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Lodi Masonic Lodge Donates Critically Important Fire Fighting Device to Mazomanie

The Brethren of Lodi Valley Masonic Lodge donated a state-of-the-art Fire Suppression Tool to the nearby Mazomanie Fire Department. The Brethren of Lodi Lodge are proud partners with the first responders in their area. Lodi Valley Lodge Number 99 has deep roots in Mazomanie with the Lodge having members from the area due to several Lodge mergers years back. The Lodi Brethren still ensure that the Mazomanie community continues to receive their aid and support. The Fire Suppression Tool is

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Pictured above from left: Brother Jake Olsen, Master of Waverly Masonic Lodge; Brother Gregg Watson; and Master-Elect Josh Dutton.

Appleton’s Waverly Masonic Lodge Aids “Harbor House”

Waverly Masonic Lodge No. 51 of Appleton held a donation drive for Harbor House, Outagamie and Calumet Counties. Harbor House is a non-profit that raises awareness and prevention of domestic violence.  During the course of the donation drive, the Brothers collected clothing, toys, household goods, toiletries, stamps, and gift cards donated by the other Brethren of the Lodge. The Freemasons of Waverly Lodge are proud supporters of this community based action group – helping to bring awareness, support, and assistance

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Pictured from left: PGM Gary L. Stang, Troy Baier, Andy Roggenback, Jarod Zweifelhofer, Bill Bleskacek, Scott Tillotson, David Olson, Curt Harrison, Leonard Shier, Ron Malcolm, Neil Liljander and Neil Hanson. 

Bloomer Masonic Lodge Donates Life-Saving Device to Bloomer Fire Department

The Freemasons of Bloomer Masonic Lodge No. 281 recently donated a Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Bloomer Fire Department. These FSTs are literal lifesaving devices – able to greatly suppress or even fully extinguish a burning structure within 30-60 seconds after deployment. Pictured from left: PGM Gary L. Stang, Troy Baier, Andy Roggenback, Jarod Zweifelhofer, Bill Bleskacek, Scott Tillotson, David Olson, Curt Harrison, Leonard Shier, Ron Malcolm, Neil Liljander and Neil Hanson.  The fire department was very appreciative to

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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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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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From left: Brother Fran Holzer; Brother Remy Colas; Darlene Masters, Director of Family Advocates; Brother Wally Trouten; Melody Masonic Master Ronnie Jaacks; and Brother Sam Gomez.

Platteville’s Melody Masonic Lodge Donates to Family Advocates, Inc.

The Brothers of Melody Lodge No. 2 in Platteville recently donated $1,000 to Family Advocates.  Family Advocates, Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to the eradication of all types of abuse. Prevention and intervention services are provided to victims and survivors of domestic, sexual, child, and elder abuse in Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette Counties. Their territory is wide and their mission is of utmost importance; which is why the Brothers of Melody Masonic Lodge are so proud to partner with this

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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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Lodi Masonic Lodge Donates Critically Important Fire Fighting Device to Mazomanie

The Brethren of Lodi Valley Masonic Lodge donated a state-of-the-art Fire Suppression Tool to the nearby Mazomanie Fire Department. The Brethren of Lodi Lodge are proud partners with the first responders in their area. Lodi Valley Lodge Number 99 has deep roots in Mazomanie with the Lodge having members from the area due to several Lodge mergers years back. The Lodi Brethren still ensure that the Mazomanie community continues to receive their aid and support. The Fire Suppression Tool is

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Pictured above from left: Brother Jake Olsen, Master of Waverly Masonic Lodge; Brother Gregg Watson; and Master-Elect Josh Dutton.

Appleton’s Waverly Masonic Lodge Aids “Harbor House”

Waverly Masonic Lodge No. 51 of Appleton held a donation drive for Harbor House, Outagamie and Calumet Counties. Harbor House is a non-profit that raises awareness and prevention of domestic violence.  During the course of the donation drive, the Brothers collected clothing, toys, household goods, toiletries, stamps, and gift cards donated by the other Brethren of the Lodge. The Freemasons of Waverly Lodge are proud supporters of this community based action group – helping to bring awareness, support, and assistance

Read More »
Pictured from left: PGM Gary L. Stang, Troy Baier, Andy Roggenback, Jarod Zweifelhofer, Bill Bleskacek, Scott Tillotson, David Olson, Curt Harrison, Leonard Shier, Ron Malcolm, Neil Liljander and Neil Hanson. 

Bloomer Masonic Lodge Donates Life-Saving Device to Bloomer Fire Department

The Freemasons of Bloomer Masonic Lodge No. 281 recently donated a Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Bloomer Fire Department. These FSTs are literal lifesaving devices – able to greatly suppress or even fully extinguish a burning structure within 30-60 seconds after deployment. Pictured from left: PGM Gary L. Stang, Troy Baier, Andy Roggenback, Jarod Zweifelhofer, Bill Bleskacek, Scott Tillotson, David Olson, Curt Harrison, Leonard Shier, Ron Malcolm, Neil Liljander and Neil Hanson.  The fire department was very appreciative to

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

Read More »
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 »
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

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 »
From left: Brother Fran Holzer; Brother Remy Colas; Darlene Masters, Director of Family Advocates; Brother Wally Trouten; Melody Masonic Master Ronnie Jaacks; and Brother Sam Gomez.

Platteville’s Melody Masonic Lodge Donates to Family Advocates, Inc.

The Brothers of Melody Lodge No. 2 in Platteville recently donated $1,000 to Family Advocates.  Family Advocates, Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to the eradication of all types of abuse. Prevention and intervention services are provided to victims and survivors of domestic, sexual, child, and elder abuse in Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette Counties. Their territory is wide and their mission is of utmost importance; which is why the Brothers of Melody Masonic Lodge are so proud to partner with this

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

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