Raines receives 50-year pin from Mason

Friday, March 15, 2019
Sikeston Masonic Lodge NO. 310 conducted a ceremony on March 7 to present Robert L. Raines with his 50-year membership pin and certificate from the Grand Lodge of Missouri for his years of loyal and distinguished service to the organization. The Grand Lodge of Missouri has been in existence since 1821 and is a fraternal and charitable organization. Through its Missouri Children Foundation, it sponsors MoChip, a comprehensive child identification and protection tool designed to give families a measure of protection against the ever increasing problem of missing children. This program is provided free of charge to every family who wishes to participate. To date, over 243,000 children have been identified through the program. The 50-year pin was presented by Lee Stallings, worshipful master of Sikeston Lodge 310, with the assistance of Raines’ nephew, Shay May. Pictured are front row, from left: Shay Mays, Raines, and H. Lee Stallings, worshipful master of Sikeston Masonic Lodge 310.
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Sikeston Masonic Lodge NO. 310 conducted a ceremony on March 7 to present Robert L. Raines with his 50-year membership pin and certificate from the Grand Lodge of Missouri for his years of loyal and distinguished service to the organization. The Grand Lodge of Missouri has been in existence since 1821 and is a fraternal and charitable organization. Through its Missouri Children Foundation, it sponsors MoChip, a comprehensive child identification and protection tool designed to give families a measure of protection against the ever increasing problem of missing children. This program is provided free of charge to every family who wishes to participate. To date, over 243,000 children have been identified through the program. The 50-year pin was presented by Lee Stallings, worshipful master of Sikeston Lodge 310, with the assistance of Raines’ nephew, Shay May. Pictured are front row, from left: Shay Mays, Raines, and H. Lee Stallings, worshipful master of Sikeston Masonic Lodge 310.

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