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Masons Lead Better

Masons Lead Better© is new and exciting Masonic approach to personal improvement and Lodge leadership development being offered by The Grand Lodge of Ohio as a benefit to all Ohio Master Masons.

Masons Lead Better is designed to help an individual Brother take the ritual words he may have heard many, many times and understand practical ways he can use them to improve himself, his family, his job performance, his Lodge and his community.

By providing a method to improve the individual Mason and create more effective leaders, your Lodge, your Grand Lodge and Masonry in general will benefit greatly.

This program is offered in the 8th Masonic District on Saturday, December 20th, 2014, from 9am-4pm, at Fayette Lodge No. 107 and will consist of a one day workshop and ongoing coaching and instruction using online conferences. You can apply online below. Questions contact your District Advisor RWB Howard Laudermilk, laudermilk@ameritech.net.

Here are the links:
Registration Link
Masons Lead Better MAIN PAGE


Brethren, Please join me in congratulating RWB Keith Newton on his appointment as Grand Marshal of the Grand Lodge of Ohio! The Super Eighth District is truly pleased with this appointment and looks forward to assisting our RWB on his journey through the Grand Line. We all know that RWB Keith will make our district proud and pledge our support to both he and Lady Sharon.

Right Worshipful Brother
Jeff Garringer

To All My Masonic Brothers,

As many of you know, I finished up my final term, as a District Deputy, on Saturday.  I'd like to take a second to thank each and every one of you for helping to create such a satisfying and rewarding situation over the last 3 years.

As happy as I am to be moving on to the next chapter of my Masonic life, I can't help but be a little sad that I won't t be seeing all of you on such a regular basis. I've enjoyed (almost) every moment here, from the hilarious situations (being known as New Guy or Jerry), to the numerous meetings and events.

But, beyond this, most of all I'll miss working daily with our Super 8th District's competent leadership team, and the officers and members of our Lodges.  I am proud of what we've accomplished over the years, and I truly appreciate the support and guidance that was always available to me.  I am sure that the District will continue to assist our Deputies, Tim Driscoll and the new "New Guy"' Jim Oughterson, as well as the DEO'S, Jackie Butler and Terry Tobin, and our New District Advisor, Howard Laudermilk.

So, thanks everybody. Its been quite a ride. I hope to see everybody throughout the District in the future.

Sincerely and Fraternally,


For the latest upcoming news in the 8th Masonic District

DDDGM August Letter 2015
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8th Masonic District
Grand Masters Reception

GM Reception Pictures                GM Reception Slideshow

Having some fun at this years
Education Day and Grand Lodge Visitation

RWB Ronald Connelly, Grand Treasurer and RWB Rick Schau, Grand Orator 
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Education Day 2014 Slideshow



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 8th District Calendar

1/3/2015 8:00 AM   Pickaway, MM 8am Coffee/Donuts, 9am Work  
1/3/2015 12:00 PM   Heber, FC, 12pm Meal, 1pm Work  
1/9/2015 7:00 PM   New Holland MM; No Dinner; 7pm Work 
1/10/2015 12:00 PM   Blanchester, FC, 12pm Meal, 1pm Work  
1/10/2015 4:00 PM   Clarksville, EA, 4pm Work 
1/16/2015 6:00 PM   Beaver Valley, FC, 6pm Meal, 7pm Work  
1/17/2015 8:00 AM   Bloomingburg, MM, 8am Meal, 9am Work  
1/17/2015 12:00 PM   Jeffersonville, FC, 12pm Meal, 1pm Work  
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 Grand Lodge Officers of the 8th District

District Advisor
RWB Howard Laudermilk (Email: laudermilk@ameritech.net)
District Deputy Grand Masters
RWB Tim C. Driscoll (Email: tcd764@gmail.com)
RWB Jim Oughterson (Email: jimkayo@roadrunner.com)
District Education Officers
WB Jackie D. Butler II (Email: sgtjd2@outlook.com)
WB Terry Tobin (Email: terryntobin@aol.com)

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