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R.W. Bro. Thomas J. Johnston, District Deputy Grand Master, York District

2015-16

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Biography:

Born and raised in Keswick, Ontario, Tom married his high school sweetheart, Karen in 1978..... (click here for more)











News for May 8th, 2016


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News for April 6th, 2016


The date of the Official Visit for Maple Lodge No. 54 has been changed for this year only and is now scheduled for Tuesday June 14th, 2016, with an early banquet.





News for March 20th, 2016


Sat April 2, 2016

Ontario Masonic Education Conference - Hamilton

Masonic Centre Hamilton, 4 Queen Street South, Hamilton

8 a.m. Registration

Download .pdf poster/registration form

Registration deadline is March 28th!!!!







News for March 11th, 2016


Revised York District Trestleboard available for download, here.




News for December 5th, 2015



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Click on the above graphic to download a .pdf Poster






News for October 27th, 2015

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News for October 8th, 2015


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News for October 2nd, 2015


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News for August 15th, 2015



The Max Deane Memorial Golf Tournament, hosted by The Rising Sun Lodge No. 129 is being re-scheduled to 2016, with a date TBA.

Feel free to still go golfing on the originally planned date of Saturday September 12, 2015 however you won't be in the running for the Max Deane Trophy, and you're on your own for dinner!

We apologise for any inconvenience, and hope to see you at the re-scheduled date, so stay tuned for more information.







News for August 12th, 2015


York District's Officers for the 2015-2016 Year


District Deputy Grand Master


R.W. Bro. Thomas J. Johnston

assisted by the District Secretary, W. Bro. Robert S. Cowieson

Grand Lodge Appointees:


V.W. Bro.  Bruce Bellows, The Rising Sun Lodge No. 129, Grand Steward

V. W. Bro. Paul Laureyssens, Roland Lodge No.  646,  Grand Steward

Pictures, bios, and reception dates will be posted as information comes in.












News for June 10th, 2015



Harbour View Golf

104th Annual King Solomon's Golf Tournament


Wednesday June 17, 2015

Harbourview Golf Club in Gilford

NEW TIME: 12 NOON SHOTGUN SCRAMBLE


Putting Contest

Silent Auction Auction

50/50 par 3 hole contest

Men's and Ladies golf contests


Paid Golfers and Guests are entered for a 32" LED TV

$150 per golfer, for golf, cart, N.Y. Strip Loin Steak Dinner, gift bag, ticket for T.V.

$45.00 per guest, N.Y. Strip Loin Steak Dinner, gift bag, ticket for T.V.


Click this link for a Welcome Letter from R.W. Bro. Eric Holt

Click this link for a Registration Form for the tournament

Contact Eric Holt at 1-877-898-3456




News for May 6th, 2015


Cardinal Outside
York District Ladies' Gala

When:  Saturday June 20, 2015

Where: Cardinal Golf Club

2740 Davis Drive West King, Ontario

Cocktails: 5:30

Dinner: 6:30

Dancing, Door Prizes and Great Fellowship

Cost: $60 per ticket

Dress: Formal

Click this link for a .pdf poster

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News for February 12th, 2015


NEWBEAVER SHRINE CLUB



THEIR CURLING BONSPIEL IS NEARLY HERE!


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2015


NOT ONLY IS THERE A TOTAL OF $1,500 UP FOR GRABS

 

BUT ALSO ABSOLUTELY AMAZING RAFFLE AND

SILENT AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDING:

RAPTOR TICKETS

MAPLE LEAF TICKETS

DAY OF FISHING FOR TWO

GOLF FOR FOUR AT TABOO IN MUSKOKA

REMOTE CAR STARTER

PLUS MANY, MANY OTHER IMPRESSIVE ITEMS


TO REGISTER FOR THIS CURLING EVENT, PLEASE CONTACT US AT kittythecurler@gmail.com or call Kitty at 705-437-3002
PROCEEDS FROM THIS ACTIVITY/EVENT ARE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE “Shriners Hospital for Children”

Click here for a post .pdf

News for January 7th, 2015

Annual District Robbie Burns Dinner - Saturday January 31st, 2015


Mount Albert Lions Hall, Mt. Albert Sideroad & Hwy 48

Cocktails: 6pm, Dinner: 7pm

Tickets $40 per person


  • Traditional Burns Supper with the Address to the Haggis
  • PipeBand lead by Pipe Major Kirk Hill
  • Oshawa Highland Dancers
  • Live Entertainment Provided by Mr Sid Simkins:
  •     Traditional Music
  •     Contemporary Music
  •     Impressions & More
  • Historical Display of Robert Burns as a Mason

For Tickets Contact:

W. Bro. Robert Martin (Chairman): 905-722-3175

R.W.Bro. Lachlan Hamilton: 905-836-1867

W.Bro. Brian Overbeek:  905-251-4172


Click here to download the Poster in .pdf format


News for November 24th, 2014

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Bro. Bert Thompson of Sharon Lodge No. 97.  The Masonic Service will be held Tuesday November 25, at 6:45 pm, (please arrive for assembly by 6:15pm) at the SKWARCHUK Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe Road, BradfordThis link will take you to the web page of the funeral home with Bert's notice.

News for November 12th, 2014

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of V.W. Bro Harold Kenneth (Ken) Wagg, Past Grand Steward, a member of Richardson Lodge No. 136.  There will be a Masonic Memorial Service tonight, November 12th, 2014, at 9:00p.m. at the O'Neill Funeral Home, 6324 Main Street, Stouffville, with the brethren being asked to gather at 8:30p.m. This link will take you to the  web page of the funeral home set up for Ken, showing timings, and a map.

News for October 11th, 2014

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of R.W. Bro. Hugh Kernohan, Past Grand Chaplain.  There will be a Masonic Memorial Service on Friday October 17, 2014, at 7:00p.m. at the Forrest & Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton.  Click this link for Hugh's Obituary.


News for September 3rd, 2014

York District Trestleboard for 2014-2015 Year is available here.  The District Secretary advises that there will be updates as function dates are confirmed.








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