About Kena Shriners
Kena Shriners was chartered in 1952 and is one of near 200 Shrine Temples (Chapters) around the World, Kena is located in Fairfax Virginia. Shriners International has a Worldwide membership of over 500,000 and is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth. Shriners are an appendant body of the Freemasons.
Shriners founded the Shriners Hospitals for Children® and spend about 2.5 million dollars each and every day, and have treated over one million children. Shriners are know as the Worlds greatest philanthropy! For more information, or to Refer a patient>>
The members of Kena Shriners (know as Nobles) provide transportation for the children and their families who live in the Northern Virginia area to and from the Shriners Hospitals for Children®. They also raise money for the SHC. Shriners raise awareness for their cause by having fun participating in community parades. (You've most likely seen the Shriners; wearing funny-looking red hats, driving those little cars in parades.) Kena Shriners also has several other Clubs & Units in the parades, like our Clowns, Band, Motorcycles, Legion of Honor, Antique Cars, Hillbilly's, Highlanders, and many others.
Shriners have fun, friendship and fellowship raising money and awareness for their cause in many different ways. Such as, fundraiser dinners, golf outings, raffles, party's, and several other types of social family events. And of course the many parades. These events are advertised in our newsletter called the Kenagram.