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!
Concert in the Park – Saturday, April 28 – Kora Temple
1p-4p in the Ceremonial Hall – Admission is $5 for Adults, $10 per family, Children are free. Open to the Public! Light refreshments will be provided.
Everyone is invited to come enjoy your favorite marches, show tunes, and other great music as Kora Band hosts an indoor afternoon of “Music in the Park” featuring Southern Maine’s finest community bands!
- Kora Shrine Band
- Edward Little High School’s Concert Band and Jazz Band
- Westbrook City Band
- Kora Highlanders
Proceeds will go toward the Kora Band’s Annual Donations. FMI: Steve Peterson at 713-5318 or John Knox at 749-9424
Paint Nite – Kora Temple – Saturday, May 5
Hosted by the Kora Cycle Corp
5pm – Social Hour
6pm – Painting begins – see what you will be painting below
$45 per person
purchase tickets here
Kora Shriners Day at Bentley’s Saloon – Sunday, May 6
The Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In Committee and the Kora Motercycle club have organized a ride from the Kora Temple to Bentley’s Saloon. The schedule for departures for motorcycles and cars is below:
- 9am – depart from Kora Temple – destination: Hannaford on Riverside St & 302
- 10am – Depart from Hannaford on Riverside St & 302 – destination: Bentley’s Saloon in Arundel
Pat Calwell Brothers will perform at Bentley’s from 1-5pm. Several Kora Units’ parade vehicles will be displayed, 50/50 raffle and Shrine/Mason Smoker raffle tickets will be available as well.
FMI: Brent Tanguay: firstname.lastname@example.org, 860-874-7916
Feztival of Trees Fish Pond Wrapping Help – Kora Temple Oasis – Monday, May 7
9:30am – Come and enjoy fun and fellowship while wrapping over 5,ooo gifts for this year’s Festival of Trees Fish Pond
Bring a lunch, water and snacks will be provided.
Mother’s Day Brunch – Kora Temple – Sunday, May 13
Hosted by the Kora Cycle Corp
$15 per adult, $7 per child (12 years old and younger), Free for children 5 and under
Menu includes: Scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, sausage, bacon, fresh fruit, toast/bagels/english muffins, coffee/orange juice/mimosas, ham, lasagna, tossed salad, potato salad, macaroni salad, beans, bread, assorted desserts
purchase tickets here
2019 Chief Rabban’s Trip – Informational session – Kora Temple – May 22
6:30pm – Chief Rabban and Lady Michelle are hosting an informational meeting on the trip to Nashville next year! Refreshments will be served.
June 30-July 5, 2019 – Nashville, TN for the 2019 Imperial Shrine Session.
FMI: Steven & Michelle Boucouvalas at email@example.com or 207-229-1772 (and the Kora Nashville Trip page)
2018 Summer Ceremonial – Topsham Fairgrounds – June 14 thru 17
Come and join the FUN-2018 Kora Summer Ceremonial! A weekend full of fun and Fellowship awaits you!!
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR ALL EVENTS IS JUNE 8th!
*Camping is $20 per night – includes water and electricity hook ups
*Hotel accommodations at the Comfort Inn, Brunswick
$125.35/night – Contact hotel directly at 888-729-1129, Use Group Code 3107618
Friday June 15th
8AM Registration Opens
9AM Golf at Highland Green *$30 per person
1PM to 5PM Kora Craft Beer Tour *$10 per person
- Must be 21+ for this event
- Cost covers round-trip transportation from the Topsham Fairgrounds
- Stops include Maine Beer Company and Flight Deck Brewing
5PM Social – Kora Aides and Mike Klick
6:30 PM Pulled Pork Sliders and Fries *$12 per person
8:00 PM D J Entertainment by Farm Boy Productions
Saturday June 16th
7:00 AM Breakfast *$8 per person
8:00 AM Candidate Lady Orientation- Divan ladies
10:00 AM Parade Step off – All Kora Members Mandatory Parade
11:00 AM Ladies Luncheon Brunswick Inn & Tavern *$20 per person
- Bus departs at 11am from Topsham Fairgrounds
- Lunch is at Noon
- Bus returns at 3pm
3:30 PM Camel’s Milk Social – Kora Aides and Mike Klick
5PM Steak and Lobster *$25 per person
7PM Comedian and DJ Entertainment by Farm Boy Productions
Sunday June 17th
7AM Breakfast *$8 per person
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.
For more information about the NSA Fall Field Days, check out the Cairo Shriners NSA webpage.
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!