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Masonry Is Truly A Global Brotherhood

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Masonry Is Truly A Global Brotherhood

It’s been said many times, but who really gets to prove the belief among Masons that ” Masonry is truly a global brotherhood “? Recently, our #421 Secretary Gustavo DePaula visited his home country lodge in Brazil and was received with the kind of brotherly love and friendship that makes a Mason’s heart beat stronger and demonstrates what Masonry truly is meant to be. After visiting his hometown lodge, Gustavo emailed his 421 brothers to say: “To my brothers from Carmel Lodge No. 421 – words cannot describe...

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Congratulations to Carmel’s newest EA Brother Garrett Rose

Posted by on Mar 5, 2016 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Congratulations to Carmel’s newest EA Brother Garrett Rose

Congratulations to Carmel 421’s newest EA …Brother Garrett Rose! Much thanks goes to all the Masons who helped make Garrett’s degree a success – including his DeMolay/Master Mason mentors from Frank S. Land Lodge #758. Dinner was delicious and prepared by the nights hardest working WM – JW Brandon Schultz. Video:”Freemasonry and the Fabric of America” More About Freemasonry (from IndianaFreemasons.com) (A Masonic) lodge will perform three degrees (initiation ceremonies) for your education and...

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Mark Madinger Raised to Master Mason

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Mark Madinger Raised to Master Mason

Last nights lodge work saw brother Mark Madinger raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason. WM Dave Hommel oversaw the degree proceedings with help from “rock stars” Jay Blazier, PM, Mike Power, PM, Rick Hurwitz, PM, and Neil Anger, PM. A number of lodge officers and members helped to make the degree an impressive performance for our newest MM. After the degree in a heartfelt statement, Mr. Madinger told the group that while none of the Masons in his family could attend his MM degree (the last had just passed away the previous...

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Two New Master Masons at Carmel

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Two New Master Masons at Carmel

Carmel Masonic Lodge #421 welcomed two new Master Masons to the largest fraternal brotherhood in the world on Thursday December 3rd, 2015.  Congratulations to Leo Grabovsky and Eric Grabovsky who advanced to the sublime degree of Master Mason – along with a “packed house” of over 35 Master Masons in attendance for dinner and/or the degree! A number of notable Past Masters were in attendance to help out with the craft.  A giant “thank you” goes to 421 honorary members Mike Power, PM, and Harold Dickason, PM for...

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Three New Fellow Craft at Carmel #421

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Three New Fellow Craft at Carmel #421

Three New Fellow Craft at 421 Last night (10/29/15) proved a productive one as three Carmel EA’s were passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.  Congratulations to James Buckhorn, Mark Madinger, and Kris Novak! Getting ready for officer succession in 2016, a few of our officers “moved up a chair” and performed flawlessly.  Notably – WM duties were handled by current SW Dave Hommel, and SD duties handled by current JW Ben Edde.  Much additional thanks goes to #421 honorary member Mike Power, PM who performed the MC duty so...

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Great day at the NECA “All Degree Day”

Posted by on Oct 24, 2015 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Great day at the NECA “All Degree Day”

Carmel #421 had a great day at the NECA “All Degree Day” (North East Corner Association – consisting of Keystone, Mystic Circle, Hamilton, Carmel, and a few other member lodges)  taking place on October 17th.  Three degrees were performed, resulting in three new Master Masons, one Fellow Craft, and two new Entered Apprentices! Shown in the accompanying photo (front row, center left and right) are our newest EA’s Kris Novak (l) and James Buckhorn (r) – congratulations brothers!  Brother Lucas Yeazel and two others...

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Congratulations to Carmel Lodge 421’s newest Master Masons, Brothers Gustavo DePaula and Ty Nuckols.

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Congratulations to Carmel Lodge 421’s newest Master Masons, Brothers Gustavo DePaula and Ty Nuckols.

Over 30 brothers came out on 10-1-2015 to have dinner and witness the sublime Master Mason degree. The dinner was fabulous and served by Past Master William Sanders Jr. A big thank you goes to honorary 421 brothers Harold Dickason, PM, Jay Blazier, PM and to 421’s  Neil Anger, PM and Rick Hurwitz, PM (and current Marshall) for helping with the heavy lifting. Many thanks to all the brothers who helped make the degree a success. It was also great to see some brothers who have not been to lodge regularly as well as some new visitors from...

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Four New Mason’s Join Carmel #421

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Four New Mason’s Join Carmel #421

Carmel Lodge #421 welcomed FOUR new Mason’s into our ancient and honorable fraternity last night! A great big welcome to Gustavo DePaula, Eric Grabovsky, Len Grabovsky, and Lucas Yeazel – our newest and youngest EA’s! Thank you to Jaye Blazier, Harold Dickason, and Ken Sullivan for filling in for absent officers and to the rest of our beloved lodge members who made last night a memorable experience! Video:”Freemasonry and the Fabric of America” More About Freemasonry (from IndianaFreemasons.com) (A Masonic) lodge...

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Team Trivia Friday July 17 Join Us for Dinner and Fun

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Lodge News & Events | 0 comments

Team Trivia Friday July 17 Join Us for Dinner and Fun

This week there will be no regular lodge meeting on Thursday night – but please join us the next night – Friday July 17, for Dinner and Fun when Carmel Lodge Presents Team Trivia! Does your team have what it takes to be crowned winner?  This fun event is FREE!  Come by for a marvelous dinner and trivia game.  Teams can consist of brothers, spouses and friends! Dinner will be served at 6:30pm  with trivia starting around 7:00 – 7:15pm.  Don’t miss out on a fun night!

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Carmel #421 Walks in CarmelFest Parade July 4th, 2015

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Lodge News & Events | 1 comment

Carmel #421 Walks in CarmelFest Parade July 4th, 2015

Carmel #421 Masons, Job’s Daughters (Bethel 68), and DeMolay walked proud and together in this years CarmelFest parade.  This year our parade float was specially decorated to show the 3 groups participating in the parade.  Everyone who marched with us had a great time waving, handing out candy to the kids, and watching our very own “George Washington” shout “Freedom!” and “Happy Independence Day!” to the crowds delight! Much thanks to key lodge organizers Amy Birch, Lisa Tebrinke, Carol Titus, Brandon...

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