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!

Lady Lynn and the other Divan Ladies are selling the ladies pin for $5.00 each.  The proceeds are supporting the Kora Building Fund.

In addition to the pins, Lynn is spearheading some other events and activities including the ladies clothing sale at Spring Ceremonial and raffles throughout the year.

Lynn’s goal is to raise $5,000 for the Kora Building Fund this year!

2019 Chief Rabban’s Trip – June 30-July 5, 2019

Nashville, TN for the 2019 Imperial Shrine Session.  Find the Registration form and Info Packet here!

Sign-ups will continue through September 1, 2018 or until 100 hotel rooms are reserved, whichever comes first!

FMI:  Steven & Michelle Boucouvalas at sboucouv@gmail.com, mrs.boucouvalas@gmail.com, or 207-229-1772 (and the Kora Nashville Trip page)

13th Annual Lobster Bowl Golf Classic – Saturday, July 14th – The Meadows Golf Club, Litchfield, ME

Opportunities for single players, 4-person teams, various sponsorships.

To participate, registration must be completed before July 7

Itinerary for the day:
Registration at 8am
Tee time at 9am
*Scramble Best Ball Format*

Click here for more information about the Meadows Golf Club

Please send/make checks payable to:
Kora Shriners, 11 Sabattus St., Lewiston, ME 04240

FMI:  Joe Hersom at 207-735-7723 or joe.hersom@ejprescott.com

29th Annual Lobster Bowl Classic – Saturday, July 21 – Thornton Academy, Saco, ME

Gates open at 1pm, Game intro at 3pm
Seats are $10 – Tickets can be purchased by:

  • Visiting Kora Temple
  • Calling Kate in the Kora Office at 782-6831
  • Clicking here

For more information about the Lobster Bowl and the Lobster Bowl Banquet being held the evening prior, go to http://korashriners.org/lobster-bowl/

Open House, Masonic/Shrine Fellowship, Member Appreciation Day – Saturday, August 18 – Kora Temple

This will be held in conjunction with the L/A Balloon Festival.

10am – Parade formation
11am – Step off
Noon – BBQ Lunch (Masonic Brothers, Nobles, and their families)
12:45pm – Presentation – 50 year members
1pm-4pm – Open House – Open to the Public

More info coming soon!

Invitation – Hillbilly DegreeSaturday, September 8 – Kuzin Zimmerman’s Estate, 148 Beech Ridge Rd, Elliot, ME

You’re Invited to join The Grand And Glorious Order of the Hillbilly Degree.  Pa & Ma Degree will be conferred, children always welcome!

Time:  3PM (should arrive no later than 2:30pm)

Camping:  There will be plenty of room for those wishing to bring their camper or pitch a tent.  Dry Camping Only!

Contact:  Kuzins Steve & Julia Zimmerman, wiggles148@comcast.net, (207) 439-6567

What to expect:    Please dress appropriate for being outside. After Degree there will be Hillbilly fun and games, fellowship and music. Bring your own chair!

Application is available at http://korashriners.org/turkey-gobblah-clan-187 or from Chris DiSotto – chris@dreamingcode.com

Submit them to Bernie McAllister, Keeper of the Quill 11 Sabattus Street, Lewiston, ME 04240

Application Deadline: All candidate applications WITH FEE must be received by Bernie McAllister no later than Friday August 31!

Cost for Candidates:   PA’s – $50 MA’s – $25 Payment MUST be made when presenting application (Please make checks payable to: Kora Shrine Hillbillys)

2018 Northeast Shrine Association (NSA) Fall Field Days – Hosted by Cairo Shrine, Rutland, VT – September 13-16

Click here to register and pay for hotel rooms at Days Inn, the Kora Tailgate Party, Ladies Luncheon, and/or the Saturday Night Banquet.

Hotel Rooms at the Days Inn – Rutland VT are $103.40 per night from Thursday-Sunday.   All 97 rooms of the hotel are reserved just for Kora!  Reservations must be made using the link above or contacting the Kora Office at 207-782-6831.  Absolutely no refunds after July 10.

Please be advised that there is ample camping at the historic Vermont State Fairgrounds. There are two dumping stations, many sites with septic hook up, all sites with electric and water.  Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday camping sites $50 dollars for complete stay. This is also the site of staging parade equipment which means there will be on site security.  Please call or contact Tom Ettori housing chairman at 802-747-3400 or cell 802-353-1360 for all camping reservations.

For more information about the NSA Fall Field Days, check out the Cairo Shriners NSA webpage.

Kora Shrine Ladies Appreciation Night – Saturday, September 22 – Kora Temple

Social Hour – 5:30p
Dinner – 6p
Dancing – 7-11p with the band named “To Be Determined

To Be Determined is an original band with a mix of blues/pop/rock that also throws in a wide variety of cover songs. They live in the Franklin County area and have all grown up with a passion for music.

More information coming soon!

Annual DeMolay Breakfast – Sunday, October 7 – Kora Temple

8-11am – All you can eat breakfast for $5 per person!

All are welcome to attend so invite your family & friends – come support Maine DeMolay Association & Kora DeMolay Council.

Feztival of Trees – November 17-24 –  Kora Temple

Thurs, Nov. 15th    LA Metro Chamber Night
Sat, Nov. 17th   10:00am  –  8:00pm
Sun, Nov. 18th   10:00am  –  5:00pm
Mon, Nov. 19th   10:00am  –  8:00pm
Tues, Nov. 20th   10:00am  –  8:00pm
Wed, Nov. 21st   10:00am  –  8:00pm
Closed for Thanksgiving
Fri, Nov. 23rd   10:00am  –  8:00pm
Sat, Nov. 24th   10:00am  –  5:00pm

Prices
Adult Admission – $2
Children 12 and under are free
Tree Raffle Tickets – 10 tickets for $5

FMI about the Feztival here

First Lady Lynn with her husband – Potentate Doug Phinney

Lady Michelle with her husband – Chief Rabban Steve Boucouvalas

Lady Robin with her husband – Assistant Rabban Brian Robbins

Lady Diane with her husband – High Priest and Profit Sonny Jutras

Lady Martha with her husband – Oriental Guide Mark Whitmore

Lady Roberta with her husband – Treasurer Barry Gates

Lady Debbie with her husband – Recorder Paul Sherman

Lady Karen with her husband – 1st Ceremonial Master Brent Tanguay

Lady Tamra with her husband – 2nd Ceremonial Master Rick Bergeron

Lady Jean with her husband – Director Ken Gotreau

Lady Amy with her husband – Marshal Steve Peterson

Lady Michelle with her husband – Captain of the Guard Chris DiSotto

Lady Debbie with her husband – Outer Guard Robbie McKinley

Lady Carol with her husband – 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!

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