For District 107, 2023 was the year of the return of live degrees. We initiated candidates in January, February, and May. Several of them received their first degree from Mountain View in March, June, and August. A huge class of candidates from throughout the district received their second degree at Saratoga in September, and finally, 11 candidates received their third degree at True Fellowship on November 29th.
On Sunday, November 19th, at the Cow Palace Arena in San Francisco, members of True Fellowship, Mountain View, Cupertino, and Saratoga lodges, together with their friends, entered the enchanting world of Charles Dickens’s London, not as it was, but as it ought to have been. The day’s entertainment included reenactors for both historic personas and …
This year, the True Fellowship Lodge was pleased to award the Badge of Merit, one of the highest decorations a lodge can bestow, to three members whose service has been truly above and beyond the duties of Odd Fellows in service to their lodge and their community.
True Fellowship held its end of summer barbecue on Wendesday, September 13th, and EVERYONE was invited. Quite a few of them even showed up!
On August 12, True Fellowship played host to a birthday party for Andrew Crockett, which doubled as a fundraiser for the film “Reenactress.” Over $5000 was raised, and a wonderful time was had by all who attended.
On July 18, Mason and Debbie happened to be driving through Virginia, and midway between New Market and Baltimore, they came upon the beautiful little town of Warrenton, where the Odd Fellows of Charity Lodge #27 were just about to have their meeting. While not members of the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Virginia, …
On Wednesday, June 7th, True Fellowship #52 welcomed Zoe Timmerman, the new district deputy for district 107, and Michael Greenzeiger, PGM of California and Zoe’s acting Marshall. At the meeting, Debbie Wolf was installed as the new Vice Grand.
We have three new members this week! Also, we explain why the lights on the lodge keep changing colors.
Have you heard about Viva Calle? It’s an event put on by the city of San José, a couple of times each year, where they’ll shut down miles of downtown streets to cars and open them up for the enjoyment of cyclists and pedestrians. Around 100,000 residents will travel some or all of the six-mile …
The 2023 Corned Beef and Cabbage Feast was held March 15, and the meal was delicious.