WORK SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER/DECEMBER, 2005

(This bulletin covers the activities of Irving Lodge until Jan.9, 2006)

Wednesday Nov. 09 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

Saturday Nov. 12 
12 to 3 P.M. 
All District 14B “Get together”

Monday Nov. 14 
DARK COWBOYS vs EAGLES

Wednesday Nov. 16 
7:00 P.M. 
Review proposed Law changes (S.R. Hospital)

Thursday Nov. 17 
6:30 P.M. 
Officers & ladies Dinner
( Southern Recipe-2200 W. Walnut Hill at Story)

Monday Nov. 21 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Master Mason’s Degree

Tuesday Nov. 22 
7:00 P.M. 
Scottish Rite Club Meeting & covered dish dinner

Thursday Nov. 24 
DARK HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Monday Nov. 28 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Entered Apprentice Degree

Thursday Dec. 01 
NOON 
Grand Lodge will be in session through Saturday

Monday Dec. 05 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Entered Apprentice Degree

Saturday Dec. 10 
6:30 P.M. 
Scottish Rite Club Christmas Party

Monday Dec. 12 
7:00 P.M. 
Examinations

Tuesday Dec. 13 
6:30 P.M. 
Light Meal

7:30 P.M. 
STATED MEETING

Wednesday Dec. 14 
9:00 A.M. 
Pack & deliver Masonic Widow’s fruit baskets

Friday Dec. 16 
6:30 P.M. 
Officers & Past Master Christmas Party

Saturday Dec. 17 
6:30 P.M. 
Lodge Christmas Covered Dish Dinner
And Honor Masonic Widows

Monday Dec. 19 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Entered Apprentice Degree

(After this schedule, the lodge will be dark until January 9, 2006 and Jan. 10, 2006 Stated Meeting )

COVERED DISH DINNER & SERVICE AWARDS

We are pleased to report that Irving Lodge #1218 will host a covered dish dinner and Awards Ceremony in honor of our 50 and 60 Year members on Saturday, October 29, 2005 at 6:30 P.M. This dinner and meeting is open to women, children, masons, and non-masons, and we know a lot of our own members will be present. Those newly approved members for service awards are listed below. If you know one or more of these members, come join us in honoring them on this night.

New 50 Year Members
Samuel B. Bashour 
Charles M. Caster 
Billy Emerson
Louis Rex Faulkner 
Carl H. McCutcheon 
Kenneth L. Miller
Troy L. Rice 
Charles J. Swanson 
Royce C. Wilcox
Troy L. Wilcox 
James C. Sills

New 60 Year Members
Clyde T. Boyd 
Albert M. Klokau 
Nelson W. Seeber 
W.E. “Bill” Schultz

The Lodge is providing the meat, drinks and bread. Others should bring their favorite salad, vegetable or dessert. Health and distance may prevent some from being present and receiving the Award on that evening. However, we do expect about a good number to attend.

WORK SCHEDULE FOR OCTOBER/NOVEMBER, 2005

Wednesday Oct. 12 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

Monday Oct. 17 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Master Mason’s Degree

Tuesday Oct. 18 
7:00 P.M. 
Briscoe Workshop (at Edwin J. Lodge Keist )
(10210 Hermosa Dr., Dallas)

Thursday Oct. 20 
7:00 P.M. 
Officers & Ladies Dinner – Black-Eyed Pea
(Beltline & Northgate)

Saturday Oct. 22 
10:00 A.M. 
Town Hall Meeting (Grand Lodge Bldg.-Waco)

Monday Oct. 24 
7:00 P.M. 
Practice Floor Work

Tuesday Oct. 25 
6:30 P.M. 
Irving S.R. Club covered dish dinner & meeting)

Wednesday Oct. 26 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

6:00 P.M. MWS Dinner & Meeting(TMRC-Arlington)

Thursday Oct. 27 
6:30 P.M. 
Past Masters & Ladies Dinner

Saturday Oct. 29 
6:30 P.M. 
Covered Dish Dinner & 50/60 Year Awards

Monday Oct. 31 
DARK HALLOWEEN GOBLINS ARE OUT AND ABOUT

Thursday Nov. 03 
7:00 P.M. 
Irving Chapter & Council Meeting Night

Monday Nov. 07 
7:00 P.M. 
Examinations & bulletin preparation.

Tuesday Nov. 08 
6:30 P.M. 
Light meal

7:30 P.M. 
STATED MEETING

WORK SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER/ OCTOBER, 2005

Wednesday Sept., 14 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

Thursday Sept. 15 
7:00 P.M. 
Officers & Ladies Dinner at RED, HOT & BLUE
(5910 N. MacArthur at Hwy. 114)

Monday Sept. 19 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Fellow Craft Mason’s Degree

Thursday Sept. 22 
6:30 P.M. 
P.M.s & Ladies Dinner at Las Lomas
(2215 N. O’Connor at Hwy. 183)

Tuesday Sept. 27 
7:00 P.M. 
Irving Scottish Rite Covered Dish Dinner & Meeting

Wednesday Sept 28 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

Monday Oct. 03 
7:00 P.M. 
Practice Floor Work

Thursday Oct. 06 
7:00 P.M. 
Chapter & Council Meeting Night

Monday Oct. 10 
7:00 P.M. 
bulletin preparation & Examinations

Tuesday Oct. 11 
6:30 P.M. 
Light Meal

7:30 P.M. 
STATED MEETING

IRVING LODGE HONORS PAST MASTERS

On Saturday, August 20, 2005 Irving Lodge will host a covered dish dinner to Honor Past Masters. The leadership in establishing the history of Irving Lodge was provided by our Past Masters. The many hours they have spent in work and dedication to Masonry in general and to Irving Lodge in particular deserves to be recognized and honored. Please join with us as we tip our proverbial hats to these special masons.

GRAND MASTER VISITS IRVING LODGE

M:W: Elmer Murphey III, Grand Master of Masons in Texas visits Irving Lodge #1218 to make a special presentation on the night of The Stated Meeting held Tuesday, July 12. This notice was made in the June bulletin. This bulletin is printed on Mondays prior to our Stated Meetings each month and we cannot, at this printing, give other details on his visit. However, we know that our ladies are invited to our 6:30 P.M. light meal prior to the meeting at 7:30. The meeting should take no longer than 30 or 40 minutes and then the presentation and reception will be held in Memorial Hall with refreshments served. If you make this meeting it will be a special experience in Irving Lodge, and if you miss this meeting; sorry bout that but maybe you can meet our Grand Master at some time in the future.

WORK SCHEDULE FOR AUGUST/SEPTEMBER, 2005

Wednesday Aug. 10 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

Monday Aug. 15 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Master Mason’s degree

Wednesday Aug. 17 
7:00 P.M. 
New Candidate’s Meeting

Thursday Aug. 18 
7:00 P.M. 
Officers & Ladies Dinner (Angelo’s-1330 W. Pioneer)

Saturday Aug. 20 
6:30 P.M. 
Covered Dish Dinner & Honor Past Masters

Monday Aug. 22 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Master Mason’s Degree

Wednesday Aug. 24 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

Thursday Aug. 25 
6:30 P.M. 
Past Master & Ladies Dinner (Crystal’s -930 W. Hwy.183)

Monday Aug. 29 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Entered Apprentice Degree

Thursday Sept. 01 
7:00 P.M. 
Irving Chapter & Council Meetings

Monday Sept. 05 
DARK LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (DRIVE SAFELY)

Saturday Sept. 10 
12 to 5 P.M. 
Blood Drive (Irving Mall)

Monday Sept. 12 
7:00 P.M. 
bulletin preparation & Examinations

Tuesday Sept. 13 
6:30 P.M. 
light meal

7:30 P.M. 
STATED MEETING

Note: We have two Master’s and one Entered Apprentice degree to confer this month. This is a good time to renew your attendance at lodge. We need every one to be active in our honorable work.

WORK SCHEDULE FOR JULY/AUGUST, 2005

Wednesday July 13 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

Monday July 18 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Fellow Craft Degree

Thursday July 21 
7:00 P.M. 
Officers & Wives Dinner (Johnny Carino’s-Hwy.635/MacArthur)

Monday July 25 
7:00 P.M. 
Confer Fellow Craft Degree

Wednesday July 27 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Meeting Night

Thursday July 28 
6:30 P.M. 
Past Masters & Wives Dinner (Black-Eyed Pea-Beltline Rd/Northgate.)

Monday Aug. 01 
7:00 P.M. 
Practice Floor Work

Thursday Aug. 04 
7:00 P.M. 
Chapter & Council Meeting Night

Monday Aug. 08 
7:00 P.M. 
Exams & bulletin preparation

Tuesday Aug. 09 
6:00 P.M. 
Light meal

7:30 P.M. 
STATED MEETING

Officers of Irving Lodge 2005-2006


Dale Fulenchek, Worshipful Master
(Betty)

Loyd Hinch, Senior Warden
(Sue)

Clayton Shores, Junior Warden
(Isabela)

C. J. Range, Treasurer
(Joyce)

Dean Alexander, Secretary
(Katherine)

James Brandenburg, Chaplain
(Helen)

Raymond Marr, Senior Deacon
(Lisa)

Jimmy Walters, Junior Deacon

John Thalacker, Senior Steward

Robert Cleere, Junior Steward
(Sheryl)

Michael Shrum, Tiler
(Diane)

Willie Wilburg, Master of Ceremonies

IRVING LODGE HONORS PAST MASTERS

Irving Lodge #1218 will Honor Past Masters with a covered dish dinner on Saturday, February 19, 2005 at 6:30 P.M.

There are 27 living Past Masters of Irving Lodge and 9 living Affiliated Past Master in Irving Lodge. In the 80 years since Irving Lodge was chartered, there has been only one Master who served more than one year. Brother E. L. Bennett served as the Master of Irving Lodge in 1936 – 1938. 

Each year the current officers are responsible for the operation of the lodge, and certainly each Master has made a mark for the success of masonry in Irving as he passed through the chairs and became a Past Master. Bring your favorite salad, vegetable or dessert. Please join us as we Honor these dedicated brethren.

IRVING EASTERN STAR HONORS MASONS

Irving Chapter #777, Order of Eastern Star will Honor Masons on Saturday, February 12,2005 at 6:30 P.M. in Irving Lodge Memorial Hall. This will be a covered dish dinner with the Chapter providing meat and drinks. Bring your favorite salad, vegetable, or dessert and join us with the Eastern Star, as they honor us with this meeting.

WORK SCHEDULE FOR FEBRUARY, MARCH 2005

Wednesday Feb. 09 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Chapter or Priory Meeting

Saturday Feb. 12 
6:30 P.M. 
Irving Chapter #777, OES Honors Masons (covered dish dinner)

Monday Feb. 14 
7:00 P.M. 
Practice Floor Work

Tuesday Feb. 15 
7:30 P.M. 
Irving Chapter #777, OES meeting

Thursday Feb. 17 
7:00 P.M. 
Officers & Wives Dinner (Bennigan’s)
( 4300 W. Hwy. 183) (enter off Esters Rd.)

Saturday Feb. 19 
6:30 P.M. 
Irving Lodge Honors Past Masters (covered dish dinner)

Monday Feb. 21 
DARK HAPPY PRESIDENT’S HOLIDAY

Tuesday Feb. 22 
6:30 P.M. 
Irving S.R. Club covered dish dinner & meeting

Wednesday Feb. 23 
7:00 P.M. 
DeMolay Chapter or Priory Meeting

Thursday Feb. 24 
6:30 P.M. 
Past Masters & Wives Dinner (Crystal’s Pizza – 920 W. Hwy. 183)

Saturday Feb. 26 
4 to 6 P.M. 
Chapter & Council Spaghetti Dinner (fund raising)

Monday Feb. 28 
7:00 P.M. 
Practice floor Work

Tuesday Mar. 01 
7:30 P.M. 
Irving Chapter #777 OES Meeting

Thursday Mar. 03 
7:00 P.M. 
Irving Chapter & Council Meeting

Saturday Mar. 05 
Noon to 5 PM 
“Gift of Life” Blood Drive at Irving Mall

Monday Mar. 07 
7:00 P.M. 
Examinations and Bulletin preparation

Tuesday Mar. 08 
6:30 P.M. 
Light Meal

7:30 P.M. 
STATED MEETING