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 […]

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 […]

Tuscaloosa Hero

Source: Zadie Jones, “Barnes Story, Continued From Last Week,” Alabama Citizen, March 6, 1954 Self-Taught Rebel and Educational Pioneer Our worthy #GUOOF brother PDGM Jeremiah Barnes: Bro. Barnes was born not “before the stars fell” as our forefathers computed time; but, eleven years after, February 28, 1844. His mother was a slave on a plantation along […]

Houston Texas stand up !

    Our Brother, Dr. Benjamin Jesse Covington was born in 1869 near Marlin, Texas. The son of former slaves, Ben and Georgiana Covington, he graduated from Hearne Baptist Academy in 1892. After graduation, he taught at a local school near his hometown. However, he soon quit his job due to the hostility of some […]

Baldwin’s Block

❤✋Brother Dana Olden Baldwin❤✋ From Virginia Change Makers: “For many years, Dana Olden Baldwin (March 20, 1881–November 9, 1972) was Martinsville’s only African American physician. Bright and hardworking, he graduated from high school in North Carolina at age 16 and, after teaching school and working on a farm, earned his medical degree from Leonard Medical […]

Dr. Peyton F. Anderson of Virginia….honored!

Our brethren who came before us never cease to amaze me ! The picture above is one exceptional brother even today! Dr. Peyton Fortine Anderson was born Nov. 5th 1890, King William County , W.Va. He attended grade school in Connecticut and matriculated to New York Medical College and Flower Hospital. He continued his post […]

RESOLUTION BROTHER PASTOR IRA TIMMONS JR., PAST DISTRICT GRAND MASTER

RESOLUTION BROTHER PASTOR IRA TIMMONS JR., PAST DISTRICT GRAND MASTER Blessed be from the Brothers of District Grand Lodge No. 13 South Carolina Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America as we greet you in the bonds of Friendship, Love, and Truth with the supervision of  God and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. […]

State of the Nation: Our Lives Matter

District Grand Lodge No.13 of South Carolina Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America   State of the Nation: Our Lives Matter… There comes a time when OUR voices must be heard, not only heard, but recognized along with boots on the ground! It is with great sadness that we must admit to ourselves […]

Jacksonville stand up

    Brother Robert P. Crawford Brother Crawford knew early on that he wanted to join in the fight for the rights of his people especially in his hometown of #jacksonvillefl…. Born May 16, 1891, Bro. Crawford later attended the locally segregated public schools and then matriculated to the #CookmanInstitute. He attended #HowardUniversity from 1911 […]

The Cancel the 64th BMC in August 2020

The Cancel the 64th BMC in August 2020 Greeting Brothers and Sisters, We are all aware of the catastrophic effects that the corona-virus has caused world-wide.  We are also aware that the effects of the virus are much more serious in older people and those with per-existing medical conditions- two categories in which many of our members […]