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    Abu Bekr
    2017 Divan

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A History of Honor and Tradition

fun, fellowship, brotherly love, relief and truth

Abu Bekr Temple was organized in March, 1907, with a nucleus of 30 Nobles living in Sioux City. Since that time over a 100 years ago, Abu Bekr Temple has grown to encompass a wide area that includes much of Western Iowa, part of NE Nebraska, and 2 counties in SE South Dakota.

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.

SHRINERS BELIEVE IN brotherhood. , family. , leadership. , giving back.

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When you become a Shriner, you become part of a brotherhood of men committed to family, engaged in ongoing personal growth, and providing care for children and families in need.
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One of the great values of a Shrine membership is the fun and companionship of the people who are members of our Clubs and Units!
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New Nobles
Welcome new nobles - Cold Sands Harlan,
Burger Night
Come one, come all..............great food, good beverages, good company. Open to the
CSSA Summer Session

Labor Day Weekend, August 30th to September 2nd, 2017
CSSA 2017 Tentative Schedule of Events

CSSA Unit Events are shaping up nicely thanks to all the CSSA Units support and efforts and we are excited to share them. Please note the schedule is subject to change and some events need to be finalized.…


28

Jul

Iowa Shrine Football Game

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29

Jul

Spencer ATV Corps parade


9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Iowa Shrine Bowl, Cedar Falls

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02

Aug

Burger Night


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Open to the public.

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