Welcome to the Kora Ladies page!
Please look around, and explore below. Also, feel free to click this link sign up for the Kora Ladies Konnection emails!
Each year, the First Lady of Shriners International sponsors a fundraising project to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. Meet First Lady Cheryl Sowder and learn about her project, “Heroes Among Us”, benefiting the patient ambassador program.
Seventh Annual Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In & BBQ Competition – August 23 & 24, 2019 – Ossippee Valley Fairgrounds – Cornish, ME
Why do we do this?
All net proceeds from this event directly benefit Shriner’s Hospital for Children programs in Boston and Springfield, MA. This event also contributes to the Kora Hospital transportation fund, which provides transportation for Maine Shriner’s Hospital patients and their families to the Hospitals.
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Friday evening; Shriner’s Social and Barn Dance with DJ Ron Parker.
Saturday; a scenic escorted Motorcycle Ride, led by the Widows Sons, an ATV trail ride, led by the Kora ATV club and a People’s choice Classic Car show. All rides depart and return to the event site for door prizes, food, BBQ competitions and fun with the Kora Shriner’s. Chaps Saloon will be there with their famous portable bar and live music from Hurricane Mountain.
Don’t forget to sign up here for the Cornhole Competition!
Meet Kechi Okwuchi on Saturday!!! She’ll be available to meet and greet attendees, and will be singing as well!
Sunday; the KCBS BBQ Competition with over $8,000 in cash and prizes. BBQ competitors from across the country and Canada will be here to try their best to win and support a great cause.
Ride Ticket: $20 for driver, (no charge for passengers) and includes; Ride (ATV or Motorcycle), Door prize ticket and a 2019 event shirt. Pre-register for the Ride by August 15th to guarantee shirt size, men’s or ladies.
Admission only for visitors: $5.00 parking fee to enjoy the day with the Kora Shriners and a great Hurricane Mountain concert. The event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.
On-Site registration and debit payment will also be available at the event.
One Hip Night – Saturday, September 14, 2019 – Kora Shrine Center
Admission is $15 per person – purchase here, at the Kora Office, or by calling 782-6831
This is a 21+ event and IDs will be checked at the door
Proceeds to benefit the Kora Kares Scholarship Fund
Information Session for Chief Rabban’s Trip in 2020 – Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Kora Shrine Center
6:30pm in the Kora Shrine Center Dining Hall
Chief Rabban Sonny Jutras and Lady Diane invite you to join them on a cruise to Alaska on Royal Caribbean’s newest ship Ovation of the Seas
Trip dates: July 30 to August 7, 2020
For more information or to reserve your space contact:
Dube Travel – (207)784-2916 and ask for Terry or Erin or email Terry at email@example.com
Annual DeMolay Breakfast – Sunday, October 6 – Kora Temple
8-11a – All you can eat breakfast for $7 per person (kids are $3)!
All are welcome to attend so invite your family & friends – come support Maine DeMolay Association & Kora DeMolay Council.
Comedy Night – Saturday, October 12, 2019 – Kora Shrine Center
7pm Show, Doors open at 6pm
Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased here or by calling the Kora office at 782-6831 – this is a BYOB show with Hors D’Oeuvers.
FMI – http://korashriners.org/
Presented by the Kora Crazy Cops
Shriners Night at L/A Nordiques – Friday, November 15, 2019 – Androscoggin Bank Colisee
Game time – 7pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Tickets – $5 – Purchase by November 8 in the Kora Office
Come on out to enjoy some good hockey and share the fun with Kora Shriners – L/A Nordiques vs the Johnstown Tomahawks from Pennsylvania.
Bring your family and friends to enjoy an NAHL playoff game!
Feztival of Trees – November 23-30, 2019 – Kora Temple
Help & Donations Wanted!
Volunteer Santas willing to work 3-4 hour shifts – contact Santa Director David Saphier at 357-4560
Volunteers willing to work as a photographer – contact Calvin Yeaton at 441-0182
Any other volunteers – contact Director of Personnel Bernie McCallister at 740-0813
Items to donate for the raffle room – contact Tom Budek at 754-2276
Sat, Nov. 23rd 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sun, Nov. 24th 10:00am – 5:00pm
Mon, Nov. 25th 10:00am – 8:00pm
Tues, Nov. 26th 10:00am – 8:00pm
Wed, Nov. 27st 10:00am – 8:00pm
Closed for Thanksgiving
Fri, Nov. 29th 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sat, Nov. 30th 10:00am – 5:00pm
Adult Admission – $2
Children 12 and under are free
Tree Raffle Tickets – 10 tickets for $5
FMI about the Feztival here
Save the dates – Oxford County Shrine Club Feztival of Trees – December 13-15, 2019 – The Jordan Inn at Sunday River, Newry, ME
More info coming soon!
First Lady Liz and Potentate Rick Hersom – with their family
Lady Diane and Chief Rabban Sonny Jutras
Lady Karen and Assistant Rabban Brent Tanguay
Lady Debbie and High Priest and Prophet Robbie McKinley
Lady Debbie and Oriental Guide Jim Bennett
Lady Bobby and Treasurer Barry Gates
Lady Becky and Recorder John Knox
Lady Michelle and 1st Ceremonial Master Paul Gardner
Lady Jean and 2nd Ceremonial Master Ken Gotreau
Lady Deb and Marshal Barry Irish
Lady Sue and Captain of the Guard Mike Zubiate
Lady Renee and Outer Guard Ryan Sherman
Lady Carol and Chaplain Russ Thayer
Click here to see photos from Kora Shrine events from 2013 through current.
Lady Amy Doyle (pictured above with her husband, Bob) has done a fantastic job taking photos at events and keeping them organized and available for viewing! Thank you, Amy!
Find the Kora Sands here!
Find the latest Ladies Konnection emails here:
Daughters of the Nile is an international fraternal organization for women 18 years or older, who are related by birth or marriage to a Shriner, Master Mason, or Daughter of the Nile, or is a majority member in Good Standing of a Masonic-related organization for girls; or who was a patient, with or without Shrine or Masonic relationship, at a Shriners Hospital for Children®. Founded in Seattle, Washington in 1913, Daughters of the Nile members total 25,000 in 136 cities throughout the United States and Canada. The members are proud of their long association with Shriners International and their continuing support of Shriners Hospitals for Children®.
Become Part of the Shriners Village Community!
Shriners Village is the Web-based community created exclusively for the Shriners family. Fraternity members and their ladies can visit shrinersvillage.com to find information about Shriners Hospitals for Children®, fraternal programs, membership, temples, Shrine-related events and more.
Some of the items created especially for ladies include:
• A video presentation, “Lady of a Shriner”
• First Lady’s section
• Camp information and photos
• Info sheets and Ladies Toolkit (includes Ladies Handbook)
• Photo Gallery
The website contains useful fraternity documents that nobles and ladies can download, including the Fez Owner’s Manual, Membership Toolkit, Shriner Primer and Shrine Protocol. Shriners Village also has an events section with information on temple fundraisers and other activities. Any registered user can post an event on the calendar.
Becoming part of Shriners Village is easy: Go to the Shriners Village login page at shrinersvillage.com
• Click register now
• Enter requested noble information (info can be found on his Shrine Membership Card)
• Select lady and verify your name
And you’re all set!
If you have any questions, please use the online “get help” link on the ShrinersVillage log-in page.