Thursday, December 16, 2021: Stated Meeting

Our meeting on December 16th was filled with much fellowship, charity and brotherly love….here is what we accomplished.

  • The brothers enjoyed a pizza dinner prior to the meeting.
  • The craft approved providing a Christmas basket for one of our members in the Masonic Home.
  • The craft donated $100 to one of our Masonic widows.
  • The craft approved spending $800 on our Christmas Food Baskets for 12 families.
  • The craft approved a resolution to name our annual holiday food basket program the “Bengston Holiday Food Baskets” in honor of Brother Pete Bengston who spent many years running the program.
  • The craft approved funds to purchase an appropriate plaque for Brother Bengston.
  • The craft approved a donation of $200 to support Lakewood High School’s wrestling team.


  • The Bengston Food Basket Delivery for this Christmas has been moved to Wednesday December 22nd at 9:00 am
  • Lodge is Dark next Thursday, Dec 23rd,  due to the close proximity to Christmas.
  • There will be a dinner on Thursday Dec 30th at 6:30 pm, followed by a ‘Roasting of the Master’ – suggested donation $10.00
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Saturday, December 11th: Raprager Family Farms Winter Festival

Thanks to all who came out on a beautiful Saturday evening to enjoy the holiday festivities at Raprager Family Farms.

Between the barn all decked out in decorations, including a little winter village; caroling on a hayride; the gingerbread-house village; the food; live entertainment, and dazzling lights after sunset, there was something for everyone of all ages!

Coming up on Thursday, December 16th at 6:30 pm, we’ll be holding refreshments with our last Stated Communication of 2021 starting at 7:30 pm.

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Thursday, December 9, 2021: Called Meeting

Tonight is an informal closing of the time capsule. There will be chili dogs and snacks at 6:30 pm, and the closing of the capsule at 7:30 pm. This is a casual, non-tiled event and open to the family. If you have something that you would like placed in the capsule, please bring it along as this will be the last opportunity to do so.

First-time visitors: Please the Information for Visitors page on this website.

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Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge, No. 291, F & A M