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Supporting Our Community: Cleveland Emergency Shelter

Ocoee Lodge No. 97, I.O.O.F. of Cleveland, Tennessee recently voted to purchase laundry detergent for the Cleveland Emergency Shelter. The Shelter works with the homeless in the Cleveland area. Lonnie Jones obtained the detergent from his wife, Lisa Poe-Jones, who … Continue reading

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Ocoee Lodge hosting Men’s Clothing Drive for The Caring Place of Cleveland, TN

Make a Difference Day 2014   For the Make A Difference Day 2014, Ocoee Lodge No. 97, IOOF of Cleveland, TN has decided to support The Caring Place and we are asking YOU to help us in our project!    We want you to … Continue reading

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1910 Postcard Odd Fellows Sign Ocoee Street Cleveland, TN

  Circa 1910 postcard of a crowded Ocoee Street, looking south to the tower of the old Bradley County Courthouse and the Ocoee Hotel in the distance.  The three link Odd Fellows sign is prominently featured in this image.  At this time, … Continue reading

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Sugar Creek Lodge No. 429, IOOF, Appleton, TN

On January 30, 1913 the brothers of Sugar Creek Lodge No. 429, IOOF, Appleton, Tenn. sent an appeal to the lodges across the Jurisdiction of Tennessee seeking aid for Brother Billie Wilburn.  Brother Wilburn died leaving a widow and four … Continue reading

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2013 Ocoee Lodge Official Visit for Grand Master, Lonnie Jones

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About 65 members and guests joined together on Saturday, September 14th, 2013 at Ocoee Lodge Hall in downtown Cleveland as we honored Lonnie Jones, Grand Master and his staff of Officers, of which, most were present. The theme of the Grand … Continue reading

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2013 Grand Lodge

At the 2013 Grand Lodge Installation Ceremony, Lonnie Jones was installed as Grand Master; Sherra Kinder as Deputy Grand Master and Roy Climer as Grand Warden. All three are members of Ocoee Lodge. Lonnie Jones, Grand Master and Karen Hamilton, who was … Continue reading

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2012 Grand Lodge

The Grand Lodge in Tennessee, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, recently held its annual Session at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  Douglas Galyon (center) of Philadelphia, Tennessee was elected Grand Master.  Galyon is a member of Sweetwater Valley Lodge … Continue reading

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