2011 Mark Twain Award
- St. Joseph Lodge was recognized by the Masonic Service Association as one of the 2011 winners of the prestigious Mark Twain Award for Masonic Awareness.
- Our lodge was the first and only lodge ever in Illinois to receive this award.
2011 and 2012 Grand Masters Award of Excellence from the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Illinois
St. Joseph Lodge No. 970 Mason of the Year
- 2014 - Curt Bolding
- 2012 Tracy R. Hogan
- 2011 Gregory J. Knott
St. Joseph Lodge No. 970 Stand by Your Mason
- 2010 Brooke Knott
- 2011 Yvonne Tucker
- 2012 Lyna Buzzard
- 2013 Mrs. Boswell
- 2014 Mrs. Vaughn