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Brethren, as April approaches an end, I’d like to keep you informed about some upcoming events:
Saturday, April 21st, we will be hosting our Spring Blood Drive, beginning at 7 AM at the Lancaster Masonic Center. This event concludes at 12 NOON, please come out and support the Children’s Dyslexia Learning Center of Lancaster. $10 is donated to the Learning Center for every unit collected. A Valid form of ID is required in order to donate blood. For more information, please visit: http://www.masonicblooddrive.org/
Thursday, April 26, beginning at 7 PM we will be holding an Extra Meeting for the conferral of three degrees, a meal will be provided at this meeting at no cost, please come out and support these candidates on their Masonic Journey.
Saturday, April 28th, is the James Buchana Celebration at the Woodward Hill Cemetary, please arrive at 9:45 AM to collect an apron. Support our first ever District Deputy by helping us honor his life.
Saturday, April 28th, is also the Bridging the Gap dinner, held at the John Wright Restuarant in Wrightsville – this event is sponsored by the First and 42nd Masonic Districts.
Sunday, April 29th, at 2 PM I will be hosting an online discussion and book review of “The Builders” by Joseph Fort Newton and will be discussing how you can get involved in the Pennsylvania Academy of Masonic Knowledge and the basics to get you started. Please check the digital events notice in your email inbox for details.
Friday, May 4th, we will be hosting a First Friday event at the Lancaster Masonic Center, beginning at 6 PM.
Saturday, May 5th, we will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast and Open House with Lamberton Lodge No. 476 at the Lancaster Masonic Center. The pancake breakfast begins at 7 AM, the cost is $5 per person, $3 for children 4 and under.
And on a final note, Sunday, May 6th, at 5 PM, Lodge No. 43 will be hosting a Benefit Dinner for the First Masonic District’s Relay for Life team, Freemasons for a Cure. Please come out and help us support the American Cancer Society, and the Lancaster Relay for Life. Cost is $20 per person at the door, however, reservations are required no later than April 25th. Please make your reservations by visiting the Eventbrite Page
Congratulations to Past Master TJ Quinn for all of his efforts to claim the traveling gavel. Also a very special “Thank You” to DDGM Ronald B. Carson for presenting the gavel at our Stated Meeting. Such a wonderful night of fellowship! Thank you to all the members, and guests, for making tonight a very special and memorable evening.
Prior to the 4/11/18 Stated Meeting L. Kenneth Bray III, Worshipful Master of Lodge No. 43 and Brother Vince Spadea presented a check to Maryanne O’Neill. Mrs O’Neill is the program coordinator of Safe Families for Children, a part of Bethany Christian Services. The check was for $1000 called a Community Needs Grant from our Lodge charity fund.
All are Welcome! Come out for an evening of food and fellowship as we help raise funds for the First Masonic District’s Relay for Life team: Freemasons for a Cure!
When: May 6, 2018
Where: Lancaster Masonic Center
213 W Chestnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
Time: Beginning 5 PM (until 8 PM)
Tickets are $20
Buffet Style Meal will include:
Beef, Chicken, and a Pasta option
Market Fresh Vegetables
Salad and Dinner Rolls
Water, Iced Tea, Lemonade
Coffee (Regular and Decaf)
Dessert will also be included.
During the meal a raffle will be held for various gift baskets, all proceeds benefit the Lancaster Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.