Speedway DeMolay is open to young men 12 years and older who have a belief in a Supreme Being and be of good character. It is a community-based international organization which emphasizes leadership skills and character-building within a program of social, sports, and community service activities.
Speedway DeMolay for the 6th year in a row was named Chapter of the Year while Josh Mackey was named DeMolay of the Year & State Officer of the Year, Jacob Einstein was named Ritualist of the Year and Jake Vermeuelen Student of the year for Indiana DeMolay. In addition
Vermeulen also received a scholarship from the Grant-Hamill Foundation and was named the 2017 Frank S. Land Legion of Honor Preceptory scholarship winner. Mackey also received a Grant-Hamill Foundation scholarship, as well as a scholarship from the Murat Shrine DeMolay Unit.
July 8th Speedway held an early morning initiation welcoming Chase Purdy into our order. Chase's Father Ben Purdy is petioning our sponsoring body Speedway Lodge #500 F. & A.M.
Afterwards we visited the Splash Island Water Park in Plainfield to enjoy a day in the sun!
Please join us for a full day of brotherhood on Saturday, August 26, 2017 as we hold an initiation at 10:00 am followed by the Installation of Officers for Speedway DeMolay as Griffin Vermeulen will be installed as Master Councilor. During the installation Griffin will be presiding over the Representative DeMolay Ceremony for all DeMolays who are RD's but have yet to receive it through the ceremony. RD's from other chapters please contact Dad Patrick Elmore so arrangements for the ceremony can be made. After the installation will be Indiana DeMolay's State Master Councilors Reception honoring Speedway DeMolay PMC-MSA Joshua Roy Mackey at 4:00 pm.
Congratulations to our new officers for the next term who were elected at the July 19th stated meeting! Elected were (l-r) Brendan Hoffmeyer, SD-elect; Griffin Vermeulen, MC-elect; Jacob Einstein, SC-elect; and Josh Mackey, Treasurer-elect (not pictured: Bernie Piotrowski, JC-elect).
Nearly everyone has been touched by cancer either through their own personal battle or through the battle of someone they love. We participate in Relay For Life because we know we are making a difference in the fight to end cancer by raising funds and cancer awareness.
Speedway DeMolay received wonderful coverage in the Speedway Town Press which is the local newspaper for the town of Speedway. The Town Press covered our accomplishments at Conclave 2017 where we captured our 6th straight Chapter Of The Year for Indiana DeMolay.
Senior Deacon-elect Brendan J. Hoffmeyer (LCC) who received his #1 Pin from Dad Eric Vermeulen last night for being the top line signer on his first petition. Brendan was the top line signer on his brother Cole Hoffmeyer's petition. So now Brendan has another connection to his two brothers, his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather, all DeMolays.
Speedway DeMolay has been on the road since the completion of Conclave 2017. Speedway visited four chapters in seven days. On July 11 we visited J. McLean Moulder Chapter in Kokomo, July 12 we visited Steel City Chapter in Griffith, on July 14 we visited West Newton chapter and on July 18 we visited Fort Wayne Chapter.
DeMolay based on timeless principles and practical, "hands on" experience. Members develop civic awareness through community service projects, personal responsibility by planning and executing their own activities, and gain self-confidence through leadership and public speaking.
Speedway started the 4th of July holiday by supporting Brownsburg Lodge with the town parade. Afterwards we toured the downtown Indianapolis memorial monuments for our My Government Day observance. Afterwards we ended up at the Scottish Rite for the downtown fireworks.
Speedway DeMolay Chaplain Devon Alderman (LCC) shares experiences from his first year in DeMolay with his Speedway Brothers this past Sunday morning at Conclave 2017. Click on the image to see the video.
A fraternity of leadership.
the recent session of the International Supreme Council of the Order of DeMolay in Buffalo, New York, three of Speedway’s favorite sons were unanimously elected to receive ISC honors. Brothers Josh Mackey and Noah Barnes were elected to receive the Degree of Chevalier, and Dad Mathew Bryant was elected to receive the Cross of Honor.
Speedway DeMolay had a very successful Conclave the weekend of June 29 thorugh July 2nd claiming the Athletic, Ritual and Overal Sweepstakes. Speedways own Joshua Roy Mackey was installed as the 88th Indiana DeMolay State Master Councilor.
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