• 5-Way POV and Picnic

    July 22nd, 2019

    Mark your calendars. New events coming soon: a five-way POV and Family Picnic. 

    Click here to see the flyers.

  • Angels Game, Christmas in July, National

    July 20th, 2019

    See more photos from Potentate Mike Selix from the latest El Bekal events at the Angels Game, Christmas in July & National! See all the photos in our Gallery area. 

    Click here to see the photos.

  • Volunteers needed for Vegas Open

    July 13th, 2019

    Volunteers are needed for the Shriners Vegas Open!  

    Click here to learn more

  • August 24th Ceremonial

    July 11th, 2019

    El Bekal will have a ceremonial at the SCMC in Pasadena August 24th!  

    Click here to view the flyers.

  • Latest El Bekalans

    June 30th, 2019

    Download the latest edition of our Shrine's newsletter, The El Bekalan. Click on the link below to see our collection of El Bekalan newsletters. 

    See the July 2019 El Bekalan
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El Bekal Shrine 2019 Illustrious Potentate Mike Selix

Ramona Shrine Club

Ramona SC emblemPresident:Gene DeRaad
Secretary: Don Hammond
Liaison Officer: Graydon Beardon
 

Welcome to the Ramona Page

The Ramona Shrine Club was organized under the jurisdiction of the El Bekal Shrine in the city of Hemet, California in 1954 under the guidance of Noble James Simpson, 33 as the first President. The Club was founded for the purpose of promoting fraternal sociability among the residents of the San Jacinto Valley, and to provide a means of assisting in the functions and purposes of the Shrine. The name of Ramona was selected from the name of one of the lead characters in the now famous Ramona Pageant which had its beginning in 1923 and is held annually and is based on the novel "Ramona" by Helen Hunt Jackson. The Club numbers approximately 150 and its popularity is enhanced by the women's club known as the "Shrinettes", whose officers and board members can be wives of men who are the Shrine Club's officers and board.

The Board of Directors consists of a President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, immediate Past President, Chaplain and six (6) directors.

The initiation fee to join the Ramona Shrine Club, or the Shrinettes, is $5.00 and the annual dues is $10.00 (Shrinettes is $7.00). We hold dinner meetings with the ladies, usally on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Hemet Masonic Lodge #615, 150 Laursen Street, Hemet, CA 92544. Social hour starts at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. The fourth Saturday may vary on special occasions. We are usually dark during the hot months of July and August.

The Ramona Shrine Club was named "Shrine Club of the Year" in 1993.

The Club accepts Shriners and their wives from all Shrines as members. To Join, contact any member of the Ramona Shrine Club, email contacts listed herein, or call the Shrine office for the phone number of any officer.

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