Chicago Area Mason Lodges Collect Water For Flint



Thanks to Worshipful Brother Scott Dueball of DC Cregier Lodge for giving us the opportunity to help donate to the cause of raising money for water to assist families in Flint, MI currently without clean water.

Brothers of Constellation Lodge 974 voted to donate to the cause.  WB Dueball could only fit so much water in his already heavily packed vehicle, so the lodge was only billed for what  he could fit even though more was raised and will be donated via other means.  Over 20 cases of bottled water were donated, as part of a matching grant offered by Howard Buick and GMC dealerships.
The Daily Herald made mention of the donations by DC Cregier, Constellation Lodge and Des Plaines Lodge in this article.
Good work brethren!
Vito Glazers
Worshipful Master

Submitted by Scott Dueball

Thursday nights are usually a night of fellowship or ceremony for the D.C. Cregier Masonic Lodge in Wheeling. This past Thursday was a night to celebrate the ideology of charity, a strong cornerstone of Masonic teachings. The brethren of D.C. Cregier and Constellation Lodge 974, Des Plaines, collected more than 80 donated cases of bottled water for shipment to Flint, Michigan, through Howard Buick-GMC in Elmhurst. Howard Buick-GMC committed to matching case for case donations to help those in need.

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Members of the National Guard help distribute bottled water in Flint, MI

D.C. Cregier Masonic Lodge was founded in 1850 and has called Wheeling home ever since. In an effort to live by the Masonic teachings of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth, the organization supports the The Illinois Masonic Children’s Home, local AMVETS and other philanthropies


Throughout the year, brothers enjoy fishing trips, go-karting, and other fellowship activities. Men 18 and older interested in membership are welcome and encouraged to visit and learn more about the organization before the meetings.

More information is available via the full story here.


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