Tough Enough to Wear Pink

For the last eight years, Mt. Rushmore Lodge #220 of Rapid City has participated in the annual Tough Enough To Wear Pink campaign sponsored by Rapid City Regional Hospital. The campaign is to support those who are battling cancer and is a wonderful fundraiser. The lodge is very proud to be part of this. Pictured wearing this year’s shirt are, from left to right, Front Row: WB John McKnight, MWB Mike Rodman, WB Brian Cole, MWB Jack Welker, WB Jeff VanCuren; Second Row: Bro. Dustin Willett, Bro. Alex VanCuren, Bro. Ken Kundel, WB Red Alspaw; Third Row: WB Bryant Stokes, WB Dave Meltz, Bro. Chris McKiven, Bro. Greg Still, WB Steve Barns, Bro. Al Wilson.


Upcoming Conference of Grand Masters of Masons in North America

The Conference of Grand Masters of Masons in North America will be held February 16-19, at the Best Western Ramkota Convention Center in Rapid City. Here is a link to the Agenda. Also, see this letter that explains the registration process.


Brother Fuller Awarded 50-Year Pin

At the District #17 Meeting held at Spearfish Lodge #18, Spearfish, dinner was prepared and served by Queen City #89 Eastern Star. Brother Peter Fuller of Golden Star Lodge #9 in Lead was awarded his 50-Year Pin by Harold Walker, District Master of District #17 of the Grand Lodge of South Dakota.



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