Greetings Brothers all,
On March 20th five Fellow Craft were raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason; they are: Bro. Brian Cunning, Bro. Anthony Fella, Bro. Ernest Perez, Bro. Ben Razinovsky, Bro. Jose Trinidad. Congratulations to our newly raised brothers!
We were assisted by the brothers of West Point Lodge #877 lead by R...W... Mark Hansen and W...Rossano of Croton Lodge #368 who gave a Broadway level performance of the Hiramic Drama. Our degree team with V...W... Raphael Wong in the East gave us a flawless performance for the evening. A big thank you to everyone for their efforts! It is my great pleasure and honor to congratulate and welcome our newly made Master Mason to our fraternity.
The Annual Grand Lecturer’s convention for district 2 scheduled at our Lodge on March 6 was combined with district 1 and was held at the Tarry Town Masonic Lodge on March 14. The Grand Lecturer of Masons of the State of New York held an enlightening event concluding with the demonstration of the new Hiramic Drama which will be voted on at the May Grand Lodge Communication.
For the month of April, we will have a Stated Communication on April 3rd when we will conclude the Master Mason degree with the Historical Lecture, Q&A and Instructions to our new Master Masons.
The Fellow Craft degree scheduled for April 17th will be postponed until the fall. The Stated meeting will feature a participative discussion on the meaning of the EA degree obligation. Instructions on how to prepare for the meeting will be communicated via email in early April.
Looking ahead to the remaining year activities we will have the EA degree for 5 candidates on May 1st The election and installation of officers for 2019/2020 will be done on the same night on May 15th. It will be a public event with masonic families invited to attend. Various awards will also be presented. Finally, on June 6th we will hold the annual “Parking Lot BBQ”. Prospective members and spouses or significant others are invited to attend. As always, RSVPs for both the Installation of officers and the BBQ will be required.
The annual Second Westchester-Putnam District Dinner Dance will be held on April 13 at Tesoro D’Italia160 Marble Ave, Pleasantville. Please plan to attend with your significant other. If you are planning to attend and would like to sit at the White Plains Lodge table, send your check in the amount of $ 100/person payable to White Plains Lodge and mail to Box 1842 White Plains N.Y. 10602.
The Grand Lodge of the State of New York, 71 East 23rd Street New York, is holding its annual communication on May 6th and 7th 2019. If interested to attend, please contact the Secretary for more information.
April birthdays to be celebrated on April 3rd. If your birthday is in April and your name is not included below pleased drop me a note.
Bro. Justin HOLDEN 1-Apr
Bro. Miguel ACUNA 4-Apr
Bro. Michael MALLORY 13-Apr
Bro. Andy PAPADEMETRIOU 16-Apr
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Master, White Plains Lodge No. 473 F & A M
W.·. Stephen Petty