Thursday, April 1, 2021: Stated Meeting

Highlights and photos from this meeting.

Twenty-two members and visitors attended last night’s business meeting at Gulf Beach Lodge  Here is what was accomplished.

  • Br∴ Brian Marshall returned a fantastic catechism led by Br∴ Joe Sosa
  • Br∴ Chip Cahall was presented his master mason certificate by W∴ Sawa-Szostak
  • Br∴ Richard Hightower (photo) was presented his Master Mason Exam I certificate by Br∴ Bobby Burkett, D18 Chairman of Masonic Education (and our Senior Deacon)
  • The craft donated $100 to the Masonic Park & Youth Camp in Hillsborough County
  • The craft donated $100 each to Lynn Valley Lodge No. 122; Duke of Connaught Lodge No. 64 and Park Masonic Hall (Home of Heritage Lodge No. 23) all in Vancouver Canada, whose buildings were damaged or destroyed in three acts of arson.
  • W∴ Sawa-Szostak announced that Br∴ Jim Charrette (our treasurer) will be D18 District Deputy Grand Master in 2021-22
  • Eleven articles of proposed grand lodge legislation additions or changes were presented for membership review.

Please join us next Thursday April 8th for a master mason degree for Brother Brian Marshall

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Thursday, March 25, 2021: Fellow Craft Degree

We congratulate and welcome Brother John Patterson as our newest Fellow Craft at Gulf Beach Lodge. Members and visitors alike enjoyed a wonderful evening of Masonry.

The Lecture was delivered very eloquently by our Senior Deacon, Brother Bobby Burkett, and the Charge was delivered for the first time by our Junior Warden, Brother Joe Sosa, who did an outstanding job.

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Thursday, March 18, 2020: Stated Meeting

Last night’s business meeting at Gulf Beach Lodge was packed full of great examples of Freemasonry at work! Here is what went on.

  • Congratulations to W∴ Mark Niceley who was installed as Tyler
  • Congratulations to Br∴ Nidal Ibrahim who was elected into Plural Membership
  • R∴W∴ Roy “Porky” Worden presented W∴ Sawa-Szostak with a Masonic Cane (Photo Below)
  • W∴ Sawa-Szostak presented R∴W∴ Worden with a current Gulf Beach Lodge coin
  • The craft donated $100 to the Masonic Home in honor and memory of Br∴ Guy D. Wilson Jr. who passed away last week
  • The craft donated $100 to a Lodge brother in need fulfilling the old adage, charity begins at home.
  • The craft donated $100 to ‘Sowing Seeds Tennis’which supports low income kids in staying off the streets

Please join us next Thursday March 25th for a Fellow Craft Degree for Brother John Patterson

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