Readers’ Choice Awards – Best of Yolo County 2021
Each year, the community votes for the “Best of” in a number of categories. The survey covers businesses in all of Yolo County. What is amazing is the number of Odd Fellows who were selected as the best in their category.
View all the winners in the Davis Enterprise Special Section.
Best Venue to Hold an Event – The Odd Fellows Lodge Hall
Best Community Event – Davis Farmers Market (Randii MacNear, Manager)
Most Effective Community Volunteer – Lea Rosenberg (2nd Place – Dave Rosenberg)
Best Attorney – Raquel Silva
Best Chiropractor – Dr. Marian Zingaro
Best Photography Business – Abaton Consulting (Stewart Savage, Owner)
Due to the rise in COVID cases, the Odd Fellows’ 14th Classic Film Festival is POSTPONED. New dates will be announced once pandemic issues change.
Support the Officer Natalie Corona Odd Fellows Memorial Scholarship Fund
We’re honored to announce that the Natalie Corona Odd Fellows Scholarship Fund has been established.
The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge of California and members of the community recognize the positive impacts that Officer Natalie Corona had on our city. Your donation will help to memorialize her legacy and support students seeking careers in law enforcement. Please donate today.
Odd Fellows News and Information
Focus on membership has been the recurring theme of the Dedicated Members for Change (DMC) and Odd Fellows of California.
Membership, the Elephant in the Room. This is our most important and vexing problem of the Odd Fellows. Each year we see a decline in the number of Lodges.
Statistics show that the Odd Fellows are slowly disappearing as an Order. This trend, however, can be reversed.
The first meeting of the in the back room of a public house. Taverns were the focal point of social life, where people met to conduct business, eat, drink and sing.
Updated: April 5, 2021By Dave Rosenberg Magazines, newspapers and books today are full of all sorts of “self-tests” which gauge your personality, your interests, your love-life, etc., etc. So why not a self-test to gauge your view of your own Odd Fellows Lodge? In...
The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge completed the second “Chase the Chill” Days in Davis, in cooperation with the City of Davis Respite Center.
Ten new community members – ranging in age from 17 to 69 – have just been voted into membership in the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge.
Are your Odd Fellows meetings boring? Well, here are 5 tips to make your meetings more interesting and can help member engagement.
Lodges that are diverse – with men and women, ethnic groups of all kinds, different ages, professions, etc. – are the Lodges that will thrive in the future. We need to celebrate and foster our diversity, not stifle it.
Updated: March 10, 2021In recognition of a full decade of DMC Newsletter articles, we are taking some time to re-publish some of the articles which appeared in the DMC Newsletter over the past 10 years. Today's Odd Fellow DMC article was first shared on July 4,...
Pay Your Membership
Pay your Odd Fellows membership dues today. It is easy and online.
Dedicated Members for Change
A progressive group of brothers and sisters focused on changing this Order to fit the needs of a changing society. Enjoy a number of thought-provoking articles which dig deep into the issues facing our Lodges and how we can bring new meaning to the principles of Friendship, Love, and Truth.
DMC is a “think tank” of new ideas and suggestions to reinvigorate, recharge, rejuvenate, and reform this Order. DMC is focused primarily on ways for Lodges to increase their membership.
The Future of Odd Fellowship
A series of essays published by Dave Rosenberg from 2012 to 2014 about a progressive new vision for Odd Fellowship and to reform, restructure and revitalize Odd Fellowship for the 21st Century.
Odd Fellow Lodges must become three-dimensional Lodges; emphasizing the rich culture and history of our fraternity, making sure we provide enjoyable social activities for our members, and making sure we reach out into our communities to do good works.