Point Pleasant, NJ

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Durand Lodge #179 F. & A.M.

Home of the Williams Balcony

Scholarship Information
Now Available

MCF Scholarship Information
The Masonic Charity Foundation Scholarship information for the
2016-2017 academic year is now available.
Find more information here
Download the Scholarship Applications Here
Completed applications must be postmarked by February 22nd 2016

Thank You for Supporting the
2nd Annual
John Cumming Memorial Golf Classic

WB John Cumming at St. Andrews
Thanks to you, we were able to make a nice donation to the American Heart Association.
Check Out Some Pictures on Our Facebook Page

Congratulations to Our Gold Token Recipients!

Gold Token Night 2015
RW Olsen and WM Stevenson along with the brothers of Durand had the pleasure and privilege of honoring an esteemed group of Gold Token recipients on May 11th.

Durand in the Community

Congratulations to WB Chip DiCorcia

WB Chip DiCorcia Hall of Fame
Congratulations to WB Chip DiCorcia on your induction into the Point Pleasant Beach Hall of Fame on Friday, March 27th for your years of contributions to the Point Pleasant Beach community!!

Durand Lodge's 2015 Educator of the Year

Durand's 2015 Educator of the Year
Congratulations to Michael Gawronski,
Durand Lodge's Educator of the Year for 2015!

Durand & Olive Branch Lodges Supporting
Point Pleasant Beach High School 's
Project Graduation

Durand at PPB's Dodge Ball Tournament 2015
Durand Lodge captured the 17th District Dodge Ball trophy on March 21st!

Designs Upon the Trestleboard

Download the
November Trestleboard
Password Required
Contact the Lodge Secretary for the Password

Installation Dates
for Lodges of the
17th District can be found here

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 30, 2015 – 6:30 pm
Informal Rehearsal
All Brothers going through degrees are encouraged to meet with their mentors
Master Masons Welcome

Saturday, December 5, 2015
Annual Feast of Saint John
Speaker - R.W. Dr. Mike Kearsley on "1814 Consolidation and Change: The First Year of the United Grand Lodge of England"
5:30 pm - Social Hour
6:30 pm - Welcome and Opening Exercise
6:45 pm - Dinner
8:00 pm - Program
MCF Fellowship Center
1114 Oxmead Road
Burlington, NJ 08016
Tickets $45.00/ea
Reservations must be received by Friday, November 20th 2015
Click Here for More Information

Thursday, December 3, 2015 – 7:30 pm
Emergent Communication – Master Mason Degree
Ocean Lodge #89
559 Church Street
Spring Lake Heights, NJ 07762
Dinner at 6:30
Durand will have 1 Brother being raised

Monday, December 7, 2015 – 6:30 pm
All Officers are required to attend
All Brothers going through degrees are encouraged to meet with their mentors
Master Masons Welcome

Sunday, December 13, 2015 – 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Pancake Breakfast at Durand Lodge
Adults $5.00; Children $3.00; Under 5 yrs. old – free

Monday, December 14, 2015 – 7:30 pm
Annual Communication – Elections & Qualifications
Dinner at 6:30
Close Lodge of Sorrows at 5:30 pm

Saturday, December 19, 2015 – 2:00 pm
Open Installation of Officers
Dinner to follow

Thursday, January 14, 2016 – 6:30 pm
New Jersey Lodge of Masonic Research and Education No. 1786
"Foundations: New Light on the Formation and Early Years of the Grand Lodge of England"
Presented by the United Grand Lodge of England's Prestonian Lecturer for 2016, Bro. Richard Berrman
Stage House Tavern
366 Park Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Cost: $49.00
Email masonicrsvp@gmail.com for Tickets

Thursday, January 21, 2016 – 7:30 pm
District Lodge of Instruction
Matawan Lodge No. 192
192 Main Street
Matawan, NJ 07747
District Meeting begins at 7:00 pm
District Lodge of Instruction begins at 7:30 pm
All Officers are required to attend
Master Masons Welcome

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Winter Officers Seminar
8:30 am - Registration
9:15 am - Presentations
Historic Trenton Masonic Temple
100 Barrack Street
Trenton. NJ
Cost: Free
Register Here

Saturday, February 20, 2016 – 1:00 pm
Polar Bear Plunge
Benefiting the New Jersey Special Olympics
Seaside Heights
Meeting Place at 9:00 am:
Harmony Temple,
110 Route 37W
Toms River, NJ 08754
Team Name: Hiram On Ice
Register or donate online at: www.njpolarplunge.org