2024 George Washington Oratorical Contest

Written by Brother Billy Kozuh, Junior Deacon On February 17th, Paradise Valley Silver Trowel was proud to uphold a cherished tradition that has spanned over 50 years: the George Washington Oratorical Contest. Originating in the Rosevelt School District, where Worshipful Brother Rob Reimer served as principal for an impressive 35 years, this contest has stood […]

Traveling for Lodge of Instruction

Written by Brother Eddie Vela, FC My experience as a Fellow Craft Mason at Chandler Lodge #15 on January 24, 2024, was a very memorable moment for me as this was the first lodge I visited after becoming an EA in the fall of 2023.  Upon entrance, signing in, and being properly vouched for by […]

Our First Degree of 2024!

Written by Brother Billy Kozuh, Junior Deacon On Wednesday January 10, our Lodge had the pleasure of passing our Brother Eddie Vela to Fellow Craft.  This was a momentous event for myself for a couple of reasons.  First, I have been mentoring Brother Eddie and it is wonderful to see his dedication to our Craft […]