Robert Burns, one of Scotland’s most famous sons, is still celebrated for his poetry and music more than 220 years after his death at age 37 for his poetry and music. Born on January 25, 1759, Robert Burns’ birthday is celebrated around the world with dinner, music, poetry, and of course, haggis, the national dish of Scotland. . .
As part of Venerable Master Jerry Pigsley’s plan to create an active Valley, the Lincoln Scottish Rite celebrated a Table Lodge on Wednesday, April 19th. Thirty Brethren attended a raucous evenings, with traditional toasts, excellent food, and great fellowship! . . .
Flat Stanley came to DC and what a great time he had! First he was shown all around the House of the Temple and all the great treasures that are there; next he saw the U.S. Capitol building and then had a very nice tour of the Library of Congress. Quite a visit. But then, missing his friend in Nebraska he went back to Lincoln and we heard him say, "the National's Capital is a great place to visit."
Though Robert Burns died at the age of 37 - the victim of a rheumatic heart conditon or, some say, his licentious lifestyle, Burns is heralded as Scotland’s most famous son. His life is celebrated each year on his birthday the world over with dinner, Scotch, his poems and music, and haggis, the national dish of Scotland. The Valley of Lincoln celebrated the Ploughman Poet on January 27th with a traditional Robert Burns celebration. . .
On Saturday, January 21, the Valley of Lincoln Scottish Rite hosted the annual installation of officers. Michael D. Gray, 33°, Personal Representative to the SGIG, served as Installing Master, with Dennis Brydl, 33° serving as Installing Marshal and George Hunt, 33° as Installing Chaplain. . .
143 Scottish Rite Masons in Nebraska have received the Scottish Rite's highest honor, the 33° Inspector General Honorary. In an effort to thank and recognize these men for all they have done for the Scottish Rite, Nebraska hosted the first banquet to recognize them. . .
With a heavy heart, we announce the passing of M.W. James N. DeMoss, 33°, Past Grand Master of Masons in Nebraska, on Saturday, June 25, 2016 . . .
The Lincoln Valley Scottish Rite welcomes a new face in the office. Joni Bennett came on-board in May, as Bruce Wood, 33° reduces his schedule to about 20 hours per week
On Saturday, May 21, 2016, about forty-five RiteCare kids, parents, and Scottish Rite Masons participated in the 3rd WalkRite for RiteCare. The kid-friendly walk extended around the newly renovated Centennial Mall and the State Capitol. . .
Cheers, tears and a whole lot of school pride were on display Friday, May 13th, at a special teacher recognition event at Lincoln’s Meadow Lane Elementary School as the annual Distinguished Teacher of the Year was named. . .