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!

Every year, the First Lady (Potentate’s Significant Other) raises funds for a specific project.  The Imperial First Lady, Patsy Cain, is raising funds to support the Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services (POPS) program of Shriners Hospitals for Children.  Find out more about Lady Patsy’s program here!

4th Annual “Concert in the Park” – Saturday, April 27, 2019 – Kora Shrine Center

1p-4p in the Ceremonial Hall
$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
  • Bath Municipal Band

Proceeds will go toward the Kora Band’s Annual Donations.  FMI: Steve Peterson at 713-5318 or Tom Nelson at 520-8321

SOLD OUT – Bus Trip to visit Shriners Hospitals for Children – Boston – Sunday, April 28, 2019


  • Departure from Kora Shrine Center @ 7:00 am
    • Second pick-up location: 8:30 am @ Wells Transportation Center, Exit 19 off Rt. 95
  • Arrive @ SHC Boston: 11:30 am—Presentation Program, lunch, and tour
  • Depart from SHC Boston: 1:30 pm to head to the Grand Masonic Lodge of Massachusetts
  • Depart the Grand Lodge: Approximately 4:00 pm
  • Arrive to Kora Shrine Center: Approximately 6:30 pm

Sponsored by the Kora Membership Committee
FMI:  membership@korashriners.org

Feztival of Trees Fish Pond Wrapping Help  – Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – Kora Shrine Center

8:30am – Come and enjoy fun and fellowship while wrapping over 5,000 gifts for this year’s Festival of Trees Fish Pond
Potluck snacks
RSVP to Tina Dumas at pooh1tmd@gmail.com

Click here for dates and information about this year’s Feztival of Trees.

Kora Kares Fund Scholarship – Deadline to apply: May 7, 2019

This fund is administered by the Potentate and Board of Directors.   A $500 scholarship will be given each year to a student continuing his/her education.  To apply, the student should send a letter to the Potentate detailing his/her plans to further or continue his/her education.  Include the reason he/she selected their field of study and their plans for after graduation. Preference will be given to a Noble and his family, but is open to any qualified student. The scholarship will be awarded in summer, 2019 and available for the following academic year.

Click Here for more information and download the application

Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Golf Classic – Saturday, July 13, 2019 – Natanis Golf Club – Vassalboro, ME30th Annual Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic – Saturday, July 20, 2019 – Thornton Academy, Saco

Kora Shriners Day at Bentley’s Saloon – Sunday, August 4, 2019 – Arundel, ME

2019 Northeast Shrine Association Fall Field Days – August 14-19, 2019 – Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

Plan now to travel with KORA Shriners as we venture to Corner Brook, NL and the Mazol Shrine 2019 NSA Fall Field Days.

We travel by bus and ferry from Lewiston on August 14, overnight in Nova Scotia, board the ferry to NL and spend 3 fantastic days with our Northeast Shrine friends – then leave on the 18th, stop in Nova Scotia again, arriving home on August 19. See the Mazol Registration form for rooms and events. All other meals on your own.

What’s Included:

  • 2 nights hotel in Nova Scotia en route and return
  • 3 nights hotel in Corner Brook, NL
  • Bus and Ferry Transportation
  • The Best hospitality in the Northeast!

Always a fun time with Shriners!
Estimated cost at this time will be $650 (US) Per Person Plus Cost of meals.  Don’t forget your Passport or Passport Card!

All registrations must be completed and returned to the KORA Recorder by March 1, 2019.  $50 per person deposit required.  Payment in full due by June 15.

More information about NSA Fall Field Days here: nsa2019.mazolshriners.com

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 Mass. 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.

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.

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 Shriner’s 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.

Registration, sponsorship and more information here

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!

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