Santiam Shrine Club
The Al Kader Clubs are a local presence for Shriners.
President - Willard Richards
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First V.P. - Robert Baugh
Secretary - Stan Miller
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Treasurer - Jim Strout
President Willard Richards
Our January meeting went great with the Club President hung up in the Gorge because of weather. Vice President
Robert Baugh presided over the meeting in my absence. I had ask him to speak about his being the new Mayor of
Aumsville and he had many interesting facts and stories of Aumsville. Join us on the third Wednesday of the
month at Neufeldt’s Restaurant in Aumsville at six for dinner and meeting at seven.
Noble Bob Burns, President
East-West Game Banquet for Local Athletes: Santiam Shrine Club to host West players
The annual Shrine East-West Football Game, which the Al Kader Shrine puts on every year in Baker City
is one of the biggest money makers for our hospital as well as a great weekend gathering of Shriners from
all over Oregon. For the players, who are all selected by their high school coaches, the game is a very
prestigious event and in some cases, a chance for college coaches to see talented players they may want to
add to their own rosters.
The Santiam Shrine Club has traditionally hosted a banquet for players selected for the West team, high
schoolers from west of the Cascade mountains. It is a way for Willamette Valley Shriners to recognize these
young athletes as being special; and indeed it lets them know how important they are in the whole yearly
East-West pageant in Baker City — and it shows how appreciative and proud we are of their participation.
The Jefferson Shrine Club invites any Al Kader Shriner and their ladies to join us on Sunday, May 1st at 6
pm at the Stayton Masonic Lodge for a great “country” banquet featuring chicken fried steak and all the
trimmings. The more Shriners that come, the greater the positive impression of ourselves on these young
Please RSVP me at firstname.lastname@example.org so we have a rough head count. Dress is casual. We’d love to see you