Scott Robinson Lewisburg, PA Lodge No. 96 http://www.iooflewisburg.org email@example.com I have been looking for a source of hoodwinks for some time. Originals are too fragile and expensive, modern steam punks are way too expensive and need to be custom made. While I was at Harbor Freight, I bought a set of el-cheapo welding goggles…$4.99 for […]
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Scott Robinson Lewisburg, PA, No. 96 When I joined the Odd Fellows, I looked forward to my Initiation night! I was excited, and nervous. I looked forward to taking part in the same mysterious ceremony that my ancestors were in many years ago. I was thrilled to be a part of that tradition, mystery, and […]
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Using Technology to Improve the “Lodge Experience” Scott Robinson Lewisburg, PA, Lodge No. 96 Since 1844 http://www.iooflewisburg.org I started my government career, back in the day, as an engineer for DoD and NASA…yes, I was a rocket scientist! I retired from Federal Law Enforcement, a far cry from my engineering days. I have found that […]
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My September 11th Story I was working a little-known thing called “counter-terrorism” for the Government. I had just recently been certified in my skill area. I had to go to a seminar at the Pentagon the week of 10 September. By the Grace of God, I picked Monday, 10 September, to go because I hated […]
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The worst is that we are not treating our Lodges as a true business. No one knows we still exist. We are not visible in the community. As a general rule, in my opinion, the IOOF is not good at marketing and business. There are so many things we can do that are simple, cost-effective, and beneficial to get our name out there.
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The Independent Order of Odd Fellows is steeped in traditions and a rich history. Being one of the oldest surviving Fraternal Orders in the United States, it is a fascinating study of “lost arts.” What do I mean by “lost arts”? One only has to examine our own fine documents to see skills and pride that our modern society has all but forgotten about.
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