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Summer Opportunities for Youth Leaders

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This summer, Masonic youth will convene with adult volunteers in San Diego and Stockton for LxWeek 2016 – a new opportunity for Masonic youth to gain advanced leadership and real-life skills, including mentoring, social negotiation, and more. Continue Reading Summer Opportunities for Youth Leaders

No Such Thing as a Stranger

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Owen Olson, at 94 years old, is a gregarious guy. Sit with him awhile—preferably, in his favorite spot in the Union City Home lobby—and he’ll joke about wearing his shirt untucked in the latest fashion, and his envy for John Wayne’s big strong teeth. He’ll tell you stories about growing up in New York City,… Continue Reading No Such Thing as a Stranger Continue Reading No Such Thing as a Stranger

Tech-Savvy Care Modeled at the Masonic Homes

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If you’re a tech geek, you may have already met Alexa. She is the voice of the Amazon Echo, a sleek metal cylinder about the size of a paper towel roll that sits quietly in the corner of a room, waiting to be helpful Continue Reading Tech-Savvy Care Modeled at the Masonic Homes

June Is Masonic Homes Month

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Masonic Homes Month is the perfect opportunity to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of Masonic relief in California – from our beautiful residential campuses to statewide Masonic Outreach Services and the Masonic Center for Youth and Families. Follow these helpful tips for starting a celebration of your own: Continue Reading June Is Masonic Homes Month

The Masonic Homes Needs You!

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Tweet The Masonic Homes Needs You! The Masonic Homes of California offer year-round opportunities for Masons and their families and friends to share talents, build relationships, and bring joy to residents’ lives. Many Ways to Give BackThe Masonic Homes offer volunteer opportunities to suit a variety of interests. Sample volunteer opportunities include:• Socializing with residents•… Continue Reading The Masonic Homes Needs You!

Remembering a Great Man


On Thursday, May 26 2016, members of Harmony Lodge No. 164 met in the town square of Sierra City, California, to pay tribute to a treasured Mason and friend. Bro. Charles Kuhn Smith – or “C.K.” as he was affectionately known – passed away in June, 2015. A brave, generous, and forward thinking man, he… Continue Reading Remembering a Great Man

Your Masonic Homes Memories

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Your Masonic Homes Memories Last week, we asked our newsletter readers and more than 119,000 fans on the Masons of California Facebook page to share their most memorable experiences at the Masonic Homes. Here are some example of what respondents said: “Working there for 15 years. Becoming a Mason and being master of Siminoff Lodge.”… Continue Reading Your Masonic Homes Memories