Greetings Brothers all,
On Oct 17th we hosted the District Deputy Grand Master R...W... Michael D Grenadier on his official visit to our lodge. Accompanying the DDGM were the Grand Sword Bearer R...W... William Keindl and the Assistant Grand Lecturer V...W... Raphael Wong.
The visit was well attended and informative. The importance of following and knowing the protocol for our meetings was expounded on and many examples were given with the participation of the brothers
present. We have the Fellow Craft degree scheduled for Nov 7, and preparations and rehearsals are under way. Conductors for the four candidates will be assigned at the night of the degree. Please volunteer. Preparations are also under way for the two Entered Apprentice degrees scheduled for December 5 and 19. Rehearsals will start after the completion of the FC degree in November.
The Thanksgiving dinner is scheduled at the lodge for Wednesday Nov 21st Please contact Bro Junior Warden Andrew Lovato.
The Christmas luncheon is scheduled for Sunday Dec 9th 2:00 PM at Casaletto Ristotante Elmsford, N.Y. Family and friends are invited. The cost per person is $ 65.00 which includes hot and cold appetizers, pasts a choice of three entree’s, dessert and coffee, beer and wine. (Cash bar for mixed drinks).
Please send your RSVP check payable to White Plains Lodge and mail to Box 1842 White Plains, NY 10602.
Salvation Army bell ringing scheduled for Saturday Dec 15. Please Contact R...W...Jim Holden to sign up for your preferred hourly time slot.
The ceremony of Apron Presentations to District Officers, when V...W...Raphael Wong will be presented with his Apron as Assistant Grand Lecturer. The event will be held at the Tarrytown Masonic Temple, 54 Main street on Monday November 5. Dinner at 6:30 pm and ceremony at 8 pm.
Please reserve by email to: R...W...Michael Grenadier.
Birthdays of November will be celebrated at the Nov 21st meeting.
Bro. Bruce Bradigan 11/9/1945
Bro. Erik Tiedge 11/29/1990
Bro. Jody Mcaleer 11/9/1977
Bro. Kory Breitel 11/27/1957
Bro. Leslie Horrell 11/8/1956
Bro. Michael Giannasca 11/17/1985
Bro. Peter Genovese 11/17/1985
Bro. Sebastian Martell 11/18/1985
S & F
Master, White Plains Lodge No. 473 F & A M
W.·. Andy Papademetriou