A History of Honor and Tradition
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The first ceremonial was held on October 17, 1907, when the first class of novices crossed the burning sands. With the first initiates and other Shriners who had settled in Sioux City, the charter membership of Abu Bekr Temple reached 400. Almost immediately a Foot Patrol was organized under Capt. Charles A. Borman to represent the Temple at the Imperial Session in St. Paul in 1908. Today there are 24 organized uniform units of Abu Bekr Temple and eight Shrine Clubs.
Abu Bekr originally included only Sioux City Shriners, but by action of the Imperial Council in June, 1922, the jurisdiction was enlarged to include 22 counties in Western Iowa. They are: Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Emmet, Sioux, O’Brien, Clay, Palo, Alto, Kossuth, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Woodbury, Ida, Sac, Monona, Crawford, Harrison, Shelby and Pottawattamie.
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Spencer Shrine Golf outing
1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Spencer Shrine Golf outing with refreshments and meal to follow at the Spencer Shrine building on Hwy 71 south across from John Deere.
Spencer Municipal Golf Course, 1320 4th Ave SW, Spencer, IA 51301, USA
Spencer / Spirit Lake Circus
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Open to the public.