A. Knight Templar Christmas Observance was held in the Jacksonville York Rite Temple on Sunday, December 13, 2015. Representatives from Damascus Commandery No. 2, Jacksonville; Crusader Commandery No. 44 in Fernandina Beach; Palatka Commandery No. 5; and St. Augustine Commandery No. 10 were present.
A Christmas message was brought to the group by Sir Knight Robby Stokes, Warder of Damacus Commandery No. 2.
Pictured here were the Sir Knights and guests attending the Observance. Shown, from left to right, in front of the tables’ cross-arm were: Thomas A. Olsen, PHP, IM, Em. Commander, Damascus Commandery No. 2, Sec./Recorder elect; Robby Stokes, Warder, and his lady; C. Edward Constant, PC, Crusader Commandery No. 44, Sec./Recorder, Fernandina Beach Y. R. Bodies, District Leader, District 7; Glenn E. Chandler, MEPGHP, I. Grand Captain of the Guard, Grand Council, R. & S. M. of Florida, D. D. Grand Commander, District 7; and C. Robert Cooper, KYCH, PGSWB, PDDGC, Sec./Recorder, Jacksonville Y.R. Bodies, R. Ex. Grand King, Grand Chapter, R.A.M. of Florida.
Seen, from left, behind the left table cross-arm were: Eric, Cole, Generalissimo elect, Damascus No. 2, and his lady; Paul James Mast, Captain General, Palatka Commandery No. 5; Jimmy Dorsey, KYCH, Prelate, Damascus No. 2; and James Billberry, J.W. elect, Damascus No. 2, and lady Mercie.
Seen, from left, behind the right table cross-arm were: Robert Gagnon, KYCH., Sec./Recorder, St. Augustine Y. R. Bodies, and his lady Melissa; Larry Bilka, Sr. and his lady; and Stephen Urban, Jr., Treasurer, Jacksonville Y. R. Bodies, EC elect, St. Augustine Commandery
Present, but not seen, were Janet Mast, obscured in the picture or out of the room; and Corbin P. Elliott, KYCH, KCT, PDDGC, taking the picture.