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That’s exactly what the Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows did at their May social meeting. The Pumpkin Bots are the HMB High School Robotics Team and the students demonstrated their robot, Zip Tie, and told their story. Students Ana Linares, Samantha Norris, Andrea Miguel- Delores, Eli Dill and Jackson Shui attended the Odd Fellows meeting with parents and mentors Matt Noris, Chris Doty, Mey Wong and Sean Riordan.

Initiation Ceremony

The Magnificent Seven

Seven elected Initiates became Members of Ocean View Lodge #143, HMB Odd Fellows, in a hybrid ceremony. The in-person at-the-Lodge ceremony had no physical contact, was shortened and the Initiation Team limited in number to increase protection during these Pandemic times. After the Initiation Ceremony a group picture was taken and socialization with refreshments ensued.

The Zoom meeting started at 7:30 with about 20 members attending on Zoom. The new Members introduced each other on Zoom to existing Members. Then, new Members were sent to Zoom Rooms with smaller groups of members to give members a chance to visit in small groups. Our Chaplin gave us a Minute for Reflection and our Vice Grand ended with a recitation of the Odd Fellows Creed.

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The Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows presented a check in the amount of $10,000 on Monday morning to Half Moon Bay High School Principal John Nazar. The funds raised by the community organization will support industrial arts at the high school and at Cunha Intermediate School and contribute to the scholarship fund at the high school. The gift also includes $1,000 for the robotics club at the high school.

LOTUS (Life Opens Through Unexpected Sorrow)

LOTUS is a Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows committee organized to provide peer grief support, comfort, and assistance to those in our coastal communities who have lost their partner or spouse.

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To us, the all-seeing eye represents the universal spiritual presence that is embodied in all of us as we do good work for our community, for our environment, and for all humanity.

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Ocean View Lodge 143
526 Main Street
PO Box 712
Half Moon Bay
CA 94019

Phone: 650-712-0718