Thursday, December 6, 2018: Stated Meeting Including the Annual Election of Officers

It was election night! Here are the 2019 Elected and Appointed Officers

  • Worshipful Master Elect – David Neville
  • Senior Warden Elect – Patrick Lynch
  • Junior Warden Elect – Mark Sawa-Szostak
  • Treasurer- David Webster
  • Secretary – Howard Knapp
  • Chaplain – Donald Harriott
  • Marshal- Bob Meeks
  • Senior Deacon Appointed – Steve Johnson
  • Junior Deacon Appointed – Joe Sosa
  • Senior Steward Appointed – Buck Owens
  • Junior Steward Appointed – Craig Hunter
  • Musician Appointed – Jim Frobe
  • Tyler Appointed – Mark Niceley

Congratulations to all the newly elected and/or appointed officers for 2019. Open Installation will be on Saturday January 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Masonic Temple with refreshments to follow.

Here are the other things that were accomplished last night.

  • Brother Tracy Livingston returned his FC catechism and will be Raised on January 10th by the Past Masters
  • A Petition for Affiliation was read
  • Brother Jim Frobe was elected as a Dual Member
  • R:.W:. Earl Ray was elected as a Plural Member
  • Brother Wittstruck reported that our Thanksgiving Basket delivery went well, we supported eight families.
  • $800 was provided for our Christmas Food Basket program
  • $200 was provided for Christmas gifts for our five sponsored Masonic Home residents
  • It was reported that our Annual Angel Tree event at Tyrone Mall was a success, twenty two members and family took part
  • We passed our quarterly kitchen health inspection with flying colors
  • Masonic Education was given on Lodge Bylaws and amending the same
  • A written proposal to raise Lodge dues was accepted by the members present and after written notice to the craft will come up for ball ballot on December 20th
  • The Senior Warden (Worshipful Master Elect) presented his balanced Budget for 2019 which was accepted by the members present and spread in the minutes.

Upcoming Events:

  • Family Bowling – Saturday December 8th at 11:00 AM (Seminole Lanes)
  • FC Degree – Thursday December 13th (Candidate – Gregg Pappas)
  • Food Basket Delivery – Saturday December 22nd (Start time TBA)

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