

It is with deep sadness that we must report the loss of Ill. Robert L. Millikan, MSA, 33° – Deputy’s Representative for the Valley of Moline, who went to join his Lord in eternal refreshment on July 7, 2022. Please keep Gwen and his family in your thoughts and prayers. click on his name above for obituary and funeral arrangements.

The next stated meeting will be held September 12, 2022. The Moline Consistory will be in charge of the meeting. The Board Meeting will be at 6:30pm, followed by the Fraternal meeting at 7:30pm. This meeting, and all future meetings, will be at our NEW HOME. 409 2nd Ave E., Milan, IL. We hope to see you there!

The Valley of Moline officially has a new home! 409 2nd Ave E., Milan, IL.

Congratulations to James Goetsch on being named to receive the Meritorious Service Award (MSA) at the 2023 Illinois Council of Deliberation! If you see him, shake his hand and congratulate him.

Do you have an article to submit for the next issue of the Chimes? Get it to our editor, Russ Hoeper, ASAP!

The Supreme Council has released another new campaign – “Pathfinder: The Journey of a Lifetime”. You should have received a mailing from the Supreme Council with your “Field Book”. For more information, click HERE!

Congratulations to Bro. Adam Circello, 32° who was named to receive the Moline Cross Award (Blue Hat) at the Fall 2022 Reunion.

Brethren, the Supreme Council has released a new campaign titled “Journey On”. The premier of this program has been well received. Here is the replay link. Share this with Master Masons you know who you believe would be interested, and if they’re moved by it, ask them to fill out the online petition.

For Sale: At Greenview Cemetery in East Moline (Garden of the Masonic). 2 plots, 2 vaults, opening and closing services, companion headstone. Lot 30A units 3&4. The value of this is about $14,000, but will entertain all offers. Please contact Brenda Krause 719-648-6864 or email tracesdivorcerecovery@gmail.com

The Valley meets at 409 2nd Avenue E., Milan, IL on the 2nd Monday of each month – Board meeting at 6:30pm, Stated meeting at 7:30pm

The Valley’s mailing address is: 677 Avenue of the Cities, #119, East Moline, IL 61244