Recent Events (March to August 2021)

2021 Tennessee trip and Cave degree pictures! August 20-21st

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First, we arrived in Tennessee on Friday, Aug 20th, checked in at Union Lodge #38 and witnessed a FC Degree. At 101 years young, Hoke Culbertson gave answers to the FC degree crossfire. We were proud to meet him and TN Grand Master Charles Wayne Mixon at the end!

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On Saturday Aug 21st we were part of a total of 239 Masons, 119 Lodges and 21 States for the 50th Master Mason Cave Degree at Eblen's Cave, TN. The State of FL had the most Masons present. 

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That Saturday night a group of ten of us ventured over to Pigeon Forge to see the Hatfield's and McCoy's Musical!

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Pictures from the Master Mason Open House! July 31st

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Congratulations from the 131st Supreme Council!

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Sahara Grotto won First Place in the Revelers Contest!
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CONGRATULATIONS to our Grand Monarch, Jim Drake!
- June 27 - July 3rd, 2021 - 
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Sahara Grotto won 1st Place in the Web Page Contest for THIS Website!!! 

The May 8th Mother's Day Luncheon was a triumph!

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Thank you to all who attended!

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On May 6th at the Stated Meeting we conducted a Short Form ceremonial and brought in two new Prophets!

Also a big thanks to Most Illustrious Grand Master of Cryptic Masons for the State of Indiana, Sean Jones, for presenting the triangle award to Sahara Grotto for the donations made to CMMRF!
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The Gun Raffle was a huge success!

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Midwest Grotto Association Spring Meeting

April 9 - 11th
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Abbas Grotto hosted a fantastic weekend at our spring meeting! 

The food and fellowship were beyond measure. 

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March 27th - National Grotto Day!
           Added 12 new Prophets!
 

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