Membership

Friendship | Love | Truth

Membership

The Order only grows through membership!

As a nation learns and is strengthened by its history,

so does our Odd Fellows Family learn and is strengthened

by our understanding of preceding generations...

For membership information contact us today

The Board of Directors

Michael Anderson


Graham Paige

Vincent W Hollis

of blessed memory

Tributes & Acknowledgments

To the dedicated and selfless citizens who worked

tirelessly to restore The Lodge to its full glory.


To the genius of architect Thomas J. Taltavull and Miche Booz who faithfully contributed to the design, planning and historical preservation of The Lodge.

To the skills and innovation of contractor Barry van Riper and Dave who executed the plan of the architect, by renovating the interior of The Lodge to its true historical design. To the Johnson Electrical Company that met the challenge of updating the complex electrical wiring of the building. To Structural Preservation Inc. for preserving the structural integrity of this magnificent building. To Laura Wright - Trustee, who wrote the grants and Anne Raines who guided the project to completion.


To Joyce Love for representing the House of Ruth; and to the Odd Fellows: Winston A. Anderson - Honorary Past District Grand Master, District Grand Lodge #14, Vincent W. Hollis - Secretary of the Odd Fellows, and John Willis Green - Most High Grandmaster of the American Jurisdiction for their tenancy and leadership in accompanying the entire renovation project.


To the following individuals and institutions:

  • Maryland Historic Trust

  • Richard Brand

  • Anne Raines--Program Officer

  • Anita Powell, Lincoln Park

  • Dr. Joni Jones, Benjamin Banneker Museum

  • Thomas Taltavull---Architect

  • Structural Preservation Systems

  • Van Riper And Associates---Contractors

  • Johnson & Sons Electric

  • Senator Karen Montgomery

  • Senator Anne Kaiser

  • County Executive Ike Leggett

  • Council Member Nancy Praisner (Deceased)

  • Council Member Nancy Navaro

  • James Demma, Esq., Miles & Stockbridge

  • Dr. Hattie Washington

  • The Friends House

  • Sandy Spring Museum &

  • The Sandy Spring Slave Museum

  • Sharp Street United Methodist Church

  • Calvin Prather, Mr. Hackett, Mike And Lee

  • The Veterinary Clinic


Odd Fellows Preservation Committee

  • Laura (Trustee)

  • Odd Fellows: Winston, Vincent and Grand Master John Green

  • Joyce Love (The House of Ruth)



OFL Before 2007

And Support Our Mission

Friendship | Love | Truth

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Sandy Spring Lodge #6430 Inc. is a 501(C)(8) charity organization and donations are fully tax-deductible. We appreciate gifts of all sizes, nothing is too small. As a supporter of the Lodge, your donation directly supports our work of using the newly restored historic build as a safe space for education and dialogue to continue our century-old tradition of fostering multicultural understanding for the wellbeing of our community and all of humanity.

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