The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

January 27, 2013

Moose supreme governor to visit Beckley next month


— James F. Henderson Sr., supreme governor of the Loyal Order of Moose, will visit Beckley Moose Lodge 1606, 410 New River Drive, Beckley, at 1 p.m. Feb. 3 as part of his travels across West Virginia.

Henderson rose from the post of supreme junior governor to become the Moose fraternity’s chief presiding officer July 3, 2012, elected by a vote of Supreme Lodge delegates to a one-year term as supreme governor at the organization’s 124th International Convention in Tampa.

The Moose organization, headquartered in Mooseheart, Ill., consists of some 1 million men and women in approximately 1,800 lodges and 1,650 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Bermuda.

The organization owns and operates Mooseheart, a 1,000-acre community and school for youngsters in need, located 40 miles west of Chicago, and Moosehaven, a 70-acre retirement community near Jacksonville, Fla.   

For more information, call the Moose Lodge office at 304-254-0410.