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The Officers Association meets on the third Monday of each month (except June, July, and August) and opens promptly at 7:00 P.M. Dinner will precede each meeting, at 6:15p.m. or shortly before, and     reservations are not required. Next meeting: Oakley #668 on April 21, 2014. The program will  focus on our Veterans and Fisher House.


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  • DERBY DAY AT THE GRAND MASTERS RECEPTION AND THEY'RE OFF!!! We will having a "Kentucky Derby" feel to this years Grand Masters Reception. Mint Julep's will be available and ladies are welcome to sport those ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2014, 7:45 AM by FMDOA Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Grand Masters Reception The First Masonic District's Grand Masters Reception, honoring Most Worshipful Brother Norman J. Mick, is Saturday, May 3, 2014. It will be held at the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2014, 7:17 AM by FMDOA Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2014 GRAND LODGE FUNDRAISER The 2014 Grand Lodge Fund presents a dinner and show featuring Paul Halverstadt as "ELVIS". This event will be held at Jim & Jacks, 3456 River Rd., Cincinnati, Oh. 45204 on ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2014, 7:28 AM by FMDOA Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Crime Stoppers 2014 Charity Bowl-a-thon  The annual charity bowl benefitting Crime Stoppers of Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati will be Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Stones Lanes 3746 Montgomery Rd., Norwood, Oh. 45212 ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2014, 7:27 AM by FMDOA Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Society of Past Masters 115th Spring Banquet The Society of Past Masters Spring Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Raffel's Banquet Hall located at 10160 Reading Rd., Evendale, Oh. All Past Masters ...
    Posted Mar 5, 2014, 8:08 AM by FMDOA Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Upcoming F.I.L.L. Programs The Fun In Learning Lectures program continues at E.T Carson Lodge #598 on March 28, 2014 and at McMakin Lodge #120 on April 23, 2014. There will be light ...
    Posted Mar 5, 2014, 8:15 AM by FMDOA Cincinnati, Ohio
  • FMDOA Meeting September 16 2013 Brethren all,   Due to the FMDOA meeting schedule being set more than one year in advance, there is a conflict that you should be aware of.   The FMDOA September 16 ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2013, 7:03 AM by FMDOA Cincinnati, Ohio
  • First & Sixth Masonic District Outdoor Raising The First & Sixth Masonic District Outdoor Raising was held on August 10th at the Dodson's farm in the Sixth District. It was well attended and all who participated did ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2013, 11:55 AM by FMDOA Cincinnati, Ohio
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 First Masonic District Grand Master's Reception
The Grand Masters Reception will NOT be held at the Radisson as previously scheduled and announced. This is due to unforeseen circumstances within the hotel, and we have to change the venue for the Reception and lodging. If you made a reservation at the Radisson using the "Grand Master 2014" code, we understand that they were cancelled by the hotel management. However you may want to confirm that action.
The NEW venue for the Grand Masters Reception on May 3, 2014 will be the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, Oh. 45246. Doors will open at 5:45, Grand Lodge introductions at 6:15, and dinner at 6:30.
The new host hotel is the LivINN Sharonville/Cincinnati North, directly next door to the Convention Center, 11385 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, Oh. 45246. You are welcome to make a reservation there and mention "Grand Lodge Group". They should have rates of $69+tax for a standard room and $79+tax for a studio room. Call them at 513.772.7877. If you have any questions or concerns, contact WB Jeff Root at 513.478.3264 or
Your District Officers Association is now looking for sponsorships for the Grand Master's Reception on May 3, 2014. Please consider making a donation to help make our District shine. Sponsorship Levels are as follows:
Silver      $50.00 - $99.00
Gold        $100.00 - $199.99
Platinum  $200.00 or more
This program is open to everyone, lodges, individuals, friends or corporate. Donors will be recognized in the Reception Program. Platinum Sponsors will be recognized by the President of the FMDOA from the podium during the reception.
There are also advertising opportunities available in the Grand Masters Reception Program that is open to all as well. Advertising rates are as follows:
1/8 page - $50.00
1/4 page - $90.00
1/2 page - $125.00
Full Page - $155.00
(artwork must be supplied, if not, ad will appear as text only) 
Sponsorship deadline is April 18, 2014. For more info, contact WB Jeff Root. 1st Vice President, FMDOA


WB Dexter A. Denney, Cincinnati - Lafayette #483

WB Richard (Rich) A. Dickerscheid, College Hill Harry S. Johnson Lodge #641

WB John T. Phelps, Norwood-Winton-Carthage Lodge # 576



WB Charles Armstrong, Montgomery Lodge #94

WB Ernie Brown, McMillan Lodge #141

WB Wayne A. Fischer, Kilwinning Lodge #356


MWB Norman J. Mick made the following appointments:

RWB Douglas A. Sunnenberg has been appointed to assume the bottom of the Grand Line as Jr. Grand Deacon

RWB Robert H. Coster will serve as the Grand Chaplain

RWB Robert J. Hons, Jr. will serve as the Grand Tyler

RWB Ed McIntyre, RWB Ralph McLemore, Jr., and RWB Herb Kern will serve as Grand Aides to the Grand Master.

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