TPM Steve Smith with The ILL. Richard A Kern 33° Benevolence Award received at the Council of Deliberation
ANNUAL BLUE ENVELOPE APPEAL
Each year, Scottish Rite Masons in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction receive a charity appeal letter from the Supreme Council. Donations to this appeal benefit the Scottish Rite Charities. Valleys with the highest percentage of giving per membership claim the Ill. Richard A. Kern, 33° Benevolence Award. This year the Valley of Lancaster was presented with this honor at the Council of Deliberation.