Tangier Shrine, a Masonic-based fraternity and an affiliate of Shriners International, will celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Center (chapter) on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Festivities will include a 125th Anniversary Celebration beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Tangier Shrine Center located at 2823 S. 84th St. in Omaha, Nebraska.
Hors d’oeuvres and beverages as well as tours of the facility will be available. Remarks will be given by the International Potentate of Shriners International as well as by leaders of the Tangier Shrine and other local dignitaries. The event is open to the public. More information may be obtained by calling (402) 392-0404.
Founded in 1872, Shriners International consists of 192 centers and more than 500,000 members throughout United States, Canada, Germany, Mexico, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Republic of Panama.
The fraternity’s primary philanthropic purpose is the support of Shriners Hospitals for Children. Its 22 facilities located in the United States, Canada, and Mexico are changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research, and medical education. Shriners Hospitals for Children care for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate. Care is provided regardless of a family’s ability to pay.