New member Heath Evans was initiated at Bee Hive Lodge No. 184 in Omaha. He is pictured in front with his father, Brother Joe Evans.
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On April 7, 2021, Brother Garret Price of Mizpah Lodge No. 302 earned his third coin for proficiency excellence, completing his Master Mason proficiency at the regular communication. Brother Garrett has also earned coins for his Entered Apprentice and Fellow Craft proficiencies. W.B. Ben Zaayer served as Deputy Grand Custodian for supervision of the work and presented Brother Garrett with his coin.
On April 6, 2021, Br. Jimmy Connolly, a Fellow Craft Mason of Waterloo Lodge No. 102, earned his Fellow Craft Proficiency Coin for Excellence. W.B. Hal Cottrell served as Deputy Grand Custodian.
On March 31, 2021 Brother Damon Opheim earned the Grand Master’s Master Mason Proficiency coin. W.B. Hal Cottrell, Grand Tyler and Deputy Grand Custodian, presented the coin.
The Nebraska Masonic Foundation wants to create an online library for brothers across the state to read the best books in its 2,000+ library. You can help to buy a book scanner to make this possible. Watch the video for more information and then go to: www.nebraskamasonicfoundation.org and click on Scanner Project.
On March 17, 2021 Brother Josh Hall proved up proficient in the Fellow Craft degree and earned the Grand Master’s Proficiency Coin for Excellence. Presenting him with the coin is W.B. Hal Cottrell, Grand Tyler and Deputy Grand Custodian.
On March 31, 2021 members of Bellevue Lodge No 325, with the assistance of W.B. Eric BenSalah and W.B. AJ Johnson, raised Brother Josh Hall to the sublime degree of a Master Mason.
At the Special Communication of George W. Lininger Lodge No. 268 on March 30, 2021 for Brother Nicholas J. Montague’s Master Mason Degree Conferral, he was presented with the Grand Master’s Fellow Craft Degree Proficiency Coin for Excellence. Shown is Most Worshipful James A. Carlton, Grand Master, presenting the Proficiency Coin to Brother Montague for a very well done proficiency.
On March 24, 2021, Brother Brothers Lyndell and Larry Whipps each received their 50-year pins from Robert Burns Lodge No. 173 in Stratton. The brothers were both raised together on April 12, 1971. Lyndell has served as Secretary of the lodge since 2007.
On March 16, 2021, Worshipful Master Garrett Weidner and WBro. Stan Weidner, Grand Marshal, presented a 50-year membership award to WBro. Murray Mellor.
First picture left to right: Worshipful Master Garrett Weidner, WBro. Phil Brown, WBro. Murray Mellor and WBro. Stan Weidner, Grand Marshal.
Second picture: (Front L-R) WBro. Alvin Benemerito, WBro. Phil Brown, Bro. Don Coash, WBro. Garrett Weidner, Bro. Cody Croghan, WBro. Stan Weidner, WBro. Murray Mellor, WBro. James Nelson.
(Back L-R) WBro. Barry Frerichs, WBro. Jeremiah Schartz and WBro. Terry Foxworthy