ROCHESTER — On May 29, the Corinthian Masonic Lodge No. 241, located in Rochester, made a donation of $18,000 to the historic Detroit Masonic Temple.
In presenting the donation, the Worshipful Master of Corinthian Masonic Lodge No. 241, William Schlick, stated: “Corinthian Lodge 241 decided to make this donation to the Detroit Masonic Temple as a capital cornerstone so that this historic institution may move forward towards the future.”
“The Detroit Masonic Temple is one of the most unique and architecturally beautiful buildings in the world, located in the heart of the Detroit Theater District. We make this donation with the hope that other lodges and individual Masons located around Michigan and throughout the nation and world will join us by making a contribution to the support the future of the Detroit Masonic Temple,” Schlick said.
In accepting the donation, Roger Sobran, Detroit Masonic Temple Association President, added, “there is a growth and renaissance that is happening downtown, specifically, in and around the Detroit Masonic Temple. The positive momentum and vibe surrounding Detroit creates a golden opportunity for this historic and beautiful building to revitalize itself and once again stand as a cornerstone for Detroit’s 21st century social and economic renaissance.”
A lodge or individual who wishes to make a donation can visit the Detroit Masonic Temple website at www.themasonic.com where they can contribute by clicking on the “Support the Temple” tab on the far left side of the home page.