Jacksonville Chapter No. 12, Royal Arch Masons, held a Table Festival for all Companions and their ladies and guests on Thursday, August 4, 2016. A nice turnout of Companions, including Most Excellent Companion Bob Cooper, M. E. Grand High Priest, and four M. E. Past Grand High Priests of Florida, were on hand for the festivities.
A number of the Companions, who were able to remain after the dinner activities, are shown in the east, where they assembled for a quick picture. Shown in the first row from left to right, were: Kolen Sawyer, E.H.P. of Jacksonville Chapter No. 12, R.A.M.; Paul James Mast, PHP of St. Augustine Chapter No. 17; Randy Burkett, M. 3rd V.; David Gregory, P.S.; William L. Buck, Jr. (seated) KYGCH, MEPGHP; Wiley Hart; Rusty Ludlam, KYCH, PDDGHP District #8, Bronze Medal Award holder; Darryl A. D’Angina, KYGCH, MEPGHP; Charles Ed Constant, KYCH, PDDGHP #7; Herbie Ray, E.H.P. Nassau Chapter No. 49, R.A.M.; Jimmy Dorsey, KYCH, PDI #7; and James Billberry, RAC.
Seen in the second row, from left, were: Steve Urban, Jr., PHP, Treasurer; Richard A. Wolfe, KYGCH, MEPGHP; Robert Sapitan, King: Corey Kosciuszko, PDDGHP, Ex. Grand M. of 1st Veil; C. Robert Cooper, KYCH, M. E. Grand High Priest, Grand Chapter, R.A.M. of Florida; Ronald C. Newton, R. E. Grand King of the Grand Chapter; Bob Gagnon, KYCH, REPGHP #7; Lloyd Newman, RIDDGM #7, M. 1st V.; and Tom Olsen, REDDGHP #7, Secretary-Recorder of the Jacksonville Y. R. Bodies.
Present, but not pictured, were: Glenn E. Chandler, KYGCH, RIPCW; Cliff Baker; and Corbin Elliott, KYCH, REPGHP, photographer.
Seen in the second picture, the ladies visiting the Table Festival are seated after dinner on the north side of the lodge. Present but not pictured was Angela Baker, who had to leave early with her husband Cliff, to relieve their baby sitter.
Good food and a good time were had by all.