The Main Prize is now up to $7,250!!
Thursday, July 20, 2017
5 pm: Early Bird Games
7 pm: Regular Games
If you're not coming out to Play, then come out and provide much needed help to the Bingo Crew - enjoy the fellowship along with the good food.
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PS: You must have been a Shriner for at least 2 years to help on the crew.  
Friday | July 14, 2017 | 7 pm
  • Registration begins at 5:30 pm
  • $35 donation to benefit the Blue Springs Shrine Club
  • Tournament held at Sidepockets
    1237 SW 7 Highway, Blue Springs, MO
    Link: Flyer
    • $5 For TOGA wearers
    • $10 per person for those not wearing a Toga
    • Togas available for purchase at the party
    Best Toga Contest
    Alcohol Walk

    Ararat Shrine | 5100 Ararat Drive, KCMO
    Link: Flyer
    Sunday | July 16, 2017
    1 pm: Social
    2 pm: Magic Max the young magician performs
    3 pm: Eat

    Shriners Shelter | Sugar Creek Lake | Moberly, MO
    Covered dishes are welcome but not necessary.
    Saturday | July 22, 2017
    5:30 pm: Social
    6:00 pm: Steak Dinner & Dessert
    7:00-10:00 pm: Karaoke & Dancing

    Ararat Shrine Temple | 5100 Ararat Drive, KCMO
    Link: Flyer
    Wednesday | July 26th - 7 pm | Truman Room | Open to all Nobles
    What is this NOMAD stuff all about?
    Recently it was determined that a new club would be formed for newer nobles to to help them navigate and become more familiar with the many opportunities for fun that being a Shriner offers.
    It was also established that his participatory club would be open to any Noble regardless of tenure or age that might be wandering through Shrinedom and would like to find additional ways to participate or contribute in the fun of our Shrine endeavors. The NOMADS will be a participatory club whose key objective will be to make sure that all Nobles have and know how to access the fun, mentoring and friends as they travel through Shrinedom.
    Saturday | August 5, 2017 – 11:00 am - 6 pm!!!
    Held at Ararat Shrine [[Contact/Map]
    $20 donation(ticket)includes
    Chances for 100 Guns in One Afternoon!
    Food, Concessions & Cash Bar
    All proceeds benefit Ararat, Abdallah, Isis & Midian Shriners and are not deductible as a charitable contribution.
    Contact the Ararat Business Office for Tickets 816-923-1975
    Greeters Annual Sunrise Breakfast Sunday - August 6th -
    Social Hour 8:00 am Breakfast 9:00 am -
    Location: Lake Jacomo - Shelter House #10
    - Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits & gravely, grits, fruit, juice & coffee
    - Featuring the Greeter Rolling Pub
    - The Famous Greeter Bloody Marys, cocktails, beer, pop, cold water
    - All for only $8 per person
    - Visitors & New nobles and their familes welcomed -
    RSVP to Ron Griep @
    Annual BBQ - August 11 & 12, 2017
    120 S. Pleasant, Independence, MO
    LIVE BAND - Friday Evening 7-11 pm
    $10 donation
    Dinner Served:
    - Friday 5-9 pm
    - Saturday 11-3 pm
    - Pulled Pork Ribs
    - Bread & Pickle
    - 2 side choices
    - Home made fries, cole slaw, baked beans
    - All sides: $2
    - Ice: 10 lbs - $2
    - Pop or water - $1
    Questions: Bill Boynton 816-289-8053
    Link: Flyer
    CSSA - August 31, September 1-2, 2017
    Map to hotel & Schedule of events at the 2017 CSSA Website

    Our "Fun with a Purpose" CSSA is going to be busy! In fact, you should just come Wednesday evening to get a jump on all the activities! Counterpart Dinners and a pub walk at nearby venues planned for early arrivals on Wednesday.

    Thursday begins with eye-openers at 6:30am with Top Golf and later at 11 am, we are planning a CSSA Luncheon followed by a fantastic Broadway show at the New Theater Restaurant. Please note: Nobles and Ladies are invited to both Golf and Luncheon events.

    Later Thursday evening, join us at our Welcoming Party that will include Ballyhoo, a Night Shirt Parade and Dance featuring Josey Milner, rising county star and one of our former hospital patients. Friday will be full of competitions and the Parade will be on Saturday. We are also excited about the vendors we are starting to get for our Market Place and planning to have shuttle service between hotels.
    Fred Arbanas Golf Course  [Website]
    11100 View High Drive, KCMO
    7 am: Check-in
    9 am: Shotgun Start
    $75 per person includes:
    - Round of Golf
    - Golfers Goodie Bag
    - Food at the turn and 2 drink tickets
    - 1st, 2nd & 3 Place Prizes in 3 Flights
    - Prizes for a hole in one on Par 3's
    - Contest for the longest drive and the longest putt
    Supporting the Ararat Shrine General Fund that supports Shrine Programs

    Guarantee your place:
    Call the Shrine Office with your credit card number 816-923-1975.
    Ararat Ladies Without Nobles
    Ararat Shrine Center - 5100 Ararat Drive KC, MO. 64129
    Card Games Event
    Saturday September 23rd, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Pick your team and Card Game and support Ararat and Ladies

    And play your favorite card game
    $5.00 per person to play
    Drawings – Snacks, Ararat Shrine Restaurant open lunch
    Questions Contact: Sandy Gordon 816-550-4758 or Jackie Burke 816-810-3843
    Link: Flyer
    Have you bought your Mom & Dad Circus Pins???
    You can support your circus by purchasing your pins and shirts at the office or online Ararat Shrine Store. Ararat Shrine Store Link
    Nobles, we are proud to offer the same individual incentive program in 2017 as was offered in 2016. The incentive program is a multi level program as you achieve the level you are rewarded with another item. See the levels below. Please remember the Circus is our largest fund raiser and it starts as soon as the elephants leave the building. Level Reward $200.00 20 Anytime Circus Tickets for 2017 Circus $1500.00 1 Crown Jewel, 1 Circus Tee Shirt & your 2018 Dues paid (Temple Portion) $100.00 Gift Certificate in lieu of dues if you have a lifetime membership $2000.00 1 Kickin’ Ararat button-up, long-sleeve Circus Shirt $3000.00 1 Radical Ararat Jacket $5000.00 2 Crown Jewels, Dinner for 2 with 2 Drinks at the Ararat Restaurant and a $200.00 Gift Certificate.
    20 Anytime Circus Tickets for 2017 Circus
    1 Crown Jewel, 1 Circus Tee Shirt & your 2018 Dues paid (Temple Portion) $100.00 Gift Certificate in lieu of dues if you have a lifetime membership
    1 Kickin’ Ararat button-up, long-sleeve Circus Shirt
    1 Radical Ararat Jacket
    2 Crown Jewels, Dinner for 2 with 2 Drinks at the Ararat Restaurant and a $200.00 Gift Certificate
    Annual Christmas bus trip to Branson December 1st through 3rd, 2017.
    Favorite beverages on the bus down and back plus a hospitality room.
    Includes accomodations - 2 Nights with breakfasts at the Welk Resort
    Accommodations for 22 couples.
    - Lunch at Mel's Hard Luck Diner
    - Clay Cooper's Christmas Show
    - Shorty Small's Restaurant
    - Lennon Sisters & The Osmonds at Andy Williams Theater
    $625 per couple | Send to John Nelson | 12908 Cherry, KCMO 64145 | 816.943.0666
    $300 deposit due: July 31st | Balance due October 15th
    Bus will leave on Friday morning and return Sunday night.
    Aug 26 ....................... 9:00am/10:00am..............Lexington, MO Website
    Sep 2 ......................... 9:00am/10:00am..............CSSA | Overland Park, KS Website
    Sep 16 ....................... 8:00am/9:00am................Blue Springs, MO Website
    Sep 23 ....................... 10:00am/11:00am..............Archie, MO Website
    Oct 7 .......................... 10:00am/11:00am............Harrisonville, MO Website
    The July edition of the Ararat Shrine News is available online -
    Monthly editions are also now emailed to those subscribed to the Buzz.
    Your print version of the newspaper will arrive as usual to your home.
    Archived editions of the news are also available online.
    If you haven't checked out the Shrine Photos you may do so on the website.
    Ararat Shrine Hospital Transportation Club -
    We are in need of drivers -
    This is an unequaled opportunity to see the impact of your efforts to help the children by providing transportation for them and a parent to the new Shriners' hospital.

    "No man has ever stood so tall as when he stooped to help a child."
    Contact: Wayne Spencer - 816-305-0466 -
    Don't forget to call the restaurant office to host your next get together. The Shrine can support your small card groups to large parties of 10 to 1,000 and make them a success.
    For more information call at 816.923.1995
    Ararat Club Restaurant: Open to the public - 11:30 am - 9 pm Mon-Sat
    Link: Ararat Club Menu
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