Palatka Commandery No. 5 Presents Flag Ceremony at Pineland Lodge

Palatka Commandery No. 5, K.T. participated in the Youth Activities/Americanism Program held recently at Pineland Lodge No. 86, F. & A. M. in Palatka.  The Commandery team exhibited the solemn and proper folding of the Flag of the United States of America accompanied by a narration of the deep meaning of each fold which completes the Flag folding ceremony....

Grand Commander Homecoming

Table Commandery in Honor of R.E. Frederick Gerdom Saturday February 18th, 2017 Time: 6:00pm Tuscan Lodge No. 6 320 S Florida Avenue Bartow, FL Cost $20 (commemorative “cannons” are included) Registration begins at 5:00pm Dress: SK – Uniform, no sword Ladies – Casual Dress Men – Business Casual This is an “Open” event, meaning that all are invited. Download the flyer...

Richard I. Lanier, MEPGHP, Celebrates 100 th Birthday

Most Excellent Companion Richard Ivy Lanier, 33 o , M. E. Past Grand High Priest of Florida, turned 100 years old on September 23, 2016, and the Jacksonville Scottish Rite hosted a surprise birthday party for him at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center on September 24, 2016. Many Masonic Brothers, family and friends were there to congratulate Richard and celebrate the occasion with him and his wife, Evelyn. Most Excellent Companion Richard is the oldest living M. E. Past Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Florida. He was the Most Excellent Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter in 1975. Shown in the first picture is Most Excellent Companion Richard relaxing after a nice dinner and birthday cake. Seen in the second picture were Richard and his wife, Evelyn, seated and enjoying the moment. A wonderful turnout testified to the love and respect with which Most Excellent Companion Richard and his lady Evelyn are held by the fraternity and friends throughout the area.  ...

District One Meeting Postponed

Sirs: The District One meeting scheduled for this Saturday has been postpones due to the impending effects or hit of hurricane Matthew. The tentative date for the postponed meeting is December 10, 2016 still at Harmonia Lodge. Further information will be provided when available. Anyways, don’t go to West Palm Beach this weekend for the District One meeting. Please give this out to your widest distribution. Fraternally, L. Edward Villiaume III, KYCH Grand Sec./Rec. Grand York Rite Bodies of...

Super Excellent Master Degree

The tradition continues in the conferral of the Super Excellent Master degree in the Central Florida area, so bring your candidates. The Ladies of Polk Council will provide the dinner, at 5:00 PM, but it is necessary that you contact Fred Gerdom by October 17, 2016, if you plan to eat. Cost for the Table Council dinner is $15.00 for single or $25.00 for a couple and includes commemorative cannon. Ladies are invited and encouraged to attend. Contact information is at the bottom of the notice. Candidate registration from 5:00 to 6:00 PM at the rear of the dinning room. Bring your dues card. Please provide us with the number of candidates as well as others who will be attending by October 5. The District 4 York Rite meeting will begin at 1:00 pm with registration and Table Council to follow at 3:30 pm. Looking forward to seeing you on the 22nd. Fred Gerdom, Recorder Polk Council #11 Download the Flyer...