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Mid-Iowa Council (177)
Des Moines, IA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1951
Lodge Totem: Native American chieftain
Name Translation: Maker of Men  (Loway) [more info]
Changes: 1969: Absorbed Bo-Qui 453
2007 Membership+: 1276

+Sum of predecessor lodges' membership for new lodges. GNYC lodges' membership numbers are total for all GNYC lodges.

 

 

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Lodge Issues
S1 GRN R WHT GRN      
S2 YEL R BLU YEL  VER field; (1969)   
S3a YEL R BLU YEL   HOR field; TAN face   
S3b YEL R BLU YEL   HOR field; LBR face   
S3          
S4a DYL R BLU DYL DYL SS; CB   
S4b DYL R BLU DYL DYL SS; PB; MVE   
S5a RED R WHT BLU RED SS; 52x117; 40mm sides; clear lockstitch; PB   
S5b RED R WHT BLU RED BRN lockstitch   
S6 RED R WHT BLU RED SS; 52x119; 40mm sides; ORG BMT; grass pale ORG tint; ORG lockstitch; PB   
S7 RED R WHT BLU RED SS; 51x127; 30mm sides; PB; MVE   
S8a WHT R PUR DYL DYL FDL; RED 1915 1990; CB; CD; PUR looks chain stitched; 75thOA   
S8b WHT R PUR DYL DYL FDL; RED 1915 1990; CB; CD; PUR looks like TL; 75thOA   
S9 GRN R M/C BLK BLK BLK face; CD (issued after S 10)   
S10 GRN R M/C BLK BLK TAN face; CD (issued before S 9)   
S11 MAR R M/C BLK BLK 45th ANN   
S12 YEL R M/C BLK BLK NOAC96   
S13 RED R WHT BLU RED CD   
S14 SMY R TRQ GRN BRN Camp Mitigwa 75th   
S15 GMY R M/C BLK BLK 1998 NOAC Service Lodge   
S16 MAR R M/C BLK BLK 1998 NOAC Service Lodge   
S17 ORG R M/C BLK BLK 2000 NOAC   
S18 GRN R WHT GRN  50th ANN 2001; CD   
S18.5?        (DYL monochrome) 
S19 YEL R WHT RED RED NOAC02   
S20 YEL R WHT RED RED NOAC02; "Delegate"   
S21 RED R WHT RED RED 2004 "NOAC," ONCE MORE IN 2004   
S22 SMY R M/C BLU BLK 2004 NOAC   
S23 BLU R M/C BLU BLK 2004 NOAC   
S24?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Brave with outstretched hands) 
S25?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Chief standing at fire and teepee) 
S26?        (NOAC06; YEL border, Chief sitting at fire) 
S27?        (NOAC06; YEL borde, Indian in bonnet with outstretched hands) 
S28?        (Camp Wapello 75th Anniversary) 
S29?        (Camp Wapello, 75th Anniversary, numbered set) 
S30?        (55th Anniversary) 
S31?        (SMY border; first year award, no lodge number) 
S32?        (ORD; LGR border, no lodge number) 
S33?        (BRO, RED border, no lodge number) 
S34?        (VIG?; YEL border, no lodge number) 
S35?        (NOAC09; PUR border, Chief split between flap and chevron) 
S36?        (NOAC09; PUR border, Chief only on chevron) 
S37?        NOAC12; BLU border set 
S38?        2013 National Jamboree 
S39?        SMY border, for becoming Brotherhood member in first year 
Data for 45 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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