Mason dedication ceremony scheduled in Lawrence

Masons of Kansas will perform an ancient dedication ceremony of the Lawrence Masonic Center, 1301 E. 25th St., at 2 p.m. Oct. 3.

L. Kent Needham, head of the Kansas masons, will perform the ceremony, which has roots dating back to 1793, when George Washington laid the cornerstone of the nation’s Capitol. Every year about 10 such ceremonies are performed across Kansas for buildings used for civic, educational or religious purposes. For more information about the ceremony, call 843-2333.