The Ararat Shrine Restaurant is open for Lunch beginning at 11:30 am !!
Bring your friends, neighbors and work mates!
Where: Jackson County Clubhouse - 112 1/2 S. Pleasant, Independence, MO
When: Saturday, October 25 - November 4, 2014 from 8:00 to 6:00 pm
Jackson County Rummage sale including household items, kitchen, living room sets, knick-knacks, Halloween decorations, Thanksgiving decorations, Christmas decorations and costume jewelry. Proceeds To Support the Jackson County Shrine Club.
Circus Kick-Off Breakfast -
Saturday - November 1st - 8:00 to 10:30 am
Kirby and a couple of Past Potentates are going to cook
Complimentary Pancake breakfast - Orange Juice - Sausage Patties - just bring yourselves & join the fun!
Come and join the 79th Annual Ararat Shrine Kick-Off Breakfast.
Have you bought your 2014 Circus Pins yet?
Cost: $20 each
Help send a child to the Circus
Purchase your Mom & Dad pins at the office
Nobles receive 25 crown jewel points for each pin purchase up to 500 points.
Circus Pin purchases are recognized in the Shrine News.
2014 Circus T-Shirts $20 each
2014 Circus Sweatshirt $25 each
2014 Circus Hoody $30 each
Simply sell circus tickets to your friends and family
Sell Circus Tickets for $10.00 - Keep $3.00 of each ticket
Contact Ararat Office: 816.923.1975
Link: Circus Ticket Flyer
Campaign information listed in the flyer below
We are pleased to announce that The Aladdin Holiday Inn Hotel, 1215 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, MO 64105, has offered a special rate for Shriners during the Circus at $109 per day. You can make your reservations 24 hours a day by calling their Toll Free Number: 1-877-224-2870 and ask for the Shrine Circus Room Block. The hotel has requested that you DO NOT call the hotelís local number. The toll free number is their reservation call center that handles reservations.
December 20, 2014 -
6:00 pm - Social Hour -
7:00 pm - Dinner & Dancing -
$17.50 Per person
Dress: Business Casual
Call the business office for reservations no later than December 12th - 923-1975
6:30 - 7:30 pm - Happy Hour & Hors d'oeuvres
Dinner & Dancing to Follow
Roast Baron of Beef or Parmesan Chicken
Champagne Toast at Midnight
Tickets: $50 per person - Reservations Required
Call business office for reservations no later than Dec 22nd - 923-1975
Special Hotel Accomodations at Holiday Inn Express - 8551 Blue Parkway -
$79 includes breakfast
Holiday Inn - 816-997-9444 - Ask for Ararat Shrine New Year's Eve Special.
Transportation to and from the Hotel will be provided.
Holiday Nuts & Candies, Mixes, Sugarless Treats
- Approx. 1lb Bags - Remember your Holiday baking needs
- Order dates are Oct 30th, Nov 13th, Dec 4th
- Last order will be placed on Dec 12th.
- Make all checks payable to Motor Escort
- Attached is the list of items available and Prices
- See a Motor Escort Member or contact
- Tracy Helton 816-223-7030 or Cindy Helton 816-223-6075
In the interest of maintaining our facility we are looking to establish a list of qualified tradesmen to volunteer for projects necessary for the upkeep and preventative maintenance for the Ararat facility. If you are qualified in air conditioning, refrigeration, electrical, carpentry, flooring, plumbing, plastering, painting or any other building trade, we would like to hear from you. There will be a Building Committee formed and this committee will coordinate the necessary projects for the Temple. If you are interested, please provide your name, contact information, hours of availability and area of expertise to the Business Office. We thank you in advance for your willingness to be involved in the preservation of the Ararat building.
If you haven't checked out the Shrine Photos you should do so and as usual thank the Dowdys for their fine efforts in contributing many of the photos of events on the website.
Anna Harrington continues her walk across the nation on behalf of Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Her amazing journey will take her over 3400 miles across America visiting Shriner's Hospitals on foot!!!
Follow Anna and cheer her on her cross-country journey.
Voice Alert Fire Warning Alert System w/Custom Message Recording
Alert Works® a leading manufacturer of safety devices that ALERT you to impending danger designs and produce high quality safety products with the purpose of protecting your family and home, as well as your piece of mind. Our goal is to offer devices that provide advance warning so you and your family will have extra time to escape life threatening danger.

Help Shriners Hospitals for Children by keeping your love ones safe.
More information on fire safety contact Ararat Shrine Center 816-923-1975
Or just let one of the ladies list below know:
Fund raiser: Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America 2015 Mid States Unit
$15.00 per unit includes 8 “AA” batteries
To purchase Smoke Alarm contact any LOSNA Lady, Or Call
Jan Hess 816- 785-9742
Laurie Brewer 816-255-0416
Lynne Cooper 816- 510-4509
Glenna Wheelbarger 816-797-1966
The Childcare Room is available for Units/Clubs to use during their functions, giving parents/guardians the opportunity to attend functions, while knowing their children are safe and happy!

Units/Clubs: There is an $80 fee for use of the room during your function. This pays for 2 childcare workers. If you provide your own workers (minimum 2 required), the fee is waived, and you are responsible for paying them directly. Contact Barbie Johnson (816-591-1357) to reserve the room, 30 days notice is requested. There will be a fee box located in the childcare room for the $5 per child fee, plus and any additional donations, paid the night of your function. This money will be used for room upkeep and supplies. Please clean up after each use: place all bedding/linens in laundry bag, sweep floors, wipe down surfaces with disinfectant, and pick up all trash and toys.

Parents/Guardians:  Fee is $5 per child, per event - which is used to stock snacks, drinks, activity supplies, toys, linens & cleaning products, so we are able to provide your children with a fun, clean, safe, comfortable environment.

Please clean up after each use: place all bedding/linens in laundry bag, sweep floors, wipe down surfaces with disinfectant, and pick up all trash and toys. Parents/Guardians: A $10 donation per child is kindly suggested. It is used to stock snacks, drinks, activity
supplies, toys, linens & cleaning products, so we are able to provide your children with a fun, clean, safe, comfortable environment.
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
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