Congratulations to Charley Staley – Pilgrim Degree

Congratulations to Charley Staley who has received his Pilgrim Degree. This is the highest honor a member can receive. Charley joined the Moose in 1979 and has been active ever since.     In 2004 Charley joined the Moose Legion and received the Fellowship degree. Throughout these years, Charley was an active member, joining the board of officers in 2004 as a Trustee. He became the Governor the first time in 2007. In 2016 he took on the administrator role until 2018. Throughout these years Charley and his wife Barbera have volunteered their time working the WOTM breakfasts, fundraisers and much more.   During this time Charley became active in the Moose Legion, in 2008 becoming the William Penn 3 Chaplain, and then Secretary and President. In 2010 and 2011, Charley served as the Moose Legion Ambassador. He is still active in the Moose Legion to this day.   We want to thank Charley for everything he has done and look forward to a long future with him and his better half. Please say congratulations the next time you see him.

Moose Legion – The Moose Legion is a higher degree of the Loyal Order of Moose. Male members of the Order who have held membership for at least six months or who have sponsored at least one member into the Order qualify to advance to the Moose Legion.

Fellowship Degree – The Fellowship Degree of the Loyal Order of Moose is an honorary degree. It was first created on August 7, 1918. To advance to this degree one must first be an active status Moose Legionnaire. This degree must be earned through service to the Lodge, Moose Legion, and or other entities of the Order.

Pilgrim Degree – The Pilgrim Degree of Merit is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a member of the Loyal Order of Moose. This degree, originally created on August 1, 1918, is conferred only in the House of God at Mooseheart, Illinois and comes as a reward to members of the Fellowship Degree for extraordinary service to the Order.