Monthly Archives July 2016

EL JAALA GROTTO “Jack Heinz Memorial Pig Roast” 2016

On Sunday July 31st EL JAALA GROTTO hosted it’s 12th Annual “Jack Heinz Memorial Pig Roast” at the Lagrange Masonic Childrens Home. We had over 200 guests attend this years picnic. Special BIG THANKS to the following groups & people without your assistance or contribution the event would not have been so successful= Thanks to River Forest Austin Lodge for the bouncy house, Elmhurst Lodge for the water, MIB Lodge for the providing the fire trucks & taking the kids on the traditional ice cream run & all the folks who donated the funds to pay for it, Ravenswood Lodge for donating the roasted pig & pinata, The Daughters of Mokanna for donating the toys & prizes, Joy Lugo & Mary Lou Blythe & Tim Timothy Blythe for running the carnival games, Hinsdale Lodge for the carnival games, members of Wid...

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1st July 4th Parade

On Monday July 4th EL JAALA GROTTO took part of the town of Des Plaines 4th of July parade event. This was the 1st time we participated in this event & it was a successful one. We were happy to be joined by the current Mighty Chosen One Grace Schermerhorn & along with two Past Mighty Chosen Ones Janette & Elizabeth Thompson. EL JAALA had it’s Color Guard & Clown Unit out in the parade & everyone truly enjoyed Prophet Cesar with all his interactions with the crowd. A Special thanks to all who came out & to our current Monarch Pineapple, Past Monarch’s Craig Stewart, Howard Schermerhorn, Charlie Dever & Prophets John G Nyman, & the members of the EL JAALA GROTTO Color Guard & Clown Unit EL JAALA THANKS YOU!!!

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