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.

Oxford County Shrine Club Feztival of Trees – December 13-15, 2019 – The Jordan Inn at Sunday River, Newry, ME

Help & Donations Wanted!

The OCSC Feztival committee is looking for volunteers to help staff tables and to drive the bus at the Oxford County Feztival. If you and/or your noble are interested, please email ocscfeztivaloftrees@gmail.com.

Fri, Dec. 13th   4:00pm  –  8:00pm
Sat, Dec. 14th   8:00am  –  8:00pm
Sun, Dec. 15th   8:00am  –  noon

Tree Raffle Tickets – 10 tickets for $5

FMI about the Feztival here

Kora Annual Meeting & Installation – Saturday, January 11, 2020 – Kora Shrine Center

11:30am – Ladies Luncheon – $20 per person – The Carriage House, 1119 Lisbon St, Lewiston
1pm – opening of the Temple
3:45pm – Social Hour & Reception
4:45pm – Buffet Dinner – $25 per person – Roasted Garlic Potatoes; Seasonal Vegetables; Honey Teriyaki Chicken; Chef Carved Top Sirloin; Rolls with Butter
6pm – Kora Band Concert in the Ceremonial Hall
6:30pm – Installation of Officers, etc
8pm – Coffee & Dessert Bar in the Dining Hall
8pm – Hospitality in the OASIS

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn, Lincoln St, Lewiston at a special rate of $99.00 per night plus tax, price includes breakfast.  Book directly by calling the Hampton Inn at (207) 344-1000.  Tell them you are with the Kora Shrine!

Bus transportation will begin at the 11am from the Hampton Inn to the Kora Shrine Center and the Ladies Luncheon and will be available through 11pm.  Let the bus be your designated Driver!

Reserve your Tickets by December 27!  Tickets for the Ladies Luncheon and the Buffet Dinner can be purchased here or by calling the Kora office at 782-6831

Kora Cycle Corps 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament – Saturday, January 25, 2020 – Kora Shrine Center

Bags fly at 1pm

2 person cornhole teams:
$40 per team on or before 1/24/20
$50 per team the day of the Tourney
50/50 raffle
Hotdogs/Nachos/Light Snacks available for purchase
All proceeds to benefit the Cycle Corps Unit

Kora Highlanders Robbie Burns Night – Saturday, February 1, 2020 – Martindale Country Club – Auburn

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This event is open to Ladies, their Nobles, Family, and Friends

5pm – Social Hour
6:15pm – Parade of the Haggis
6:30pm – Buffet Dinner:  tossed salad, carving station with Black Angus Top Round of Beef, baked haddock with lobster sauce, chicken cordon bleu, a variety of sides, assortment of finger desserts, coffee & tea

A traditional Robert Burns Night program featuring toasts and songs, pipes and drums, and a few traditions of our own will follow dinner.

All attendees will receive a complementary shot glass that will be filled for toasting.  Raffles and prizes throughout the evening as well!

Tickets are $39 per person and must be purchased in advance.  There are only 100 tickets available, and this event sells out every year.  Checks should be made payable to “Kora Shrine Highlanders” and sent to:
Scott Ainsworth
365 Wilson Pond Road
North Monmouth, ME 04265

Questions?  Contact Scott at 207-512-6127 or swainsworth@twc.com

Save the Date – Wine and Roses Ladies Appreciation Dinner & Dance – Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Kora Shrine Center

More info coming soon!

Kora Circus KickOff Party – Friday, March 20, 2020 – Kora Shrine Center

5:30pm social
6:30pm Spaghetti Dinner
Cost:  Free

RSVP by March 17 to Kate Hansen in the Kora office at 782-6831 with the number of people attending

Everyone is invited to come pick up posters and share in the excitement as the Circus Season begins!

Save the Date – Bus Trip to visit Shriners Hospitals for Children-Springfield – Saturday to Sunday, May 2-3, 2020

More info coming soon!

Save the Date – Lobster Bowl Golf Tournament – Natanis Golf Club, Vassalboro – Saturday, July 11, 2020

More info coming soon!

Save the Date – Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic – Thornton Academy, Saco – Saturday, July 18, 2020

More info coming soon!

Chief Rabban’s Trip in 2020 – July 30-August 7, 2020 – Alaska

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

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Pricing, Itinerary, and other details can be found here

For more information or to reserve your space contact:
Dube Travel – (207)784-2916 and ask for Terry or Erin or email Terry at tcarpentier@dubetravel.com

Save the Date – Kora Kares for Kids Ride-In & BBQ Competition – August 21-23, 2020 – Ossippee Valley Fair Grounds – Hiram, ME

More info coming soon!

First Lady Liz and Potentate Rick Hersom – with their family

Lady Diane and Chief Rabban Sonny Jutras

 Karen and Assistant Rabban Brent Tanguay

 Debbie and High Priest and Prophet Robbie McKinley

 Debbie and Oriental Guide Jim Bennett

 Bobby and Treasurer Barry Gates

 Becky and Recorder John Knox

 Michelle and 1st Ceremonial Master Paul Gardner

 Jean and 2nd Ceremonial Master Ken Gotreau

 Deb and Marshal Barry Irish

 Sue and Captain of the Guard Mike Zubiate

 Renee and Outer Guard Ryan Sherman

 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

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.

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