10/02/2014 – Stated Meeting

Stated Meeting  Trestle Board for this event is listed below:

  • WM – WB Jose M. Marrero
  • SW – Bro Jerry Osborne
  • JW – Bro Ross Perkins
  • Secretary- ?
  • Treasurer – RWB Mike Tavares, PM
  • SD – Bro James Dahl
  • JD – Bro Dan Brown
  • SS -Bro Adam Shafer
  • JS – David Pretz
  • Chaplain – Bro Steve Kempf
  • Tyler – WB Ron Pfeiffer, PM
  • Marshal – Bro Joseph Rios
  • Almoner – WB Richard Nieman, PM

Agenda

  • 6:00 PM – Refreshments
  • 7:00 PM – Open in the First Degree of Masonry
  • Consent Agenda discussion/approval (Items posted on the bulletin board for review)
    • Minutes approval (Posted by Signing-Book)
    • Bills and Communications
  • First time visitors
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Receipt of Petitions/Vote/Appoint Investigating Committees
  • Report on Investigating Committees/Vote/Set tentative Degree date
  • Reports of Standing Committees
    • Masonic Education Committee (RWB Herb Merrick, PM)
    • Finance Committee (Bro Ross Perkins)
    • Charity Committee (WM Jose M. Marrero)
    • Public Schools Committee (Bro Steve Kempf)
    • Fund Raising Committee (WB Vic Henke, PM)
    • Masonic Foundation Committee (RWB Mike Tavares, PM)
  • Report on Special Committees
    • Membership Committee (WB Ron Pfeiffer, PM)
    • Proficiency Card Committee (WB John Crary, PM)
    • Lodge Membership Conservation and Calling Committee (WB Richard Nieman, PM)
    • Fraternal Relations (WB Tom Dials, PM)
    • Publicity Committee (Bro Dick Wright)
    • Masonic Home Committee
    • Boughton Memorial Hall Committee (RWB Herb Merrick, PM)
  • Old Business:
    • Commemorative Coin Project(WM Marrero, left 219)
    • KMF Auction, Check received, need to ship Flask and case
    • Pancake Breakfast AAR, 23 paying customers, $400.00 generated for charities
    • 5th Thursday status (JW), location  as of this time barring input at K-Machos 1229 E. Santa Fe, Olathe
    • Veteran’s Day Parade, 11 November, Marching and Float see their site  for more information
    • Leadership Academy, 1 November 2014, Topeka 9:00am-4:30 pm, guest speaker, Cliff Porter
    • Area 1 District Meeting by ADGM 15 November 2014, more to follow
    • Area 1, District 2 Meeting hosted by Hancock Lodge on 17 January 2015,
      9:00am-4:00pm (approx.) Instructor will be RWB Vernon Clark.
  • Friends of Army Museum tour of Haunted Homes. Volunteers needed. (17-18, 24-25 October  from 6:30 to 10:30pm)
  • Lodge cleanup day 18 October 8:00am-1:00pm, volunteers needed
  • New Business:
    • 3 Oct 2014, DDGM visit to Wyandotte Lodge No. 3 6:30pm, Dinner is served
    • 4 Oct 2014, Grand Lodge Photo shoot for Brochure at Topeka GL Building NLT 10:00am
  • Good of the Order
  • Sickness and Distress WB Bill McAfee, WB Frank Glover
  • Remarks by First Time Visitors
  • Almoners Box: available for donations at the end of the meeting
  • Refreshments: Junior Warden
  • Wages: Senior Warden
  • Close in form on the First Degree

09/20/2014 – All You Can Eat Pancake Fundraiser

Hancock Lodge No. 311 will host an All You Can Eat Pancake Fundraiser on Saturday 20 September 2014 from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. Come one come all to enjoy great pancakes prepared by our brethren. View our flyer for more information. Tickets will be available and sold at the door. All proceeds and donations are used to continue supporting Hancock Lodge’s charities and philanthropies. All Masons, their families, and friends are invited to attend.

If you have any questions please contact WM Jose Marrero via email.

Thanks again for all your support and for all that you do for Freemasonry and the community and enjoy the food and fellowship.

Jose M. Marrero
Worshipful Master
Hancock Lodge no.311

09/18/2014 – Stated Meeting and EA Degree

Brethren,

Hancock Lodge No. 311 will conduct our stated meeting on Thursday, 18 September, 2014 at 7:00 pm. We will start a Special Communication at 6:00 pm to initiate two candidates, All Masons are invited to attend. We will open on the First Degree. Officers, please let me know if you are available or unavailable to perform the listed roles by return email or telephone at 915-307-0644, office at 913-684-8208.

The Trestle Board for this event is listed below:

  • WM – WB Jose M. Marrero
  • SW – Bro Jerry Osborne
  • JW – Bro Ross Perkins
  • Secretary- Bro Barry Rimmey
  • Treasurer – RWB Mike Tavares, PM
  • SD – Bro James Dahl
  • JD – Bro Dan Brown
  • SS -Bro Adam Shafer
  • JS – Bro David Pretz
  • Chaplain – Bro Steve Kempf
  • Tyler – WB Ron Pfeiffer, PM
  • Marshal – Bro Joseph Rios
  • Almoner – WB Richard Nieman, PM
  • Questions – Bro James Dahl
  • Answers – Bro Dan Brown
  • Charge – Bro Jerry Osborne
  • 2nd and 3rd Lectures – Tyler

Agenda

  • 6:00 PM – Open in form on the 1st Degree of Masonry
  • 6:05 PM – Ascertain work/Confer Entered Apprentice Degree
  • 7:00 PM – Open stated Meeting and continue EA degree as necessary
  • Consent Agenda discussion/approval (Items posted on the bulletin board for review)
    • Minutes approval (Posted by Signing-Book)
    • Bills and Communications
  • First time visitors
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Receipt of Petitions/Vote/Appoint Investigating Committees
  • Report on Investigating Committees/Vote/Set tentative Degree date
  • Reports of Standing Committees
    • Masonic Education Committee (RWB Herb Merrick, PM)
    • Finance Committee (Bro Ross Perkins)
    • Charity Committee (WM Jose M. Marrero)
    • Public Schools Committee (Bro Steve Kempf)
    • Fund Raising Committee (WB Vic Henke, PM)
    • Masonic Foundation Committee (RWB Mike Tavares, PM)
  • Report on Special Committees
    • Membership Committee (WB Ron Pfeiffer, PM)
    • Proficiency Card Committee (WB John Crary, PM)
    • Lodge Membership Conservation and Calling Committee (WB Richard Nieman, PM)
    • Fraternal Relations (WB Tom Dials, PM)
    • Publicity Committee (Bro Dick Wright)
    • Masonic Home Committee
    • Boughton Memorial Hall Committee (RWB Herb Merrick, PM)
    • By Laws Review Committee (RWB Herb Merrick)
  • Old Business
    • Commemorative Coin Project(WM Marrero, left 227)
    • KMF Auction, Aug 15- Sept 15 2014, All items donated by our Lodge were sold ($275.00)
    • Pancake Breakfast 20 September 2014 0700-1030
    • 5th Thursday status, location (JW)
    • Veteran’s Day Parade, 11 November, Marching and Float
  • New Business
    • Leadership Academy, 1 November 2014, Topeka 9:00am-4:30 pm, guest speaker, Cliff Porter
    • Area 1 District Meeting by ADGM 15 November 2014, more to follow
    • Area 1, District 2 Meeting hosted by Hancock Lodge on 17 January 2015, 9:00am-4:00pm (approx.) Instructor will be RWB Vernon Clark.
  • Good of the Order
  • Sickness and Distress
  • Remarks by First Time Visitors
  • Almoners Box: available for donations at the end of the meeting
  • Refreshments: Junior Warden
  • Wages: Senior Warden
  • Close in form on the First Degree

Thanks again for all your support and for all that you do for Freemasonry and the community.

Fraternally,

Jose M. Marrero
Worshipful Master
Hancock Lodge no.311

Hancock Lodge No. 311 125th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

Brethren, our Lodge celebrated the 125th anniversary of our Charter on 22 February 2014. Our Lodge was honored by having MW Rick Reichert, Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Kansas, performing the ceremonies. MW Reichert is our first Brother to achieve this distinguished honor since our Charter in 1889.

As a memento of this special event, Hancock Lodge no. 311 ordered the production of a commemorative coin. The production is limited to 500 coins with unique serial numbers and a certificate of authenticity. Don’t miss out this great opportunity to have a piece of our Lodge history. Limited amounts of coins are left. The proceeds of this coin will benefit our Lodge charities and philanthropies. To reserve and order your coin please follow this link for the order form and information flyer.

Remember, this is a once in a lifetime event, only offered during this special occassion. in a limited production.

District Deputy Grand Master for District #2 – Official Visits

Right Worshipful Brother Victor Henke, is currently serving as the District Deputy Grand Master for District No.2 of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Kansas.

To contact our DDGM please email or call via cell 913-306-8871 or Work 913-694-8304.

Schedule of Visits

District No 2 School of Instruction – 17 January 2015
2 Oct Hancock Official Visit
3 Oct Wyandotte Official Visit
7 Oct Easton Official Visit
8 Oct Delaware 25 Year Emblem presentation
23 Oct King Solomon Official Visit
22 Oct Delaware Official Visit
27 Oct Active Lodge (Atchison) Official Visit

COL Daniel H. Boughton Memorial Hall and Building Association Fundraiser

Brethren, COL Daniel H. Boughton Memorial Hall and Building Association is in need of financial support for repairs to the building facade and outer walls. Earlier this month part of the fascia fell off due to wear and tear over the years. This historical building is the home for Hancock Lodge No. 311, Armed Forces Scottish Rite and National Sojourners.

Any donations to the building association fund will be appreciated. If willing to assist, remember that we are a 501(c)(3) organization and the contributions are tax deductible. Show your support to your Lodge by helping in the maintenance of our historical building.

Make checks or money orders payable to COL Daniel H. Boughton Memorial Hall. Donations or contributions can be mailed to:

COL Daniel H. Boughton Memorial Hall
Attn: Building Manager
P. O. Box 3408
Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027

Click here to view the fundraiser handout and donation form.