Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Grand Master of Ohio Visits Greenville Lodge 143 during Annual Inspection

he officers of Greenville Lodge #143 and distinguished guests of the Grand Lodge of Ohio.
Greenville Masonic Lodge No. 143 conducted it annual inspection on February 26th. Special guest Steven E. Cokonougher, Grand Master of Masons of Ohio was in attendance of the event.

The annual inspection provides a special opportunity for the members of the Greenville Masonic Lodge to renew friendships with Masons from around the area. Greenville Lodge is part of the 3rd Masonic District, which includes Darke, Miami & Shelby Counties. Daniel Belding inspected the Lodge as the personal representative of Steven E. Cokonougher, who is the state president of the 498 Masonic Lodges in Ohio with a total statewide-membership of 90,000.

Greenville Lodge #143 has 362 members, and supports various charitable organizations such as the Special Olympics and The Ohio Masonic Home, a senior living community for masons and their spouses. Lodge #143 is also a proud supporter of The Darke County Science Fair and Lady Wave Softball through annual spaghetti dinner fundraisers. Additionally, Greenville Lodge #143 participates in Adopt A Highway, and sponsors blood drives throughout the year in Greenville.

Greenville Lodge #143 was founded in 1847. Jeff Bailey of Greenville, presides over Lodge #143 as Worshipful Master in the 100th consecutive year without a repeat Master of the Lodge. After the inspection, Cokonougher commented on Bailey and the officers of Greenville Lodge #143. “Greenville Masonic Lodge is a pillar in their community. They have been a vital part of Greenville for 168 years. The Officers and Brethren of Greenville Lodge #143 are proud of their heritage and are ready to serve their Brethren and the community.”

General information is available at For membership and local information, contact Steve Schlechty, Secretary at 548-4892.

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