How the Valley of The Firelands Became a Valley of Excellence

In this special guest blog post, Brother Dwight Damschroder, 32°, Secretary for the Valley of The Firelands shares his playbook on how his Valley managed to be the very first to achieve a perfect Valley of Excellence score. Read more

Children’s Dyslexia Center Graduate Raises $2,000 for Nashua, NH Center

After experiencing tremendous growth at the Nashua Children's Dyslexia Center, former student Sam Carili uses his downtime in the pandemic to give back. Read more

The D-Day Heroics of Bro. Leonard “Bud” Lomell

On June 6th, 1944, the Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France and began the greatest military campaign the world has ever known. Pivotal to their success that day was the courageous actions of a 24-year-old sergeant in the 2nd Ranger Battalion, Bro. Leonard G. "Bud" Lomell. Read more

About the Chapter of Rose Croix

The degrees within the Chapter of Rose Croix are known for being among the most intellectually stimulating within the body of Freemasonry. Learn more about its origin and significance in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction at our blog. Read more

Valley of Waterbury Takes a Hybrid Approach to the 26°

The Valley of Waterbury recently performed a degree live with a cast while also using videos in certain parts to create an inspiring, enjoyable experience for their members. We sat down with them to learn more about how they successfully melded the two approaches to create the 26th degree. Read more

Virtual Reunions Continue to Inspire and Enlighten

Our second season of Virtual Reunions sparked joy and pride amongst members while also welcoming new men into the craft. Read more

What is a Mason “at sight”?

This article explains what it means to be a made a Mason “at sight” and the history of this practice. Read more

The Valley of Cincinnati Goes Live!

Despite setbacks from COVID-19, the Valley of Cincinnati hosted an inspiring performance of the 27th degree live for brethren on February 18, 2021. Read more

The Masonic Mavens of Jazz

From Louis Armstrong to Glenn Miller, this article explores the many amazing jazz musicians who were also Freemasons. Read more

Twelve Tips to Win at Recruitment

Brother Michael Kinigstein, 33°, MSA, Commander-in-Chief for the Valley of Northern New Jersey shares his Valley's secret sauce for recruiting new members. Learn more in his guest blog post. Read more