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Durand Lodge #179 F. & A.M.

Home of the Williams Balcony

Congratulations to Our 2017 Officers

Durand Lodge Officers for 2017
RW Deiter B. Hees, DGM; RW Gary J. Olsen, DDGM; RW Harry E. DiCorcia, GC; RW D. Melville Russen, DRI & the 2017 Officers of Durand Lodge


Thank you to our Widows & Ladies for Joining Us on Senior Warden's Night

Widow's Night


Thank You for Supporting the
3rd Annual

John Cumming Memorial Golf Classic


Thanks to you, we were able to make a nice contribution to the John Cumming Scholarship Fund.

Scholarship Information
Now Available

MCF Scholarship Information
The Masonic Charity Foundation Scholarship information for the
2017-2018 academic year is now available.
Find more information here
Find the Scholarship Applications Here
Completed applications must be postmarked by February 24th 2017



Durand in the Community


Durand Honoring an Eagle Scout

Durand Honors an Eacgle Scout
Congratulations Connor James Quinlan of Troop 33 in Brick on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout


Thank you for supporting our efforts for Wreaths Across America!

Wreaths Across America 2016
On December 17th, members of the lodges in Monmouth & Ocean County paid our respects to deceased Veterans by placing over 1050 wreaths at their graves.


Designs Upon the Trestleboard

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


Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 19, 2017 – 7:00 pm
Emergent Communication
Masonic Funeral Service for WB James C. Bayard, Jr.

Pable-Evertz Funeral Home
901 Beaver Dam Road
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

Thursday, January 19, 2017 – 7:30 pm
District Lodge of Instruction
Monmouth Lodge No. 172
14 East Garfield Ave.
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
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 21, 2017 – 6:30 pm
Kilties Annual Robert Burns Dinner Dance
The Hanover Manor
16 Eagle Rock Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936
Tickets $65.00/ea
Reservations must be received by January 17th 2017
Contact RW D. Melville Russen Jr. at 732-413-3919 for tickets

Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 7:00 pm
Freemason Family Night
Devils vs. Flyers
Wells Fargo Center
Philadelphia, PA
Cost: $55.00
Contact the Grand Lodge Office at 609-239-3950 to reserve your tickets
Get More Information Here

Sunday, January 22, 2017 – 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Menlo Park Veteran's Home Escort Duty
Please arrive at the lodge by 8:00 am

Monday, January 23, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Regular Communication – Educator & First Responder of the Year Presentation – January Masonic Birthdays Celebrated
Dinner at 6:30

Saturday, January 28, 2017
Winter Education Seminar
8:30 am - Registration
9:00 am - Presentations
Historic Trenton Masonic Temple
100 Barrack Street
Trenton. NJ
Cost: Free
Register Here

Saturday, January 28, 2017 – 7:30 pm
William Findlay Chapter Order of DeMolay
Chevalier Investiture and Awards Presentation

Dinner at 6:30
Please RSVP to WM Jim Sestito

Monday, January 30, 2017 – 7:00 pm
Master Mason Degree
Caesarea Lodge No. 64
60 Osborn Street
Keyport, NJ 07735
Dinner at 6:00

Monday, February 6, 2017 – 6:30 pm
Rehearsal
All Officers are required to attend
All Brothers going through degrees are encouraged to meet with their mentors
Master Masons Welcome

Saturday, February 11, 2017 – 7:00 pm - 11:00pm
Valentine's Dinner Dance
830 Railroad Avenue
Parkertown, NJ 08087
Cost: $45.00
Contact Ed Costa at 609-618-7502 or Denis Johnson at 703-278-6286 for tickets
Download a Flyer for More Information

Monday, February 13, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Regular Communication
Dinner at 6:30
Guest Speaker, RW John D. Barnes presenting on York Rite Masonry

Monday, February 20, 2017 – 6:30 pm
Rehearsal
All Officers are required to attend
All Brothers going through degrees are encouraged to meet with their mentors
Master Masons Welcome

Saturday, February 25, 2017 – 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.plungeseaside.org

Save the Date!
Saturday, February 25, 2017 – 6:30 pm

The Three Singing Sensations at Durand Lodge
Tickets: $35.00 includes great entertainment, dinner and soft drinks.
Contact us for tickets

Monday, February 27, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Regular Communication – Master Mason Degree
Dinner at 6:30

Friday, March 3, 2017 – 7:00 pm
17th District Texas Hold 'em Tournament
Olive Branch Lodge No. 16
2 Dutch Lane Road
Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Contact WM Jim Sestito for tickets

Friday, March 31, 2017 – 5:30 pm
Annual Brotherhood Night
NUR Shrine Center
198 S. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720
Cost: $40.00
Contact WM Jim Sestito for tickets

Friday, June 16, 2017
11th Annual BlueClaws Baseball Game
Ticket prices – Adults: $35.00, Children 5-11: $20.00, under 5 years: free
Contact WB John Wardell at 732-892-9644 for tickets