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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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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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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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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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Photoed from left: Brother Gregory Dobbins, Fire Captain Meyer, Fire Chief Mac Donald, District Representative Mitch Custer, Village President Mike McCutchen, and Brother Andy Buecher. 

Sturgeon Bay Masonic Lodge Presents Lifesaving Tool to Ephraim Fire Department

Henry S. Baird Lodge No. 174, located in Sturgeon Bay, presented a Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Ephraim Fire Department last month at the Ephraim Firehouse. We posted another donation made by the generous Brothers of this Lodge earlier this month as they donated two other fire suppression tools, one to the Algoma Police Department and the other to the Algoma Fire Department. The tools are being offered to Lodges as part of the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation’s “Acts of

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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: 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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Mineral Point Masonic Lodge Donates Fire Suppression Tools to Their Fire and Police Departments

By Levi Zimmerman The Mineral Point Fire and Police Departments will both have new fire suppression tools thanks to donations made by the Mineral Point Masonic Lodge. On Monday night, Fire Chief Brian Marr and Police Chief Bob Weier met with some of the Freemasons to be presented the donations. The fire suppression tool (FST) is reportedly a highly effective, environmentally safe aerosol fire suppression solution that can be activated after pulling a pin and throwing it into an active

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Union Grove Lodge Provides Fire Suppression Tool to Racine County Sheriff

The Brethren of Union Grove Freemasons Lodge No. 288 donated a Fire Suppression Tool to the Racine County Sheriff. The Fire Suppression Tool will be placed in the Racine County Sheriff’s squad vehicle that continuously patrols the Village of Union Grove, thereby having a direct positive impact on their community and its first responders. Pictured above front row from left: George Winget, Jack Nelson, Chris Acker, Sheriff Chris Schmaling, Sgt. Smith, Officer Hobart, Clint Cagle, Gunnar Knight and Steve Knight.

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Grand Master Speaks on Fire Suppression Tools and Membership at Reedsburg “Shed Lodge”

By Rich Rygh, Wisconsin Masonic Journal District 8 Deputy Daniel C. Brylla again made his “shed” in rural Reedsburg available to Masons from all over the state for Reedsburg Lodge’s Annual Shed Lodge on Oct 1. It was an evening of blue jeans, great food and good old Masonic fellowship, along with a few stories.  Grand Master Paul T. Tourville stated he appreciated the opportunity to talk and he appreciated the dress code even more. He stated, “It is 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

Read More »
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 »
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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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

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Photoed from left: Brother Gregory Dobbins, Fire Captain Meyer, Fire Chief Mac Donald, District Representative Mitch Custer, Village President Mike McCutchen, and Brother Andy Buecher. 

Sturgeon Bay Masonic Lodge Presents Lifesaving Tool to Ephraim Fire Department

Henry S. Baird Lodge No. 174, located in Sturgeon Bay, presented a Fire Suppression Tool (FST) to the Ephraim Fire Department last month at the Ephraim Firehouse. We posted another donation made by the generous Brothers of this Lodge earlier this month as they donated two other fire suppression tools, one to the Algoma Police Department and the other to the Algoma Fire Department. The tools are being offered to Lodges as part of the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation’s “Acts of

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: 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 »

Mineral Point Masonic Lodge Donates Fire Suppression Tools to Their Fire and Police Departments

By Levi Zimmerman The Mineral Point Fire and Police Departments will both have new fire suppression tools thanks to donations made by the Mineral Point Masonic Lodge. On Monday night, Fire Chief Brian Marr and Police Chief Bob Weier met with some of the Freemasons to be presented the donations. The fire suppression tool (FST) is reportedly a highly effective, environmentally safe aerosol fire suppression solution that can be activated after pulling a pin and throwing it into an active

Read More »

Union Grove Lodge Provides Fire Suppression Tool to Racine County Sheriff

The Brethren of Union Grove Freemasons Lodge No. 288 donated a Fire Suppression Tool to the Racine County Sheriff. The Fire Suppression Tool will be placed in the Racine County Sheriff’s squad vehicle that continuously patrols the Village of Union Grove, thereby having a direct positive impact on their community and its first responders. Pictured above front row from left: George Winget, Jack Nelson, Chris Acker, Sheriff Chris Schmaling, Sgt. Smith, Officer Hobart, Clint Cagle, Gunnar Knight and Steve Knight.

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Grand Master Speaks on Fire Suppression Tools and Membership at Reedsburg “Shed Lodge”

By Rich Rygh, Wisconsin Masonic Journal District 8 Deputy Daniel C. Brylla again made his “shed” in rural Reedsburg available to Masons from all over the state for Reedsburg Lodge’s Annual Shed Lodge on Oct 1. It was an evening of blue jeans, great food and good old Masonic fellowship, along with a few stories.  Grand Master Paul T. Tourville stated he appreciated the opportunity to talk and he appreciated the dress code even more. He stated, “It is a

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