Al Bahr Potentates Ball

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Saturday evening found the Nobility in their finest attire and in the hundreds attending the Inaugural Ball of Ill. Dave Pirie as the newest Potentate of Al Bahr Shrine. The Ladies were gorgeous…the Nobles dapper… Dinner was served …the presentations made…an absolutely fabulous time was had by everyone in attendance! A surprise appearance of the favorite Country group of the Pote and First Lady was the icing on the cake! Afterwards everyone made they’re way to the hospitality suite for a last minute libation! Here are some photos…all can be viewed at

Al Bahr Potentates Mixer

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Friday evening at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Fashion Valley…the newest Potentate of Al Bahr Shrine Ill. Dave Pirie welcomed all visiting Nobles of the Mystic Shrine! Poolside found the “camels Milk”flowing freely with a well stocked table of sumptuous roasted vegetables with prosciutto, cheese and stuffed olives…if you weren’t suitably provided for it was definitely your own fault! Here are just few Photos to tease you with…the rest can be seen at

Al Bahr Chief Rabban Night

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On Friday September 26th, The Chief Rabban’s fund raiser went off at Al Bahr Shrine center as a smashing success…around the world in eighty bite was a great theme, food was outstanding including the Haggus…ceviche and lumpia…camels milk was enjoyed by all…top off with cigars from the cigar club! Here are a few  photos…the rest can be viewed at

Al Bahr Stated Meeting

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Not Only did tonight’s stated meeting at Al Bahr Shrine have a Fifty year Shriner pin presentation to Illustrious Melvin B. Stein past potentate, and a sixty year DeMolay membership to Illustrious Robert Powell past potentate…Illustrious George Geanoulis current potentate received a check for five thousand dollars as a donation towards the building fund established for the new Shriners Hospital for Children in Pasadena, California…. from Tom Hom a sixty three year Shriner…To top it off the San Diego Scottish Rite was also honored by the Shrine. We in Southern California are truly Blessed with a close working relationship between the two bodies…. What a great evening to be a Shriner, a Scottish Rite member and a Mason! Here are a few Photos…more can be viewed at