Jaffa Shrine Center


Broad Avenue & 22nd St Altoona, Pa 16603 (Just off I-99)


Donald E. Grove, Facility Manager


For event & rental info


Email: recorder@jaffashrine.org






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The following events Will be held at the Jaffa Shrine Center for the 2013 calendar year.  Watch for updates.



October 6, 2013


 Jaffa gun raffle




75 Guns or CA$H Prizes

Starts at noon – Cost is $20/person includes Dinner & Beverage


Tickets are Available- Jaffa Recorder’s Office (814) 944-4043 or contact any Shriner



October 12, 2013


annual past commanders ball and ladies night

doors open at 6:00 pm with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

dinner served at 7:00 pm

entertainment provided by “arnie”


shrine dress with fez is preferred or dark suit and ladies choice


reservation are required

deadline for reservations is October 5, 2013


for tickets or more information contact Robert verbonitz (814.941.2308) or at bobviking@verizon.net


need not be a veteran or a unit member to attend



October 13, 2013


Jobel court basket bingo

Tickets are $20/each including dinner

Doors open at 2:00pm

Bingo begins at 3:00 pm


For tickets or more information contact Jean Kensinger (814.614.4455) or Julie Bratton (814.932.4040)


sponsored by:

Lightner electronics, inc. &

rhonda burchfield hair care


October 16, 2013


6th annual girls night out

Cancer fundraiser



October 19, 2013


Jaffa ladies night

Doors open at 5:15

Dinner- 6:00 to 7:00

Show - 7:30 to 9:30

Intermission: Soda & Water

Social time 9:30 to 10:30 Open Bar/with coffee and tea

Jackets & Ties, Ect (no jeans)


This is a special night to honor our ladies

Treat your lady for only

$60/couple or $30/each


October 24, 2013


Home nursing networking


October 29, 2013


Imler food vendor show


October 30, 2013


Safe trick or treat night

Sponsored by Forever broadcasting



November 1, 2013


Jaffa car club/mounted patrol 300 club

cocktails 6-6:30 pm

dinner at 6:30pm

Casual Dress

$60/ticket  Includes: meal and beverage for two throughout the evening

Entertainment by “Felix and the Hurricanes” (from 8-11)


Tickets available by contacting Dave Burchfield at (814) 695-3232


November 3rd-4th


Jaffa Atlantic city trip

Only $140 per person (twin)

All money is due by September 20, 2013

Call heritage travel today to sign up at (814) 946-1600


Limited availability- CALL TODAY


November 8, 2013


Jaffa business meeting


November 9, 2013


Jaffa fall ceremonial

Class reports at 1:00 pm

Shrine dress, full ritual ceremony at 3:00 pm

Grand pageant at 4:00pm performed by Jaffa units

Dinner @ 5:30

ARCH Program at 7:00 pm



November 13, 2013


Heart of the holidays

Hosted by Forever broadcasting


November 16, 2013


Cdmma event


November 24, 2013


Jaffa church service

Starts at 7:00 pm

Inter-denomination service led by Reverend Richard Henry



November 25, 2013


a.r.c blood drive


November 30, 2013


Oh what a night musical

Tribute to franke valli & the Four seasons


December 6, 2013


Potentates toast


December 8, 2013


Nittany cheerleaders


December 15, 2013


Jaffa kiddies Christmas party


December 31, 2013


Jaffa new year’s Christmas eve party


February 2-9, 2014

7-day Bahamas & Florida cruise

No air necessary-sails from New York


Rates include- roundtrip motor coach from Jaffa Shrine to NYC with hospitality on the bus, 7 nights sailing on the breakaway from New York, port charges, government taxes, shipboard gratuities and motor coach driver gratuities


For reservations and more information, contact Rachel or kacy at

Heritage travel 814-946-1600 or 1-800-822-8068