It’s such an honor to post our District Session pics For District Grand Lodge #7 and District Grand Household of Ruth #10, State of North Carolina. We have as always, our two sisters that’s 90 and 92, Sis. Lucy Sligh and Sis Clara of Shaffman HHR#683 Greensboro, NC.  Two of the oldest sisters, that gave me such a smile and inspiration to see them. Lighting candle of our deceased and word of inspiration by Bro Greg Holden.

PHP,
Joanne Robinson-Irby, DGMNG

 

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows of North Carolina and South Carolina helped revive The Knights of Pythias back to South Carolina. The Odd Fellows And Knights of Pythias were brought back to South Carolina with aid of young men who knew of the historical significance these older fraternal orders. There were two members of both orders who were on the first in each to being brought into each order.  They are Brother Rev. Dr. Ralph Singleton and Brother Kevin N. Brown. Brother Singleton and Brother Kevin N. Brown were initiated in Knights of Pythias in October 2015, and also were initiated in the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in Florence, SC, by members of Riley Hill Lodge No.7224 and their Grand Lodge, Noble Grand Melvin Holden, P.S. Greg Holden and others. There were 11 candidates brought into The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows at United Masonic Lodge in Florence, SC, located on Lucas and Stackley Street. The Grand Chancellor of South Carolina is Brother Kevin N. Brown who is a member of Riley Hill Lodge No.7224. Brother Ralph Singleton serves as The Grand Keeper of Records and Seals of South Carolina Grand Lodge and Brother Bruce Benjamin serves as Grand Master of Works in The Grand Lodge of The Knights of Pythias in South Carolina. “I am proud to be a part of a dream  to bring back these two older fraternal orders back to South Carolina,” said Brother Kevin Brown who was originator who proposed to the Orders back to South Carolina.

Delaware District prepares meals for the homeless on Sundays

Farewell My Brother in FLT, PHP
Attending Celebration of Life Services for Brother John Mitchell on June 9, 2018 are Hon. Charles Bishop, Past Grand Master Prince Hall Masons, Pa. and Bro. Leroy Langston, District Grand Master of Pa., Grand United Order of Odd Fellows In America & Jurisdiction. Also attending are officers and members from Delaware and Penna. Districts.

Sis. Margaret Fraser, One Hundred years young!! She is PMNG Mara Household of Ruth No. 3289, Brooklyn, NY. She is pictured here with DGMNG Sharon Joseph.

The National Social Service Committee and Grand Household of Ruth extends thank you to everyone for contributing to the collection of more than 120 lbs of plastic caps to the Area III, Girl Scout  Environmental Project.

New York DGMNG Sharon Joseph volunteered March 19, 2018 – Brooklyn borough Presidents International celebration of Greek Heritage Week.

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows recently lost a loyal and dedicated brother, Bro. Labon Malachi Lundy, PHGME. He was Honorable Grand Master of the Order for many years and will be missed by so many. There was representation from around the world for his funeral services. Rest in peace, Bro. Lundy.

Council Funeral Ceremony and Repass:

 

The Brothers and Sisters  made a charity donation to the Sheppard Clinic in Zebulon N.C.  This is a clinic serving the community which gets no funding except the donation given to them. They serve the people whom otherwise would not get any health care because of lack of funds to pay!

Included in the photos: Bro.Melvin Holden, Bro.Greg Holden, Bro.Armstrong, Sis Joanne Irby, Sis Debra Russell, Sis Such Martin and Sis Geraldine.