The Arab Patrol has been an active performing Unit of the Temple since 1892. Its mission is to become proficient in the Arab Drill and Tactics and to assist the Illustrious Potentate in the work of the Temple.
The Band is one of the Kora’s oldest units, having been formed in 1929. Its mission is to provide a well-rehearsed and disciplined band for Kora Shriners furnishing music for Shrine gatherings and such other appearances as may be consistent with the nature and purpose of the Shrine subject to the approval of the Potentate.
The purpose of the Kora Shrine Buccaneers is to participate in designated Kora Shrine events as well as promoting loyalty, brotherhood, and shrinedom. The Kora Shrine Buccaneers shall also promote the Kora Shrine Center through participation in public functions.
The Crazy Cops is one of the largest and more active Units at Kora Temple. We travel around the central and southern parts of Maine parading at city and town events, acting as ambassadors for the Temple and representing the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
The Cycle Corps (a mini-bike unit) was formed and became an official Temple unit in 1969. Our motto is “We ride so kids can walk,” and our mission is to support Kora Shriners by participation in parades, participation in inter-temple competitions at conventions, and supporting and conducting fundraising projects for our hospital philanthropies.
The Kora Drifters Unit is organized for the purpose of promoting Kora Temple, shrinedom, friendship, and fellowship among its members, and to raise money for the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Facts and Figures
The Kora Facts and Figures Unit is organized for the purpose of promoting Kora Temple, shrinedom, friendship, and fellowship among its members, and to raise money for the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
The Funsters are a group of Shriners who bring joy and fun to the public through various events, such as parades, meet and greet, and more, while supporting the mission of the Kora Shrine Temple and the Shrine Philanthropies.
The MOST FUN of all Kora Shrine Units! The “Klowns” of Kora Shrine Temple have all been trained in the art of clowning around. They entertain children of all ages during parades and many other events throughout the year.
The Motor Corps is a unit of Kora Shriners, having been accepted in 1984. Its mission is to promote Shrinedom and Kora Shriners, to perform services for the Potentate at his request, to participate in parades and other official functions, to provide transportation for Nobles and guests of Kora as the need arises.
The Provost unit of Kora Shriners was established in 1983. The unit is responsible for the internal security of Kora Shrine Temple and the protection of the Nobility during Shriner functions.
The Second Section has been a unit of Kora Shriners since 1891. Its function is to assist in the ritual work of the temple and to introduce novices to the Hot Sands through the Second Section of the Degree. Second Section also takes part in parades and performs other services at the direction of the Potentate.
Androscoggin County Shrine Club
Cumberland County Shrine Club
Hillbilly Degree – Turkey Gobblah Clan 187
The purpose of this organization is to promote sociability among members, to provide financial support to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children and to the Shriner’s Hospital Transportation Fund of Kora Shriners.
Kora DeMolay Council
This association is voluntary, family oriented, unincorporated association formed for social purposes and the promotion of good fellowship among the members of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Mystic Shrine, their wives and families. This association shall profess an allegiance to the Kora Shriners and it’s Potentate.