Regular Meeting Of Manoah Lodge No. 141 – 14 September 2019, 12:30 p.m.

Notice for September, 2019

I am directed by the Worshipful Master to request your attendance at the regular meeting of Manoah Lodge No. 141, to be held on Saturday, September  14th, at 12:30 pm in the Masonic Hall, 308 Neill Street, Tofino BC.

There will be a no-host lunch at 11:30 am in Gary’s Kitchen, downstairs from the Lodge Room.

In light of the anticipated warm weather, the Worshipful Master has decreed that dress for the meeting will be casual (long pants and a shirt with a collar).

Please come out and support Manoah Lodge.

Sincerely and Fraternally,

John McIntosh, Secretary

Dates to Remember

  • Nanaimo Lodge No 110 – Mon, Sept 9,  MM Degree for Bros James Martini and Noah Phillip Morin
  • Discovery Lodge No 149 – Mon, Sep 16, FC Degree for Bro Tyler Benett
  • Euclid Lodge No 158 – Thur, Sept 19,  Official Visit of RWB Gerry Flesh, DDGM of Dist. No 5
  • Malahat Lodge No 107 – Sat, Sept 21,  Open Installation of Officers following 12:00 Lunch

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 318 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C.

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 308 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C. (photo: Manoah Lodge No. 141 Webmaster)

District Deputy Grand Master Itinerary – September 2019

Here is our District Deputy Grand Master’s Itinerary for September 2019:

RW Bro. Gerry Flesh

DDGM of Mid Island District # 5

September Visitation Dates

  • September 4, 2019 – Ashlar Lodge # 3
  • September 7, 2019 – Nicola Lodge #53 Kamloops
  • September 11, 2019 – Barclay Lodge # 90
  • September 14, 2019 – Manoah Lodge #141
  • September 16, 2019 – Nanaimo Lodge # 110
  • September 17, 2019 – Doric Lodge # 18
  • September 19, 2019 – Euclid Lodge # 158 (Official Visit – DDGM)

If you are able to attend our DDGM of Mid Island District #5 would appreciate your support on these visitations.

 

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Donates New Cardiac Defibrillator To Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade

Manoah Lodge No. 141 has donated a new LifePak cardiac defibrillator to the Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade.

Manoah Lodge No. 141 members Sandy Henry (left) and John McIntosh (right) present a new defibrillator to Ucluelet Fire Chief Rick Geddes, 30 July 2019 (photo: Nora O'Mally - Westerly News)
Manoah Lodge No. 141 members Sandy Henry (left) and John McIntosh (right) present a new defibrillator to Ucluelet Fire Chief Rick Geddes, 30 July 2019 (photo: Nora O’Mally – Westerly News)

Here is a link to the local newspaper report in the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Ucluelet fire chief Rick Geddes accepts a new LIFEPAK from freemasons Sandy Henry and John McIntosh on July 30. This is the second time the Manoah Masonic Lodge has donated a piece of lifesaving equipment to the Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Freemasons donate to LifePak cardiac defibrillator Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade

“The donation from these nice gentlemen is going to carrying on our best patient care.”

Manoah Masonic Lodge No. 141 donated a LifePak cardiac defibrillator to the Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade last week.

The donation was presented to fire chief Rick Geddes by Freemasons John McIntosh and Sandy Henry at the July 30 fire practice.

“The donation from these nice gentlemen is going to carrying on our best patient care because our previous machine is about 20 years old. It’s worn out and obsolete. Thanks to Masonic Lodge,” said Geddes, adding that his healthy team of 23 firefighters will all know how to use the piece of lifesaving equipment.

Deputy chief Mark Fortune said the first defibrillator that the Freemasons donated saved two lives.

“The very first time we used it, we got a save. It’s priceless, and we wouldn’t have had that without the help of the Freemasons,” said Fortune.

The LifePak defibrillator that was donated to Ucluelet’s fire team cost about $3,000. It will be put to use when a person is not responding, not moving, not breathing normally or not breathing at all.

Freemonsary is the largest, oldest fraternity in the world with groups in over 350 countries.

“We’re active in all kinds of community work,” said Henry.

“The tenets of Freemasonary include charity and support of the community. We supply [equipment] to hospitals and schools and fire departments and we donate scholarships to the high school every year.”

In May, Manoah Masonic Lodge secretary John McIntosh presented Margaret Morrison from the Westcoast Community Resources Society with a $1,750 donation to put towards the Transition House.

The Manoah Masonic Lodge No. 141 meets once a month in Tofino in the space above Gary’s Kitchen and the BC Liquor Store. The Tofino branch has about 50 members and is governed by the Grand Lodge of B.C. and Yukon.

While they don’t solicit new members, Freemasons always welcome new members from all walks of life.

“Our members come from Tofino, Ucluelet, Port Alberni, and Nanaimo,” notes Manoah secretary McIntosh.”

Here are links to information about Manoah Lodge No. 141 or Joining Manoah Lodge No. 141.

Regular Meeting Of Manoah Lodge No. 141 – 10 August 2019, 12:30 p.m.

Notice for August, 2019

I am directed by the Worshipful Master to request your attendance at the regular meeting of Manoah Lodge No. 141, to be held on Saturday, August  10th, at 12:30 pm in the Masonic Hall, 308 Neill Street, Tofino BC.

There will be a no-host lunch at 11:30 am in Gary’s Kitchen, downstairs from the Lodge Room.  The shift to half an hour earlier is to allow Brethren who are travelling over Highway 4 to be able to do so before the 4:00-5:00 pm closure imposed by BC Highways.

In light of the anticipated warm weather, the Worshipful Master has decreed that dress for the meeting will be casual (long pants and a shirt with a collar).

Please come out and support Manoah Lodge.

Sincerely and Fraternally,

John McIntosh, Secretary

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 318 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C.
Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 308 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C. (photo: Manoah Lodge No. 141 Webmaster)

Regular Meeting Of Manoah Lodge No. 141 – 13 July 2019, 12:30 p.m.

I am directed by the Worshipful Master to request your attendance at the regular meeting of Manoah Lodge No. 141, to be held on Saturday, July 13th, at 12:30 pm in the Masonic Hall, 308 Neill Street, Tofino BC.  There will be a no-host lunch at 11:30 am in Gary’s Kitchen, downstairs from the Lodge Room.

The shift to half an hour earlier is to allow Brethren who are travelling over Highway 4 to be able to do so before the 4:00-5:00 pm closure imposed by BC Highways. This is the happy occasion of a fraternal visit from our motorcycle-riding Brethren from the BC Interior.  In deference to their luggage restrictions, dress for the meeting will be casual (long pants and a shirt with a collar).

Please come out and support Manoah Lodge.

Sincerely and Fraternally,

John McIntosh

Secretary

Lodge Room, Manoah Lodge No. 141 (photo by Manoah Lodge No. 141 webmaster)
Lodge Room, Manoah Lodge No. 141 (photo by Manoah Lodge No. 141 webmaster)

Regular Meeting of Manoah Lodge No. 141 – 8 June 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Notice for June, 2019

I am directed by the Worshipful Master to request your attendance at the regular meeting of Manoah Lodge No. 141, to be held on Saturday, June 8th, at 1:00 pm in the Masonic Hall, 308 Neill Street, Tofino BC.  There will be a no-host lunch at 12:00 Noon in Gary’s Kitchen, downstairs from the lodge room.

This is the occasion of the first meeting for our newly installed Officers.  Please come out and support Manoah Lodge.

Sincerely and Fraternally,

John McIntosh

Secretary

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 318 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C.
Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 308 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C. (photo: Manoah Lodge No. 141 Webmaster)

Regular Meeting And Installation of Officers – 11 March 2019, 1:30 p.m.

Dear Brethren,

I am directed by the Worshipful Master to request your attendance at the regular meeting of Manoah Lodge No. 141, to be held on Saturday, May 11th, at 11:00am in the Masonic Hall, 308 Neill Street, Tofino BC. There will be a banquet lunch at 12:00 Noon in the Royal Canadian Legion at 311 Main Street ($10 per person) at which ladies are welcome. This is the occasion of the Installation of Officers, which will take place in the Lodge room at 1:30 pm. Please come out and support Manoah Lodge.

Sincerely and Fraternally,
John McIntosh
Secretary

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 318 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C.
Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 308 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C. (photo: Manoah Lodge No. 141 Webmaster)

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Regular Meeting – 13 April 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Notice for April, 2019

Brethren,

I am directed by the Worshipful Master to request your attendance at the regular meeting of Manoah Lodge No. 141, to be held on Saturday, April 13th, at 1:00 pm in the Masonic Hall, 308 Neill Street, Tofino BC.

There will be a no-host, buffet lunch at 12:00 Noon in Gary’s Kitchen, just downstairs from the Lodge.

This is the occasion of the Official Visit of our District Deputy Grand Master, Rt. Wor. Bro. Roy Buchanan as well as the Step-Up Meeting of the Lodge. Please come out and support Manoah Lodge No. 141.

All Visiting Brethren are very welcome to attend.

Sincerely and Fraternally,
John McIntosh
Secretary,
Manoah Lodge No. 141
 

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 318 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C.
Manoah Lodge No. 141 Building, 318 Neill Street, Tofino, B.C. (photo: Manoah Lodge No. 141 Webmaster)

Manoah Lodge No. 141 Installation of Officers – 11 May 2019

Manoah Lodge No. 141 will be holding its annual Installation of Officers on 11 May 2019.

The Installation will be held at the Tofino Legion Hall., 331 Main Street, in downtown Tofino. This is two blocks north of the Manoah Lodge No. 141 Lodge Hall at 318 Neill Street.

Lodge opens at 10:30 a.m. and will then go to Refreshment.

Lunch will be held at 12:00 noon. The cost for lunch is $15 for a full buffet.. No Host Bar available.

Manoah Lodge No. 141 will be Tyled for the Installation at 1:30 p.m.

Please RSVP through the dialog box at the bottom of this post or by Contacting our Lodge Secretary

Here is a map showing the location of the Canadian Legion Hall, 331 Main Street, Tofino, B.C.

Here is a Google Street View image of 331 Main Street, Tofino:

Lodge Room, Manoah Lodge No. 141 (photo by Manoah Lodge No. 141 webmaster)
Lodge Room, Manoah Lodge No. 141 (photo by Manoah Lodge No. 141 webmaster)

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Dates To Remember – March 2019

MARCH 2019 DATES TO REMEMBER (DDGM present)

5 March – Doric Lodge No 8  FC Degree

6 March – Ashlar Lodge No 3  Regular meeting

9 MarchManoah Lodge No 141  Regular Meeting

13 MarchBarclay Lodge No 90  Regular Meeting

14 MarchSt. John’s Lodge No. 21  DDGM Official Visit

16 March – District No 1 & 21  Grand Master’s Official Visit, Victoria

18 March – Nanaimo Lodge No 110  Regular meeting

19 March Doric Lodge No 18  St. Patrick’s Day dinner

21 MarchEuclid Lodge No 158  Step-Up

23 MarchEuclid Lodge No. 158  Installation of Officers

30 March – District No. 22  Grand Master’s Official Visit, Comox Lodge hosting

6 April – District No. 5 5- Grand Master’s Official Visit, Euclid Lodge hosting

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Manoah Lodge No. 141 logo

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