Saturday, February 15, 2020: Bowling at Seminole Lanes

February 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Members of Gulf Beach Lodge will be engaging in some friendly rounds of bowling at Seminole Lanes, and we’d love for you to join us! 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Family and friends are welcome and encouraged to join in the activities.

Thursday, February 6, 2020: Stated Meeting

A great night at Gulf Beach Lodge this past Thursday with a very special first-time visitor, Right Worshipful Robert Lambert, Junior Grand Warden of the Grand Lodge of Florida, who was presented with a 70th Anniversary Coin.

Right Worshipful Howard Knapp has also presented a plaque of appreciation from the 2019 Lodge Officers for his many years of faithful service to Gulf Beach Lodge as Secretary.

Worshipful Don Harriott presented the 2019 Master, Worshipful David Neville a certificate from the York Rite bodies.

  • The Craft voted to donate $100 to the Grand Master’s Project.
  • Read a petition for the Three Symbolic Degrees of Freemasonry as well as a petition for Affiliation.
  • The Craft voted to donate $40 to the Amaranth for their Grand Communication Program booklet.
  • A moment of silence was offered to the Fallen FHP trooper who was killed in the line of duty this week.
  • The Craft voted to donate $100 to Masonic Youth.

All in all, a great meeting with several donations made to worthy causes!

We hope to see everyone at next week’s Ask a Mason night, which will include a presentation by Brother Mark Sawa-Szostak!  All are encouraged to bring a friend who is interested in learning more about Freemasonry for a fun and educational evening!

Sunday, January 19, 2020: Masonic Home Board Meeting

L-R: Steve Johnson, JW; Patrick Lych, WM; John Westerman III, MWGM; Mark Sawa-Szostak, SW

The three principle officers of Gulf Beach Lodge (Worshipful Master, Senior Warden and Junior Warden) along with the Marshal, Howard Feldman, attended the Board Meeting at the Masonic Home today. While there they presented the Grand Master, M∴W∴ John W. Westerman III a check for $100.00 for the Let Your Pennies Make Good Cents (LYPMGC) which is the Masonic Home endowment fund.

Thursday, January 16, 2020: Stated Meeting with Special Election

A great and very well attended evening of Freemasonry on Thursday at Gulf Beach Lodge No. 291’s Stated Communication! Among the highlights from the evening were…

  • A special election for the Secretary position as per Grand Lodge of Florida dispensation.
  • Worshipful David Neville was elected and installed as Secretary.
  • Brother Roy Puccini was presented with a 55 year Gold Pin from the Grand Lodge of Florida in appreciation of his 55 years of loyal and faithful service to the gentle craft of Freemasonry.
  • Brother Tim Delaney was installed as Tyler.
  • Committee Reports were submitted, including reports by the Senior Warden on Finance and the Keep Pinellas Beautiful Project.

Next Thursday is a Called Communication.  There will be a demonstration of the Fellowcraft Degree, and we hope to see you all there!

(Photo L-R: Bro:. Delaney, W:. Lynch, W:. Neville; Event report by Bro:. Stephen Johnson, Junior Warden)