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Monday, 20 July 2015 20:50

Lobster Bowl Results

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Tuesday, 14 July 2015 18:02

Back Yard BBQ

 

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We inviteyou to join usfor the first annual Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In BBQ competition.The BBQ competition will beheld in conjunction with the 4th annual Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In on Saturday, August 29 2015, at Twitchells Airfield in Turner, Maine. This is an amateur competition open to all groups and is a “FUN”draiser for the Shriners Hospitals for children. The goal is for each team to compete with each other while having fun, for a very nice trophy and bragging rights within the community. Each team is encouraged to participate in our “Best of “ categories; best team name, decorations, most unique BBQ item and more as part of the People’s Choice award. Be creative and unique with your BBQ samples and your team site.

The BBQ competition will have the guidance and support from DennyMike Sherman. He is an award winning BBQ competitor and Judge at competitions across the country, and is based in Westbrook, Maine. DennyMikes BBQ sauces and spices are carried at Whole foods and Hannaford’s stores, and will be available at our event.

The competitors are encouraged to sell BBQ samples and side dishes to the public throughout the day as part of the fundraiser. These items can be different from the turn-in samples.

Our panelofcelebrityjudgeswillgradeentriesbasedon appearance, flavor, andtenderness.Each category will be judged and a winner from each will receive a trophy.

TheGrand BBQ Champion trophy will be awarded based on accumulative points of the three BBQ categories.

ThePeoplesChoiceBBQAward will be judged by the public on overall flavor of the BBQ samples they purchase from you, Team spirit, Team name and Team decorations.

Your participation willrequirethefollowing:

  • Cooking team. Head cook and as many team members as you need
  • Sample portions of BBQ, enough for 300 anticipated guests (Guest’s will purchase samples)
  • Sample portions of BBQ samples for the panel of six celebrity Judges
  • Teams are allowed and encouraged to have a team sponsor who will also be recognized on all of our promotional materials.
  • Categories are Chicken, Pork and Chef’s choice. Competitors can compete in as many categories as they wish. Each category will be judged separately throughout the day.
  • Chicken for judging will be BBQ thighs, drums or wings. Turn-In time 1:00pm.
  • Pork for judging will be BBQ ribs or pulled pork.   Turn-In time 2:00pm
  • Chef’s Choice may be any BBQ meat or combination of meats prepared and cooked on site.    Turn-In time 3:00pm.

 

At the end of the day, Teams are encouraged to make a donation from sales of food to the Shriners Hospitals, 100% will be donated in the name of the team or organization.

You willreceiveaspace20feet wideby20feetdeep to set up. Wewillprovidetwo8 ft. tables. Pleasebring anyother necessaryequipment such as a tent for your area, power if needed, fire extinguisher, ice, smoker, grills etc. No ground fires or holes are permitted.

To secureyour spacein the1stAnnualKora Kare for Kids BBQ competition, pleasesenda check for $25to Kora Shriners, 11 Sabattus street, Lewiston, Maine 04240.

Attn: Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In

Upon receipt of deposit a competitor packet will be sent to you with registration and specific information on rules, etc.

All net proceedsfrom the BBQ competition and Ride-In willbenefit the Shriners Hospital for Children. Your participation candemonstrate your community commitmentandgood will, aswellas support a great and worth cause.

Thankyou for your time, andwehopeto hearfrom yousoon.

Feel freeto visitkorashriners.org for more information.

About our Kare for Kids Ride-In committee:

The Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In committee is a group of dedicated Shriners and non-Shriners who volunteer their time and talents to help raisefunds andawareness for the Shriners Hospital for Children.

 

 

                       

 

 

Brent Tanguay                                                                   Barry J. Gates PP
Chairman                                                                          Board of Governors,
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Friday, 20 March 2015 15:23

Elected Divan 2015

 

ChiefRabban1 Hersom

Potentate

Ill. Rick Hersom
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 AssistantRabban Poulin

Chief Rabban

 Paul Poulin
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HighPriestProphet Gailey
 

Assistant Rabban 

John Gailey
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OrientalGuide Phinney
 

High Priest & Prophet 

Doug Phinney
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 1stCeremonialMaster Boucouvalas

Oriental Guide

 Steve Boucouvalas
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Treasurer Bonney sm

Treasurer

Charles Bonney
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Recorder Sherman sm

Recorder

Paul Sherman, PP
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Friday, 20 March 2015 15:23

Appointed Divan 2015

2ndCeremonialMaster Meservey
 

1st Ceremonial Master 

Michael Meservey
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2nd Ceremonial Master

Brian Robbins

 

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Director

Mark Whitmore
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CaptainGuard Jutras

Marshal

Sonny Jutras
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 Marshal Gowan sm

Captain of the Guard

Bill Gowen
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 OuterGuard Field

Outer Guard

Fred Field
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Chaplain

 Brent Tanguay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, 20 March 2015 15:23

Divan 2015

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August 29, 2015

Visit Our New Facebook Page

 Click on image below to download our flier and help spread the word

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Pre-register by August 12th to guarantee shirt size, men’s or ladies.                                    

 

 

 Admission is FREE

All net proceeds benefit Shriners Hospital for Children

Register Here

 

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 21:51

Kora Konnections - June 2014

This month's issue:

Upcoming Events

Masonic/Shrine Picnic at the Sea Dogs


The Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox are proud to announce
Kora Shrine/ Masonic Picnic

Sunday August 3, 2014
Game Time - 1:00pm
Cost - $25 /person
Picnic Time - 11:30am-2:00pm
Wear Your Fez or any Masonic Attire

Enjoy a fun day of Baseball, Sea Dog Biscuits and Masonic Fellowship with your Masonic and Shrine friends with a great picnic event at Hadlock Field in Portland as the Portland Sea Dogs take on the Trenton Thunder.

The event costs $25 and includes your game ticket and an All-You-Can-Eat Picnic buffet of hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled BBQ chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, Sea Dog biscuits and Coca-Cola products.

The Potentate of Kora Shrine and the Grand Master of Masons in Maine will be in attendance. This event is open to all Masons, Shriners and their families. This is also the perfect opportunity to bring along any potential future masons.

To order your tickets, visit the Sea Dog website where you may purchase online.

There is a $1 processing fee per order, and you can also choose to pick up the tickets at the ball park or pay a mailing fee. You may also purchase your tickets by calling Dennis Meehan at the Sea Dogs at 874-9300 x340

Tickets are not sold through the Kora office. You must use the web link above or call the Sea Dogs directly.

Call Mark Whitmore at 207-590-1167, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info
 

9th Annual Lobster Bowl Golf Tournament

SATURDAY JULY 12, 2014

Registration at 8:00 am • Tee Time: 9:00 am

SCRAMBLE BEST BALL FORMAT
Turner Highlands Country Club, Turner, Me
$300.00 per foursome or $75.00 per golfer
(Lunch is included in the cost)

PLEASE REGISTER TODAY!!!!!

Register online below or download and complete this form

Mail completed form to:
Kora Shriners
Golf Registration
11 Sabattus St
Lewiston, ME 04240

All entries will receive an opportunity to win
tournament gifts, golf contests, and a chance to win $10,000!!!


Register Now
 

Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic XXV

LobsterBowl LogoJoin us at Waterhouse Field on Saturday, July 19th and help us make this historic 25th consecutive year of the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic a successful one.

This High School Senior All-Star football game is a Kora Shrine sponsored event where 100% of the net proceeds from the game are for the benefit of the 22 Shrine Hospitals for Children across the US, Canada, and Mexico. The Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Game has been created to raise money and to help make the public aware of the expert orthopedic and burn care facilities available, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay, to children who desperately need this specialized care.

Tickets are now available for the 25th annual Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic.

Tickets may purchased online by clicking the link below, or on game day at the ticket booth.

    General Admission Tickets - $8.00

    Reserved Seating Tickets - $10.00
 

Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In

This is the third annual Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In.  The event will be held on September 6, 2014 and will again be held at Twitchells Airport in Turner, Maine.   All net proceeds will benefit Shriners Hospital for Children.

All rides end at Twitchell’s Airport in Turner for the main event.
Traditional lobster-bake, live music (including the L-A Harley Band), food, merchandise vendors, raffle prizes, fireworks, and MUCH MORE!
All net proceeds to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children

Motorcycle Ride-In
Start at L-A Harley Davidson at 8:30am with breakfast and registration. Three different ride routes to choose from. All rides have ride stops along the way to stamp your ride card for raffle prizes.
  • Ride #1 - 96 mile scenic ride around Sebago lake.
  • Ride #2 - 120 mile scenic ride to Bethel and Sunday River Brew Pub
  • Ride #3 - 160 mile scenic ride to Height of the Land and Rangeley. Join our organized rides or travel with your own group. All rides end at Twitchell’s Airport at approximately 4:00pm for the main event.
Auto Cruise-In
Start at the Bill Dodge Auto Group on Saunders Way, Westbrook at 9:00am for brunch and registration along with some Shriner festivities, music and fun. The Cruise leaves at noon and follows a 75 mile scenic route around Sebago lake with ride stops along the way to stamp your ride card for raffle prizes. Join our organized ride or travel with your own group. The cruise ends at Twitchell’s Airport at approximately 4:00pm for the main event.

ATV Ride-In
Start at Twitchell's airport in Turner, plenty of free parking. Free breakfast from 8:00am to 10:00 sponsored by Central Maine Power Sports. Ride will be 15 miles of experienced trails organized by Turner Timberland ATV club with ride card stamps for raffle prizes. Ride ends at Twitchell's Airport for the main event.

Pre-Register before August 29 - $20 per person. Includes breakfast, ride with raffle prizes, traditional Maine lobster bake or steak dinner (surf & turf $25), and a 2014 event pin.

Register Now
 

Scenes from the Kora Kraftsman Ladies of the Table



The Kora Kraftsman held a Ladies of the Table on May 17th. This is an event that is a cross between a traditional mens table lodge and a ladies night.

We honored not only our new Grand Master's wife, Audrey Walker but also our most recent past Grand Master's wife, Gerry Ross as well as our Potentate's lady, Nancy Gove.

The 7-course meal was enjoyed by all and it was very well attended. This is an event we hope to continue next year as well.

For more images from the Ladies of the Table, visit the Kora Shutterfly page created by Amy Stenger.
 

Another Successful Summer Ceremonial



What a great weekend. We could have not had better weather. The Grand Architect was definitely looking down on us this weekend.

Kora welcomed 24 new nobles. Many positive comments were heard all weekend long. There were two very special events that occurred at Bayley's Campground that we may not see again for a very long time; noble Brent Tanguay popped the question to girlfriend Karen Schneider in front of all to see - and see said YES!!

 

Masonic Values Shine within the Kora Family

As I mentioned in the previous story, there were two very special events that happened at Bayley's Campground. The second touching event was seeing Masonic charity in its truest form.

Three days earlier, noble Damon Brooks and his wife Melissa lost their home to fire. Fire officials said the house was completely engulfed in flames when crews arrived at about midnight. Firefighters from more than a half dozen area towns battled the blaze. Damon and Melissa lost their house and all of their possessions to a house fire.

The nobility of Kora and masons have been donating to a fund set up for them. In addition, Bayley's Campground donated a substantial amount to Damon & Melissa.

If you wish to add also donate, you may do so by clicking here.
 

Kora Units on Facebook

Many Kora units are now on Facebook. What a great way to share your activities with the world. For those on Facebook, here are a few pictures I have grabbed from these pages to share.

You can see many more when visiting their Facebook pages. Some of the units on Facebook are:
Highlanders
Crazy Cops
Log Rollers
Kraftsman
Kora Shriners




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Tuesday, 10 June 2014 13:51

Ride-In Details

All rides return to Twitchell’s Airport in Turner.

All net proceeds to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children

Motorcycle Ride-In

  The route is coming soon.

Auto Cruise-In

 The route is coming soon.

ATV Ride-In

 The route is coming soon.

 

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 08:59

Registration 2015

Kora Kre for Kids Ride-In

 August 29, 2015

Register online and tickets will be mailed to you.

Tickets available at Kora office: 11 Sabattus St, Lewiston, ME.

On site registration the day of the event 9:00 am at Twitchell's Airfield.

Eventshirts will be available in limited sizes


Tickets will be $20 and include; Breakfast, Ride, raffle ticket, 2015 event shirt, pin and  5 Bear Bucks’.

Pre-register by August 15th to guarantee shirt size, men’s or ladies.                                    

Individual raffle tickets can be purchased for $5.00.

Online registration and payment will be available very soon.

 Admission is FREE

All net proceeds benefit Shriners Hospital for Children

Register Here

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, 06 January 2014 09:04

Contact Information

President
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Treasurer
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207-749-1908

1st Vice President
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207-892-3046

Secretary
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207-229-1961

 

 

 
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