Lodge Leadership

As Senior Warden of Richland Lodge it was my privilege and pleasure to attend the 2015 Lodge Leadership Retreat on March 27th through the 29th, hosted by the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Washington, at the Pasco Red Lion Hotel. The weekend agenda was filled with engaging and informative speakers who […]

Installation

On Saturday December 6th, 2014 at 2 PM Richland Masonic Lodge No. 283 celebrated the 70th annual Installation of Officers for the 2014 – 2015 lodge year. For the benefit of friends and family who may not be entirely familiar with offices held in a Masonic lodge, brief descriptions are featured below: Worshipful Master: WB Luis Ojeda […]

Step up Night

Congratulations to all new and returning officers for the 2014 – 2015 Year! (listed below) For the first time in the history of Richland lodge the brothers have voted to install WB Luis Ojeda as the first Master in 68 years to serve a second term. Step up night for all officers will be Monday November 17th […]

Past Masters

Often Imitated Never Duplicated On Monday October 6th, 2014 WM Luis Ojeda and a number of brothers joined in a celebration honoring the Past Masters of Richland Lodge No. 283 (pictured below). (Front Row, left to right) Worshipful Brother Connie Eckard 62nd WM 2007, Worshipful Brother Joe Davis 60th WM 2005, Worshipful Brother Vern Fichter […]

Old West Masons

“In most states west of the Mississippi, one of the first buildings to spring up in territorial or state capitol would be a Masonic lodge…” The above video,  put together by producer Carl Hartman and western history expert Mike Moore, was recently being circulated among some of our brothers via email and we thought it […]