Monthly Archives December 2014

Conejo Valley Lodge 2014 Rewind

“The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it so as to become habits ready on all occasions; for life is a kind of Chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events, that are, in some degree, the effect of prudence, or the want of it. By playing at Chess then, we may learn: 1st, Foresight,
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75-Year Pin (Diamond Jubilee)

Conejo Valley Lodge #807 is proud to be present at the Most Worshipful Russell E. Charvonia presenting Bro. Richard Elva Dunn a 75-Year Pin (Diamond Jubilee). This courtesy presentation for the Grand Lodge of Kentucky took place on December 7th, 2014 at 10:00AM.
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Mr. Conejo Award

It was become a recent custom of Conejo Valley Masonic Lodge to bestow upon one of the brothers every year the Mr. Conejo Award. This award is given to a brother of the lodge in good standing who has served the lodge well over the previous masonic year. The 2014 Mr. Conejo Award was given this year to PM Howard “Buster”. Congratulations Buster!
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2014 Hiram Award

Conejo Valley Proudly presents Bro. Steve Wurtzel with the 2014 Hiram Award. The Hiram Award is the single highest honor a California Mason may receive. It cannot be sought or applied for, but is awarded at the request of the individual’s Lodge, and bestowed by the Grand Lodge of California. The District Inspector makes the award presentation on behalf of the Grand Master. The Hiram Award is an award presented to a Master Mason who has served the Lodge and the Masonic Fraternity with devotion over and above the ordinary. It is the highest honor (other than being Master of
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From the East

Brethren, As the end of the year quickly approaches and . the new line of officers prepare to take the reins, I . am forced to look back and reflect upon my year as your Master and the state of our Lodge. Was this a successful year, and if so, why? Is the Lodge in a better state then when I was installed? Did I accomplish everything I wanted to do? These are difficult questions to answer, especially within the confines of a Trestle Board article. Simply put, I would say – “yes.” I think all who were active in
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From the West

‘Tis the Season, when hype fills the air, to part with money for the spirit of gift giving, ‘tis interesting that one holiday that seems to consistently fend of commercialization and yet seems to be truly observed by all, Thanksgiving. When looking at our national holidays, New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, (really? Who were the presidents? Weren’t George and Abraham in there somewhere?),Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Many of these holidays are constructed long weekends. I have to give Independence day high marks because we don’t swap days to make
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From the Secretary’s Table

Brethren, the total dues and per capita payment for 2015 is $170.00. The dues notices have been sent out. If you did not receive a notice please call me (805-523-9023). The payments are due by December 31, 2013 for the 2015 year. If you need assistance please call me or the Master. Our Master-Elect is counting on us to be prompt in our payments. Our Lodge programs and community service projects are dependent on the payment of our dues. I thank all the Brothers who helped support the Midnight Mission by donating clothing, toys and cosmetics. Our AGL, Worshipful Lynn
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