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VISIT

PURPOSE of the MW Award:
Promote excellence in Official Masonic Web Site publication
for Masonic awareness on the Internet.

GOALS:
To promote by example "standard" basic guidelines, concepts and designs for the
practice of the "craft" without adversely effecting a "true spirit of creativity"
in order to achieve the acceptance of the Masonic Internet concept by all Masons.

OBJECTIVES:
Recognize achievements and encourage improvements. Encourage a spirit of
fellowship and mutual cooperation/assistance among Masonic Webmasters.
Promote the recognition of the value of the new communication system.

SIGNIFICANCE of COLOR:
Royal Purple and Gold are considered emblematical of
significant achievement and honorable status, ELITE

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Masonic Website
Masonic Webmaster
MARK WELL
The "MW" will be awarded to Sites
which display Significant Quality Achievement

In accordance with the following criteria.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

      1. Factual
      2. Properly referenced to "Grand Site"
      3. NO MISTAKES - computer language or typos.
      4. 100% Masonic - MINIMIZE ADVERTISEMENTS
      5. Clear identification of the responsible Web Master.
      6. Clear identification of Masonic Affiliation, location etc.
      7. Clear identification of e-mail address to send comments to or request information.
      8. Guest Book
      9. Counter for recording visitors.
      10 Clearly identified for published and revision (UPDATE) dates.
      11. Active Site - when the site is reviewed, it must show an update of within one month.
      12 Present Masonic information beyond organization basics and officers list.
      Examples - should contain a "message from the presiding officer" if a monthly
      "Trestleboard Site" or Events/Meetings
      13. Responsiveness to requests for information via e-mail
      Minimum requirement - WITHIN 24 HOURS!
      14. Must be Official Site with Hyper Link to the appropriate "Grand Site".
      Examples: York Rite Link Site at: www.yorkrite.org
      Lodge to Grand Lodge Site, or Supreme Jurisdiction
      15. SPEED OF LOADING STILL IMPORTANT -MOVIES SLOW the Loading

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CRITERIA

      1. Site has received more than one Award from Masonic Site Evaluators.
      2. Contributes significantly to Masonic Awareness on the Internet
      3. Contributes significantly to improved Masonic Communications via the Internet.
      4. IS EASY & QUICK LOADING - ALSO ENJOYABLE -
      5. Use of Masonic Graphics.
      6. Use of Hyper Links to other Sites
      7. Use of Hyper Links to other pages within the site
      "Creating a true internal web site".
      8. Use of Music and it's significance to subject of page, appropriate
      9. Definition of Design Concept and use of text/background colors
      to help Brethren read easily.
      10. Activity of Web Master, participation in Internet Associations & Masonic Bodies.
      11. Use of major link web sites versus listing all individual sites
      12. Visitor Activity - "Hit Count",
      especially if site has been up for 6 months to a year plus.

Any questions regarding this award and requests for review should be submitted to

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"Of ONE'S OWN FREE WILL and ACCORD"

kych52fl@gmail.com

    Each submittal will be reviewed extensively according to the "above criteria" as developed and represents "my personal vision of an elite official Masonic Website",
    truly worthy of the commendation of the craft and would classify the Webmaster as a

    "Super Excellent Masonic Web Master".

    Each submission will receive a personal e-mail with the results of the review completely defined. This is not an "automatic" award and is intended to encourage excellence in Masonic Web Site Publication. We WANT and MUST DEMAND the "BEST"!!
    Recipients of the Award will be asked to display [IMAGE]
    It will also be required that the site establish a hyper link to this Award Site at: www.mwsite.org/award
    If after a rountine inventory of sites to observe that they are still "ONLINE", the site repeately comes up "NO URL" and "NO RESPONSE" is forthcoming to an e-mail inquiry, THE AWARD WILL BE WITHDRAWN and NO LONGER LISTED HERE.

Fraternally,
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October 1998
Founder & Moderator



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KYCH, OPC, KCT, PSGK, WMOG, IGMW, YRMWG
HOLDER OF GOLD MEDAL FROM GENERAL GRAND CHAPTER
NATIONAL SERVICE AWARD FROM GRAND ENCAMPMENT
235 N. Pompeo Ave., Crystal River FL 34429
Massachusetts Freemason of over 40 years
"Past the Chair" September 1976
Webmaster of Official York Rite Web Sites in
Massachusetts, South Dakota, North Carolina, Connecticut, New Jersey,
Vermont, Rhode Island, Alabama, Hawaii, Virginia
Oregon, Arkansas, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Colorado, West Virginia,
Montana, Wyoming, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Washington
For Brazil, Grand Royal Arch Chapter
For Paraguay, Grand Royal Arch Chapter
8 National Sites
Grand Encampment, Knights Templar, USA
The Royal Order of Scotland, Provincial Grand Lodge of USA
Grand Council, Knight Masons USA
York Rite Sovereign College, NA
Grand Council, Allied Masonic Degrees, USA
Convent General, K.Y.C.H.
The High Council, MSRICF
Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priests (HRAKTP)
plus other Masonic related sites.
URL reference Site
"SURF CITY II"

Will this BE YOUR MARK???

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"Of ONE'S OWN FREE WILL and ACCORD"

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kych52fl@gmail.com

WHO WILL BE NEXT???

VISIT

Published - March 22, 1998
Updated - May 30, 2015 @ 0930 AM
ONLY 3 SITES REMAIN FROM THE ORIGINAL TWENTY SIX (26) Sites
that received the award since 1998
Vistor Number Since March 12, 1998


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