2021 Roy A. Bates Award Winner: WB Arlie Hartman

WM Arlie Hartman receiving the Roy A. Bates award for 2021.

Congratulations to Arlie Hartman for obtaining the Roy E. Bates Reward for 2021. The Roy A. Bates Memorial Award is presented every year to a brother selected by the Worshipful Master as an Outstanding Mason in Broad Ripple Lodge.

WM Arlie Hartman receiving the Roy A. Bates award for 2021.

WM Arlie Hartman receiving the Roy A. Bates award for 2021.

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WB Jacob Mann

Past Master WB Jacob Mann

Broad Ripple Lodge taught me how quickly men can become close friends, and form lifelong bonds. I feel I’ve known many of my fellow masons for a much longer time than I have actually been involved.

WB Michael Walkup

Past Master WB Michael Walkup

I came to the lodge because I was looking for answers and found a family.

WB Brian Ross

Worshipful Master Brian Ross

An excellent place to find some good and true life long friends.

WB Arlie Hartman

Past Master Arlie Hartman

Where fun and fellowship is had by good men.

Charity: Ronald McDonald House

Charity: Ronald McDonald House

Broad Ripple Lodge #643 had the great privilege to feed 49 parents, grandparents and children at The Ronald McDonald House, Saturday April 29th. Families, weary from caring for their sick children, were treated to a warm meal of chicken, green bean casserole, sour...

2016 Men’s Retreat

2016 Men’s Retreat

Come join your Brethren for an all-inclusive (food and shelter) weekend of brotherhood & fellowship. This year we will be giving back to the site we all love by building some picnic tables. Man games return as well, with challenges and prizes.

Annual Blood Drive

Annual Blood Drive

Our organization is sponsoring a blood drive. Indiana Blood Center will be on-site to accept donations on the date and time below.

The entire process will take about an hour and will give you the opportunity to be part of the life-saving network in our community.

Ronald McDonald dinner

Ronald McDonald dinner

Brethren, On Saturday March 15th, we will exercising one of the noblest tenets of our fraternity, that of charity. We will be preparing and serving food to upwards of 50 people at the Ronald McDonald house. Matt Scherer and I will be coordinating this effort. Taken...

Board Game Night

Board Game Night

Time to warm up! Come in from the cold and snow Thursday night and learn a new game! Doug and Max of Stratamax Games will bring some of their games, there will be pizza, warm drinks, and plenty of fellowship. See you at 6:30!

Masons in the Movies

Masons in the Movies

Are you stuck at home because of the extreme cold and poor roads?  Perhaps you can't get to, or into your car.  As long as you have an internet connection, you might try finding some of these movies. Via Netflix, Redbox online, Amazon, and many other streaming movie...