True love can’t be stopped with wintry weather. Over 120 Scottish Rite Masons braved the cold for an evening of music, dancing, and a great dinner of shrimp and beef, served by the Culinary Monday, February 18th was the annual Ladies Night at the ‘Rite, our celebration of our ladies and all they do for us throughout the year.
The evening began with cocktails in the lounge and the Scottish Rite Ethics Debate in the Middle Chamber on the current property tax re-evaluation, the fifth highest in the nation. Our debaters were Dr. Paul Von Behrens, who is sponsoring a bill offering property tax relief, and Sarah Curry, policy director for the Platte Institute.
Venerable Master Patrick Watson, 32° sererved as emcee for the evening. Our entertainment were the Omaha Barbershop Chorus, the Heartland Harmonizers, who sang several arrangements for members and guests. After an excellent dinner, the line officers presented the ladies with gifts and potted plants from Mulhall’s. The Knights of St. Andrew served ice cream afterward.
Ladies Night at the ‘Rite has been a long tradition at the Scottish Rite, and definitely a fun evening not worth missing! Mark your calendar for next February and plan to be here for a great evening celebrating our ladies.