Christmas Day

December 25, 2016

At 4:00 pm Christmas day, Andy G Vaughn Masonic Lodge 1421 and its members took
time from their Families, opened its doors, and served 86 hungry people with no
where to go on Christmas Day, including some of our elderly Masons.  We served
Turkey, Ham, Sweet Potato's, Dressing, Corn, Green Beans, Homemade Bread and
Desserts, Tea and coffee.

December 26,2016

At 11:00 am the day after Christmas, we again opened our doors and fed another 62
people. Pictures of people not shown for their privacy

We served Christmas dinner for a total of 148 people who had no where else to go.

MASONRY IN ACTION
Saturday December 23, 2017 and Christmas Day Dec. 25, 2017

Santa handed out 103 Christmas presents to children of our community from Andy
Vaughn Lodge and Odessa Chapter 447 Order of Eastern Star. We also had gently
used coats, sweaters, and jackets both child and adult donated by UTPB School/Day
Care Center on hand that was passed on to those who came to see Santa that needed
a coat or jacket. All coats, jackets, and sweaters had been washed, cleaned, and
disinfected prior to handing out. Cookies and Juice were on hand for all. Donations of
toys were from Andy Vaughn Lodge / Odessa Chapter 447 Order of Eastern Star, in
addition to toys donated by Members of both organizations, plus 60 toys that were
donated by Holloman construction Inc. and their employees.










                                     Pictures published with permission of parents

                                     
 Christmas Day December 25, 2017

Andy Vaughn Lodge / Odessa Chapter 447 Order of Eastern Star served 74 adults and
41 children from our community, plus multiple Masons and Eastern Star members,
Christmas dinner from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm at no charge. A supervisor from
Holloman Construction donated over $300.00 worth of food for the Christmas Day
feed. We also handed out more of the gently used coats, sweaters, and jackets both
child and adult donated by UTPB School/Day Care Center to those that needed a coat
or jacket.













                     
For privacy reasons pictures of dinner guests are not published

All leftover food was donated and delivered to Door of Hope Mission on December 26,
2017