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Buekendaal Lodge #915 F&AM to Host Its Second Drive-thru Food Pantry.
Beukendaal #915     25 days ago
Buekendaal Lodge #915 F&AM Partners with The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY and The Schenectady Foundation to Host Its Second Drive-thru Food Pantry.

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Merry Christmas
Schenectady #1174     2 months ago
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my Brothers in the Old 17th District and Grand Lodge of New York.  May the new year bring us all the peace and joy we are looking for and for sanity to ret...
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Message from MW Grand Master Sardone on July 30, 2020
OLD SEVENTEENTH     7 months ago
MW Grand Master Sardone sent the following message by email today. I have included the pertinent copy here. Check your email for the original. The following was sent under the letter head of the Gr...
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24 In Gauge RTTE, Masonic Dev & Masters Chair
OLD SEVENTEENTH     about 2 years ago
Brethren, of the Old 17th District:  To all who require the latest training in the 24inch Gauge / Road to the East(RTTE), Masonic Development Course(Masonic Dev) and the Masters Chair;  Contact me,...
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The Old 17th Cup Sponsorships Are Available
OLD SEVENTEENTH     over 2 years ago
"The Old 17 th Cup"Latest News : Old 17 th Golf Outing Special Sponsorships AvailableThere have been requests to sponsor special segments for the Old 17th Cup golf outing, so we are opening up the ...
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Old 17th Cup Golf Outing and Charity Event
OLD SEVENTEENTH     over 2 years ago
Brethren,Please see the information for the outing here: https://district-44-ny.ourlodgepage.com/calendar_events/22199Download the registration form.
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Update: Latest Edict - Lodges opening soon!
Evening Star #75     8 months ago
Brothers, with the latest Edict allowing Lodges to meet again, with Restrictions, Evening Star Lodge will meet on 28 July, for Elections and Installation, starting at 7:30 PM. A formal summons will...
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Passing of R∴W∴ Geoffrey Hoderath
Wadsworth #417     9 months ago
It is with great sadness we announce, R∴W∴Geoffrey T. Hoderath has laid down his workingtools, to join the Great Architect of theUniverse on June 8th. Geoffrey was past DDGM ofthe Old 17th Masonic ...
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Memorial Day 2020
Evening Star #75     9 months ago
Each VA national cemetery will conduct a brief wreath laying ceremony, accompanied by a moment of silence and the playing of Taps. In keeping with CDC guidelines to limit large gatherings, the cere...
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Video Message from the Grandmaster re: COVID-19
Evening Star #75     12 months ago
You've seen e-mails and facebook posts, here's the direct link to the Grand Master's Video (11min 49 secs), discussing the restriction on meetings thru April 18, 2020 and the Grand Lodge response t...
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St. John's Day Reminder
Van Rensselaer #87     over 1 year ago
Just a reminder that St. John's Day in Utica is this coming weekend. The schedule has been posted on the district website. 
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Photos
Schenectady #1174     over 1 year ago
Brothers, Please check the photo section for new photos.
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Remembering Those Who Did Not Make it Home
Van Rensselaer #87     almost 2 years ago
The History of Memorial Day: "Originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who hav...
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Start of the New Masonic Year
Masters #5     over 2 years ago
Brethren:I can't believe our meeting nights will start only one week from today, but I'm looking forward to a new year of Brotherly Love, which will be the message of Worshipful Master Joel Pierre-...
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Great DD Visit
Van Rensselaer #87     almost 3 years ago
Last night we were honored to host RW Brother Geoffrey Hoderath for his annual visitation to our lodge. Guttenberg Lodge won the travelling gavel. RW Brother Michael Weisberg presented an education...
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Happy Holidays to All
Van Rensselaer #87     about 3 years ago
The Master, Wardens and officers of VanRensselaer Lodge wish you and yours a happy and blessed holiday season, and a Happy New Year. See you all next year for a great year of Freemasonry!
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