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2017 Fraternal Awards

Each day, Masons throughout California are making great strides towards advancing Freemasonry in our state – from engaging their members with cutting-edge communications to perfecting the ritual and dedicating themselves to outreach.

During the 300th Anniversary Gala and Banquet, held during Annual Communication on October 14, we’ll recognize those individuals and lodges who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment and success in these areas and more throughout the fraternal year. Please join us in congratulating these brothers for their admirable efforts.

Purchase your ticket today to celebrate with the awardees in person during Annual Communication!

2017 Joe Jackson Award: Palm Springs Lodge No. 693
The Joe Jackson Award recognizes a lodge that demonstrates excellence in outreach to their members and widows. It is awarded annually in recognition of Bro. Joe Jackson, a 60-year Mason and Hiram Award recipient who is celebrated for his exemplification of Masonic relief and brotherly love.

2017 Lodge Communications Awards 
The Lodge Communications Awards recognize lodges that are doing an extraordinary job of connecting with their members and the general public through various traditional and innovative communication tools. Winners are as follows:

    • Best Website: Simi Valley Lodge No. 806
    • Best Social Media: Petaluma-Hamilton Lodge No. 180
    • Best Trestleboard:
    o Large Lodge (100+ members): Washington Lodge No. 20
    o Medium Lodge (46-99 members): Southern CA Research Lodge
    o Small Lodge (fewer than 45 members): Mt. Jackson No. 295
    • Best Media Campaign: Napa Valley Lodge No. 93

2017 Ritual Competition Awards
The 2017 Ritual Competition Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary performance of the Masonic ritual. This year’s individual competition focused on the delivery of charges for all three degrees.

    •Individual Winners
    o Jonathan Chan, Crocker Lodge No. 212
    o G. Sean Metroka, Nevada Lodge No. 13
    o Daren Miller, Oakland Durant Rockridge Lodge No. 188
    o Tommy Farr, Hornitos Lodge No. 98
    o Thomas Darnell, Caledonia Lodge No. 486
    o Jason Palazzolo, Downey Lodge No. 220
    o Kelly Gilliam, Reseda Lodge No. 666
    o Robert Carrico, Temecula Catalina Island Lodge No. 524
    o Brandon E. Cuenca, Penrhyn Gold Hill Lodge No. 32

Special Recognition: 100% Officer Giving to the Annual Fund
At each of the following lodges, every single lodge officer has led by example, demonstrating their commitment to Masonic relief by making a personal gift to the Annual Fund.

• Acacia No. 243
• Academia No. 847
• Acalanes Fellowship No. 480
• Alameda No. 167
• Amity No. 442
• Aquila U.D.
• Bay Cities No. 337
• Beach Cities No. 753.
• Calaveras No. 78
• California No. 1
• Carmel No. 680
• Carpinteria No. 444
• Clarence F. Smith Daylight U.D.
• Columbia-Brotherhood No. 370
• Conejo Valley No. 807
• Conejo Valley No. 807
• Destiny No. 856
• East San Diego No. 561
• Fallbrook No. 317
• Fresno No. 247
• Golden Gate Speranza No. 30
• Hanford No. 279
• Hesperian No. 246
• Ionic Composite No. 520
• Irvine Valley No. 671
• John D. Spreckels No. 657
• Lemon Grove No. 736
• Liberty No. 299
• Live Oak No. 61
• Destiny No. 856
• Lux No. 861
• Los Angeles Harbour No. 856
• Mount Jackson No. 295
• Mount Oso No. 460
• Napa Valley No. 93
• Northern California Research Lodge
• Naval No. 87
• Novus Veteris U.D.
• Oceanside-San Dieguito No. 381
• Olive Branch No. 269
• Pasadena No. 272
• Pacific Grove No. 331
• Pleasanton No. 321
• Prometheus No. 851
• S.W. Hackett No. 574
• San Diego No. 35
• Saddleback Laguna No. 672
• San Dimas No. 428
• San Francisco No. 120
• San Leandro No. 113
• Silver Gate-Three Stars No. 296
• Siminoff Daylight No. 850
• Sunnyside No. 577
• Temecula Catalina Island No. 524
• Templum Rosae U.D.
• Veritas No. 855
• Welcome No. 255
• Willow Glen-Fraternity No. 399
• Wisdom No. 202
• Yorba Linda No. 469


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