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August 2020 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Jul 31st, 2020
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July 2020 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Jun 30th, 2020
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June 2020 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Jun 1st, 2020
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May 2020 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Apr 30th, 2020
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April 2020 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Mar 25th, 2020
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February/March 2020 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Feb 17th, 2020
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DECEMBER 2019/JANUARY 2020 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Dec 17th, 2019
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October/November 2019 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Oct 14th, 2019
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August/September 2019 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Aug 19th, 2019
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June/July 2019 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Jun 19th, 2019
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April/May 2019 Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Apr 16th, 2019
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March 2019 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Mar 1st, 2019
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February 2019 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Feb 8th, 2019
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January 2019 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Jan 4th, 2019
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December 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Nov 30th, 2018
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Odd Fellow News November 2018 Edition
Posted on Nov 2nd, 2018
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Odd Fellow News October 2018 Edition
Posted on Oct 5th, 2018
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September 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Aug 30th, 2018
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August 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Aug 2nd, 2018
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July 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Jul 3rd, 2018
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June 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on May 31st, 2018
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May 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on May 2nd, 2018
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April 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Apr 3rd, 2018
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March 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Mar 6th, 2018

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February 2018 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Feb 12th, 2018
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JANUARY 2018 ODD FELLOW NEWS
Posted on Jan 9th, 2018
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
 
Our January 2018 Odd Fellow News is now available.
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December 2017 Odd Fellow News
Posted on Dec 1st, 2017
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Odd Fellow News November 2017 Edition
Posted on Oct 27th, 2017
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Odd Fellow News October 2017 Edition
Posted on Sep 29th, 2017
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Odd Fellow News September 2017 Edition
Posted on Aug 30th, 2017
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August 2017 Edition of Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Jul 27th, 2017
 
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From the Grand Master:
 
Brothers and Sisters,
 
As many of you know, Pat and I had some health issues during the month of July.  We would like to thank everyone for all the prayers, and cards received.  We are both on the mend as Pat gets hydrated and her sodium under control and as I recover from my fall.  Everyone’s concern was very much appreciated.
 
To read more on this article and more, click the following link:  OFN August 2017
 
 
July 2017 Edition of Odd Fellow News of Texas
Posted on Jun 29th, 2017
 
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From the Grand Master:
 
Brothers and Sisters,
 
During the month of June I had the privilege of attending the Grand Junior Lodge and Theta Rho Assembly Sessions held in Corsicana.  I have to say that it was disheartening to find that only 6 boys and 11 girls were in attendance.  I have to believe that in Texas we have the potential for growth within our youth program. 
 
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Odd Fellow News June 2017 Edition
Posted on May 25th, 2017
 
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From the Grand Master:
 
Brothers and Sisters,
 
It seems like the older I get, the faster the months go by.  I had a trip of a lifetime the 7th of May.  I was honored to travel to Arlington, Virginia to represent Texas in laying a wreath at the Tomb of The Unknowns.  I also found one of our links is alive and well.  Every time I had to walk up or down steps someone would put an arm out for me in Friendship to hold onto, and my fantastic President was walking behind me with arms out to catch me in case I fell. That would have been a sight to see.
 
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Grand Junior Lodge of Texas T-Shirts for Sale
Posted on May 17th, 2017
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Grand Junior Lodge T-Shirts for Sale
$10.00/each
Deadline for placed an order is MAY 29th.
 
Make checks payable to:
Christina Jones-Hollaway
22243 Big Oak Drive
Flint, TX  75762
 
 
 
Odd Fellow News May 2017 Edition
Posted on May 1st, 2017
 
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From the Grand Master:
 
April has come and gone.  It was a very busy month.  I attended our usual Executive Committee and W. &  O. Homes Board meetings.  I also attended the I.O.O.F. Picnic, my lodge, Abernathy #809, and two meetings at our new lodge, Abilene #325.
 
I am very proud of this new lodge.  Brothers and sisters, they held a fundraiser and the proceeds went to the Cook’s Children Specialty Clinic  in the amount of $1,000.  This was their very first donation as the new Odd Fellows Lodge in their area.
 
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Odd Fellow News April 2017 Edition
Posted on Apr 4th, 2017
 
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From the Grand Master (George Richards):
 
Brothers and Sisters,
 
I want to thank the Grand Body for elevating me to the office of Grand Master for the jurisdiction of Texas.  I also want to thank my wife Pat; my daughters – Becky Anderson of Abernathy #809 and Anita Roberson of Prosper, Texas; four granddaughters – Spring McDonnell of Abernathy #809; Farah Criner and husband Caleb of San Antonio; Kacie Birkes of Abernathy #809 and Roberson, Texas; and Summer Reed and husband Tyson of Lubbock; and 11 great-grandchildren: Chloe, Cutter, Cal, and Cash Criner; Cayden, Landen, and Presley Birkes; Parkyr and Prestyn Reed; and Keely and Brody McDonnell.
 
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Welcome to the Grand Lodge Sessions!
Posted on Mar 16th, 2017
It's here! The 177th Annual Session of the Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. of Texas and the 123rd Annual Session of the Rebekah Assembly I.O.O.F. of Texas! We'll see everyone tomorrow evening at the Reception for Grand Master Johnny Cantrell and Rebekah Assembly President Margaret Snyder, as well as Monday night's Banquet for Deputy Grand Master George Richards and Vice President Amy Box. There will be other meetings, luncheons, banquets, exhibits, and of course, Sessions.
 
May God be with the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs traveling to be here this weekend.  We pray that they have safe travels. May He bring peace, healing, renewed friendships, clarity of mind, purpose and joy to the Order.
  
In F., L. & T.,
Members and Staff at the I.O.O.F. Event Center and I.O.O.F. Administration Office
 
Odd Fellow News March 2017 Edition
Posted on Mar 1st, 2017
 
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From the New Grand Master:
 
This is my final letter to you as Grand Master. I want to thank all of the members for the courtesies and honor afforded to me. It has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience serving in this position. I know I didn’t get everything I wanted accomplished, but we did make progress this year.
 
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Odd Fellow News February 2017 Edition
Posted on Jan 31st, 2017
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From the New Grand Master:
 
This Grand Lodge year is winding down rather quickly now. The lodges have the information for the Session, and I invite all who are eligible to attend.  I look forward to seeing all of you. There was an error on the original meal order form.  The 50 Year Boys Luncheon is for the 50 Year Boys and their guests only.
 
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Odd Fellow News January 2017 Edition
Posted on Dec 28th, 2016
 
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From the New Grand Master:
 
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
 
By the time you read this, Christmas will have passed and we will be headed into another calendar year. I hope Santa brought you what you needed. I wish all of you a safe and prosperous New Year. Our Grand Lodge term has a few months left, and it will be over before we know it.
 
During the month of December, I attended the Executive Committee, Event Center, and General Arrangements meetings for the year. I never made it into the W. & O. Homes Grand Lodge Board meeting. I made official visits to Austin #23 and Granbury # 237 in December. 
 
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