Come & join Joanie and Kirby on April 27th @ 7:00 pm in Rooms A&B
as they release information on the 2015 'Shrine Friends Trip'
- BY AIR - BY LAND - BY WATER -
- Nashville at Night
- Talladega
- Beaches
- USS Alabama
- Grand Ole Opry
- Johny Cash Museum
- Much much more
Shriners Open Bass Tournament
Ararat Shrine Mounted Guard: Sending Kids to the Circus
Date: May 2 & 3, 2015
See the website for details
Tournament Director Jack Everly
Cell: (816) 217 - 7292
Email: jackandbetty60@yahoo.com
Date: Saturday, May 2nd -
Time: Gates Open at 5:30 PM -
- Where: Bennett Auditorium -
- Tickets: Beginning at $25 -
For Tickets: Ticket website
Date: May 2, 2015 - CASI turn in: 12:00 pm | Homestyle Chili turn in: 1:00 pm -
Harry Truman Days
CASI Chili Entry Fee: $25
Homestye Chili Entry Fee: $20
Tasting Cup: $5
Sponsored by:
Grandview Masonic Lodge #618, Grandview Parks & Recreation Dept &
The View Community center at Meadowmere Park Grandview, MO
Contact: Steve Dowdy - 816-769-2473 or Robert Ray 816-547-6273
 
Greeters 7th Annual Fish Fry -
2:00 pm Open Bar & Refreshments
3:00 pm Dinner
Tom & Hucks Mississippi Catfish
Danny's Big Easy Cajun Jumbalaya
Baked Beans | Cole Slaw | French Fries
Dips & Sauces
Tickets:
$13 in advance
$15 at the door
 
Spring Ceremonial - 1 Day Only – May 9, 2015 -
Dress is business casual with sport coat!
Come join us for an entirely modernized Ceremonial!!
All Candidate Petitions and accompanying fees were turned in by April 15, 2014.
NO LAST MINUTE PETITIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED!
>> No Child Care will be available during the event.
SPRING CEREMONIAL AGENDA
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015
Dress is Business Casual - Fez (Unit Uniform Optional)
11:00 am Restaurant open for Happy Hour
11:45 – Noon Candidates with Ladies arrive for check-in in Lobby Noon –
12:45 Candidates and Ladies meet with Membership Committee
1:00 – 1:30 pm
Nobles, Candidates and Ladies assemble in Bennett Auditorium for Introductions
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Ladies retire to Rooms A&B for Ice Cream Social* &
Hospital Presentation by Angel Martinez, Director of Patient Care, Shriner’s Hospitals for Children-Galveston -
[Ladies Please RSVP to the Business Office 923-1975]
1:30 – 2:15 pm First Section
2:15 – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 – 3:30 pm Second Section
3:30 – 4:00 pm Ladies rejoin in Bennett for Fezzing of New Nobles
4:00 – 5:00 pm Arch Production
5:00 – 6:00 pm Spaghetti Dinner for all**
6:00 - 10:00 pm Unit Display & Pub Crawl in back lot and garages
6:15 - 6:45 pm Unit Demonstrations in south parking lot
Liberty Shrine Clubs Annual IS Dr. Jack Cummins Golf Outing
7:30 am - Fun on the Course & Sign-in
9:090 am - Shotgun start
Hidden Valley Golf Course - Lawson Missouri
Singles, Foursomes, Men, Ladies, Shrines & Potential Shriners Welcome
PRIZES: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place in 3 Flights
Cost: $65 per player includes:
- Green fees
- Cart
- Beverages on the course & after-play
- Bratwurst & Burgers around the Turn
Hole Sponsors - $50
Food Sponsors - $100
Contact Norm Hughes 816-254-9396 or Joe Snopek 816-781-1854
Q Golf Tournament - Tuesday May 19th
11:00 am - Check-in
12 noon - Shotgun start
Fred Arbanas Golf Course - Longview Lake
FOUR PERSON SCRAMBLE
Each Player Receives a Great Gift Bag
OPEN INVITATION TO ALL PLAYERS!
Sign up your team or we will pair you
Cost: $60 per player
PRIZES: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place in 3 Flights
Closest to the Pin on designated Par 3
Hole Sponsorships: $25

- $2 beverages on the course
- Rushton Funhouse pizza on 40 Highway after the play
        $12 per person includes beer & soft drinks
Sponsorships Welcome
- Contact Jack Mote 816-213-3686 or Wayne Spencer 816-305-0466
Abdallah's Cajun Party on the Patio
Date: June 20th
6-8:00 pm - Dinner
8-10:00 pm - Party
On Abdallah's Shrine Patio - 5300 Metcalf Road, Overland Park, KS
Tickets - $20 (Adults Only - 21 YOA)
Includes Cajun Dinner with shrimp, crawfish, red beans & rice, Cajun sausage with all the fixuns, along with Camel's Milk
Music by the Bobby Smith Blues Band
Proceeds benefit the Abdallah Patio Fund
Date: Monday - June 22nd - Hillcrest Country Club - 8200 Hillcrest Road, KCMO
Field Limited to 144 Golfers
Check-in: 7:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Shotgun start: 9 a.m.
Entry: $100 per player - 4 player scramble
Green Fees - Cart - Lunch - Prizes
Contests: Longest Drive - Longest Putt - Closest to Hole on all Par 3's - Hole-In-One
Mulligans: $10 each - $40 per team
No pets allowed - Proper Golf Attire - Spikeless Shoes
Drawing: Prizes - 1st Place $500 - 2nd Place $25- 3rd Place $100
For information: 816.923.1975 - Full team not required - We will pair you up
- Checks Payable to Wings of Mercy [Tax deductible]
 
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 -
 
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
$225 Deposit due by May 1st - 816.923.1975
Balance Due by July 10th
Only 5 Rooms Available!!
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.,and 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. Presently we have all rooms sold, however we are taking a waiting list in case there would be a need for someone to drop out.
As you are all aware,  we give you a 1 in 100 chance to win a $500 luxurious getaway for $20.00 per chance.  We have given away prizes that includes the Elm’s Hotel and Spa to Nick Baldi, A CSSA registration to Tut McAfee and now we are raffling off the chance to stay in a bone-fide Luxury Treehouse in southern MO or in beautiful Arkansas.  The value of this prize is $500.00.  Ararat Guides  have a display up at the temple along with some fliers for information.  Please check it out and buy a chance to win.   It will be an experience you may want to repeat.
We accept MC and Visa as well as cash and checks.  Call 913-788-1260 should you need assistance.
We still have 3 more Segways to fix at $1500 ea.   We’ve had some trailer maintenance issues.  Replacing and or repacking bearings for the trip to Colorado seemed important.  A special thank you goes to the fine people at Croft Trailer for their assistance with these matters.
The Ararat Guides ride Segways in the parades.  We certainly enjoy the opportunity to support the temple and the hospitals.
 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 contributing 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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