El Jaala Grotto 71st Installation of Officers

On Sunday Jan 28th El Jaala Grotto held their 71st Installation of Officers @ Medinah Temple in Addison, IL. We were very happy to see so many Prophets, Daughters & Guests in attendance. Special thanks to Bloomingdale Chapter of Demolay for presenting our nations colors & kicking off our event, also a Big Thank You to PGM David Rebmann from Abbas Grotto & a Honorary Member of El Jaala Grotto for once again for being our Installing Monarch & helping with the initiation of candidates. We were very happy to have in attendance RWJGM Dave Lynch, ADGM Herbert Lindberg, Past Illinois State Grotto Association & Midwest Grotto Association President Michael Frymoyer & his Lady Tracy, We also had MCO Joy Lugo of El Jaala Daughters of Mokanna #104 with a large contingent of members in full support...

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El Jaala supporting our Blue Lodges

Congratulations to Prohpet Steve R Hyzny on being installed as Worshipful Master of Sunrise Lodge #996. El Jaala Grotto’s ritual team took part of the installation ceremony. Many Prophets were in attendance.

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El Jaala Grotto & Daughters Of Mokanna #104 Holiday Dinner

What a great night! Last night members of El Jaala Grotto & Daughters Of Mokanna #104 hosted our combined Holiday Dinner @ Trattoria Peppino’s in Elmwood Park, IL. The staff members @ Peppino’s were great & the food was awesome. We talked, we laughed, we sang, we enjoyed each other’s company. Truly a great evening spent with Prophets & Daughters. One of our best holiday parties ever!

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Daughters of Mokanna El Jaala #104 18th Annual Installation Of Officers

On Sunday November 12th the Daughters of Mokanna El Jaala #104 held their 18th Annual Installation Of Officers @ Elmhurst Masonic Lodge in Elmhurst Illinois. What a great time was had by all! We had over 45 attendees who enjoyed some great food, a great location, & most importantly great fellowship. We were surrounded by friends, family & best of all Daughters. We were very honored to have the Daughters of Kermin #19 from Terre Haute, IN come & conduct our installation ceremony once again. Special thanks to Debbie Giffel, Heather Lebrun, & Cari Daily, along with Grandma from Kermin #19 for taking the time to help make our day very special. We would also like to thank the members & officers of Elmhurst Lodge #941 for allowing us to use their facility for our ceremony & dinner...

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Daughters of Mokanna #104’s first shop ’til you drop event

Whatta fun day supporting the Daughters of Mokanna #104’s first shop ’til you drop event at the Elmhurst Masonic Lodge #941. Good company, good works and for some, a few new friends!

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Greek Cooks Night Out

We had a Great time and Great food at Prophet Bill Rakes restaurant for one of El Jaala Grottos Cooks Night Out dinner on Sat Oct 21st.

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98th Supreme Session of the Daughters of Mokanna

On September 14th, 2017 8 Daughters from El Jaala #104 & 1 Tag Along embarked on a 300 + mile road trip to Canton, Ohio to attend the 98th Supreme Session of the Daughters of Mokanna.

On behalf of El Jaala #104 we would like to congratulate the newly installed Supreme Officers for 2017-2018. We are very proud to have a Supreme Officers from El Jaala #104 Past Mighty Chosen One Elizabeth Rivera and Past Mighty Chosen One Marie Green. Along with thanking our Now Past Supreme Mighty Chosen One Cynthia Gay and all her Supreme Officers. Special thanks to Nazir Caldron for being such great host.

We shared many laughs, created memories, and new friendships created as well. It was the 1st time that 4 of the Daughters had attend a Supreme Session, and WOW what a WONDERFUL experience.

Special Than...

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Fantasy Football League for the Humanitarian Foundation

On Aug 30th members of El Jaala Grotto held their 1st Fantasy Football League draft.  The money used to enter the league will be donated to the Humanitarian Foundation.  We had a great time for a great cause.

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Passing of Past Monarch Charlie Dever

July 11, 2017 at 9:01:08 PM
Subject: Masonic Funeral Service

A Masonic service will be held at the Des Plaines Lodge No. 890, located at 1345 Prairie Sve., Des Plaines, IL., at 2:00 PM, on Sunday, July 16th, for WB Charles R. Dever.
Please arrive by 1:30PM.


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2017 Supreme Council Session

Some of us attended the Supreme Session in Ohio.  At this Supreme session in Ohio El Jaala Grotto was given a very nice award.  We were recognized for our growth in membership.

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