Forty-eight Masons enjoyed a wonderful dinner followed by an excellent Master Mason degree at Gulf Beach Lodge. We congratulate Brother Gregg Pappas on being raised a Master Mason. Brother Robert Guthrie, the newest Master Mason from Northside Lodge, presented Brother Pappas the District 18 Unity gavel. The lecture was delivered by R:.W:. Howard Knapp and the Charge by Br:. Mark Sawa-Szostak. Also attending was M:.W:. Gerald Sharpe, Past Grand Master of New Jersey.
What a great night of Freemasonry last night at Gulf Beach Lodge. Here is what we accomplished:
Members of the OES prepared a wonderful meal prior to the meeting.
Br:. Robert C. Meeks was made an Honorary Past Master of Gulf Beach Lodge.
Flowers and/or cards were sent to our sick and distressed brothers and families.
Five first time visitors were present, including Past Grand Master of New Jersey, M:.W:. Gerald Sharper.
R:.W:. Matt Winters, DDGM, was in attendance and recognized.
R:.W:. Howard Knapp received his MLT certificate and pin from W:. Steve Nelson, D18 Chairman of MLT. (Large Photo)
Brothers volunteered to work at the D18 Valspar Fundraiser.
Brothers volunteered to work at the Pilgrimage Day at the Masonic Home.
The craft donated $100.00 to the St. Petersburg Free Clinic.
R:.W:. Knapp gave Masonic Education on the history of Pleyel’s Hymn from the Master Mason Degree.