Sir Knight Glenn E. Chandler, MEPGHP, District Deputy Grand Commander of Chivalric District No. 7, made his official visit to Crusader Commandery No. 44 in Fernandina Beach on October 5, 2015.
Sir Knight Chandler, also on this evening presented Longevity Awards for 25 years of membership in good standing in each of the York Rite Bodies—Chapter, Council and Commandery—to Charles E. Middleton, KYCH, PDDGC. Sir Knight Middleton, who holds the General Grand Chapter Ritual Jewel for excellence in ritual presentation, has been ill in recent years, and was back to the Commandery for the first time in several months.
Shown here in first picture was Sir Knight Middleton, center, with Crusader Commandery Commander Donald Gay, left, receiving the Longevity Award certificates from Sir Knight Glenn Chandler, D.D.G.C., on the right.
Shown in the second picture were D.D.G.C. Glenn Chandler with all of the officers and Sir Knights present for the visitation. Standing, from left to right, in the first row were Monroe Royal, StB; Danny Johnson, Warder; Herbie Ray, Gen; Donald Gay, Commander of Crusader Commandery No. 44; Glenn E. Chandler, MEPGHP, I.G.C.G., D.D.G.C., 7th Chivalric District; Kevin Rentz, C.G.; and Tom Olsen, D.D.G.I.M., District 7, E.C., Damascus Commandery No. 2, K.T.
Seen in the back rows, from left to right, were Sir Knights as follows: Corbin P. Elliott, KYCH, KCT, PDDGC; Carl Amos, PDDGHP, PDDGC; Rodney Moody, J.W.; Joe Blanchard, Treasurer; Ed O’Rourke, Prelate; Alexander Constant, PDDGC; C. Edward Constant, PIM, PC, PDDGHP, Sec./Recorder; Steve Urban, Jr, PHP, PIM, C.G., St. Augustine Commandery No. 10, Treasurer, Jacksonville Y. R. Bodies; Gary Orlando, S.W. (behind Kevin Rentz); William L. Taylor Sen. (behind Gary Orlando); Scott Jenson (back row, behind William Taylor); Charles E. Middleton, KYCH, PDDGC; and Richard G. Cobb, PHP, PIM, PC.