Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Davis Lodge #169
COVID REARS ITS UGLY HEAD – BINGO POSTPONED
Updated: January 14, 2022
Readers’ Choice Awards – Best of Yolo County 2021
Each year, the community votes for the “Best of” in a number of categories. The survey covers businesses in all of Yolo County. What is amazing is the number of Odd Fellows who were selected as the best in their category.
View all the winners in the Davis Enterprise Special Section.
Best Venue to Hold an Event – The Odd Fellows Lodge Hall
Best Community Event – Davis Farmers Market (Randii MacNear, Manager)
Most Effective Community Volunteer – Lea Rosenberg (2nd Place – Dave Rosenberg)
Best Attorney – Raquel Silva
Best Chiropractor – Dr. Marian Zingaro
Best Photography Business – Abaton Consulting (Stewart Savage, Owner)
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IOOF News and Information
Many things about the Independent Order of Odd Fellows are admirable. Some time-tested ideas and philosophies have held up well over the centuries, but there are also ways in which we can tell the world we are keeping pace with the times. Change the methods of dues...
In 2021, our Odd Fellows Lodge has 325 members – an increase of 1200%. Between 2004 and 2021, we had a net gain of members each and every year.
Odd Fellowship exploded across the length and breadth of the continent. Lodges formed in cities in virtually every state and province.
Even though our membership numbers were shrinking we still continued to perpetuate units which were outmoded one or two generations ago.
Allow me to be a bit philosophical for a moment. I am convinced that if every member of every Lodge truly followed the path of "Friendship, Love, and Truth" our fraternal Order would have no membership problem. Lodges would be robust, growing and active, and members...
Our Independent Order of Odd Fellows has developed a vast number of elected and appointed Lodge offices. Here are the top 10 attributes of and effective Noble Grand
Fraternal Greetings from Themis Lodge #75, located in Alexandria, Louisiana. We are excited to bring you this first issue of the Themis Lodge Newsletter. First we would like to talk a bit about Odd Fellowship, and what it is all about. So what is Odd Fellowship? Well...
Have you sponsored one new member? Have your sponsored two new members? Has it been five? Ten? Twenty? How have you helped the Odd Fellows grow?
If you ever get a chance, talk to the Secretary of your Odd Fellows Lodge and ask to look at the Member Register. This is the document that provides information on all members of your Lodge from the date of institution of the Lodge till the present. It’s really a fascinating historical document, and I think you will enjoy the interlude in your Lodge’s past.
One of the very first things we learn when we join Odd Fellowship is the ancient “commands” of this Order, instructing members to…
Pay Your Membership
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Dedicated Members for Change
A progressive group of brothers and sisters focused on changing this Order to fit the needs of a changing society. Enjoy a number of thought-provoking articles which dig deep into the issues facing our Lodges and how we can bring new meaning to the principles of Friendship, Love, and Truth.
DMC is a “think tank” of new ideas and suggestions to reinvigorate, recharge, rejuvenate, and reform this Order. DMC is focused primarily on ways for Lodges to increase their membership.
The Future of Odd Fellowship
A series of essays published by Dave Rosenberg from 2012 to 2014 about a progressive new vision for Odd Fellowship and to reform, restructure and revitalize Odd Fellowship for the 21st Century.
Odd Fellow Lodges must become three-dimensional Lodges; emphasizing the rich culture and history of our fraternity, making sure we provide enjoyable social activities for our members, and making sure we reach out into our communities to do good works.