• Gingerbread House Contest

    November 2nd, 2019

    Join in on the El Bekal Ginger Bread House Contest!

    Click read the event flyer!

  • Important Notice for 2020

    October 30th, 2019

    Illustrious Potentate has released and important notice that will be voted on in 2020!

    Click read the notice!

  • Latest El Bekalans

    November 1st, 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 November 2019 El Bekalan
  • El Bekal Football Season 2019

    September 5th, 2019

    Ready for some football!?  

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El Bekal Shrine 2019 Illustrious Potentate Mike Selix

Clowns Shrine Unit

ClownsPresident:Floyd Reid
Secretary: Chuck Wilson
Parade Director: Ed Carmona
Liaison Officer: Jay Zaidenberg

 

Welcome to the El Bekal Clowns - "Bringing Joy To The World"

The Clowns worked as a Group for six months under the jurisdiction of the Potentate and Shrine Office. At El Bekal's Stated Meeting in June 1964, Illustrious Potentate Roy T. Reynolds gave official recognition to the Group by making them a uniformed Unit of El Bekal Shrine.

We are one of the busiest and most active Units of El Bekal. We serve at the will and pleasure of the Potentate. We participate in Shrine functions, parades, ceremonials, Unit and Club activities, and various private appearances are requested through the Shrine. Other than Shrine functions, we participate in approximately ten to twenty functions per year.

Experienced members of our Unit train new clowns in make-up, costume, selecting a clown type, and in developing his special character. Each individual provides his own costume and make-up. To be a clown in our Unit, you don't need to have clowning experience. Only the desire to put a smile on a child's face and spread happiness and goodwill to all is needed.

We meet the third Monday of each month for a combined Business and Dinner Meeting. To join the Clown Unit, call the Shrine Office and they will tell you who to contact. The Initiation Fee is $25.00 and the Annual Dues are $15.00. We encourage you to join two clown groups, International Shrine Clown Association at $21.00 and the World Clown Association at $75.00.

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