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.

See You There!

Public Relations Voice – New Issue

Public Relations



Read the latest issue of the Public Relations Voice

The 2014 Imperial Session

Click Here

Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

CaptureCome join Todd and Tonya for a beautiful ride and a wonderful dinner on the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, Saturday, October 11th.

Cost is $60 per person. Only 60 reserved tickets are available so make your reservations early!

Click HERE for details and a reservation form.  Click on the train for even more details.

North Iowa Shrine Club Christmas Party – November 22

Come enjoy the North Iowa Shrine Club Christmas Party

Saturday, November 22 at the VFW in Clear Lake, Iowa

Please RSVP to Don Schleusner by Nov 18th at 641-923-9284 or

CSSA Update – July 22, 2014

CSSA Nobles and Ladies

  • Please be sure and pass this information along within your Temples. As we are using this forum in an attempt to communicate to all CSSA Nobles and Ladies.
  • Dont forget to check our website for all the updated information at
  • Our theme is Native American so come prepared for a great time with your Nightshrit Parade costumes!
  • We have extended our deadline to avoid late fees until 7/25/14.  Get your registrations in as soon as possible!
  • Dont forget to sign up your Ladies for the Ladies  Lunch! Its going to be a fun time for the Ladies!
  • Dont forget we have a great Pub Crawl planned on Wednesday night.
  • The Golf Tournement will start at 8:00am on Thursday at Mohwak Park in Tulsa. Its a great course, check out the Golf registration form on the website. Contact and pricing information is on the form.
  • We will have a “Cool Zone” set up to help the outside competitions stay cool!  We will have tents and water around the competition sites outside the RiverSpirit Expo grounds.
  • We have a great opening ceremony planned with the Nightshrit Parade and a band for entertainment on Thursday night!
  • Don’t forget to get your temples ready for the Nightshirt Parade. Happens at 7:00pm on Thursday evening at the RiverSpirit Expo Center.  We challenge all temples to come out and kick Bedouin’s butt in the Nightshirt Parade.
  • Our Market Place will be in full swing on Thursday thru Saturday with some setting up on Wednesday.
  • The Tulsa Gun Club Welcomes Shriners!  Remember to pack your shotguns so you can break clays while in town.  The Tulsa Gun Club is open to the public for skeet, trap and 5 stand.  Open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm or by requests for groups. Conveniently located north of Tulsa International Airport 1/2 mile east of Mingo on 56th Street North (Mohawk Blvd).  918-272-0262    This is not the location of the CSSA shooting events but is an additional great place to have some fun!
  • We have a great CSSA Parade planned for Saturday and will have a great Afterglow Bash after the parade.
    • CSSA 2014 Hosted by Bedouin Shrine of Muskogee.
    • Located at the Riverspirt Expo Center at the Tulsa Fairgrounds at 21st and Yale.
    • August 27th thru 31st.
    • Come early and stay late!  Here are some highlights!
    • Wednesday
      • Pub Crawl – Sign up now with your registration
      • Counterparts dinners on their own.
      • Market Place open and move in
    • Thursday
      • Golf – See the sign up on our website at
      • All packet pickups will be at the DoubleTree in the Lobby
      • Provost Guard Shooting
      • Ladies Luncheon starting with social at 12:30
      • Band performances
      • Opening Ceremony at 7:00pm
      • NightShirt Parade and Ballyhoo at 8:00pm
      • BobCats playing for a party and Dance after the Nightshirt parade until 11:00pm or so?
    •     Friday
      • Competitions!  Riverspirit EXPO grounds
      • MarketPlace CSSA
    • Saturday
      • CSSA 2014 Parade and AfterGlow Bash! - Riverspirit EXPO Center at the Fairgrounds
    • Other Points of Interest:
      • The CSSA 2014 Ladies Luncheon will be Thursday to allow the Ladies time to see the competitions.
      • We will have extra security patrols as requested to help prevent any issues. However keep in mind CSSA is not responsible. Continue to use good judgment to protect your valuables etc…
      • Your packets will be full of information on local attractions and cities close by.
      • The program contains some information as well on sponsors and things to do.
      • Keep up to date on everything CSSA 2014 on



We are looking forward to a great turnout for CSSA 2014 hosted by Bedouin Shrine in Tulsa!


Yours in the Faith,


Mike Brawley P.P.

Director General – CSSA 2014

2014 CSSA Reservations

teepee1Nobles and Ladies,  CSSA Ceremonial Session is just around the corner, August 27th-31st, hosted by Bedouin Shriners in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  El Kahir has 35 rooms (first come basis) at the DoubleTree Tulsa Downtown, at a rate of $99.00 dollars per night plus tax.  The rooms can be booked directly with the Hotel at 1-918-587-8000.  Make sure you tell them you are with CSSA and El Kahir.

There will NOT be a penalty for late reservations, but they really want you to register before August 8th at the latest.  If you plan to go, please return the Reservation Form (Click Here) to El Kahir along with your check.  Those going must register and will be emailed notices as we receive them on any new information.  For golf, competitions and other information please click for more details.

Thanks for your support,
Todd B. Eiler

2014 Annual Shrine Ride



Join Us For The 2014 Annual Shrine Ride

September 19th, 20th, & 21st

Click Here For Details

Joe Dertinger Named National Patient Ambassador!

The Pulse
Read The Twin Cities Hospital Newsletter

July 2014

Click Here

Don’t Miss These Monthly Activities

Carlos Studio, Inc.933 Fielder Avenue NWAtlanta, GA 30318(404) 892-2334

 First Sunday – Omelet Breakfast, $8 Per Person, 8:30 AM – Noon, Public Welcome


Shrine Emblem 2014

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


hamburger_friesSecond Friday – Basket Night – $5 Per Person, Hamburger, Tenderloin or Chicken Strips With Fries, 5:30 To 7:30 PM, Public Welcome

CSSA – Tulsa, Oklahoma



Click HERE for CSSA Details

To Be Held In Tulsa, Oklahoma

August 27-30th, 2014

See The New Photos From The 2014 Shrine Bowl



Click Here To Go To

The Iowa Shrine Bowl Website

(If the photos are not there yet, check back later – it takes a little time to put them there!)


2014 Parade List!!

Shrine Parade

To see the 2014 Parade List!


Click HERE!



Print this Page

- El Kahir Home

Uncle Todd copy



To Come Join In The Fun At El Kahir Shrine







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.



Join Todd & Tonya on the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

Dinner, Saturday, October 11

Click HERE for details!



Click here to try today’s crossword puzzle!

Permanent link to this article: