Remembering Brother Dean Dennis: A Tribute to a Remarkable Life

Written by Br. Billy Kozuh, Junior Deacon, and WB Scot Baker, PM Brother Dean Dennis, a distinguished member of the Masonic community, recently passed away, leaving behind a legacy that spans decades of service, dedication, and remarkable accomplishments. Born on May 1, 1927, his life was marked by unwavering service, remarkable achievements, and a passion […]

A Degree of Firsts

Written By Brother Billy Kozuh, Junior Deacon On Wednesday, March 20th, PVST #29 experienced a Degree of Firsts. A Degree of what? Don’t you mean a First Degree? Well, okay, yes. It was a First Degree, but it also represented many firsts for this year’s officer line. On this night, all of the Officers moved […]

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 […]