Meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month at 249 Pennsylvania Ave.
Social hours 6:00PM. Meetings/dinners held at 7:00PM.
The Marietta Shrine Club was founded in 1946 and is affiliated with the Aladdin Shriners in Columbus, Ohio. There are currently 380 plus members of the Marietta Shrine Club and nearly 400,000 Shriners throughout North America.
The Marietta Shrine Club and the Aladdin Shriners are most closely associated with the Shriners Hospital for Children in Cincinnati, Ohio; Lexington Kentucky; and Erie, Pennsylvania.
Locally the Marietta Shrine Club has helped many children right here in Washington County, Ohio.
For years the Marietta Shrine Club held its monthly meetings at various locations including the American Legion, the VFW hall, the Lafayette Hotel, the old Elks Club building downtown, and the Eagles building. With the help of generous donations, both monetary and in-kind-volunteer-labor, the Shriners built their own building at 249 Pennsylvania Avenue in 1989. As Shriners, we are proud of our building and appreciate the great sacrifice and effort made by our membership to build and maintain a beautiful facility.
"HELPING THE KIDS"
The Marietta Shrine Club has been blessed by good local support from area people wanting to join us in helping the kids of the area having medical problems of all kind. In one case Maud & Claude Hale left their estate in trust to the Marietta Shrine Club for the benefit of burned and crippled children of Washington County. Over the years we have helped in many ways with equipment, therapy, wheelchairs, computers, and ramps etc. We even take these kids to shriners hospitals throughout the state at no charge to them.
The Marietta Shrine Club now has a new foundation set up under the Marietta Community Foundation for this purpose as well. Anyone wishing to donate to this great endeavor may do so by calling 740-373-1345 and ask for Ed Flanders.