When your Vonage, Comcast, or FiOS phone line goes dead because of a storm or power failure, "who ya gonna call???" NOBODY!!!
Amateur radio is the only system of communications that is resilient to storms and disruptions to the power and communications grid and works as long as your batteries or home generator hold up.
The Radio Club meets at 6 p.m. at Boumi on Business Meeting Nights.
A good meal before the business meeting
President Raymond Lunn
The Aslaks host an "open to the nobility and their ladies" dinner beginning at 5:45 p.m. preceding each Boumi Business meeting held at the Temple. Please call the office if you are planning to attend so they have enough for everyone!
Brew Club, Taproom No. 29
Cellar Master David Ente
Here members can explore their hobby of home brewing through the promotion and education of brewing beer, wine making, & other home brewing activities.
The Boumi Brew Club meets on the 4th Friday of the month in the Scimeter Club Room Bar.
All are welcome (aged 21+, of course)
Chester River Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to Chester River
President Russell Parks
The Chester River Shrine Club meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 7 p.m. Call the club president for meeting location and details.
Diligent & Dedicated work for Boumi
Director Wallace Dodson
Eastern Shore Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to the Eastern Shore
President Robert Purnell Jr
The Eastern Shore Shrine Club meets the 1st Wednesday of the month (except Jul/Aug.) at 7 p.m. Call the club president for meeting location and details.
President Ed DeWaters
The Gun Club meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at Carney Gun Club, 9721 Hilltop Drive, Parkville, MD 21234. Meeting exceptions are 5/18, 7/20, 8/17, 10/19.
The purpose of BSGC is to specifically promote interest in trap shooting amongst the nobility and provide another means for our brothers to enjoy the camaraderie of their shrine brothers and wholesome competition.
Hillbilly Clan #67
Collecting Cans & Tabs for the Hospital
Rabban of Clan Vernon Young Jr
The Hillbilly Clan No. 67 meets on the 3rd Tuesday of odd months (not July) at 7:30 p.m. in the Legion of Honor Unit Room.
Hot Lunch, Every Wednesday
Chairman John "Fred" Hobine
The Boumi Luncheon Club meets every Wednesday at noon (except June-Aug.). It's only $5 per person for a great lunch and even better fellowship. Guests are not only welcome, they are encouraged!
Horses... Big fans of Horses
Captain Dr. John Brooks
Boumi's Mounted Patrol hosts the longest running horse show in the state of Maryland and serves as tremendous benefactors to our hospitals and our temple.
Pa-Po-Peake Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to Southern Maryland
President Dennis Leland
Pa-Po-Peake's Board of Directors meet every second Thursday at Thomas J. Shryock Masonic Lodge on Mervill Dean Rd in Hollywood.
We also have an open dinner meeting every third Thursday of the month, except July and August. Please contact the president for the location of the monthly dinner.
Nobles who transport our children to the Shriners Hospitals for Children
Dispatcher Robert Wilkinson
We have the greatest hospitals in the world with fantastic doctors, nurses, and therapists, and these men perform a vital part of the care by getting the children to the their surgeries and other appointments.
The Shepherds meet at the temple on the 2nd Wednesday of odd months (except July) at 1 p.m., following the Boumi Wednesday Luncheon.
Susquehanna Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to Harford & Cecil Counties
President Walter Becker
The Susquehanna Shrine Club meets on the 4th Monday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 6 p.m. at various restaurants in Harford and Cecil counties. The dress code is casual / no fez. Contact the club president for meeting locations.
A club for yachting enthusiasts
Commodore Ron Parker
The Yacht Club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month (except June-Aug.) at 7:30 p.m. in the Scimeter Club Room.
The Ambassadors are dedicated Shriners who represent Boumi at their Blue Lodges
Chief Wayne Penley
The Ambassadors meet every 1st Thursday at 6 p.m.
The first meeting of the Ambassadors Club of Boumi was held in the Wedgewood Room of the Emerson Hotel in Baltimore at 4:30 PM Wednesday, March 2, 1960. Divan members present were Illustrious Potentate William O. Barnes, First Ceremonial Master George Bratt, and Marshal Robers A. Phelps. Twenty-two other Nobles of Boumi were present at the meeting. Three main areas of concern, at that time, were to be the goals of the Ambassadors, namely: membership, advertising in Boumi News, and goodwill throughout Shrinedom.
Bringin' the Blues back to Boumi
President Andy Anders
The Boumi Blues Band provides music to events like the Boumi Carnival, the MASA hospitality room and whenever we need to have great music to party with. If you still have your bass, your guitar, etc., and want to play again, just give the president a call.
Catonsville Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to Howard, Northern Anne Arundel, & Southern Baltimore Counties
President Paul Reinke, P.P.
The Catonsville Shrine Club meets every 3rd Thursday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 6 p.m. Call the club president for meeting location and details.
Cigars & Classic Cars
President Karl Ballwanz
The Cig-Car Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
It is open to any Shriner who has an interest in cigars and/or owns a classic, show, or interesting car. Be a part of this group and show the pride you have in your ride!
Dundalk Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to Dundalk
President Sammie Turner
The Dundalk Shrine Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month (except June/Aug./Nov./Dec.) at noon at the Boulevard Diner, 1660 Merritt Blvd., Dundalk, MD 21222.
President Joe Nason
Hamilton Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to the Hamilton Neighborhood in Baltimore
President Gary Johnson
The Hamilton Shrine Club meets on the 4th Thursday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 6 p.m. Call the club president for meeting location and details.
Knights of Mecca
Past Masters Ritual Team
President Jonathan Strickler
The Knights of Mecca is a club composed of Blue Lodge Past Masters. The Boumi Shriners Knights of Mecca serve as the Potentate's ritual team in the blue lodges by conferring the Master Mason degree at the request of the lodge's Worshipful Master.
Model Railroad Club
Make it a Train Day
President Charlie Hill
The Model Railroad Club meets the last Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. (except Jul/Aug/Dec)
Ocean City Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to Ocean City
President Robert Reese
The Ocean City Shrine Club meets on the last Friday of the month (except Feb.) at 6 p.m. at OC 360 Eats & Drinks on top of the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842.
The Oldest Club at Boumi!
President Ron Burdynski
The Scimeter Club meets on the 1st Monday of the month (except July/Aug.) at 6 p.m.
Preparing food for the Wednesday Luncheons and refreshments after each Boumi Business Meeting
Chief Charles Hill
One thing that can be said about most nobles is that they like FOOD. Some like to eat, some like to cook, and a few even like pitching in to provide a meal for the rest of the nobility. It is that last group of nobles that we need more of.
Have a club or unit meeting you'd like us to cater? Let us know!
The Stewards meet on Boumi business meeting nights at 6 p.m. in the kitchen. Where else would you expect them to meet?
Western Maryland Shrine Club
Taking Boumi to Carroll County
President Charles Smith
The Western Maryland Shrine Club meets on the 2nd Monday of the month (except July/Aug.) at the Blues Bistro, 330 140 Village Road, Westminster, MD 21157.