November 22nd 2017

Fraternal Greetings reader,

Suffolk District Newsletter. Vol.1 Issue 9

At current there are 624 subscribers to the newsletter.

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 Just a reminder...Here you will find info about upcoming events, articles of interest and other items every Mason in the district should know. The newsletter will be published monthly to subscribers (bi-monthly if necessary). The newsletter will be distributed on the first of every month. Deadline for submission of events or articles will be the 25th of the month before release.

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Dates and times of events as of - September 1st 2017

For more information on the below events click on the "More information" link below the event, if more information is available or Click the link above to go the Suffolk District Web Calendar.

 

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Penataquit Chapter No. 309. R.A.M. 100th Anniversary & Public Rededication

September 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Connetquot Lodge #838

Please Click Event Link for more info or to RSVP

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2017 Dongan Patent Lobsterfest

September 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Cathedral Pines County Park

Click the Event Link for more info

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Potunk Lodge 2017 RFMS Golf Outing

September 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Rock Hill Golf Course & CC

Click the Event Link for more info.

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Official Visit of the DDGM to Wamponamon Lodge #437

September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Wamponamon Lodge #437

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Riverhead Lodge #645 Rededication Ceremony/Luncheon

September 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Riverhead Lodge #645

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Public Apron Presentation Ceremonies

September 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Grand Lodge of New York

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Official Visit of the DDGM to Star of the East Lodge #843

September 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Star of the East/Scoville Hall

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Official Visit of the DDGM to Peconic Lodge #349

October 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Peconic Lodge #349

More information

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from the AGLs

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