Thursday, September 16, 2021: Stated Meeting

Much was accomplished by the brothers in attendance at tonight’s meeting.

  • A first time visitor from San Francisco CA. was welcomed and presented a Lodge coin
  • Cards were sent to our sick and distressed brothers
  • The Master was presented the US flag from W∴ William B. Garrett Sr.’s funeral on behalf of the Garrett family (photo).
  • The brothers donated $600 to support the city of Treasure Island and Madeira Beach Youth Programs
  • The brothers donated $250 for Oakhurst Elementary School’s students book program
  • The brothers approved splitting the cost with Tampa Bay Lodge for an ‘honorary fire chief’ helmet for the Grand Master to be presented at the Firefighter MM Degree at our Lodge next week.
  • Masonic Education was presented by the Master on Petitioning Procedures for candidates and he shared an eloquent piece entitled, ‘Why do men love Masonry’.

Please join us next Thursday at 7:15 PM for the Firefighters Master Mason Degree.

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9/11 Memorial Service, followed by the monthly lodge cleanup

Please join us this Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 8:45 AM at the Madeira Beach 911 Memorial, located on 150th Avenue, just west of the Tom Stuart Causeway, for the 20th anniversary memorial service of the 911 terror attacks. Wear your Lodge shirt if you have one. The monthly lodge cleanup follows at 10:00 am.

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Thursday, September 9, 2021: DDGM’s Official Visit

Members of Gulf Beach Lodge enjoyed the official visit of the District Deputy Grand Master and his Committeemen last night. Brother Steve Johnson, Senior Warden, did a fantastic job sitting as Worshipful Master in the absence of W∴ Mark Sawa-Szostak who had cable tow issues at work. Also, R∴W∴ Rick Wendling (District Instructor) did a fabulous job representing the DDGM (James Charrette) who was home under the weather. The members enjoyed the information provided by the District Committeemen and the Grand Master’s message presented by R∴W∴ Rick Wendling.

Please join us tomorrow (Saturday) morning 9-11-21 at 8:45AM at the Madeira Beach 9-11 Memorial on Tom Stuart Causeway for the 20th annual 911 memorial service.

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