This year’s George Washington Oracle Contest was a great success. The preparation and creativity that the kids put into their act was amazing. The most important thing that I noticed was phenomenal parenting and encouragement. I am very excited to attend the contest again next year.
If you enjoy hiking or seeking fellow brothers to explore with, then this is the spot for you. This hiking group originated with like minded brothers seeking an opportunity to explore together. As a team we get to explore local city parks and even explore further around our state including the Grand Canyon, Humphreys Peak, […]
Compiled by Senior Steward Billy Kozuh, authors unknown Brother William Norris: Brother William Norris was a 50-year member of Paradise Valley Silver Trowel Lodge #29, and was known to many by the nickname of “Captain Bill.” He was Initiated on July 10, 1959, Passed on August 5,1959,and Raised September 23, 1959. Brother Bill was an […]
Our brothers are dedicated to serving our community with pride and dedication. Each year we hold a collection drive for the benefit of the Hopes Women’s Shelter. Brothers work with the staff to hold an annual collection drive at our lodge to raise most needed common necessities for dire moments in life. A toothbrush, shampoo […]
Every year we encourage both of our Lodges to bring briskets, turkeys, or hams. We season the meet, and bury it in our slow cook smoker pit. It’s a two day event, and helps us build camaraderie with our brothers in each Lodge. I’m glad to say it was a success. The food turned out […]
On December 7, 2022, we took a few minutes before Lodge to step outside and witness the lunar occultation of Mars. A lunar occultation is an astronomical event that occurs when the Moon passes in front of a celestial object, such as a star or planet, and blocks it from view. In this case, the […]
PVST’s newest Brother, Brian Winther, was kind enough to share his talent with the Lodge and presented us with a custom made, hand-tooled, leather binder to protect our Tyler’s book and make it a unique and treasured asset of PVST #29. The cover is antiqued to make it look older than it really is, and […]
On July 12, 2023 the members and candidates of PVST took a break from our normal Lodge building and enjoyed a wonderful meal at one of our favorite local restaurants, Valle Luna. We had a wonderful turnout and enjoyed delicious food, cold refreshing beverages, and excellent conversations.
The Brothers traveled downtown to the beautiful and historic Masonic Temple on Monroe St to attend a presentation hosted by the Arizona Lodge of Research No. 1. The presentation was “The Birth of the Unconquered Sun, Mithraism and its Peculiarities,” and it was absolutely phenomenal. I would highly encourage any interested Brother to take a […]
Brothers and candidates alike gathered in fellowship for an evening of yard work. The spring rains had fueled giant weeds, and we quickly found our yard surrounding the Lodge had been overtaken. Thankfully, many hands made for light work, and the conversations and comradery made the time fly by. Before we knew it, our yard […]