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December 3, 2015: Stated Meeting & Election of Officers
Please join us for our Stated Meeting at 7.30pm. There will be a light buffet at 6.30pm.
All lodge members are encouraged to attend this meeting since we will be electing next year's officers.
First-time visitors should please read this article.
Angel Tree at Tyrone Mall, Saturday December 5, 2015
It is that time of year again when Gulf Beach Lodge takes part in the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program at Tyrone Mall (6901 22nd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL). We are providing coverage this year from 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM. If you have volunteered for this event in the past you understand how good it feels to help bring Holiday cheer to a child's life. If you have not volunteered before, please consider it, you will be glad you did.
We will be filling time slots at one hour increments. Please email me and let me know what hours you can volunteer and I will put you on the schedule. Thanks in advance!
December 6, 2015: Breakfast at Gulf Beach Lodge
Please join us for a great breakfast from 8.30 - 10.30am. Everyone is welcome.
December 10, 2015: Cornerstone Leveling at Madeira Beach at 5.00pm; Firefighter Master Mason Degree at 7.30pm at the Lodge
Masonic Cornerstone Leveling at Madeira Beach City Hall
On December 10, 2015 at 5:00 PM the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Florida with the assistance of Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge No. 291 will hold a cornerstone leveling ceremony at the new Madeira Beach City Hall complex located at 300 Municipal Dr. Madeira Beach. The Grand Master of Masons for the State of Florida, Steven Boring, will be officiating along with his Grand Lodge Officers.
The first written record of an official Masonic cornerstone ceremony is that of the laying of the Foundation Stone of the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh by the Earl of Cromarty, Grand Master of Scottish Masons, on August 2, 1738. Fifty five years later in 1793 the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol was laid by Masonic Brother George Washington.
The cornerstone leveling is a public event and open to Masons and non-Masons alike. Refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony. Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge encourages the community to come out and support this event and observe a ceremony that dates back over two hundred and seventy years.
We will hold our annual Firefighter Master Mason Degree at 7.30pm at the lodge. First-time visitors, please read this article.