(by editorial board, Hays Post, June 14, 2022)
The Kansas Masonic Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to benefiting Kansas communities, has partnered with Hays Lodge No. 195 to donate $12,000 to the Fort Hays State University Literacy Institute, an organization that provides free literacy services to all Kansans in need.
Founded in 1881, Hays Lodge No. 195 is a Kansas
Masonic lodge dedicated to Freemasonry, the oldest surviving fraternal organization in the world. The lodge has 60 members and supports various local organizations and programs, including the Community Assistance Center, the Firefighters’ Relief Association, and the Kansas Masonic High School Essay Contest. Over the last eight years, the lodge has provided over $30,000 in scholarships to students attending…