Clearwater Chapter No.45 Election Night

Clearwater Chapter No.45 had its Election of Officers on December 6th 2017. R.Ex. Companion Harry V. Eisenberg made a presentation about the General Grand Chapter of the Royal Arch International, and also talked about R.A.R.A.. Grand Officers present: R.’.Ex.’. Richard Brooks, District Deputy Grand High Priest for District 3 R.’.Ex.’. Carl E. Gilmore, Grand Treasurer of the Grand York Rite of Florida...

Saint Petersburg Chapter No. 31 Elections Night

Saint Petersburg Chapter 31 had its Election of Officers on December 1st 2017. In attendance, several Grand Officers and the visit of R.Ex. Companion Harry V. Eisenberg, Ambassador for Florida of the General Grand Chapter, who made a presentation about GGYR and RARA. Seen in the picture among others: M.’.Ex.’. Ronald C. Newton, Grand High Priest of Royal Arch Masons of Florida R.’.Em.’. Anthony L. Griffon, Grand Commander of Knights Templar of Florida R.’.Ex.’.L. Edward Villiaume III, Grand Secretary of all Grand York Rite Bodies of Florida R.’.Ex.’. Harry V. Eisenberg, Grand King of Royal Arch Masons of Florida and Embassador for Florida of the General Grand Chapter R.’.Ex.’. Richard Brooks, District Deputy Grand High Priest of District...

District 7 Meeting

Grand York Rite District 7 Meeting Held in Jacksonville on November 18, 2017 The Companions and Sir Knights of Grand York Rite District 7 met in the York Rite Temple in Jacksonville on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The Grand Y. R. Presiding Officers and many other Grand Y. R. officers were present, as were many of the local York Rite body officers, Companions and Sir Knights. Shown in the first picture were the Grand York Rite Officers, and all of the Chapter, Council and Commandery Companions and Sir Knights present representing the local York Rite bodies. Seated in the first row, left to right, were: Anthony L. Griffon, R. E. Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery, K. T. of Florida; Ronald C. Newton, M. Ex. Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter, R. A. M. of Florida; and Robert C. St. John, Jr., M. I. Grand Master of the Grand Council R. & S. M. of Florida. Seen in the second picture were the Grand Commandery, K.T. officers and other uniformed Sir Knights present for the meeting. Sir Knight Anthony L. Griffon, R. E. Grand Commander was seated in the middle of the first row. Seen in the third picture were the Grand Council R. & S. M. Grand officers and other “purple- coated” Council Companions present. Seated in the first row, left to right were: Glenn E. Chandler, M. Ex. PGHP, R. I. Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Council; Robert C. St. John, Jr., M. I. Grand Master of the Grand Council, R. & S. M. of Florida; and John D. Pickford, R. I. Grand PCW of...

Tampa Bay Beauceant Turkey Dinner

Tampa Assembly No. 208 Social Order of the Beauceant This is a reminder that our Turkey Dinner is rapidly approaching. It is scheduled for Sunday, November 5, from 11:00 AM until 1:30 PM at the York Rite building, 4210 W Oklahoma Avenue, Tampa, FL. The traditional smells are filling the air, the turkeys are roasting, the desserts are baking, and we are gathering items for the bazaar table. Come join us that Sunday, bring your family, your neighbors, your church friends. Tickets are $10.00 each. Respond as soon as you can so we will have enough food ready. If you wish, mail your check and a completed Reservation Slip to Sandy at: P. O. Box 1800, Dover, FL 33527-1800. Make your check payable to: Tampa No. 208 SOOB Remember that your dues for 2017 are now payable. They are still just $15.00. Check your dues card, if it doesn’t say good until Dec. 2017, then you owe for this year. We’re pleased to report there are just a few unpaid, and we don’t want to lose you. Sandy will accept dues for 2018 too. Fraternally, (Mrs. Rob) Sharen St. John, PP (Mrs. Keith) Sandy Dean, PSWP Download the reservation form here. ....

District 5 Meeting Cancelled

Sirs:   The MIGM just advised the Grand Office that the District 5 meeting scheduled for Sept 23, 2017has been cancelled for now but will be rescheduled.  The reason for the cancellation is because of Hurricane Irma and its aftermath.  Emails will be posted when the new meeting date is established. Fraternally Edward Villiaume III, KYCH Grand Sec./Rec. Grand York Rite Bodies of...

M.I. Companion Robert C. St. John, Jr. Visits Palatka Council No. 18

Robert C. St. John, Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council, Royal & Select Masters of Florida, visited Palatka Council No. 18, R. & S. M., on Thursday, August 10, 2017. There was a nice dinner, and a good turnout of members for the Grand Master’s visit. Pictured here were several of the Companions with M. I. Companion St. John in the east after the dinner and assembly. Shown in the first row, from left to right, were: Robert C. St. John, Jr., MIGM of the Grand Council; Robert Pringle, I. M. of Palatka Council No. 18; and William L. Buck, MEPGHP of the Grand Chapter. R.A.M. of Florida....