Friday - October 28
American Royal BBQ Party at the Kansas Speedway
$25 per person includes:
Entry into the American Royal & Tent
For tickets: Dave Johnson 816-349-7930 or any Cooking Team Member
or get them through the business office.
The Bus leaves for the Kansas Speedway at 6 PM
Link: American Royal Website  
Friday - October 28 - 7pm - Midnight
Prize for Best Costume
$5 per adult
Prize for Best Costume
Food & Refreshments
Live Band: Don't Know Jack
Jackson County Shrine Club
120 1/2 South Pleasant, Independence, Missouri
Contact: Mickey Bradley 816-808-5809
Ceremonial - 1 Day Only - October 29, 2016 -

Dress is business casual with sport coat!
Come join us for an entirely modernized Ceremonial!!
All Candidate Petitions and accompanying fees must be turned in by Oct. 12, 2016.
Come welcome these new candidates into Ararat Shrine!
Dress is Business Casual
12:00-2:00 am Restaurant open for Happy Hour (Restaurant)
1:30-2:00 pm Candidates and ladies check-in (Main Lobby)
2:00-2:30 pm Class photo with Candidates, Divan and ladies (Patio)
2:30-3:00 pm Nobles, Ladies, Candidates & guest assemble for introductions (Bennett Auditorium)
3:00-3:45 pm Arch production with all in attendance (Bennett Auditorium)
3:45-4:15 pm Hospital Program with all in attendance (Bennett Auditorium)
4:15-4:30 pm Break
4:30-5:30 pm First Section for Candidates and Nobles (Rooms A&B)
4:30-5:30 pm Ladies Program (Bennett Auditorium)
5:30-6:00 pm Introduction and Fezzing of new Nobles (Bennett Auditorium)
6:00-10:00 pm New Noble welcoming party (Patio)*
*Free Mexican buffet and Beer to be provided by Ararat Shrine Center. Units and Clubs to provide desserts. Cash bar available.
>> No Child Care will be available during the event.
Date: Friday | November 4, 2016 | 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Have you purchased your Mom & Dad Circus Pins?
$20 - Dad pin
$20 - Mom Pin
Discounted rooms for Shriners working the Circus are available. See the flyer.
Have You PURCHASED your Ararat Shrine Circus T-SHIRT?
Ararat Shrine Business Office 5100 Ararat Drive Kansas City, Mo. 64129

Sail with Chief Rabban Randy Berry on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines in 2017
7-Day Caribbean Cruise
Sail Date February 12
Departure: Galveston, Texas
Ports of Call: Galveston to Cozumel; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; Falmouth, Jamaica, Cruising... Cruising... Cruising.... Galveston.
Choice of Balcony or Outside Rooms.
From only $596
Details provided in the flyer below
Ambassador Travel | Claudia Loun | 816-554-2300
1ST Annual Life Membership Raffle!
The Winning Ticket will win a Life Membership in Ararat Shrine!
Tickets: $20 each or 6 for $100.
This is a $3,650 Value!
The winner will be required to produce his 2016 Ararat Shrine membership card and his current blue lodge card.
Winners with a current Ararat life membership will be given a check for $3,000.
If fewer than 300 tickets are sold then it will revert to a 50/50 drawing.
The drawing will be held at the Ararat Shrine membership meeting Nov 2016.
You need not be present to win.

Contact: The Shrine Business Office: 816-923-1975
Ararat Shrine Hospital Transportation Club -
We are in need of drivers -
This is an unequaled opportunity to see the impact of your efforts to help the children by providing transportation for them and a parent to the new Shriners' hospital.

"No man has ever stood so tall as when he stooped to help a child."
Contact: Bert Torrey - 816-792-3658 -
The April edition of the Ararat Shrine News is available online -
Monthly editions are also now emailed to those subscribed to the Buzz.
Your print version of the newspaper will arrive as usual to your home.
Archived editions of the news are also available online.
New shrine Photos are posted on the website.

As usual thank the Dowdys for their fine efforts in contributing many of the photos of events seen 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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