Most Illustrious Grand Master Homecoming

A Dinner to Honor Most Illustrious Benjamin J. Holland Most Illustrious Grand Master of the  Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons of Florida Saturday Evening, March 11th 2017 Registration: 5:30 pm Dinner served: 6 pm Tuscan Masonic Lodge #6 320 South Florida Avenue Bartow, FL 33830 Cost: $18 per person Download here the...

St. Augustine York Rite Bodies Install Officers for 2017

The St. Augustine York Rite Bodies installed their new officers for 2017 on January 17, 2017. Charles Robert Cooper, KYGCH, MEGHP of the Grand Chapter R. A. M. of Florida, was the Installing Officer for St. Augustine Chapter No. 17, R.A.M. and St. Augustine Council No. 15, R. & S. M. Corbin Elliott, KYCH, PDDGHP, PDDGIM, PDDGC, was Installing Marshal for the Chapter and Council, and Installing Officer for St. Augustine Commandery No. 10, K. T. Pictured here were the Chapter and Council officers and Companions present after their installation ceremonies.     Pictured in the second group photo were the newly installed officers of St. Augustine Council No. 15, R. & S. M., with Installing Officer Charles Robert Cooper, KYGCH, MEGHP.   The officers of St. Augustine Commandery No. 10, K. T. were also installed. We do not have a picture of the new cadre of Commandery officers. Sir Knight Paul James Mast was installed as Eminent...

District 7 York Rite Meeting Held at Jacksonville on November 19, 2016

The District 7 York Rite Meeting was held at Jacksonville on Saturday, November 19, 2016. A great turnout of Companions, Sir Knights and ladies welcomed the Grand York Rite officers to the District for fellowship and Instruction. Pictured here first, were the Commandery Sir Knights, and second, the Chapter and Council Companions assembled after their meeting sessions. Shown also, M. E. Companion Richard I. Lanier, MEPGHP, was presented with 70 Year Membership certificates in each of the Y. R. bodies by the Grand Presiding Y. R. officers with local Y. R. representatives assisting. M. E. Companion Richard Lanier turned 100 years old in September this year. Companion Gordon Rehberg, with his wife, received a 50 Year Membership certificate from each of the York Rite bodies. Also, contribution checks from the local Y. R. bodies were presented to the Grand Presiding Y. R. Officers for the Grand body charities by the local presiding officers or representatives. M. E. Companion C. Robert Cooper, M.E.G.H.P. of the Grand Chapter, and Harry Eisenberg, R.E. Grand P. S., RARA Committee Chairman, received contributions for RARA. M. I. Companion Benjamin J. Holland, M.I.G.M. of the Grand Council, and Dayle L. Schrock, MIPGM, CMMRF Committee Chairman, received contributions for CMMRF. R. E. Sir Knight Frederick R. Gerdom, R.E.G.C. of the Grand Commandery received donation checks for the K. T. philanthropies. A great meeting was held with participation, learning and enjoyment all around....