New Officers Installed At Middle GA. Daylight Lodge No. 756
We had a great day at MGDL #756 today, Dec 3, 2012. We started off with a perfect breakfast prepared by our Lodge Ladies. Afterward we had a short meeting to elect officers and take care of Lodge business. WB Art Sim was elected Worshipful Master, James Piper was elected Senior Warden, Ken Howell was elected Junior Warden, WB Alan Shaw was elected Treasurer, MWB Bobby Simmons was elected Secretary and WB Johnnie McGuire was elected to a 3 year term on the Board Of Trustees. Appointed officers: WB Thomas Brannen, Chaplain; Jeff Adams, Senior Deacon; Pat Starnes, Junior Deacon; David Holly, Senior Steward; Steve Alligood, Junior Deacon; Buddy McDowell, Tyler; WB Doc Bowman, Ambassador to the Masonic Home; and WB Bob Parker, Director of Work. In other Lodge business we Brothers voted the proceeds from the last butt cook to the Masonic Children’s Home in the amount of $2500 to be presented at the Christmas Party at the Home.
Installation Team: MWB Bobby Simmons, WB harry Cuppett and WB Rubin Hattaway.
Our next regular Lodge communication will be Monday January 7, 2013.
Pictured, L to R, four Past Masters with our new Worshipful Master: MWB Bobby Simmons, WB Charles Berry, WM Art Sim, WB John Snipes and WB Johnnie McGuire.
The York Rite College of Middle Georgia inducted Bob Parker, PM, as a new member Friday, July 27, 2012 in Americus, GA. The College and Ladies were treated to supper catered by member Bobby, Gene Harris. After a wonderful meal the college retired to the Lodge to induct Brother Parker.
Pictured L to R:
Front Row: Treasurer Bobby Simmons, PGM, OPC, PG, Dep. Governor Rubin Hattaway, PP,OPC, Bob Parker, PM, KYCH, Governor Alan Shaw, KYCH, Chancellor Jim Russell, Seneschal Jerry Purvis, DW
Second Row: Donald DeKalb, PGS, OPC, Primate Bill Hancock, Preceptor Mike Calhoun, DDGM, Marshall Phil Wyatt, PM, Joe Watson, GS, PP
Third Row: Wesley Dixon, DDGM, Billy Davidson, PM, Past Gov. Neil Mimbs, PDDGM, Ronnie Keel, Sec. Gordon Ruthruff, PHP, PG, OPC and Dr. Wallace Mays.
Houston Lodge #35 was pleased to present Bob Messer his 50 Year Award in Masonry. Brother Messer has been a Mason for over 50 Years. The Grand Lodge of Georgia was represented by Most Worshipful Brother Bobby Simmons, Past Grand Master of Masons in Georgia and current Grand Treasurer of the Grand Lodge of Georgia. MWB Bobby present Brother Messer with a 50 Year Apron, Lapel Pin and Certificate. Worshipful Brother Charles Berry, District Deputy to the Grand Master presented Brother Messer with A Veterans’ pin and a Grand Master Penny. Worshipful Brother Johnnie McGuire, Worshipful Master of Houston Lodge #35 present Brother Messer with a Lodge pin from Houston Lodge #35. The ceremony was cap off with the Lodge giving Brother Messer Grand Honors for is service to the Craft for over 50 years..