Zem Zem Shrine
BANQUET AND CONFERENCE CENTER

2017 Potes Pin

Phone 814-833-3391
or Toll Free
1-877-333-7775
E-Mail  
genmgr@zemzemshrine.org


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Zem Zem Clubs & Units Meeting

10:00 am - Saturday, February 4, 2017

Mercer County Shrine Club
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Bids for Kids


Last Year’s Donation to the Erie Shriners Hospital was $95,000

Let Top It in 2017!

Bids for Kids is a charitable, volunteer-based organization that is committed to enriching the lives of children in the greater Erie area.

Our aim is to raise awareness and funds for Make-A-Wish, Shriner's Hospitals for Children, and the Erie Boys & Girls Club through benefit events available to all demographics in Erie. All proceeds go directly to the local children's organizations to promote health, well-being, and education while inspiring Erie area youth to fulfill their dreams.


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The History of Zem Zem Shrine


Zem Zem Shrine was granted a dispensation December 22, 1892, chartered August 16, 1892, the third Shrine Temple in Pennsylvania.  Syria Temple in Pittsburgh in 1877, Lu Lu Temple in Philadelphia in 1884, preceded Zem Zem to the Shrine.  Rajah Temple in Reading in 1893, Irem Temple in Wilkes-Barre in 1895, Jaffa Temple in Altoona in 1903 and Zembo Temple in Harrisburg in 1904 comprise the seven Temples in Pennsylvania.

For many years our Temple held ceremonials first in Gable Hall in downtown Erie, and at such places as the Maennerchor, Elks auditorium, Masonic Temple Colonial, Shea’s Columbia Theater and a public auditorium.

Old Shrine Bldg

In the early 1900’s, the temple purchased a home at 124 East 8th Street and it was the Temple’s location until February 12, 1980, when fire destroyed the building. Zem Zem Shrine continued at the address until it moved to the present location at 2525 West 38th Streetread more




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About Shriners Hospitals for Children®



Shriners Hospitals for Children® is an international health care system dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs.



The hospitals focus on four specialized areas of care:

Orthopaedic Care – medical and rehabilitative services for children with congenital deformities and conditions, problems resulting from orthopaedic injuries, and diseases of the neuromusculoskeletal system.

Burn Care – treatment for acute and non-acute burn injuries and related scarring, along with physical rehabilitation and emotional support.

Spinal Cord Injury – spinal cord injury rehabilitation specifically for children, offering some of the most advanced treatment in the country, with full range of services.

Cleft Lip and Palate Care – coordinated, comprehensive multidisciplinary care for children with this condition.

Learn more about Shriners Hospitals for Children by visiting…  http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org


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About Shriners International


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Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth. With approximately 310,000 members in 195 temples (chapters) in the United States, Canada, Germany, Mexico, the Philippines, Puerto Rico and the Republic of Panama our fraternity is open to men of integrity from all walks of life.

Shriners International also supports Shriners Hospitals for Children®, a health system of 22 hospitals dedicated to providing pediatric medical care, world-class research and educational opportunities for medical professionals.
http://www.shrinersinternational.org


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