March / April 2017



OUR 5th ANNUAL
4 MAN BEST BALL GOLF SCRAMBLE  Do you play golf?  Do you know someone who plays golf that you could pass them a sign-up form?  Could you offer a prize for the drawings?  Could you Sponsor a hole?  Could you volunteer to help before and/or during the scramble?  If your answer is yes to any of these questions, please let Past Master David Gisler know
Our scramble will be held on Saturday, April 1, at Bear Creek Golf Club within DFW Airport with a shot gun start at 1:00 PM and a BBQ Buffet to follow with awarding of prizes and drawings.
REGISTRATION CONTACT DAVID GISLER    jd.gisler@verizon.net    (972) 653-2927
FOURSOME ………. $400
SINGLE ENTRY .. $100

MAIL YOUR ENTRY TO  
Irving Masonic Lodge
PO Box 170397
Irving, TX 75017                  Include your name, foursome names and how to phone or email you with updates.

GOLDEN TROWEL AWARD  Irving Masonic Lodge is pleased to recognize and celebrate the election of Brother E. Gene Waldrum for the prestigious Golden Trowel Award.  Share this special occasion with him on Saturday evening, April 22nd at 6:30 P.M.  The Golden Trowel Award is the highest award a lodge can bestow upon an individual member. 
& GOLDEN DOVE AWARD  This same evening Irving Masonic Lodge will honor another who richly deserves our recognition. 
Irving Masonic Lodge is pleased to recognize and celebrate Mrs. Jackie Walters and to present to her the Golden Dove Award.  She joins Joyce Range, Katherine Alexander and Linda Murden as fellow recipients.

Please join us as we unite together and honor Brother Gene and Jackie who deserve to be honored.  The lodge will provide the meat, bread, and drinks. Others are asked to bring their favorite dish of salad, vegetable, or dessert. The dinner and presentation are open and we invite all masons, their families, and friends.

COMMUNITY BUILDER AWARD  Irving Masonic Lodge is proud to announce that Mr. R. Dan Matkin has been selected as the recipient of our Community Builder Award for 2017.
This Award will be presented at a covered dish dinner in his honor on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM.
Your presence will be greatly appreciated by Dan and our Lodge.  We hope to see you there!
The Lodge will provide the meat, drinks, and bread. All others are asked to bring a salad, vegetable or dessert.

BY-LAWS REVISED  For the first time in 44 years the By-laws have been reviewed and approved as of January 10th, 2017.  The Lodge Rules and Regulations require that Members of Irving Lodge receive this information.  Copies are available for pickup at the Lodge.  
Links:  BY-LAWS      RULES & REGULATIONS
75 DUES CARDS REMAIN UNCLAIMED  Contact Secretary Jim Walters for assistance   
Annual dues are $125
Irving Masonic Lodge #1218, P.O. Box 170397, Irving, Texas 75017