2015 Potentates Ball

POLICEThe 2015 El Kahir Shrine Nobility Ball honoring Illustrious Sir Doug Strike and Lady Carol will be April 18 and 19 at the Marriott Hotel, 1400 Blairs Ferry Road NE, Cedar Rapids.  This will be an “Arresting Experience!”

New this year will be the entertainment.  It will be “Magic, Comedy & Illusions with a lot of audience participation and fun.”  The Vegas-style Show will be performed by Keith West, a Cedar Rapids native.  To accommodate the interest of attending this show, an Entertainment/Hospitality package will be available.  CLICK HERE to check out the reservation form for details on this and other package options.  Click HERE to see the menu!

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Hospital Day Saturday, May 16


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Twin Cities Shriners Hospital For Children

Saturday, May 16, 2015 – 9AM – 2PM

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Second Wednesday – Stated Meeting, Fez, Shrine, And Blue Lodge Dues Cards Required (No Exceptions), 6:30 PM Dinner, 7:30 PM Meeting

Note: Basket Nights And Omelet Breakfasts Are Suspended Until The Health Department Approves Our New Kitchen.


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New at the 2015 Potentate’s Ball is the entertainment – no dancing – but a magic, comedy and illusion act.  Hear what others have said about the “Entertainment Group” and Keith West.  “Huge hit.  Thanks again for making me look good!” -  Kathleen H. Stamm, Titan Construction Organization“.  I never expected the level of service and professionalism that we received from your organization.”  –  Chad J. Flinders, Brown County General Hospital

Invite your friends, families and fellow current or potential Masonic brothers to the entertainment activities following dinner which include hospitality at the conclusion of the entertainment.  Please complete a RSVP form (click HERE).  Cost is $50 per couple or $35 per individual with payment and send to Jay Owens at 509 5th Street, Traer, IA 50675 by April 10th.

Don’t hesitate – make your ball reservation NOW!  Deadline is Friday, April 10th.  Remember, you can join the festivities only for entertainment and hospitality.    Contact Marlin and Marty Mullnix at mapanix@cfu.net or 319-269-7176 with questions.

From The Potentate – New Membership Directory

Membership DirectoryDear Noble,  I would like to introduce you to a great opportunity for promotion of your business to the rest of our Nobles and their families.  We are putting together a directory exclusive to El Kahir Shriners and we ask that you help support us with an advertisement. Also, if you have friends that have a business please ask them to consider an ad in our directory.

The company we have chosen to do this Guide Book Publishing, a nationwide firm that has been in business for many years publishing church directories in our area.  The representative doing the calling will be David Dunn who is their national account representative.  I am firmly convinced that they have the know-how to provide a quality directory that helps us and also showcases your business.

Fraternally, Douglas J. Strike, Potentate

Coffee Break With The Potentate And Recorder



Need A Break?

When you hear the monthly sirens, it’s time to join the Potentate and Recorder for coffee and doughnuts.

First Wednesday of every month 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the El Kahir Shrine office.

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El Kahir Auxiliary Shares “Rada” Tasting

RadaPlease join the El Kahir Auxiliary at the April 8th Stated Meeting as they showcase their “Rada Cutlery and more” fundraiser.  Samples of pound cakes, dips, soups, pies and more will be available for tasting.  Check out these and various cutlery, cookbooks and stoneware available from Rada.  Order that night and your order will be ready for pick up the following week either at the Shrine Center or the Ball.  Remember Mother’s Day is coming!

Click HERE To View Rada Products

Easter Egg Hunt

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Hoppin’ Down The Bunny Trail!

Join Us For The El Kahir Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4th

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Welcome To El Kahir Shrine

El Kahir Shrine is located in the “Heartland” of the United States of America in Cedar Rapids, Iowa*.  We welcome you to our website and encourage you to view our many links to the exciting activities, events and information that support our primary mission, Shriners Hospitals For Children*.  We sincerely believe that will you find our website enjoyable, useful and informative. If after visiting our website, you have questions or comments, please visit our Contact Page to send us a message. The Nobles of El Kahir Shrine thank you for visiting our website.


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