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Speaker’s Forum Series: The Internet – Taming Technology

Speaker’s Forum Series: The Internet – Taming Technology

Wednesday, March 18th @ 6:30pmFranklin Public Library118 Main Street The Franklin Odd Fellows are excited to continue our informative community forums. On March 18th join us as we welcome Kevin Martin of NerdsToGo speak on how to explore and stay safe on the internet. Our reliance on technology and the internet can sometimes outpace our ability to fully grasp it’s dangers and potential. Kevin brings decades of expertise to the table in helping the community navigate this overwhelming landscape. As…

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The 4th Annual Odd Fellows Home Golf Tournament

The 4th Annual Odd Fellows Home Golf Tournament

Save the date for the 4th Annual Odd Fellows Home Golf Tournament coming September 10th, 2018. The event is hosted by the Board of Directors of the Odd Fellows Home at the Green Hill Municipal Golf Course in Worcester, MA. If you are interested in participating, sponsoring or donating to the event, please download the information/registration form.

Cornhole Tournament

Cornhole Tournament

William F. Ray Lodge #71 (at 330 West Central St. in Franklin, MA 02038) will be putting on a fundraiser “Cornhole Tournament” at the lodge property at 2 PM on June 23rd.  The object of the fundraiser will be to raise funds for Odd Fellows Charitable Donations for our lodge for this coming year. Up to (4) two person teams will be able to compete at the same time in a “Double Elimination” style tournament.  The cost for each person…

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Profile of a Grand Lodge Officer: Clarence Plant

Profile of a Grand Lodge Officer: Clarence Plant

The Worcester Telegram published an article about Grand Lodge Officer Clarence Plant. The following is the article, in it’s entirety, as written by Paula J. Owen and published in the Worcester Telegram on March 18th, 2018. WORCESTER – Vietnam veteran Clarence Plant grew up in the South in the 1940s and 1950s at a time when whites and blacks were separate and never equal, he said, and joined the U.S. Army after fleeing from likely persecution, and possibly getting murdered,…

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Chili Cook Off

Chili Cook Off

William F. Ray Lodge #71 of Franklin has been invited by Montgomery Masonic Lodge of Milford to a Chili Cook Off at their lodge at 158 Main St. in Milford at 6:00 PM on May 3, 2018.  Requested donation of $5 at the door to go toward a cash prize to be awarded to the best chili cook’s favorite charity.  This is a social night for our lodge members and it will take the place of our May 2, 2018…

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Odd Fellows Speaker Series: William P. O’Donnell

Odd Fellows Speaker Series: William P. O’Donnell

The Franklin Independent Order of Odd Fellows continues their speaker series this March with Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O’Donnell. The program will review the history of the Registry and modernization of the of Norfolk Counties real estate records. Members of the Register’s staff will be onsite to assist in the following Registry services: Massachusetts Homestead Act information Provide status of  mortgage discharge Print a copy of your deed Provide demonstration of the Registry’s Online Land Records Database For more information…

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