Entries by Shawn Cannon


Re-Activate Household of Ruth 124 which was originally charted on August 8, 1878.

COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION 7314 Porters Rd. Esmont, VA 22937  John W. Green Most Honorable Grand Master 19653 Club Lake Rd. Montgomery Village, MD 20886  February 19, 2018 Brother Shawn Cannon, DGM DGL 13- South Carolina Florence, SC   Sister Elizabeth Henderson, DMNG DGH 22- South Carolina […]

Two Titans of Afro America History Letters

  Two Titans of Afro America History Letters Edward H. Morris (born: 1858 – died: 1943) Born in Flemingsburg, KY, Edward H. Morris was the fifth African American lawyer admitted to the Illinois Bar. He was an attorney in charge of taxes for Cook County, Illinois, and a member of the Illinois Legislature. Morris introduced […]


History of Sister Pollie Thomas of, Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth No. 79

History of Sister Pollie Thomas of, Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth  No. 79 Sister Pollie Thomas (1888-1976) Dated between 1904 and 1918, this photo depicts Pollie Thomas of Staunton, Virginia. A copy of the “By-laws and Rules of Order Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth,” published in 1915, signed “Sister Pollie Thomas,” shows that […]

Area II via ZOOM for April 2020 Session

Hello Brothers and Sisters of Area II: The pandemic continues to change everything that we thought of as normal back in February 2020.  We had to cancel our April 2020 session.  We held the October session via ZOOM.  And now, in February 2021, conditions have not changed enough for us to safely have our April […]

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Suspension Letter by Florence Lodge No. 2212

Suspension Letter by Florence Lodge No. 2212                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Date January […]

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Grand United Order of Odd Fellows of Virginia DGL No.15 and DGH No.11.

Rev. Bobby L. Stone, President of Sub-District No. IV, deliver PPEs to Holly Haven No.7 Assisted Living Home on behalf of Virginia DGL No. 15 and DGH No. 11. The joint State initiative to donate PPE to nursing homes was completed last month. Sub-district 5 donated over 300 personal protective equipment to The Elizabeth Crump […]

Grand United of Odd Fellows and Household of Ruth of Maryland Gift to the Community

  Sandy Spring Lodge#6430 Noble Grand Bro. Lamont Spates, along with Monitor Household of Ruth #4550, Most Noble Governor, Sister Brenda Dutton-Harding, Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America Jurisdiction presenting a monetary Christmas donation to the Christian Shelter, Inc homeless shelter Executive Director Rev. Anthony Dickerson. Salisbury, Maryland. In FLT mixed with PHP.

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Cancel the January 2021 Full Board Session

Hello Brothers and Sisters, As we are all aware, the COVID 19 pandemic has begun a second global surge.  Even though vaccines are becoming available, it will be several months before it becomes available to a significant portion of the population.  Therefore, the remedies that have been recommended- wearing masks in public and practicing social distancing and […]