Bandsman of the Year!

Find out how we select a member for this prestigious award and who that member is for 2019-20!

Al Kader Oriental Band – History

Although we for many years have been a regular member of’ the uniformed units of our temple, the oriental band. first got started with members of the Camel Herders. Chinook Stable No 45. At every ceremonial of Al Kader Temple, initiation into the Camel Herders takes place at high-noon. Music […]

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SECRETARY/TREASURER Don Moores

Greetings Bandsmen!  We have just completed a very unusual year in our history.  All Association of Shrine Oriental Band Events were canceled beginning in March 2020 because of the Covid-19 Virus which has impacted the entire world, and in most areas still going strong.  The ASOB Jamboree to be held […]

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President Report – August 2019

What a whirlwind of a summer it has been. I hope all is well with each one of you and you are out enjoying the weather, vacations and parade season. This edition of the Na Khabar was not planned on my agenda, but when I started to think about the […]

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First Vice President Report – August 2019

Well now that I have stepped up a chair of office in ASOB, I totally look forward to not only fulfilling my role, but hopefully making it a great year of music, brotherhood, and the mindful changes I would like to help make. I am W. Richard “Bear” Sobek, 1st […]

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Secretary/Treasurer Report – August 2019

We have just returned from the Imperial Session held in Nashville, TN. The 2018-2019 Annual Meeting was held during the Imperial Session. The Minutes of the Meeting are published below as well as being posted on the website at ASOB.ORG. The Annual Meeting was well attended by Past Presidents, Ambassadors, […]

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