Friday, December 21, 2012

Grotto Collecting Books for Children

Grand Lodge of A.F. & A.M. of IL
December 21, 2012
Brethren,
As a general rule we do not pass information along for Appendant bodies but the timing of this is nearly perfect.
Books for children ages birth to teen are needed for the Pediatric Department of Dentistry at the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center at Chicago. As you are trying to make room to display or store this year's Christmas items and you run across some new or gently used children's books, please consider donating them rather than throwing them out.
Please send them to:
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
c/o Dr. Harvey Wigdor, Director
811 W. Wellington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
Or contact a local Grotto to find where they can be dropped off;
Abbas Grotto, PO Box 147, Peoria, IL 61650 Phone 309-694-9090.
Aliabad Grotto, PO Box 2095, Orland Park, IL 60462, Phone: 708-349-7727
El Jaala Grotto, PO Box 2715, Des Plaines, IL 60017
Gao Grotto, P O Box 375, Danville, IL 61834-0375. Phone: 217-442-8344
Irin Grotto, Masonic Temple, 338 Elizabeth St, Pekin, IL 61554
Zingabad Grotto, Jacksonville Masonic Center, 345 W College Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650. Phone: 217-204-1865.
Zohak Grotto, Decatur Masonic Temple, 224 W William, Decatur, IL 62522.
Phone: 217-422-1217.
This is the service project started by Liz Rebmann, wife of David Rebmann, Grand Monarch of Grotto's of North America. The Rebmann's are from Pekin, IL. If you wish to let her know you are send books you may contact her at: liz.rebmann@morton709.org
Fraternally,
Frank Cline
Grand Secretary
Grand Lodge of A.F. & A.M. of Illinois

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