Bandsman of the Year!

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

ASOB Weekend= FEZTASTIC!!!!

If you weren’t in KC last weekend, you missed a fun time! Lots of old friends to see & new ones to meet. Our ASOB line did a heckuva job with entertainment, info, food and fun! Congrats to all the Bands who participated and especially to the Overall winners, Khiva!!!!!!! […]

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Bored and a keyboard handy……

I was thinking….MOST of you OB guys have been around a long time. I’m a relative newbie! So maybe I should give you some Shrine background on ME so you’ll get to know me better. I grew up in the Shrine. My dad was in Director’s Staff, Scooter Patrol & […]

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Busy Weekend!!

Hello Desert Dawgs!!!! Busy weekend in Middle Earth. Abdallah’s Oriental Band hosted the 1st of 2 Texas Hold ‘Em events. Good night, lots of fun and raised a few dollars. Then Sunday it was the Shrine Bowl players banquet and the Band put on our famous “Hospital Skit” for the […]

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First Post!

Hey Mighty Desert Dawgs of the Oriental Bands!!! I hope some of you will enjoy my posts and get others of you excited again about our OBs!!!  President Chris calls us the “Middle Earth” guys, I prefer to think of us as the HEART of the country, and the heart […]

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Sergeant at Arms Update Update

When I first accepted this position, I did not know what to do with this chance. After spending a weekend with our President, Chris Tsaros, I know my work. I would like to start off my year by asking ALL existing Oriental Bands to send the name of their Temple […]

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Second Vice President Update

Es salaam Alaikum, again my Brothers! The Second Annual Kansa City Jamboree is building on the excitements of the first version in 2017. We had great feedback on the good time had by everyone attending and to that excitement we have added two new events for the very first time […]

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From the President!

Nobles All, On November 18, 2017 the newly formed Abou Saad Shriners Oriental Band in Panama City, Panama, helped us make history by becoming the first oriental band to be chartered outside the Continental U.S. and Canada. This historic event was the culmination of a one year journey. Managing this project […]

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Support the Ladder of Smiles

SUPPORT THE LADDER OF SMILES! As an Oriental Bandsmen, it is our obligation to financially help our children and our hospital. It is up to each bandsman, band, and regional association to provide, in their own way, funds to treat the children that need our help.  Some bandsmen do this […]

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