Wednesday, September 18th was a warm day for the Fall Outing, and we welcomed 160 Scottish Rite Masons, their guests and prospective members for an evening of trap shooting, Husker chops, cocktails and beer at the Papillion Gun Club. . .
The September Lodge meeting is one of the best-attended of the year. The Culinary Masters outdid themselves with grilled salmon, wild rice, and vegetables, and 130 Scottish Rite Masons, guests, and scholarship students with the families enjoyed the dinner. During the evening, we met our 2019-2020 UNO scholarship recipients, and our honored 50-year members. . .
Eleven members of the Orient of Nebraska Scottish Rite and seven wives went to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Biennial Session of the Scottish Rite and Coronation of the new 33° Inspectors General Honorary. . .
Masons and their families came out on a perfect Sunday for the annual picnic at the Omaha Home for Boys Cooper Farm Picnic Pavilion on August 18th. The annual picnic was jointly hosted by the Omaha Scottish Rite and Tangier Shrine. . .
The Royal Order of Scotland first came to the United States from Scotland in 1877, with Scottish Rite Grand Commander Albert Pike as the first Provincial Grand Master. Speaking of the Royal Order of Scotland, Albert Pike wrote, “We have desired to create an association of worthy Masons. . .
The threat of rain was not enough to stop the 11th annual WalkRite for RiteCare on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Despite heavy rains in other parts of Omaha, it held off at Lake Zorinsky for the Walk, and a strong 75 RiteCare families and Scottish Rite Masons came out to walk and raise around $5,000 for the Scottish Rite Foundation of Omaha. . .
In 1998, the Scottish Rite golf outing began as a fun event for members, with extra money going to RiteCare. Somewhere along the way, it became a fundraiser in its own right, and was rebranded as the RiteCare Classic. This year, the RiteCare Classic, held on June 12th at Pacific Springs Golf Club, grossed over $20,000 for speech and language services. . .
Monday, May 18th was a busy evening at the Omaha Valley Scottish Rite. The evening began with a debate on Nebraska’s proposed Red Flag law, allowing a relative to petition the court to have someone’s firearms taken away . .
The weather on May 15th was an absolutely perfect 80° without out a trace of humidity - just right for the Spring Outing. Nearly 200 people turned out for trap shooting, steaks, cocktails and beer at the Papillion Gun Club. . . .
The Valley of Omaha Scottish Rite welcomed 9 new 32° Scottish Rite Masons at the 270th Reunion on May 2nd, 3rd, and 4th during the Del D. Weber, 33° Memorial Class. The Class honored our late Brother Ill. Del D. Weber, 33°, who passed away after a courageous battle with cancer this past January. . .