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July 2022 Fellowship Thursday with Special Presentation!
D. C. Cregier #81     about 1 month ago
A fantastic July Fellowship!  Some pizza and pop put the brethren in a receptive mood to enjoy a special education topic.  Brother Bryan Musicar's presentation on the ancient Dew Drop Lecture was a...
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June 2022 - Fellowship Thursday
D. C. Cregier #81     about 2 months ago
Howdy Brethren! Many thanks for everyone pitching in last night to work on the Archives! The pizza, movie (Jurassic Park…great for digestion) and Fellowship were awesome…as was welcoming Brother ...
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2022 June Stated Meeting
D. C. Cregier #81     2 months ago
A great June Stated meeting with fellowship and fun…complete with some visitors and concluded with a Masonic History challenge!  Brother Secretary came through with home smoked brisket, with sides ...
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Fellowship Nite - June 2020
D. C. Cregier #81     2 months ago
A lazy evening at the lodge. Fellowship, fun, and food…coupled with the ongoing chore of archiving historic records, some going back 150 years!  Monotonous work, made easier by combining it with a ...
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2020 Flasback - Traveling Man!
D. C. Cregier #81     2 months ago
Visited the oldest lodge in Minnesota! St Paul lodge #3! Amazing building with unique history. WB Kit Kiesic showed us the lodge hall and walked us through some unique history going back to 1846!...
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2022 May - First Degree
D. C. Cregier #81     2 months ago
Welcoming our newest Entered Apprentice to D.C. Cregier #81! A great Thursday evening for a first degree…and another Masonic journey has begun. 👍🏽🎩
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Traveling Man (Freeport Illinois) - April 2022
D. C. Cregier #81     3 months ago
I visited Freeport, Illinois, on Saturday, 4/23, to take advantage of their Scottish Rite Spring Reunion.  I've never been there, but the building was absolutely amazing.  The building was erected ...
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Past Master Presentation - April 2022
D. C. Cregier #81     4 months ago
DC’s most recent Past Master, WB Rich Blank, sports his new Past Master’s apron presented to him by the lodge at our April Stated Meeting!!  👍🏽🎩
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Scottish Rite VOC Spring Reunion - April 2022
D. C. Cregier #81     4 months ago
Chilling with some D.C. brethren at the Valley of Chicago Scottish Rite 2022 spring reunion. Fantastic event reflecting the historic World’s Colombian Exhibition of 1893 in Chicago! 
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Visitation with a Great Triple 1st! (4/7/2022)
D. C. Cregier #81     4 months ago
Visitation of DC brethren to support newly initiated Constellation #974 brethren.  A great simultaneous 1st degree for three new Entered Apprentices!
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Town Hall Visit - March 2022
D. C. Cregier #81     4 months ago
Great Town Hall meeting hosted by AO Fay Lodge #676 in Highland Park.  After a filling dinner and some fellowship, the Grand Lodge Officers facilitated some engaging discussion with the brethren on...
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St. Patrick's Day Fellowship - 2022!
D. C. Cregier #81     5 months ago
A stellar Thursday evening filled with some home made corned beef and cabbage, mint cake, and some fun fellowship followed by a masonic presentation on the patron saints of Freemasonry!  Dress code...
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Welcome to Our Newest Fellowcraft
D. C. Cregier #81     5 months ago
A sunny Saturday afternoon brought the brethren together to pass our newest Fellowcraft, Brother Gabe Clisham!  A beautiful degree, followed by some well deserved fellowship. 👍🏽🎩
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March 2022 - 3rd/4th NE District School @ Wheeling Lodge
D. C. Cregier #81     5 months ago
A great turnout Tuesday evening as many brethren enjoyed fellowship and informative instruction presented by Brother Bryan Musicar.  

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Our Thoughts and Prayers for the People of Ukraine
D. C. Cregier #81     5 months ago
As recently posted on the Illinois Grand Lodge FB page: 

 At present, 14 Lodges are operating under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Ukraine. In Ukraine, Lodges work in the following citie...
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Visitation to Ben hur Lodge #818
D. C. Cregier #81     6 months ago
A bunch of the DC brethren visited Ben Hur lodge in Palatine on Thursday 2/17, to take part in raising one of their new Master Masons!  Visitation combined with home made chili, great fellowship, a...
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February Stated Meeting
D. C. Cregier #81     6 months ago
A great evening with fun and fellowship at our Thursday Stated Meeting. This also came with a great visitation from brethren of Elgin Lodge #117. A presentation of some unused lodge furniture to ou...
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2022 Officer Installation
D. C. Cregier #81     6 months ago
Congratulations the 2022 newly installed lodge officers of D.C. Cregier Lodge!
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