• Family Picnic 2017

    August 5th, 2017

    El Bekal Shrine is having it's 2017 ANNUAL FAMILY PICNIC And FUN DAY! Scheduled for Sunday August 13th - 11am - 4pm.

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    August 4tt, 2017
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    July 3rd, 2017

    Fun and exciting events are in store for El Bekal Shrine during the Summer of 2017! Download the event flyers and make sure to RSVP. 

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El Bekal Shrine 2017 Illustrious Potentate Carl Spalin

The El Bekal Shrine has been in existence since the 1950's. El Bekal has had a rich history of community and charity work. To this day, El Bekal is still strong in the community and helps generate funds for the Shriners Hospitals. El Bekal is also a great group of guys and gals, a one-of-a-kind concordant body. Feel free to view our list of past potentates below. *'s indicate those past potentates who have past on to meet the Supreme Architect of the Universe.

* Cedric S. Perry 1952 * Francis H. Gentry 1953
* Robert R. Ruchti 1954 * Oakley K. Morton 1955
* W. Blair Gibbens 1956 * Edward M. Humes 1957
* Cecil L. Fulcher 1958 * Robert H. Webb 1959
* George F. Thagard, Sr. 1960 * James Munholland 1961
* Ralph E. Barnes 1962 * Jessie M. Allen 1963
* Roy T. Reynolds (Lucille) 1964 * Leroy H. Crager (Virginia) 1965
* Roy A. Hopkins 1966 * Louis J. Anfinson (Helen) 1967
* J.S. Scotty Finlay 1968 * J. Dick Sisemore 1969
* Archie Lloyd 1970 * C.R. Jerry Johnson 1971
* Howard L. Thorp 1972 * Kirby C. Serles (Evelyn) 1973
Robert R. Ruchti II (Diana) 1974 * Max G. Miller (Jean) 1975
* Henry W. Eilers 1976 * Ralph C. Bryson (Edie) 1977
* Richard E. Hixson 1978 * Junior V. Lewis 1979
* David B. Slayton 1980 Preston M. Jones (Marvel) 1981
Ray G. Thagard, Sr. (Gayle) 1982 Louis Andreatta 1983
T.D. “Ted” Grinager (Erna) 1984 * Steve Gallina 1985
Fred Sorsabal (Marlene) 1986 * Harold E. Sievers 1987
* S.K. Stu Rothchild 1988 * George Royce 1989
* Fred Gutierrez (Marie) 1990 Robert Lash (Donna) 1991
William Pherrin (Lillian) 1992 * J. Floyd Price 1993
*Donald A. Nielsen (Sally) 1994 Leo Sutliff (Obra) 1995
Richard O. Hughes (Wanda) 1996 Max Hiles (Bea) 1997
Don Eyer (Joan) 1998 Joe Pendergast (Mollie) 1999
Ken Jahr (Nancy) 2000 Bill McIntosh (Lynne) 2001
* Art Menzel (Evelyn) 2002 Ray Biggerstaff (Pauline) 2003
David P. Suehs (Jo Anne) 2004 Donald K. Sorsabal (Dee) 2005
Ron Schemm, MD (Barbara) 2006 William Salpaka (Virginia) 2007
Bill Roland (Kay) 2008

Coy Love (Margaret) 2009

Gary Hooper (Sharon) 2010

John Rider (Barbara) 2011

*Bill Sizemore (Lynda) 2012

George Boyd (Mary) 2013

Roger Ross (Lynn) 2014

John Kavedjian (Rosie) 2015

Don Leger (Gloria) 2016

Associate Past Potentates

*Hans Lindquist 1991

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