MBC Town Hall Meeting to be held on Saturday, November 10 at 10 AM.  Grapeview Port Commissioner, District 1, John Anderson, will be present to discuss the proposed Industrial Development District for the Port of Grapeview.  Members will have a chance to ask questions.

Mason County Total Outdoor Burn Ban

posted Aug 31, 2020, 11:49 AM by Mason Benson Center   [ updated Aug 31, 2020, 11:55 AM ]

Effective 8/28/2020 - Current weather conditions within Mason County have created substantial fire dangers and that there is a need to enact restriction on outdoor burning to all lands regulated by Mason County. This burn restriction applies to OUTDOOR BURNING, including land clearing and yard debris;and INCLUDES prohibition of recreational fires.  The use of charcoal briquettes, gas and propane barbecues will continue to be allowed under the ban.

50 Years of Fun and Friendships!

posted Aug 7, 2020, 1:23 PM by Mason Benson Center   [ updated Aug 8, 2020, 4:41 PM by MBC Web Admin ]

Come join friends as we celebrate 50 years of fun and friendships of the Mason Benson Center!
From 10-12 AM the MBC will be hosting a 'drive-by' Car Show and Food Bank Drop Off.  You will also be receiving a commemorative gift to mark this special occasion.  Continue around the Lakes with your decorated car, Celebrating our special community.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 15 10-12 AM.  Click here for additional details.

Lakeside Summer Concert Series

posted Jul 1, 2020, 2:36 PM by Mason Benson Center

The 2020 Covid-19 Lakeside Summer Concert Series begins at 6 PM on Friday, July 3rd.  Bill and Kathy Sanford and Art and Anne Whitson are the masterminds behind the Summer Concert Series.  They are accepting donations to help defray the costs and to pay band members for travel.  Donations will be accepted at the events or send to Bill Sanford's PayPal account at  Bill's home address is PO Box 350, Olalla, WA 98359.  Thank You!

4th of July at MBC

posted Jun 12, 2020, 7:43 PM by Mason Benson Center   [ updated Jun 30, 2020, 2:04 PM ]

The Covid-19 can not stop our 4th of July Celebration!  July 3rd is the first of several Lakeside Summer Concerts featuring Live Music from No Slack Jack from 6-8 PM at the homes of Bill/Kathy Sanford and Art/Anne Whitson (1581/1591 East Mason Lake Dr. East) Donations are appreciated and can be sent to: Bill Sanford PO Box 350 Olalla, WA 98359.  Donations will be accepted the night of each show.  Watch for more live groups throughout the summer!

FIREWORKS AT MASON LAKE...Thanks to the Chad Hauer family and local donations, the Fireworks Show will begin near 10:30 at the South end of the lake.

BOAT PARADES will take place on both Benson AND Mason Lakes.  Benson's parade begins at 2 PM and Mason Lake at 4 PM beginning at Calm Cove this year.  Join the fun and decorate your boat!  

Have a safe and healthy 4th of July!

All Activities Suspended

posted Mar 22, 2020, 2:07 PM by Mason Benson Center

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all MBC activities are suspended until further notice.  Please continue to connect with your neighbors through phone, Facetime and other safe means.  We are a strong, welcoming and safe community.  Let's make the best of this situation and help one another.

Annual Flea Market Needs Leadership

posted Mar 2, 2020, 8:13 PM by Mason Benson Center   [ updated Mar 14, 2020, 3:29 PM ]

The MBC Annual Flea Market generates about $15,000 each year for club maintenance and activities.  It has been happening for many years and several of our older members are 'wearing down' with it's weight.  We need some new leadership on the Flea Market...are you willing to serve?  We need a Chairperson(s) to help organize the many volunteers.  If nobody steps forward by May 15, the Annual Flea Market will NOT happen this year.  Please call Bob Leslie, 360.621.6726, if you are interested in serving in this capacity or if you need more information on the job duties.

Happy New Year!

posted Dec 29, 2019, 2:36 PM by Mason Benson Center   [ updated Mar 14, 2020, 3:29 PM ]

Happy New Year from MBC.  Our Mission is to provide a social atmosphere that is supportive and inclusive through Friendships, Fun and Education.  Membership is only $50 for lake property owners and $30 for others.  We would love to have you join our club and activities.  If you have questions, please call or email Bob Leslie, President, at 360.621.6726 or

Deck the Hall! Saturday, December 7 7-9 PM

posted Nov 20, 2019, 9:33 PM by Mason Benson Center

Join your neighbors for a fun evening of decorating the MBC for Christmas.  We will be meeting from 7-9 PM on Saturday.  Bring a snack to share and  your favorite beverage.  Music will be playing and your spirits will be lifted by great fellowship!  

MBC General Member Meeting-December 14

posted Nov 20, 2019, 9:24 PM by Mason Benson Center   [ updated Nov 20, 2019, 9:25 PM ]

Join your neighbors for the end of the year Member Meeting on Saturday, December 14 at 10 AM.  Come early for scones and coffee.  We will be planning for new 2020 activities and your input is welcome and encouraged.  Remember to renew your 2020 Membership right here on our website.

Bazaar and Craft Show, Saturday, October 12 from 9-3

posted Oct 3, 2019, 9:34 AM by Mason Benson Center   [ updated Oct 25, 2019, 2:43 PM by MBC Web Admin ]

All the booths are full, hot food is ready and we are anxious to kick off the Fall Season with a day of Crafts, Delicious Food and meeting new people.  Join us for a warm lunch, shop for unique gifts and meet your lake neighbors.  Booths open at 9 AM and will close at 3 PM.  

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