District 10 Meeting

District 10 Meeting Pensacola Saturday, July 1st 2017   You and your lady are cordially invited to attend the Grand York Rite District No. 10 Meeting at the Pensacola Masonic Center Address: 189 West Airport Boulevard Pensacola, FL 32505 Program: Registration at 10:00 am Commandery Drill and Sword Instruction (in uniform) at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Lunch and Table Council at 12:00 pm Meeting at 1:00 pm Ladies Program at 11:00 pm to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Follow-up question and conversations: 2:00 pm HONORING M.E. Companion Ronald (Ron) Clayton Newton, Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Florida M.I. Companion Robert C. St. John Jr., Grand Master of the Grand Council of Royal & Select Masons of Florida R.Em S.K. Anthony L. Griffon, Grand Commander of The Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Florida Dias Officers, Secretaries and Recorders from tje Crestview, Ft. Walton and Pensacola York Rite Bodies should attend, along with other officers and members interested in improving the York Rite throughout District 10. Motel suggestions: La Quinta Inn 7750 N Davis Highway Pensacola, FL 32514 (850) 474-0411 Twenty (20) rooms reserved. Rooms have two (2) double beds for $89/night Use the organization name: York Rite Masons when requesting reservation...

Gateway Council No. 51, Knight Masons Initiates Five, and Installs New Officers

Gateway Council No. 51 Knight Masons held its Annual Meeting in Jacksonville on November 4th and initiated five new Knight Masons. The Council also elected and installed new officers for 2018.   Shown in the second picture were the new officers and Knight Masons present for the meeting, who were able to remain afterward for a picture. Seen in the first row, from left to right, were: Robert Gagnon, Tom Olsen, J.W.; Brian Poole, incoming Excellent Chief; Rusty Ludlam, Jr. Knight; Jimmy Dorsey, S.W.; Paul James Mast, Sr. Kt.; Paul Matthew, Jr., Tyler; Steve Barnett, Priest; and Harvey L. Ward, MEPGHP, Past Ex. Chief. Seen in the 2nd and 3rd rows, left to right, were: Joseph Wright, Charles Robert Cooper, MEPGHP, P. Ex. Chief; Eric Cole, Sentinel; V.E. Darryl A. D’Angina, MEPGHP, P. Ex. Chief, P. Grand Superintendent, Treasurer; H. Wiley Hart, Dir. of Ceremonies; Randall Burkett, J. B. Hunt, David Gregory, Don Cadrain (front); Stephen Urban, Jr., Scribe (back row): Thomas Metcalfe, Jr., Todd Connor, and Corey D. Kosciuszko, retiring Excellent Chief.   Not pictured was Corbin Elliott, taking the photo....

Holiday Schedule for Grand York Rite Office

Office Closed: Friday, November 10, 2017 – in observance of Veterans’ Day Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, 2017 – Thanksgiving Holiday Friday and Monday, December 22 and 25, 2017 – Christmas Holiday Monday, January 1, 2018 – New Year’s Day The Grand York Rite Office Staff wishes you season’s greetings and hopes that “every one of you” has a safe and happy holiday season. Edward Villiaume III, KYCH Grand Sec./Rec. Grand York Rite Bodies 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. ....

Sunshine Commandery #20 Conclave

Sir Knights There was a conclave of Sunshine Commandery #20 KT last evening, our first at our new venue , Selama Grotto and yes the Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Florida , S.K.Anthony L.Griffon was present on his official  visit  and Sk John F.Mitton our newly knighted frater of Oct 14 2017 was there also. YOU COULD HAVE BEEN THERE, maybe next time Ralph...

Tyler Council No.4 Festive Table

Tyler Council No.4 Cordially invites you to attend a FESTIVE TABLE COUNCIL supporting Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation Monday, November 6th, 2017 7:00 pm Meal and Toast Olin S. Wright Lodge No.79 304 Acacia Street Plant City, FL 33566 This event is opent to all Masons, non-Masons, relatives, friends, neighbors and their ladies. The Meal is $15.00 per person, $25.00 per couple. Make checks payable to: Tyler Council No.4 or CMMRF (if they are already tracking your donations) RSVP M.’. I.’. Larry Gillespie Download the flyer...

York Rite Day at Manatee York Rite Bodies

Hosted by Manatee York Rite Bodies Saturday, November 4th, 2017 Westcoast Lodge No.409 405 30th Ave West Bradenton, FL Masonic Questions: Why are there 3 burning tappers about the altar? How will the long Master’s word be found? What is the lost word of a Master Mason? Find these answers and more when you journey through York Rite Masonry. You and your lady are cordially invited to attend our York Rite Day presented by Manatee York Rite Bodies. The day is to high lite what is York Rite Masonry and what can it do to advance your Masonic Education. So dress casual and come experience the true extension of Blue Lodge Masonry and explore York Rite Masonry. 10:00 am – Registration 10:30 an – Opening probram for all 11:00 – 12:00 pm – Master Mason Only Meeting & Ladies program 12:00 pm – Free Picnic Lunch, hot-dogs, chips, desert and drinks We are looking forward to meeting you, if you have any questions please feel free to contact us. Download the flyer...

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...