Friday, May 22, 2015

Registration Now Open! 4th Annual Ogden Lodge Masonic Charity Trail Run!

Registration for Ogden Lodge No. 754's 4th Annual Masonic Charity Trail run is now open!  This year's fun run will feature our original 4.25 mile trail, along with a new 1.25 mile trail.  You can register now to either walk or run either course.  You can follow the link on the right of your screen, or follow this link to the registration page!

Visit the Masonic Charity Trail Run page for more information!

Let us know if you have any questions!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Creason Named Fellow By The Missouri Lodge of Research

Todd E. Creason, 33° recently was named as the 15th Fellow of the Missouri Lodge of Research.  Creason is the author of several books and novels, including the Famous American Freemason series.  He is Past Master of Ogden Lodge No. 754 (IL), and currently serves as Secretary.  He is also a member and Senior Warden of Homer Lodge No. 199.  He is a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Danville, the York Rite Bodies of Champaign/Urbana (IL), the ANSAR Shrine, Eastern Illinois Council No. 356 Allied Masonic Degrees, Charter President of the Illini High Twelve No. 768.   He was recently awarded the 2014 Illinois Secretary of the Year Award by the Illinois Masonic Secretaries Association.

Brother Creason is also the Founder of the Midnight Freemasons blog and continues to be a regular contributor. 

The Missouri Lodge of Research is a group of Freemasons interested in the history and study of Freemasonry, and who by their contributions make it possible to publish and distribute the results of their studies and investigations.  It was charted by the Grand Lodge of Missouri, AF&AM on September 30, 1941 under the direction of MWB Harry S. Truman.   The Lodge gathers and disseminates, by discussion and/or publication, information primarily of historical character pertaining to the origin and development of Freemasonry and to the members who have contributed to its growth and development.