Ararat will be dark in July.
No business meeting due to a date conflict with Imperial Session.
3rd Annual Cajun Low Country Boil
Shrimp, Crawfish, Sausage & all the fixuns
Date: Saturday - July 11th Richmond Shrine Club -
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
$25 per plate - Cash Bar
At Richmond Shrine Club
400 Wollard Blvd
Richmond, Missouri 64085
OPEN to the PUBLIC
 
Ararat Ladies Without Nobles Card Games Event
Pick your team and Card Game
And join Ararat Ladies Without Nobles
- Saturday July 11th, 2015 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm 
- Saturday September 26th, 2015 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
And play your favorite card game
Solitaire – Hearts – Black Jack – Hand & Foot – Gin Rummy-
$5.00 per person to play
All funds collected - Go to Ararat parking lot fund.
Light snacks, Tea & Water
Paying cards provided and Surprises
Ararat Club will be open for lunch
Questions Contact: Sandy Gordon 816-550-4758 or Jackie Burke 816-810-3843
To reserve a table call Jackie. Advance tickets see any Ararat LWN – or pay at door
Annual Provost Picnic - All are invited
July 12th 2015 Mike Onka Park Sugar Creek MO
11:00 AM - Social
12:00 Noon - Lunch

Provost Members and immediate family (wife & kids): Free.
Non-members: $7.00 each.
Hamburgers Hot Dogs and Condiments Liquid refreshments.
Every one Bring a side dish and or a Dessert
Also: Bring an extra Cake or Pastry for (Cake Walk)
There will be a silent auction and a verbal auction
50-50 Drawing and Door Prizes
Also: 2-Drawings: $300.00 and $200.00
Tickets for drawings can be bought from Provost Members - 6 tickets for $5.00
Date: Saturday - July 18th -
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Ararat Shrine - 5100 Ararat Drive, KCMO
Join Imperial Sir Jeff Sowder, his lady Cheryl and the Ararat Divan as we celebrate all things Masonic on the patio at Ararat and be part of this once in a lifetime event.

All Appendant Masonic Bodies, their Members and Families are cordially invited.
RSVP by July 1st to reserve your place at this Masonic affair
Call the business office: 816.923.1975 - businessoffice@araratshrine.com
 
   
Date: Saturday - August 1st -
11-6 pm - Main Hall & Oasis at Abdallah - 5300 Metcalf, OPKS
Donation includes hamburger or hot dog, chips, lemonade & tea
Food served: 12:30 - 2:30
Cash Bar available
100 Prizes
$20 Donation includes chances to win prizes listed on flyer below
Event participants will be eligible to purchase additional raffle tickets -
You can also purchase tickets at the Shrine website -
http://www.araratshrine.com/store/
 
Date: August 7-8 Open to Public | Friday - Saturday
Join the Labor Pool! VOLUNTEERS Your support is needed!
The Meet is again at 2488 SE Highway 33 - Lathrop, MO. -
Thursday: the 6th: Setup Day starting at 8 AM. Preregistered Vendors will be allowed to setup from 3 to 7 pm.
Friday August 7th: OPENING DAY - Extra help is needed starting at 6 AM
Saturday August 8th: All Day 8-5 pm handling of vendors with cleanup in the afternoon
No work on Sunday this year. Your support is needed!!
Date: Sunday - August 9th
Time: 11:00 am at the Shrine for bus ride to the game & tailgaiting.
The Royals Vs Chicago White Sox.
Every one attending (5 Shrine Temples) will be seated together.
Cost: $28 - with $5 going to the Shrine Hospitals
RSVP by July 30th: Ararat business office (816) 923-1975.
Dont miss out on the Shrine Day Fun at the Royals!!!!
Join the Arararat Potentate's Aides for the 2015 Luau
Saturday, August 22nd
6:00 - Social Hour
7:00-11:00 pm - Music & Dancing
Games & Prizes
Hawaiian Food & Drink Specials
Childcare Available
Tickets: $15
The 2015 Mule Train is traveling to Marriott Denver West Golden Colorado!
For the 2015 CSSA Convention August 27-30
Package Cost: $450 -
Includes - 3 nights accommodations -
- 2 CSSA Registration fees -
- Ararat Hospitality Room -
Additional Nights $120
ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE THROUGH THE BUSINESS OFFICE
Total Balance Due by July 10th <<
ALSO - Those wishing to travel to CSSA on the Bus should reserve their seats with the business office - 816.923.1975 -
We have lined up a bus to take members to Golden Colorado, in August. We need a total of 40 people. If they will sign up to take the bus, the price is $100.00 per person which includes round trip from Ararat Shrine Wednesday Night @7:00 p.m. and arrive at hotel in Golden at 7:00 a.m. The bus will be available for side trips while in Golden. Returning back to Ararat Sunday evening. This is a Coach Bus provided by Ararat member Don Weaver from Sedalia, Mo. Please make your reservation for the bus ASAP. We still have room for 10 people on the BUS. <<
3 HOTEL ROOMS ARE STILL OPEN - CONTACT THE OFFICE - 816-923-1975
When: September 12, 2015
Where: Ararat Shrine Temple
5100 Ararat Dr, Kansas City, MO 64129
Time: 6 pm-10 pm
Cost: $25 per person (no one under 21)
$25 ticket included:
Bar-B-Que, Free Beer and Live Music
Brisket, Turkey, Pulled Pork, Sausage, BBQ Beans, Slaw and Corn On The Cob.
Cash Bar for Mixed Drinks will be Available
Purchase tickets in advance from: Henry, Kirby, Nick, Randy, the Ladies in the Temple Office at the http://www.araratshrine.com/store/events/.
Proceeds of this event are for the benefit The Ararat Shrine General Fund
The 80th Annual Ararat Shrine Circus now at Independence Events Center
Shrine Business Office - 816-923-1975  [Not a charitable donation]
The Circus Mom & Dad pins are in.
Cost: $25 each or $40 for both. Help send a child to the Circus Purchase your Mom & Dad pins at the office or online at the Ararat Shrine website store. Nobles receive 25 crown jewel points for the purchase of one pin or 50 for both. Additional pins or $$$ will earn 25 crown jewel points apiece to a maximum of 500 points.
   
  CIRCUS T-SHIRTS
 
Get your Circus T-Shirt - support the Circus and show off our great new location at Independence Events Center. Thanks to Pat Hoesley for all the great artwork on the pins and shirts this year.
 
The cost to own this handsome shirt is only $20 - Payable at the business office.
816-923-1975
 
July 4 (volunteer) 10:00 am 11:00 am Sugar Creek
August 22 9:00 am 10:00 am Parkville
September 7 9:00 am 10:00 am KCMO Labor Day
September 19 9:00 am 10:00 am Salisbury
September 19 (volunteer) 2:00 pm 3:00 pm Higginsville
September 26 9:00 am 10:00 am Buckner
October 3 10:00 am 11:00 am Harrisonville
Parade Schedule Changes/Updates:
September 19 ....................... 9:00am/10:00am............Salisbury
September 19 ....................... 2:00pm/3:00pm............Higginsville
September 12 ....Blue Springs, MO.....CANCELED due to parade date change.
See You There!
Vacation destinations are something we never really take the time to research. Ararat Guides Segway Parade unit is doing just that. We are searching for destinations of interest that maybe you have never even heard of or considered visiting and offering you a chance to visit these unique places on our dime.

We sell chances worth a maximum value of $500.00 to visit a unique destination for $20.00 each. Only 100 tickets are sold. This event is for any “TREEHOUSE” you might want to explore. Just google “Arkansas Treehouse” or “Missouri Treehouse” to see examples of the destinations you have to choose from.

The money goes to replenish the money we spent buying new batteries and hopefully buying new batteries. Each unit takes 2 batteries that cost $850.00 each. That is $1700.00 per unit!

With the persistant help of the guides members, we have managed to get 5 units running and hope to get another one up soon.

Also, the Guides are involved in many facets of freemasonry as are most of you. Sometimes we do not have enough members to fill all 5 units. So if you want to ride with us, let us know! We can have you up and riding in a few minutes. We are always searching for new younger members. There are no dues. Just pay and contribute as you go and participate. Participation helps us grow! Become a member! Assistance is a merging of two words, Assist and Stance. Assist us in taking a stance to help the temple by being an ARARAT GUIDES SEGWAY UNIT member today.

The drawing will be during the July Temple Meeting so get yours soon! President of the Ararat Guides,
Noble Bob Fasl
If you haven't checked out the Shrine Photos you should do so and as usual thank the Dowdys for their fine efforts in providing many of the photos of events on the website.
Don't forget to call the restaurant office to host your next get together. The Shrine can support your small card groups to large parties of 10 to 1,000 and make them a success.
For more information call at 816.923.1995
Ararat Club Restaurant: Open to the public - 11:30 am - 9 pm Mon-Sat
Link: Ararat Club Menu
 
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