But for the Shrine…September 2019

But for the Shrine…September 2019

The seasons must be changing now that our summer Midwest Shrine Association session has come and gone. El Riad had a strong turnout of nobles and ladies attend the events in Aberdeen in early August, and we had the highest number of participants as is typical for our...
2019 Shrine Parades

2019 Shrine Parades

Enjoy many photos below from parades our Shrine units participated in and thank you to all the Shutterbugs & Pixels for taking the photos!Photos by Jane Anderson and Shelby...
But for the Shrine…August 2019

But for the Shrine…August 2019

The sun shines bright in the summer as does the El Riad Shrine. It’s parade season, and time for our many units and clubs to show off and do what they do best – proudly represent our temple to the many communities both inside and outside of our realm. What a great way...
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...

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