But for the Shrine…May 2019

But for the Shrine…May 2019

Since I started writing this column for the Cactus, I have been highlighting individuals and groups that make a difference at El Riad. That trend continues this month because people are our most valued asset. Likely the most visible groups of volunteers in our...
But for the Shrine…April 2019

But for the Shrine…April 2019

One of my goals for 2019 was to create an avenue for all El Riad promotions to come under one roof and be coordinated by one group. This would allow for future El Riad promotions to have a similar branding, similar goals, a structured and cohesive function, and a more...
But for the Shrine…March 2019

But for the Shrine…March 2019

El Riad Shrine has a lot of moving parts in its machinery that must stay well-aligned and well-maintained to keep the whole operation running smoothly. There are many contributors to that process that typically stand out and are easily recognized, such as the Divan,...
Meet Your New Outer Guard

Meet Your New Outer Guard

Noble Steve Haase was nominated by the Bridges to the Futures Committee and appointed by Potentate John Whitelock to serve as the Outer Guard on the El Riad Shrine Divan. Steve is a devoted Shriner and active in many facets of the Shrine, as you will read below.Steve...
But for the Shrine…February 2019

But for the Shrine…February 2019

Let me begin by saying that I am very humbled and honored to serve as your Potentate for 2019. I vow to do my best and to try to live up to the expectations of the nobility as we continue the good works of our Shrine fraternity and philanthropy. Lady Ralynn and I look...
2019 Annual Meeting & Installation

2019 Annual Meeting & Installation

Our 2019 annual meeting and installation took place on Saturday, January 12. Our many elected officers were sworn in and our Divan, lead by Illustrious Sir John Whitelock and his Lady Ralynn, were installed as our new Temple Board of Directors. Many thanks to Past...
Fall Ceremonial 2018

Fall Ceremonial 2018

On Saturday, November 10, the 284th Ceremonial of the 130th Year of El Riad Shrine Temple was dedicated to Noble Dick “Buttons” Schlechter during our Fall Ceremonial. Photos by Shutterbug, Jeff...

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