INFORMATON about the Shriners

The Shriners of North America is a fraternity that grew out of Freemasonry over a century ago. Because of this, the Shrine is dedicated to Masonic principles.

The Shrine fraternity provides to Masonic brothers a means to widen the fellowship first enjoyed in the Masonic Lodge.

The Shrine offers men, their ladies and their families an opportunity to meet new friends who have similar interests, tastes and feelings.

For more information
e-mail membership@shrinenet.org or write to:
Shriners International Headquarters
Office of Membership Development
2900 Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, Florida 33607-1435

You can also contact your local Shrine Temple.
Learn more about the Shrine and Shriners Hospitals by visiting our Web site at http://www.shrinershq.org.

Because Shriners are men who enjoy life, fun is a large part of the Shrine. Shriners, along with their ladies, their families and friends, have many opportunities to enjoy the fun the Shrine has to offer. Activities such as football games, parades, dances, circuses, and parties offer something for every member of your family. Many of these fun activities help support the Shrine's philanthropy ...

Since the first Shriners Hospital opened in 1922, The Shrine has supported 22 Children's Hospitals throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. The annual budget for the hospitals in 2000 was over 500 million dollars. It has become known as the "Worlds Greatest Philanthropy".

The best known symbol of the Shrine is the red fez that Shriners wear to official functions. Most Shrine Centers sponsor Shrine Clubs and special units, such as the motorcycle and mini-bike patrol, Band and Oriental Band, clown units and many other units of special interest. They share in the camaraderie, deep friendships and good fellowship that are all part of being a Shriner.

INFORMATON about Nile & our club

Welcome To the Nile Shrine Kitsap Peninsula Shrine Club. We are one of the Shrine Clubs chartered by the Nile Shrine Center in Mountlake Terrace, Washington.  For more Nile Shrine information contact the   Nile Shrine Center  at:

6601-244th St. S.W.
Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043-2750
425-774-9611 or 206-284-0910
Fax: 425-672-1833
Email: nileshrine@nileshrine.org

The Kitsap Peninsula Shrine Club is located and serves Kitsap County and northern Mason County. We are located across Puget Sound from Seattle, so residents can enjoy the charm of small town living and community spirit, with big city amenities and ready access to Seattle's metropolitan center.

This beautiful region of Washington State, nestled between Puget Sound to the east and the Olympic Mountains to the west, abounds with natural beauty and outdoor recreation opportunities including: a growing network of bike trails, mountain climbing, fishing, hunting, camping, boating, marinas, outdoor theaters, sports fields, and numerous golf courses.

Kitsap County is the home of five Navy bases: Naval Base Kitsap, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Submarine Base Bangor, Naval Hospital Bremerton, and Naval Undersea Warfare Center at Keyport. Accordingly, many of the Masons and Shriners in the area have a military background. There are twelve Masonic temples in the region where Shriners can join in Masonic fellowship.

The Shriners in our club are a fun group and meet regularly for dinners, and are involved in parades, Shrine Hospital charity work, and community service. Information relative to Kitsap Peninsula Shrine Club events, schedules, membership, and history can be accessed via the drop-down menus above.

For more Kitsap Peninsula Shrine Club information
e-mail our officers listed HERE, or
Write to our Secretary at:
Kitsap Peninsula Shrine Club,
PO Box 663 Silverdale WA 98383


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