The Committee has defined
a Good Samaritan as One (ones) who has (have) helped someone in distress,
trouble or adversity regardless of race, colour or creed, unselfishly and
without any personal consideration whatsoever.
The following criteria
will be the basis for the award:
The Good Samaritan Award is
available to any member or non member of our Order who meets the criteria
stated in the definition. There is no age limit, Each eligible
applicant must be sponsored by a Unit of the Order. The Sponsor shall
provide a monetary gift and the presentation will be made in their home
Lodge community so that Odd Fellowship may be promoted.
The term of this award shall be
from Annual Session to Annual Session and will be announced and recognized
following the Annual Joint Church Service of all Sessions.
Representation of the committee shall also attend the presentation made in
the home Lodge.
There will be only one
award presented each year and no applications will be held over until the
next year. Should any applications be received after the deadline for
actions between March 15th and the May Sessions, these will be
considered in the following term.
The Joint Planning Board will
incur the cost of the certificate and plaque given to the recipient and the
Good Samaritan Committee will be responsible for the selection of the
The application forms
for submission to this award can be obtained from the Secretary of this
Committee. The deadline for submission shall be the 15th of
March of each current term.
The application must be
completed by the sponsoring Unit of the Order, under seal of the said Unit.
For more information on this award