Thursday, April 4, 2019: Stated Meeting

What an amazing night of fellowship and brotherly love was demonstrated last night at Gulf Beach Lodge. Thirty-two Masons shared an evening of wonderful Masonic activity. Here is what we accomplished

  • Brother Sawa-Szostak prepared a Spanish meal which was enjoyed prior to the meeting
  • Cards were sent out to our sick and distressed brothers and family
  • A petition was read for the Three Symbolic Degrees
  • W:. Mark Niceley received his Tyler’s pocket name badge from the Master
  • R:.W:. ‘Porky’ presented the Master with a ‘Cane of Distinction’ (photo)
  • It was announced that there were two articles in today’s paper about Gulf Beach Lodge
  • There were two resolutions approved for Honorary Memberships
  • The craft donated $200.00 to the Dystonia Foundation
  • The Lodge donated a $200 bicycle to Orange Grove Elementary School for an essay contest “Why I Love My Country”
  • The craft voted to purchase and donate a US flag to Orange Grove Elementary School
  • The Scholarship Committee selected a winner of the Annual Albert T & Tupper MacMillan Scholarship under the Ernest J. Freeman Scholarship Fund. There were 50 applicants
  • R:.W:. Howard Knapp presented four of the proposed Grand Lodge legislation pieces which were discussed and voted on by the craft present.
  • It was a fantastic evening of brotherhood!