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Tue

18

Nov

2014

December 8th - Broadway Loves Shriners Benefit Concert

Celebrate the love!

On Monday, December 8, at

7 p.m., the fourth annual Broadway

Loves Shriners Hospitals for

Children benefit concert will be

held at the beautiful and historic

Grand Lodge Masonic Hall located

in the heart of Manhattan, at 23rd

Street and 6th Avenue.


Hosted by award-winning Broadway leading lady Donna Kane (Meet Me In St. Louis, Les Miserables), whose daughter was successfully treated at Shriners Hospitals for Children— Philadelphia, the one-night only concert event will feature stars from your favorite Broadway shows singing a wonderful program of show tunes, popular standards and holiday classics!


Purchase tickets at: www.BroadwayLovesShriners.com



Below: Images from last years show.

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Sat

18

Oct

2014

Mecca's Potentate Fundraising Gala - November 15, 2014 @ The Manor in West Orange, NJ

Raising money for Shriners Hospital for Children - Philadelphia

Mecca's Potentate Gala, honoring Ill. Sir Avery Toledo, is a fundraiser for Shriners Hospital for Children. Net proceeds from this event, and your donations, benefits Shriners Hospital for Children Philadelphia; as well as the other 21 Shriners Hospital for Children. These hospitals offer specialized medical care to children up to age 18, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. With 22 hospitals across North America, Shriners Hospital for Children, and Shriners International, are able to help children all across America, Mexico, & Canada.

 

Tickets for the November 15, 2014 Gala at The Manor in West Orange, NJ can be purchased below; as well as tax deductible journal ads and donations (Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)(3) corporation - letters of your donation will be mailed).

If you prefer to send a check, please download this form.

 

HOTEL INFORMATION: Rooms have been reserved at:

Ramada East Hanover, 130 Rt 10 West, East Hanover, NJ 07936. 

Call (973)386-5622 and Use "Mecca Shriners" to get the special rate.

Space is limited 



 

For more info, questions & concerns, or AVAILABLE GROUP RATES, contact NobleAvery@gmail.com.

 

Thank you for supporting Shriners Hospital for Children.

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Fri

10

Oct

2014

Mecca Columbus Day Ceremonial & Parade

Ceremonial: Grand Lodge, 19th Floor, 6pm Italian Buffet & 7:30pm Initiation.

This will be an open ceremonial. Friends & families of Nobles and candidates are welcome, but you must RSVP by Sunday 8pm.

 

Applications, with fees, will be accepted until just before the initiation. The fee is $355 and is payable by check made payable to Mecca Temple Shriners, or online at:  http://www.meccashriners.org/join-mecca/


Imperial Shrine Certificates will be given out to those that RSVP


 

Columbus Day Parade with Grand Lodge / GATHERING AFTERWARDS:

Day: Monday, Oct 13th -  Meeting at 45th Street, between Madison & Firth Avenue facing West.

Time: 11:50 AM

Attire: Navy blue jacket, shirt, tie, and comfortable walking shoes. BRING YOUR FEZ

GATHERING AFTERWARDS:

Immediately following the parade, our Marshal, Erik LeMarca has set up a BBQ at Neely’s Barbecue Parlor on East 63rd & 1st Avenue. He has also arranged for Happy Hour Pricing. Come out and join us.

Thank you to Mecca’s Marshal, Noble Brother Erik LeMarca for making this Columbus Parade special. 

Thu

14

Aug

2014

***Mecca Klown Klub's 3rd Annual Shriners Circus*** September 18-21, 2014

Support Mecca's Klown Klub of New York by taking out an ad. Click the logo above to be taken to the Klown Klub’s website and click HERE to download a journal ad form.

 

The Klown Klub of Mecca, and its Shrine Circus, helps expand our fraternal organization’s name recognition. It helps promote the Shrine and Mecca Shriners in ways and areas that we have not done in past.

 

 

Please support our Noble Brothers and Mecca Shriners.

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Wed

23

Jul

2014

FLORENCE DAY WEEKEND

Join Mecca and the Imperial Potentate Dale Stauss & First Lady Cheryl

as we celebrate Florence Day Weekend to honor one of the founding fathers of Shrinedom, William Florence.

 

Friday, July 25th

6-10pm- Discounted Beer, Wine, & Liquor - B.Y.O.Cigars @ The Monarch Rooftop Lounge

71 W 35th Street, 18 Floor Penthouse, New York, NY

http://addisongroupnyc.com/venues/monarch/

 

Saturday, July 26th

Yankee Game for those that purchased tickets

 

Sunday, July 27th

12:30pmGreenwood Cemetery

500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

http://www.green-wood.com/

 

1pm - Annual Mecca BBQ Bushwick Country Club

618 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY

http://www.bushwickcountryclub.com/

 

Open to all, NOBLES BRING YOUR FEZ

 

Questions / Info: NobleAvery@gmail.com

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Fri

20

Jun

2014

Sunday, June 22 @ 11:30AM - INSHALLAH

Inshallah – Kensico Cemetery @ Valhalla, New York – Ceremony 11:30am, Lunch 12:30pm

 

Bring your fez and join your fellow Brother Nobles, and their ladies, to remember those that have passed. Afterwards we break bread together in a beautiful old train car turned into a restaurant. Price of the meal is covered by Mecca Temple, but does not cover Alcohol.

 

 

 

Ceremony: Short ceremony to remember and honor Nobles taken by the black camel - Dress is business casual.

Address: Kensico Cemetery, 273 Lakeview Ave, Valhalla, NY

Lunch: Afterwards, Annual lunch held at: Valhalla Crossing, 2 Cleveland Street, Valhalla, NY 10595

Questions, Contact:  Ill. Sir Avery  Samuel Toledo – 2014 Potentate – (646)373-0989 – NobleAvery@gmail.com

 Please RSVP – We currently are holding 30 seats. It would help the temple if you rsvp as soon as you know, even if it is a last minute decision

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Thu

05

Jun

2014

Another Historic Event for Mecca Shriners - Sunday, June 8th - Puerto Rican Day Parade

This Sunday June 8th will be another historic event for Mecca Shriners.

Mecca will be marching in the Puerto Rican Day Parade under its own banner.

 

We will have our own float, a convertible, and a mini car.

 

This has never been done before in this parade! We will also have music and special guests.

 

 

We invite all Nobles and their ladies to come to march. Below are the details of where we are meeting.

 

Time & Location:

11 am at 48th Street between 5th & 6th Ave. – We have not been told what time we will be stepping off. Alerts will be sent out as we get more info.

 

Dress:

Men: white / beige / black pants and white dress shirt. MUST HAVE FEZ!

 

Women: Summer dress – (no provocative clothing is allowed)

 

*Children are allowed, however they are the responsibility of those that bring them. YOU MUST CALL THE POTENTATE WITH AGE of Children – Two is the max. Children should be dressed appropriately, nothing provocative.

 

*Remember we are representing our organization. Mecca Shriners, and those associated with this event are not responsible for your children. Please act appropriately.

 

The float is reserved for entertainers, and those already identified.

 

Although you do not have to RSVP for the parade, we are limited in how many people can attend. However, if you would like to RSVP for the parade to ensure a wristband is waiting for you, please email the Potentate  NobleAvery@gmail.com, he will be distributing the wristbands, which is the only way to march in the parade.

 

Questions contact:

Potentate:  NobleAvery@gmail.com or (646)373-0989

 

President of PR Parade Committee:

 

Noble Joseph Pagan– famcu2@aol.com – (917)754-5708

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Sat

31

May

2014

SUNDAY, JUNE 1 – Philippine Independence Day Parade

Mecca Shriners is marching in the Philipines Independance Day Parade in NYC.

Come out and show our Noble Filipino Brothers support. 

  • Line Up 11am @ 38th Street between Madison & Park (step off is 12pm)
  • Dress: Black pants & Shoes, white dress shirt, white apron (or highest titled achieved), and your Fez.

Questions Contact: 

Noble Benjamin Santos, President of Philippine Club of Mecca Shriners

Cell: (347)255-0826            Email: NobleBenJr@gmail.com

Noble Ursino Rivera (Mustache Man), Mecca Parade Director

Cell: (646)5483603             Email: MuastacheMan47@verizon.net

 

 

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Sat

10

May

2014

Monday, May 18, 2014 - Car & Bike Show - Proceeds Benefit Shriners Hospital for Children

Support Shriners Hospital for Children by attending the 9th Annual Car & Bike Show!

Free for Spectators! Fun for the whole family.

Come out and join us.

Trophies - Food - Music - Raffles - Vendors - Door Prizes Dunk Tank - T-Shirts

For more information download the flyer or Contact:

Matty @ (914)403-3933 or Bob @ (845)641-7444

phatmat170@aol.com.

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Fri

18

Apr

2014

Welcome Back

Welcome back to Mecca's Oasis on the internet. We revamped the entire website. It is not 100% but we are almost there.

 

New Additions:

  • Re-designed website
  • Comment on Blogs
  • Mobile Phone Compatible
  • Purchase tickets to special events online, i.e. Florence Weekend Yankee Tickets

Coming Attractions:

  • Mecca members only section containing information on what is happening in Mecca Temple
  • Pay dues online
  • Purchase special items
  • And More

We welcome your feedback, so please let us know what we can do to improve your Shrine experience

 

Don't forget to check out our Florence Weekend Event and purchase tickets! (Click the Shrine/Yankee logo for more information)

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