News from the Masonic Homes

 

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It wouldn’t have been imaginable at the 2011 opening of the Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF). But soon, MCYAF therapists will be able to reach children who need their specialized therapeutic services in even the remotest regions of California. MCYAF, which has clinic sites in [...]

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EXPLORING THE UNIQUE AND VIBRANT PROSPECT EXPERIENCE OF LODGES AT THE MASONIC HOMES By Antone R.E. Pierucci It might be a cliché to say that every lodge is unique, but when your lodge sits on the campus of a retirement community of Freemasons, “unique” is the most fitting word that [...]

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If you’ve been thinking of incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet, here in Northern California, the autumn harvest is the perfect time of year to begin! End-of-summer strawberries are still available and sweet, stone fruits like peaches and plums are plentiful, and a rainbow of [...]

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On October 7, 2017, the Tri-City community rallied together at the Masonic Homes of California and Acacia Creek campuses for the New Haven Schools Foundation’s seventh annual Mutt Strut. This fun, family-oriented walk/run is an important fundraiser for the Foundation, which provides critical [...]

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Throughout the past few weeks, 10 wildfires spread throughout Northern California, leaving mass destruction in their wake. More than 8,400 homes and other buildings have been destroyed so far and more than 100,000 people have been displaced. More than 40 people have been killed, making it the deadliest fire series in California history. If you […]

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On September 16, more than 1,000 fraternal family members from around Northern California gathered at the Masonic Home at Union City to participate in the annual HarvestFest celebration. This fun Masonic family event brought together brothers, brothers’ families, Masonic youth, and local [...]

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On August 19, 2017, the Masonic Home welcomed its 105th Jam and Jelly Day. Every year since 1912, the East Bay Past Matrons’ Association of the Order of the Eastern Star has organized the event on the Union City campus. Founded by Worthy Matron of Oak Leaf Chapter No. 8 Henrietta McGregor, the [...]

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By Lisa Goodwin, LCSW, Clinical Director of the Masonic Center for Youth and Families in Covina Homework is about more than just good grades. It improves your child’s thinking and memory, instills positive work habits, and builds confidence. As a parent, your role is important. Be a homework [...]

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Last month, more than 1,200 Masons from throughout Southern California came to the Covina campus to celebrate fraternity, family, and fellowship at SummerFest: Staycation.

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Each summer solstice, as communities throughout the world celebrate the changing season, those in the memory care field mark this “longest day” as an occasion to raise awareness for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairments – a population that tops 44 million in [...]

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