It was a great evening of fellowship and Freemasonry last night at Gulf Beach Lodge, where thirty Masons from as far away as Newfoundland were in attendance. Here is what was accomplished.
- The brothers enjoyed a fantastic beef stew prior to the meeting
- R∴H∴ Tom Quay was introduced and welcomed
- Cards were sent to our sick and distressed members
- R∴W∴ Howard Knapp gave Masonic Education on the sanctity and high importance of the Secret Ballot
- Br∴ Billy Sewell was elected into membership
- A petitioner was elected to receive the Three Symbolic Degrees
- Br∴ Bobby Burkett was presented his renewed Silver Card by the District Instructor
- W∴ Dick Sansom earned his renewed silver card which will be presented at a later date
- Br∴ Tasos Oureilidis received his Master Mason Certificate
- A member was placed on Emeritus Status
- $1,100 was approved for Eleven families who will receive Thanksgiving Food Baskets from our Lodge
- It was reported that our Oktoberfest raised $1, 177.29 for the Bikes for Books Program
- The Lodge donated $100 to the Tampa Bay Crisis Center
Please join us next Thursday for an EA Degree.