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Brother Gregory Dobbins, head of the Henry S. Baird Lodge No. 174 Charities Committee, presents a check for $500 to Sydney Tlachac Director of Social & Emotional Learning with the Boys & Girls Club of Door County. 

Henry S. Baird Masonic Lodge Supports The Boys and Girls Club of Door County

Brother Gregory Dobbins, head of the Henry S. Baird Lodge Number 174 Charities Committee, presents a check for $500 to Sydney Tlachac Director of Social & Emotional Learning with the Boys & Girls Club of Door County.  The money was used for their Christmas outreach program and their “basic needs closet” for area residents in need.  The Sturgeon Bay-based Masonic Lodge is a proud partner of this important community organization. The Brethren at Henry S Baird Lodge have been very

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Master Nate Devermann recently presented a grant from the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation and Dousman Masonic Lodge No. 315 of $1,000 to Bro. George Jozwiak, representing the Wisconsin Hero Outdoors (WHO). 

Dousman Masonic Lodge Supports Wisconsin Veterans

Master Nate Devermann recently presented a grant from the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation and Dousman Masonic Lodge No. 315 of $1,000 to Bro. George Jozwiak, representing the Wisconsin Hero Outdoors (WHO).  WHO is a veteran’s support organization supporting vets with post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), service-related disabilities, and other mental heath issues related to their service by getting them involved with outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, nature walks, etc. They also act as a referral service to other veteran

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Pictured rom left: Kyle Killian, Jeff Killian, Bill Lee, Scott Hazeltine, George Jordan, Jerrod Fox, Dan Retzlaff. 

Columbus Masonic Lodge Presents Fire Suppression Tool to Their Fire Department 

Columbus Masonic Lodge No. 75 recently presented a Fire Suppression Tool to the Columbus Fire Department. The Brothers of Columbus Lodge have a lengthy history of supporting their area first responders and are proud to provide their local fire department with another firefighting tool in their arsenal. The Fire Suppression Tool is designed to greatly suppress and even fully extinguish a fire within a burning structure or vehicle. They are a critically important tool in house fires, especially those in

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From left: Samuel Schwer, Chris Kreul, Tom Parrish, Fennimore Police Chief Chris French, Master Ken Meyer and Monte Steiber.

Prairie du Chien Masonic Lodge Presents Fire Fighting Equipment to Fennimore Police Department

Prairie du Chien Masonic Lodge No. 8 presented a state-of-the-art Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Fennimore Police Department last month at the Fennimore Municipal Building. The donation underscores the relationship Prairie du Chien has with nearby Fennimore – and the Lodge’s desire to make a positive difference throughout their entire region. Oftentimes, in rural areas of the state, the first responders to arrive on the scene of a fire can be the local police department. Having a firefighting tool

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Pictured from left: William Pfund (HUHS Advisor), CJ Kuehn (Team Member), Libby Hodson (Team Member) receiving the check from Past Master Paul Peacock, Mary Mejai (Team Member), Jonathan Brown (Team Member), and Senior Deacon Patrick Bertelson (Team Advisor). 

Hartford Masonic Lodge Supports Their High School Robotics Team

The Brethren of Hartford Masonic Lodge No. 120 recently presented the Hartford Union High School (HUHS) Robotics Team #1091 with a $1000 donation in support of their learning and work for competition in the F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Program.  This donation included $500 from the Hartford Masonic Lodge and $500 of matching funds from the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation‘s “Acts of Kindness” program. The Lodge is proud to partner with the high school to support its students — and help them to further

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Pictured from left: Grand Tiler LeRoy Huber, Senior Warden; DR Robert Barnett, Master; Officer Aaron Johnson; and Sergeant Jessica Rittenhouse. 

Union Masonic Lodge Presents Fire Suppression Tool to Evansville Police Department

Union Masonic Lodge No. 32 in Evansville recently presented a Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Evansville Police Department. The Masons of this Lodge are so proud to partner with their first responders – and this generous gift from the Lodge will help make their community safer. The FST device is designed to be tossed into a burning building or vehicle and emit a nonhazardous aerosol that can greatly suppress or even fully extinguish a fire in 30-60 seconds. The

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Pictured from left: Senior Deacon Jason Hayden, Master Richard Brommer, Fire Chief Jamey King, Firefighter Don Hayden, Senior Warden Mike Hayden, Secretary/Treasurer Mike Hunter and Firefighter Mark Poeschel.

Durand Masonic Lodge Presents Innovative Firefighting Tool to Their Fire Department

The Brothers of Durand Masonic Lodge No. 149 recently donated a fire suppression tool (FST) to the Durand Fire Department. The presentation and accompanying demonstration video left a great impression on the Department – and they were very appreciative of the gift.  Picture from left: Senior Deacon Jason Hayden, Master Richard Brommer, Fire Chief Jamey King, Firefighter Don Hayden, Senior Warden Mike Hayden, Secretary/Treasurer Mike Hunter and Firefighter Mark Poeschel.  Masons around Wisconsin have a long history of supporting their

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Washburn Masonic Lodge Assists Those In Need at Local “Sharing Center”

Brother Mitch Czaplicki of Washburn Masonic Lodge No.145 in Bristol, Wisconsin presented a check for $1,000 to Director Sharon Pomaville of The Sharing Center in Trevor. The Center serves up to 300 residents of the greater Westosha area each and every day — supplying them with needed food, clothing, employment programs, and other helpful and necessary assistance.  The Brothers of Washburn Masonic Lodge are proud to support their community and help those in need, especially during the colder winter months. 

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Town of Mukwonago Police Department Chief Thomas Czarnecki accepted the donations on behalf of his team, and Jim Cairo (the leader of our Mukwonago Lodge), and Gavin DeGrave (our District leader) joined me for the presentation. 

Grand Master Tourville Presents Two Fire Suppression Tools to Mukwonago Police Department

By Paul Tourville, Grand Master, Wisconsin Freemasons Just had the pleasure of presenting TWO (2) Fire Suppression Solutions LLC state-of-the-art Fire Suppression Tools to my local police department! Town of Mukwonago Police Department Chief Thomas Czarnecki accepted the donations on behalf of his first responder team, and Brother Jim Cairo (the leader of our Mukwonago Lodge), and Brother Gavin DeGrave (our District leader) joined me for the presentation.  Further, the Freemasons of Mukwonago are excited about facilitating more community events

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Pictured from left: Ivan Melendez, Shaun Dade, Jason Zasada, Master Brett Krause, Chief Joseph Balog, Andy Willet, Keith Redell and Gerald Steinke. 

Geneva Masonic Lodge Presents Fire Suppression Tool to Genoa Police Department

Geneva Masonic Lodge No. 44 of Lake Geneva presented a state-of-the-art Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Chief of Police Joseph Balog of the Village of Genoa City Police Department on December 17th. Pictured from left: Ivan Melendez, Shaun Dade, Jason Zasada, Master Brett Krause, Chief Joseph Balog, Andy Willet, Keith Redell and Gerald Steinke.  The Brothers of the Lodge are proud partners and supporters of their area first responders. This device will travel in a squad car as a

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Brats for Dogs: Masonic Light Lodge Supports Crivitz Police K-9 Unit

Masonic Light Lodge No. 218 of Crivitz recently donated $1000 to the Crivitz Police Department K-9 Unit. The funds presented will help ensure the safety of the community as well the law enforcement personnel.  The Masonic Lodge has a history of community involvement, especially when it comes to supporting their local first responders. The monies donated were in part raised by the Masonic Lodge’s summer brat fries at Pelkin’s Smokey Meats, and matched by a generous donation from the Wisconsin

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Oconto’s Pine Masonic Lodge Supports Their First Responders

Pine Masonic Lodge No. 188 of Oconto presented the Oconto Fire Department with a portable Fire Suppression Tool (FST). The firemen were invited for dinner and fellowship – and told about the innovative tool they now have in their fire-fighting arsenal with this FST.  The device was made possible through a generous grant from the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation‘s “Acts of Kindness” program and dovetails with the pride and support the Lodge has for its area first responders. Pictured from left:

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Brother Gregory Dobbins, head of the Henry S. Baird Lodge No. 174 Charities Committee, presents a check for $500 to Sydney Tlachac Director of Social & Emotional Learning with the Boys & Girls Club of Door County. 

Henry S. Baird Masonic Lodge Supports The Boys and Girls Club of Door County

Brother Gregory Dobbins, head of the Henry S. Baird Lodge Number 174 Charities Committee, presents a check for $500 to Sydney Tlachac Director of Social & Emotional Learning with the Boys & Girls Club of Door County.  The money was used for their Christmas outreach program and their “basic needs closet” for area residents in need.  The Sturgeon Bay-based Masonic Lodge is a proud partner of this important community organization. The Brethren at Henry S Baird Lodge have been very

Read More »
Master Nate Devermann recently presented a grant from the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation and Dousman Masonic Lodge No. 315 of $1,000 to Bro. George Jozwiak, representing the Wisconsin Hero Outdoors (WHO). 

Dousman Masonic Lodge Supports Wisconsin Veterans

Master Nate Devermann recently presented a grant from the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation and Dousman Masonic Lodge No. 315 of $1,000 to Bro. George Jozwiak, representing the Wisconsin Hero Outdoors (WHO).  WHO is a veteran’s support organization supporting vets with post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), service-related disabilities, and other mental heath issues related to their service by getting them involved with outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, nature walks, etc. They also act as a referral service to other veteran

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Pictured rom left: Kyle Killian, Jeff Killian, Bill Lee, Scott Hazeltine, George Jordan, Jerrod Fox, Dan Retzlaff. 

Columbus Masonic Lodge Presents Fire Suppression Tool to Their Fire Department 

Columbus Masonic Lodge No. 75 recently presented a Fire Suppression Tool to the Columbus Fire Department. The Brothers of Columbus Lodge have a lengthy history of supporting their area first responders and are proud to provide their local fire department with another firefighting tool in their arsenal. The Fire Suppression Tool is designed to greatly suppress and even fully extinguish a fire within a burning structure or vehicle. They are a critically important tool in house fires, especially those in

Read More »
From left: Samuel Schwer, Chris Kreul, Tom Parrish, Fennimore Police Chief Chris French, Master Ken Meyer and Monte Steiber.

Prairie du Chien Masonic Lodge Presents Fire Fighting Equipment to Fennimore Police Department

Prairie du Chien Masonic Lodge No. 8 presented a state-of-the-art Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Fennimore Police Department last month at the Fennimore Municipal Building. The donation underscores the relationship Prairie du Chien has with nearby Fennimore – and the Lodge’s desire to make a positive difference throughout their entire region. Oftentimes, in rural areas of the state, the first responders to arrive on the scene of a fire can be the local police department. Having a firefighting tool

Read More »
Pictured from left: William Pfund (HUHS Advisor), CJ Kuehn (Team Member), Libby Hodson (Team Member) receiving the check from Past Master Paul Peacock, Mary Mejai (Team Member), Jonathan Brown (Team Member), and Senior Deacon Patrick Bertelson (Team Advisor). 

Hartford Masonic Lodge Supports Their High School Robotics Team

The Brethren of Hartford Masonic Lodge No. 120 recently presented the Hartford Union High School (HUHS) Robotics Team #1091 with a $1000 donation in support of their learning and work for competition in the F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Program.  This donation included $500 from the Hartford Masonic Lodge and $500 of matching funds from the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation‘s “Acts of Kindness” program. The Lodge is proud to partner with the high school to support its students — and help them to further

Read More »
Pictured from left: Grand Tiler LeRoy Huber, Senior Warden; DR Robert Barnett, Master; Officer Aaron Johnson; and Sergeant Jessica Rittenhouse. 

Union Masonic Lodge Presents Fire Suppression Tool to Evansville Police Department

Union Masonic Lodge No. 32 in Evansville recently presented a Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Evansville Police Department. The Masons of this Lodge are so proud to partner with their first responders – and this generous gift from the Lodge will help make their community safer. The FST device is designed to be tossed into a burning building or vehicle and emit a nonhazardous aerosol that can greatly suppress or even fully extinguish a fire in 30-60 seconds. The

Read More »
Pictured from left: Senior Deacon Jason Hayden, Master Richard Brommer, Fire Chief Jamey King, Firefighter Don Hayden, Senior Warden Mike Hayden, Secretary/Treasurer Mike Hunter and Firefighter Mark Poeschel.

Durand Masonic Lodge Presents Innovative Firefighting Tool to Their Fire Department

The Brothers of Durand Masonic Lodge No. 149 recently donated a fire suppression tool (FST) to the Durand Fire Department. The presentation and accompanying demonstration video left a great impression on the Department – and they were very appreciative of the gift.  Picture from left: Senior Deacon Jason Hayden, Master Richard Brommer, Fire Chief Jamey King, Firefighter Don Hayden, Senior Warden Mike Hayden, Secretary/Treasurer Mike Hunter and Firefighter Mark Poeschel.  Masons around Wisconsin have a long history of supporting their

Read More »

Washburn Masonic Lodge Assists Those In Need at Local “Sharing Center”

Brother Mitch Czaplicki of Washburn Masonic Lodge No.145 in Bristol, Wisconsin presented a check for $1,000 to Director Sharon Pomaville of The Sharing Center in Trevor. The Center serves up to 300 residents of the greater Westosha area each and every day — supplying them with needed food, clothing, employment programs, and other helpful and necessary assistance.  The Brothers of Washburn Masonic Lodge are proud to support their community and help those in need, especially during the colder winter months. 

Read More »
Town of Mukwonago Police Department Chief Thomas Czarnecki accepted the donations on behalf of his team, and Jim Cairo (the leader of our Mukwonago Lodge), and Gavin DeGrave (our District leader) joined me for the presentation. 

Grand Master Tourville Presents Two Fire Suppression Tools to Mukwonago Police Department

By Paul Tourville, Grand Master, Wisconsin Freemasons Just had the pleasure of presenting TWO (2) Fire Suppression Solutions LLC state-of-the-art Fire Suppression Tools to my local police department! Town of Mukwonago Police Department Chief Thomas Czarnecki accepted the donations on behalf of his first responder team, and Brother Jim Cairo (the leader of our Mukwonago Lodge), and Brother Gavin DeGrave (our District leader) joined me for the presentation.  Further, the Freemasons of Mukwonago are excited about facilitating more community events

Read More »
Pictured from left: Ivan Melendez, Shaun Dade, Jason Zasada, Master Brett Krause, Chief Joseph Balog, Andy Willet, Keith Redell and Gerald Steinke. 

Geneva Masonic Lodge Presents Fire Suppression Tool to Genoa Police Department

Geneva Masonic Lodge No. 44 of Lake Geneva presented a state-of-the-art Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Chief of Police Joseph Balog of the Village of Genoa City Police Department on December 17th. Pictured from left: Ivan Melendez, Shaun Dade, Jason Zasada, Master Brett Krause, Chief Joseph Balog, Andy Willet, Keith Redell and Gerald Steinke.  The Brothers of the Lodge are proud partners and supporters of their area first responders. This device will travel in a squad car as a

Read More »

Brats for Dogs: Masonic Light Lodge Supports Crivitz Police K-9 Unit

Masonic Light Lodge No. 218 of Crivitz recently donated $1000 to the Crivitz Police Department K-9 Unit. The funds presented will help ensure the safety of the community as well the law enforcement personnel.  The Masonic Lodge has a history of community involvement, especially when it comes to supporting their local first responders. The monies donated were in part raised by the Masonic Lodge’s summer brat fries at Pelkin’s Smokey Meats, and matched by a generous donation from the Wisconsin

Read More »

Oconto’s Pine Masonic Lodge Supports Their First Responders

Pine Masonic Lodge No. 188 of Oconto presented the Oconto Fire Department with a portable Fire Suppression Tool (FST). The firemen were invited for dinner and fellowship – and told about the innovative tool they now have in their fire-fighting arsenal with this FST.  The device was made possible through a generous grant from the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation‘s “Acts of Kindness” program and dovetails with the pride and support the Lodge has for its area first responders. Pictured from left:

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