Thursday, February 7, 2019: Stated Meeting

Please join us for our Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm. There will be a light buffet served at 6:30. First-time visitors: Kindly read the Information for Visitors article here.

What a great night of Freemasonry last night at Gulf Beach Lodge. Here is what we accomplished: Wonderful fellowship prior to the meeting with Chili prepared by the Junior Warden.

Flowers and/or cards were sent to our sick and distressed brothers.

W:. Wes Stacknik received his 25-year certificate and pin.

Brothers Garry Buzzell and Howard Knapp receive Master Mason Exam certificates from D18 Chairman W:. John Gunter.

The Senior Warden reported that the audit committee found the 2018 Lodge financial books to be accurate and complete.

The Junior Warden reported that the Masters Project Dinner, Empty Chair Ceremony Dinner and the Lodge of Sorrow dinner as well as the February breakfast were all a great success.

The Grand Master approved the Bylaws Change for a $15.00 dues increase.

The craft voted to place a deserving brother on Emeritus Status.

The craft voted to provide our local on duty Madeira Beach Fire Department with free meals at our events in 2019.

The craft voted to donated $100 to the Tampa Fire Museum.

The craft voted to donate $40 to the Amaranth for their Annual Communication Ad Booklet.

The craft voted to donate $100 to the Special Olympics of Pinellas County.

Brother Sawa-Szostak gave Masonic Education on the Public Education and Citizenship Program.

Reminder that Lodge will be dark next Thursday for you to take your lady out on Valentine’s Day.

Wor. Stacknik receives 25-year recognition
(L-R) W:. John Gunter, Howard Knapp, Garry Buzzell

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