What is the Cobb County Low Twelve Club
and How do I Join?
The Cobb County Masonic Low Twelve Club is a benefit organization for Master Masons.
The organization's purpose is to render financial aid and assistance to the beneficiary(s) upon the death of a member.
Eligibility only requires that you are a Master Mason in good standing with any Masonic Lodge in the Cobb County Masonic Convention or any Master Mason residing in Cobb County who is in good standing with a regular lodge recognized by the Grand Lodge of Georgia, Free and Accepted Masons; and that you are in good health at the time of applying for membership.
The initial fee for membership is ten dollars ($10), five dollars ($5) for initiation and five ($5) for four (4) advance assessments. Additional assessments may be paid in advance if so desired.
The Cobb County Low Twelve Club meets annually at
Samuel S. Lawrence Lodge #721 F&AM
1362 Sandtown Road SW
Marietta, GA 30008
The 2015 Annual meeting was February 14, 2015
where the following Master Masons were elected:
Jim Bard (Samuel Lawrence #721) - President
Cabot Rohrer (Kennesaw #33) - Vice-President
Dana Schwarz (Samuel Lawrence #721) - Secretary/Treasurer
Russ Nobles (Samuel Lawrence #721) - Chaplain
APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP
The death benefit to your wife or designated beneficiary is $1 per Low Twelve member
plus $10 per year for each year you are a member.
This benefit is hand-delivered to your beneficiary in order to ease the burden of the expenses occurred upon your death.
How is this possible?
An assessment in the amount of $1.25 is levied against each member upon the death of a member. The assessment shall be distributed as follows: $1 to the beneficiary of the deceased member and $.25 to be used for operation expenses of the club. In addition to the $1.00 per member, the Beneficiary receives $10 for each year the deceased was a member of the club.
Example of benefits computation for a 25-year member
#of active members at death 471 $ 1.00 = $471
Years of Service 25 $10.00 = $250
Unused prepaid Assessments 56 $ 1.25 = $ 70
PAID TO BENEFICIARY = $791