Here are some important dates for the 2018-2019 Masonic Year. Check for new dates and details, added as they are released.
**Please note - all Thursday meeting times begin at standard masonic time unless otherwise specified**
Sunday, August 5th - Lodge Furnishings re-installation 2:00 pm
From toilets to sinks and even the massive ovens and heavy kitchen equipment, it's all hands on deck to get the lodge put back in order in anticipation of the Deputy Grand Masters rollout program on August 11th. Any loose ends will be addressed each night, August 6th-8th Beginning at 6:30 pm.
Thursday, August 9th - Grand Master's Rollout Program 7:00 pm
Our Lodge will be hosting the entire Northeast Ohio senior Lodge officers for the incoming Grand Master's trestleboard presentation. Dress code is business casual.
Saturday, August 11th - Annual Summit Lodge Family Picnic 5:00 pm
Join us for our annual family picnic at Summit Lodge, we have games for children, great food and fun for all!
Thursday, September 6th - Stated Meeting
Saturday, September 8th - Couples Putt-Putt Challenge, Fun and Stuff Macedonia 4:00 pm
Cost $5 per person with registration of minimum 15 couples, call Howard today to make a reservation
Saturday, September 15th - Outdoor Lodge @ Craftsmen's Park - 1:00 pm
Saturday, September 15th - Veterans' Resource Day, Twinsburg High School, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday, September 20th - Special Meeting
Saturday, September 22nd - SMTA Clam Bake at Summit Lodge, 5:00 pm , call W. Brother Larry Landals at (330) 842-9034 for details and to make reservations (catered event, no tickets available at the door)
Thursday, September 27th - 7:00 pm EA Proficiency Exam, 7:30 pm FC degree
Saturday, September 22nd - Shrine Gun Raffle, 12:00 pm AND Temple Board Clam Bake, 5:00 pm
Al Koran Shrine is hosting a Gun Raffle fundraiser at Lake County Fairgrounds, click here for a link with more information
Later in the day, come out to Summit Masonic Lodge to enjoy a wonderful clambake. Contact Larry Landals, Ed Lowe or Charlie Steach for tickects, pricing and the menu!!!!
Thursday, October 4th - Stated Meeting
Friday, October 12th and Saturday, October 13th - Grand Communication at Kalahari Resort
Thursday, October 18th - Special Meeting, MM proficiency exam and EA degree conferral
Saturday, October 20th - SLOA Meeting
Star Lodge in Cuyahoga Falls will be hosting the Symbolic Lodge Officers Association breakfast at 8:00 AM and meeting at 9:00 AM. All those interested in the goings on in the district are encouraged to attend!
Thursday, October 25th - Officers Meeting 7:30 PM, casual dress
Thursday, November 1st - Stated and Annual Meeting
Election night, come on out to get your vote in.
Thursday, November 8th - Special Meeting with Masons Lead Better Education Program
"Who are we?" - An informative and entertaining discussion on our origins and purpose
Thursday, November 15th - Special Meeting
Installation practice and set-up.
Saturday, November 17th - Installation 7:00 PM
Annual installation of elected and appointed officers of Summit Lodge. Officers are required to arrive no later than 6:00 PM. This is a non-tiled event, open to brethren of all degrees and their families. Light refreshments served afterwards.
Thursday, November 22nd - Happy Thanksgiving!
Thursday, November 29th - Officer's Meeting and Guy's Night Out
Guy's Night out details to follow, stay tuned!
Friday, November 30th - Breakfast with Santa SET-UP 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 1st - Breakfast with Santa!
Thursday, December 6th - Stated Meeting
Christmas tie/Shirt and One Pound Gift Exchange - Wear your ugliest sweater and bring anything that weighs one pound for exchange!
Saturday, December 8th - Summit Baker Chapter #74 Brunch from 10 AM to 12 noon, supporting Right Excellent Companion Robert Nilsen, Grand Master of the 2nd Veil in the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons in the State of Ohio
Also Saturday, December 8th - Ashlar Lodge Installation of Officers
Thursday, December 13th - Special Meeting with Education Program
Continuing the education program from November 8th, part 2 of "Who are we?"
Thursday, December 20th - Special Meeting
Thursday, January 17th - Special Meeting to Confer the Master Mason Degree on one candidate
Saturday, January 19th - Summit "Summertime" Lodge Picnic 5:00 pm
Reservations required, cost is $20, contact any officer for details. See this month's newsletter for menu and attractions!!!
Thursday, January 24th - EA practice and pre-inspection Officers Meeting
All officers are strongly encouraged to attend if work and family allow
Thursday, January 31st - Guys Night Out
Grab a friend and head over to El Chile Bravo Mexican Cantina at 6:30 pm, here is the menu
Thursday, February 7th - Stated Meeting
White elephant auction night was a success, though nobody wanted WB Mowery's air filter (who knows if it would fit their heater???)
Thursday, February 16th - Ladies Night Out
Join the brethren and their ladies for a great meal at Imperial Wok in Solon, click here for the menu
Thursday, February 21st - Special Meeting to Confer the FC degree
Brother Joe Caprioletti presiding, WB Larry Landals to give the lecture, brother Brad Long will give his first charge. Come out for a great degree!
Thursday, February 28th - EA practice and pre-inspection Officers Meeting
Thursday, March 7th - Stated Meeting
Wear something green night
Thursday, March 14th - Special Meeting
Code Course Part II - The sequel and special meeting to vote on a petition.
Thursday March 21st - Special Meeting
EA Walk-through with the district deputy grand master
Saturday, March 23rd - Annual Spaghetti Dinner
Come one Come All! Our annual Spaghetti Dinner features handmade meatballs, fresh baked crusty Italian bread, delicious scratch made sauce and of course, pasta. Begin the meal with a salad and assorted dressings, finish it up with homemade brownies and ice cream. A treat for the whole family.
Doors open at 5:00 pm, reservations required. Contact our Lodge Secretary, Worshipful Master, or ask one of the brethren for a ticket. Cost is only $15 for adults and $7 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds go to the lodge scholarship fund.
Thursday, March 28th - Annual Inspection in EA degree, 7:00 pm.
Officers, please arrive no later than 6:30 pm. Brethren, don't forget your dues cards!!! Also, as we have not read any new petitions for the past month and all petitions must be laid over one stated meeting before inspection reports are returned, we will not have a live candidate : (
Thursday, April 4th - Stated Meeting
Wear something yellow night and MM proficiency exam.
Saturday, April 6th - One Day Grand Master's Class 7:00 am
We have three potential candidates who will receive the degrees of EA, FC and MM. If you have time to support the brethren, the class is being held at the Canton Masonic Temple. Registration begins at 7:30 am and the Welcome and Opening of the Lodge will be held at 9:00 am. Don't forget your aprons!!!
Thursday, April 11th - Awards Night
We have several 50 year members who will be honored for their dedication and fidelity to the craft over the past half century. Dinner is at 6 pm, menu includes but is not limited to Chicken, Mashed Potatoes and Vegetables. Contact the WM for details and reservations.
Week of April 14th through the 21st - Holy Week
No degree work can be performed, but if need be, a special meeting may be called.
Thursday, April 18th - Officer's Meeting
Thursday, April 25th - Special Meeting
MM degree conferral
Thursday, May 2nd - Stated Meeting
Military Recognition Night. Bring your Military memorabilia and help honor those who have sacrificed to defend and protect the freedoms we enjoy.
Thursday, May 16th - Special Meeting
Saturday, May 18th - Wardens and Deacons class 8:00 am
Mandatory class at Star Lodge in Cuyahoga Falls for all Deacons and Wardens.
Here is a link to the 21st district website with details on times, meals, classes and their speakers.
These classes help masons lead better, formulate administrative plans, and give insight from the wisdom of long serving brethren into how to strengthen your lodge. Be there and be square!
Breakfast at 8:00 am, classes start at 9:00 am, cost is a mere $5. There is one registration form for each lodge, talk to the lodge secretary or Worshipful Master about class registration as soon as you can!
Thursday, June 6th - Stated Meeting
Father's Day, bring your father or Children