(by The Daily Jeff, December 20th, 2018)
What better way to celebrate the holidays is there than by giving to others? That’s what members of the Masonic Volunteer Program from four Masonic Lodges, Flushing 298 in Flushing, Friendship 89 in Barnesville, Point Pleasant 360 in Point Pleasant and Harrison 219 in Cadiz, do each year for widows and senior Lodge members.
The Masonic Volunteer Program is part of the community outreach of the Ohio Masonic Home Resource Center and coordinated by DeAnna Kinney by partnering with local Masonic Lodges and Eastern Star Chapters.
This year, 110 fruit baskets were packed and distributed. The volunteers can attest to the satisfaction they feel by assembling and delivering the baskets. They know it truly is better to give than to receive. Many recipients expressed their gratitude for the gesture, and welcomed a friendly visit during the holiday season.
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