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A potential candidate must complete a Petition (application), stating his name, age, place of residence, occupation and place of employment. Four (4) Character References are also needed. Once the Petitioner turns in all paperwork and initiation fees, an Investigating Committee made up of three (3) Lodge Members, conducts an interview and vetting process. The Lodge Members then vote on the Petitioner from the recommendations made by the Investigating Committee. Vote by secret ballot is made. To be accepted the ballot must be unanimous.
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