Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 pediatric hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Mexico that provide specialized care for orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate.
Eligibility for care is not based on financial need or relationship to a Shriner.
If you know of a child Shriners Hospitals might be able to help, please call our toll-free patient referral line: In the U.S.: 1-800-237-5055
All golfers are welcome to join the El Bekal Golf Tournament. We are taking sign ups now for golfers and foursomes. Plenty of fun events are planned: hole-in-one, long drive, putting, closest to the pin and more! Click here to download the flyer.
El Bekal's Spring Fling is coming soon! Come to the Shrine Center May 6th for lunch, ice cream bar, camel's milk and a fun time dancing to the must of Tony Odell Rogers. Click here to download the flyer.
El Bekal Shrine is organizing a complete tour of the Pasadena Shriners Clinic. The tour will come complete with bus transportation, lunch and small group tours for a more personalized experience. If you've never seen the clinic or toured a Shriners medical facility, you can't miss this! Click here to download the flyer.
It's been an exciting 2018 so far for El Bekal shrine! So far we've had a successful installation; a super fun Superbowl party; a lovely Valentines Day Sweetheart's Dinner; and an excellent cold sands at Coachella Masonic Lodge along with the Potentate's Official Visit at the Indio Date Festival. Click on the links below to see the latest photos from El Bekal's events.
With the new Pasadena hospital in full operation, it is with great pride that the hospital staff sends us a picture of our temple's memorial plaque! This is a small token of the hospital's appreciation for all the monetary and fraternal support offered by El Bekal Shrine. If you have a chance to visit the hospital, swing on by to the El Bekal Shrine Conference Center!
Illustrious Potentate - Larry Griffin Chief Rabban - Mike Selix Assistant Raban - Merritt Read High Priest and Prophet - Brandon Cook Oriental Guide - Michael Sekera Treasurer - George Boyd, P.P. Recorder - Coy Love, P.P.
APPOINTED DIVAN 1st Ceremonial Master - Al Turek 2nd Ceremonial Master - Ash Nalbandyan Director - Russ Allen Marshall - Kevin Stibich Chaplain - John Ludwig Parliamentarian - Roger Ross P.P. Captain of the Guard - Mike Williams Outer Guard - John Edgmon Outer Guard - Rick Harrage Orator - Gary Leister Director of Units - Coy Lov P.P. & Russ Allen
Ceremonial Divan 2018
Ceremonial Potentate - Fred Wolf Chief Rabban - Kirk Weiss Assistant Raban - Patrick Nordquist High Priest and Prophet - Ron Schemm, MD Oriental Guide - John Kahvedjian 1st Ceremonial Master - Clint Atherton 2nd Ceremonial Master - Jim Ridley Marshall - David Hertzing Fan Bearers - Mark Escobedo & Fred Boyd