Kaaba Shriners election and installation of officers for 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 1:04 pm
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Press release submitted by Kaaba Shriners


Kaaba Shriners whose headquarters is located in Davenport, IA., is pleased to announce the election and installation of its officers for the year 2013.
Potentate Roger Kadel (president) who lives in Davenport, IA; Chief Rabban Donald Courtert l " Vice President) who lives in Davenport, IA; Assistant Rabban Vernon Rode (2nd Vice President) who lives in Columbus Junction, IA; High Priest and Prophet Thomas Hodges (3rd Vice President) who lives in Milan, IL; Oriental Guide Walter Hill (4th Vice President) who lives in Birmingham, IA; Recorder David Klien (Secretary) who lives in Davenport, IA and Treasurer Ronald Loetz who lives in Davenport, IA.
The Shrine is best known for it's care of children in need of medical assistance for some physical/skeletal problems in its hospital network of 22 hospitals, whose help is provided without charge to the patient or their parents including transportation to the hospital. Specialties treated are Cleft Lip and Palate, Spinal Cord injuries, Maxi facial reconstruction, burns and orthopedic skeletal corrections.


















 



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