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Liverpool Syracuse Lodge No. 501 Worshipful Master Douglas Russell

November 2011 Word Article

I wish to thank all those who came out and showed support to the brothers that received awards at the Veterans and Sojourners night and to our new Dedicated Service Award Recipient, Bro. Lee Wiggins.
 
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December 2010 Word Article

Fraternal Greetings Brothers!  We had a great set of First Degrees in December, which brought in over 10 new candidates into our wonderful fraternity.  Please join me in welcoming them to the fraternity.

 

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November 2010 Word Article

Fraternal Greetings my Brothers!



On October 4, our lodge put together an excellent Second Degree for 5 new Fellowcraft brothers.  Should you have a chance to see any of these new Fellowcraft brothers, be sure to share some kind words with them.  I would also like to thank those brothers who stepped in for parts of the degree for those brothers who were not able to attend.
 
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October Word Article

Fraternal Greetings my Brothers!

Liverpool Syracuse Lodge would like to offer our congratulations to Lynwood Bennerson from Fayetteville-Central City Lodge for receiving his Honorary 33rd Degree from the Scottish Rite. Additionally, W.’. Robert M. Tyrell will be receiving the 33rd Degree at a White Hat dinner in October 2011 along with RW.’. Richard J. Powell of Morning Star Lodge No. 524. Congratulations to each of you as this is quite an achievement.Read more

September 2010 Word Article

Fraternal Greetings, I hope you all are enjoying a wonderful summer. I would first like to thank those of you who were able to volunteer a small portion of your time to help out with the New York Masonic Safety ID program at the State Fair. I believe that it shows a great deal of character to take a small amount of time out of each of your busy schedules in order to ensure the safety of our children in the community and around New York State. Each of you who volunteered will be receiving a personal letter expressing the Lodge’s appreciation for your participation.Read more

What have you done to help your lodge recently?

I was fortunate enough to stumble upon an interesting discussion on the Internet.  I believe that this topic is near and dear to all of our hearts.  I urge you to ask yourself the following question:

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Liverpool/Syracuse No.501 Wins Mark Twain Award

Liverpool/Syracuse Lodge No.501 has been awarded the Mark Twain Award for Excellence in Masonic Awareness by the Masonic Information Center located in Silver Springs, Maryland. The award recognizes excellence in both internal and external Masonic awareness and emphasizes the importance of Masonic awareness to stimulate the quality of the lodge experience and to raise awareness among the community about Freemasonry’s history and value to the community.Read more

The Word Article March 2010

I am very proud to announce that Liverpool/Syracuse Lodge No.501 has been selected to receive a Mark Twain Award for Excellence in Masonic Awareness from the Masonic Information Center in Silver Springs, Maryland. The award was announced at the Grand Masters Conference in Alexandria, Virginia in February and will be officially presented at Grand Lodge in New York City this spring. We are the only lodge in New York State to receive the award and one of only eighteen in the country. The award recognizes excellence in both internal and external Masonic awareness and emphasizes the importance of Masonic awareness to stimulate the quality of the lodge experience and to raise awareness among the community about Freemasonry’s history and value to the community.Read more

The Word Article February 2010

Our “Recruitment and Retention” campaign continues to produce results with more inquiries coming in than ever before. Many of these inquiries are being followed up with petitions for membership, and we hope to be initiating a new class before we go dark for the summer. Special thanks go out to our Senior Warden Kevin Razawich for his efforts with the website and social networking connections, as well as his fine work in conferring the Fellowcraft degree at our lodge. Membership committee chairman Bob Bowles has been magnificent in his follow up with inquiries we receive through the website and emails. Thank you both for making our campaign a huge success!Read more

The Word Article November 2009

Our “Recruitment and Retention” campaign is in full swing and we are beginning to see some results. It looks like we will have as many as twelve candidates to put through the first degree in December. If you haven’t been to lodge in a while, we could really use your help. It is great to be able to have this many new brothers come in, and we want to have enough Masons to put on a spectacular degree.Read more