2015 Lodge Installation


Brian Trowbridge was installed as Worshipful Master on December 8th, 2015 by his father James.  Brian is the 5th generation of the Trowbridge family to serve in this office!  Also installed were John Helwig – SW, Kevin LeQue – JW, Larry Drangstveit – Sec/Treas, Jeff Segerstrom – SD, Jon Accola – JD, James Trowbridge – SS, Eric Johnson – Chaplain, and Ed Mahlum – Tiler.

Thanks to the Chippewa Valley Chapter of Demolay for assisting with the installation as well!

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Installation of Officer December 8th

fallsignThere will be a Public Installation of the Lodge Officers for the year 2015
on December 8th (monday) at the Lodge located at 245 S. Franklin St. Mondovi Wisconsin.

Dinner will start at 6pm, and the installation will begin at 7pm

Please RSVP to Bro Brian Trowebridge if you are going to attend the meal.


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Pork Loin Supper to raise money for Scholarships

AAAporkMay 19th at Mondovi High School. 4:30-7:00pm All you can eat, $9.00 for adults, and $4.00 for Children under 8.

Please come out and help us raise Scholarships money that helps ont students from 7 area High Schools.

Find the event on facebook at the link below. https://www.facebook.com/events/1474339289444416/?ref_notif_type=like&source=1

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Up Coming Events – Installation, and Visitation

Greetings Brothers,masonry1

 Just a couple of things I’d like to bring to everyone attention,
 1) Installation of Officers will be the First Meeting of January on the 13th,
Please plan on being in attendance and show your support of your Lodge and it’s Officers.
Dinner will be at 6pm with the Installation following soon there after.
It will be an Public Installation, so, Friends and Family are welcome.
 If you could please let me know if you’ll be there, let me know so I know how much food to prepare.
 2) Saturday January 11th Hancock Lodge in Ellsworth is a Triple MM degree.
It is set up as a all day event from 8:30 am breakfast, degree work, Lunch, more degree work, and Dinner.
 I hope we can get a good showing of Brothers to attend.
What a great way to get a new year kicked into high gear then to spend a day with Brothers from all around the district during a Master Mason degree.
 check the Attached image below for Details and RSVP instructions.
 I’m sure we can set up a car pool as well.

 Thanks everyone for your consideration.
 I hope this message finds you all well,
 and a Very Merry Christmas to each and everyone one, your families, and friends.
      Bro. Kevin D. LeQue S.W. BuffaloRiver Lodge #252
 Free and Accepted Masons of Wisconsin

   The Many Ways to keep up with the Lodge,
We have a Website, Facebook Group, a Google Calendar,
 and you can follow us on Twitter also.
Our Official Websitehttp://www.buffaloriver252.org
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Masonic Service for Glenn Sheldon Haukeness 10/17/2013

The Buffalo River Masonic Lodge 252 of Mondovi will be having a Masonic Service for Glenn Sheldon Haukeness on Thursday October 17, 2013 at the Lodge in Mondovi, WI, The service will start at 7 PM all Family and friends and of course his Masonic Brothers are invited to attend. Glenn was a member of the Masons for 62 years at the time of his passing. The Lodge Building is located at 245 South Franklin Street in Mondovi.

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Services for Gordon (Gordy) Hintermeyer

Reminder of the Masonic Service for Gordon Hintermeyer, the service will be at 7:00 PM at the Reheil Funeral Home in Durand on Monday April 15, 2013
Durand Lodge is going to open up their Lodge and put the coffee on for all attending after Gordy’s services, and we can have some fellowship with the Brothers and guests at the lodge.
Larry – Secretary / Treasurer

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Annual Spring Dinner

Monday, April 8, 2013
4:30pm until 7:00pm
Mondovi High School
It’s that time again for our annual Spring Dinner.
This year, back by popular Demand we are having Pork Loin Steaks and all the fix-in’s, Mashed Potatoes, Whole Kernel Corn, Cole Slaw, Rolls, Coffee, Milk, and Ice Cream!
Please come out for a great dinner, and help us meet our fund raising goals to continue to give College Scholarships to 7 different High Schools in the surrounding areas.
Tickets are $9.00 each and as usually we will have a 50/50 drawing at the Dinner.

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Polar Plunge 2013

15This year, Our lodge was well represented in the Eau Claire Polar Plunge to raise funds for The Special Olympics.

The “Frozen Freemasons” Consisted of  Brothers James Kent, Brian Trowbridge, and Kevin D. LeQue. All of which are Members of Our lodge.

It was a beautiful and warm day (above freezing) for this event.
Please enjoy the Pictures and Video of our 3 Fraternal Brothers taking the Plunge.


" Frozen Freemasons" Polar Plunge 2013


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Update on things 2/10/2013

I just wanted to take this time to update the Members, and Visitors to the website of some of the things that have gone on this year.

First, Reminder…Stated Meeting This Monday Feb, 11th, fellowship dinner starts at 6:00pm and Stated Meeting starts at 7:30pm sharp.

Installation of the Officers for the 2013 year was on Jan 15th.
Our Officers for this year are:
Master: John Helwig
Senior Warden: Kevin D. LeQue
Junior Warden: Brian Trowbridge
Senior Deacon: Casey Nelson
Junior Deacon: Todd Berg
Secretary Treasure: Larry Drangsveit
Chaplin: Eric Johnson
Tiler: Ed Mahlum
Congratulations to All Officers this year!

On January 19th & 20th the Grand Lodge held their Secretary’s Convention in Madison
2013-01-19 07.16.57     It was attended by Secretary/Treasure Larry Drangsveit, and Senior Warden / Asst. Secretary Kevin D. LeQue.  They cover a lot at these Seminars, and it priceless information and training for those who take on the Tedious Position of Secretary.

At the Meeting on January 28th Our newest Past Master John Accola was Presented with his Past Master Certificate by W.M. John Helwig,
2013-01-28 20.30.53Congratulations John, and Thanks for a Great Year!

On February 5th and 6th, we had School of instruction both in Eau Claire, Hosted by Sanctuary Lodge #347, and at our own lodge. Supper was served at 6pm both nights,
and School started at 7pm sharp.  It was a great and enjoyable time as Harold Christensen our District Lecturer instructed and corrected us all while performing the different parts of ritual and procedure.
Thanks to everyone who could come out and attend.



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From the West – Reminder of School of Instruction 2/3/13

masonry1Greetings from the West Brothers,
Just a quick reminder as to whats going on this Week,
First and Foremost We have School of instruction Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tuesday will be at Eau Claire, and is being hosted by Sanctuary #347
The are serving Dinner at 6pm and if you could please get back to me if you are going,
so I can inform them as to how many to expect from our lodge that will be there for dinner
to help with their food arrangements.
   Tuesdays Schedule is as follows:
   The Lodge Line is responsible for
   2) Flag Presentation
   4) Rod Work
   6) Due guards and Signs
Wednesday We have School of instruction and WE are hosting it at BuffaloRiver Lodge
Again, Please, if you can, let us know if your coming so we know how much food to make.
Dinner will be at 6pm,
   Weds. Schedule is as follows for our lodge’s line…
   10)Taking the Pass
   11) Questions and Answers
  Please come out to the School of instruction meetings and show your support as
Harold Christensen has a good time making fun of us all! (hahaha)
And remember, Your WM gets points for everyone who attends towards the Lodge’s
LEA award.
Thanks and I hope to see you there!
           Bro. Kevin D. LeQue S.W. Buffalo River Lodge #252


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