Great Day for Lincoln's Annual WalkRite for RiteCare

The 5th annual WalkRite for RiteCare was held at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo on a perfect Saturday morning on May 25th. Scottish Rite Masons, students from the Nebraska Student Speech-Language Hearing Society (NSSLHA) at UNL, RiteCare parents and families, and the Clinicians turned out for the Walk, which raised $2,000 for speech therapy through the Lincoln Scottish Rite Preservation Foundation. . .

Valley of Lincoln Celebrates Feast of Tishri

The Feast of Tishri is considered the most “Scottish Rite” of observances, and is the only remaining mandatory festival on the Scottish Rite calendar. The Feast of Tishri derives its origins from God’s decree to the children of Israel who were commanded that this Feast would be celebrated annually to forever remind the children of Israel that He had rescued them from Egypt. . . .

Lincoln Presents 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award

Jan McKeown, an instructional and technology coach at Lefler Middle School – who says the secret of good teaching is caring enough to bring your A-game every day – will now forever be known as the Scottish Rite’s 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year.

“I can’t believe it, [the Scottish Rite Teacher of the Year award] has always been on my bucket list, this is just such a big deal,” she said through her tears. . .

Flat Stanley Visits Washington, D.C.

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."