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Valley of Portland Announces Opening of 2022 Abbott and Veague Scholarships-Application Process

Valley of Portland Announces Opening of 2022 Abbott and Veague Scholarships-Application Process The Valley of Portland announces that the application process for The Leon M. Abbott Scholarship and The Arnold Veague Scholarship is now open. Eligible candidates may access scholarship applications online from now through April 1, 2022 here.  Once applications are filled out, they…

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Year in Review: The Valley of Portland, 2021

Year in Review: The Valley of Portland, 2021

Year in Review: The Valley of Portland, 2021 Here at the Valley of Portland, we are proud to serve southern Maine as part of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. In this capacity, we join with our Scottish Rite Masonic brothers nationwide in our commitment to enhance our members’ lives and the lives of others by teaching…

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Festival of Trees

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Portland Children's Dyslexia Center Festival of Trees 2021

You’re Invited to the Portland Children’s Dyslexia Center’s Festival of Trees

Portland Children’s Dyslexia Center Festival of Trees Fundraiser  The Valley of Portland is honored to announce we will be participating and supporting the 1st annual Festival of Trees Fundraiser to benefit the Portland Children’s Dyslexia Center. This exceptional fundraiser continues the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction’s 25-year-long passionate commitment to helping children regain confidence and self-esteem through…

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Brother Alan R. Heath Appointed Grand Almoner for the Supreme Council, AASR of the NMJ

Congratulations goes out to Illustrious Brother Alan R. Heath, Active for Maine, who has just been appointed Grand Almoner for the Supreme Council, AASR of the NMJ.

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Valley of Portland, Maine to Hold Scottish Rite “Feast of Tishri” Ceremony November 6

Valley of Portland, Maine to Hold Scottish Rite “Feast of Tishri” Ceremony November 6

The Valley of Portland, Maine will be holding a “Feast of Tishri” in early November to honor Maine’s newest 33° Honorary Members of the Supreme Council, who were coroneted this past August in Cleveland, Ohio. The Feast is a seven-course banquet, consisting of seven toasts, similar to that of a Table Lodge of Instruction, although…

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Valley of Portland Scottish Rite of Maine Grand Master’s Class

The Illustrious and Most Worshipful Brother, Richard M. Nadeau, 33°, Grand Master of Maine, will be honored with a Grand Master’s One Day Class Reunion in October at the Portland Masonic Temple. This event is unique in that it will allow participants to complete five degrees in one day in the brotherhood and become a…

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Valley of Portland Supports Students with Educational Scholarships

Despite the hardships and difficulties we are facing due to COVID-19 in 2021, the Society continues to make an impact for students and assist in their dreams of achieving a higher education. This year, the Scottish Rite awarded a total of $99,600.00; the Arnold Veague Scholarship Fund awarded $85,000.00 and the Leon Abbott Scholarship Fund…

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Valley of Portland Makes a Difference in their Local Community

The Valley of Portland makes it a priority to support their local community through fundraising and donation-based contributions to local nonprofits. As Scottish Rite Masons, one of the core values we strive to exemplify is Service to Humanity. Through the work of our Charities, our members are able to make a meaningful difference in their…

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