2015 Six Valley Degree Day

MORE THAN 450 SCOTTISH RITE BRETHREN ATTEND  SIX VALLEY DEGREE DAY

officersJanuary 31, 2015 proved to be not only a day when the weather was unusually pleasant in Northeast Ohio in the wintertime but also a glorious day for Scottish Rite Masonry in Ohio.

More than 450 brethren from  valleys in Ohio , Pennsylvania and West Virginia joined together at the Masonic Temple in Canton, Ohio to enjoy good food, great camaraderie and outstanding ritual work performed by the Valleys of Akron, Cambridge, Canton, Cleveland, Steubenville and Youngstown.

DSC_1342Among those in attendance were five brethren beginning their Scottish Rite journey by observing the 4°video.  Representatives of the six valleys performing ritual work were kept busy stamping Brothers’ Passports for the 6°,  17°, 19°, 25°, 28°  and 31°.

During lunch, Ill. Bro. Douglas N. Kaylor,33°  addressed the Brethren.   He was joined on the dais by  3 Active Members of Supreme Council, 1 Active Emeritus Member of Supreme Council and the Deputy’s Representatives  from 5 Valleys in Ohio.

DSC_1324At the conclusion of the day, all departed the Canton Masonic Temple with a  renewed sense of appreciation for the core values of Scottish Rite Masonry  and  eagerly anticipating the next  Six Valley Degree Day.