Thursday, 19 April 2018 18:49

How the Installation Went

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The Installation meeting was held on Tuesday 17th April 2008

The meeting started at 5:00 pm, with W. Bro. Ian Wright in the chair, in the presence of W. Bro. Tim Lee PSGM representing the RW PGM. The whole evening went very smoothly. W. Bro Peter Keeley was the Installing Master, and firmly installed the new Master Peter Wells in the chair of King Soloman.

The new Master went on the install his new Senior and Junior wardens, W. Bro David Collis and W. Bro. John Rixson. He then thanked the officers who were remaining in their positions, W. Bro. Steve Adamek as Treasurer, W. Bro. Lyn Austen as DC, W. Bro. Ted Melber as ADC, and W. Bro. Peter Keeley as Almoner. Then he install all of the rest of the new officers:

  • W. Bro David Webster as Chaplain
  • W. Bro. Vince Pearson as Secretary
  • Bro. Andrew Welborn as Charity Steward
  • W. Bro Mike Shephard as Lodge Mentor
  • Bro. Andrew Welborn as Senior Deacon
  • W. Bro. Peter Keeley as Junior Deacon
  • W. Bro. Rob MacKenzie as Assistant Secretary
  • W. Bro. Glynn Jones as Inner Guard
  • W. Bro. Steve Talbot as Tyler

A ballot was held to approve a candidate for initiation at our next meeting at our next meeting, and following reports from the Almoner, and the new Charity Steward and new Mentor, the Lodge was closed.

After a brief break for refreshment in the bar, the Festive Board was held in The Abbey Room where a good time was enjoyed by all of the brethren. During his reply to the toast, the Worshipful Master announced the programme for the coming year:

  • Initiation of his Son-in-Law in the July meeting
  • A White table for the September meeting
  • A 2nd degree in December
  • A Ladies Festival in March

The Master with his Wardens and the Installing Master

 W. Bro. Peter Keeley (Founder), W. Bro. David Collis, W. Bro. Peter Wells, W. Bro. John Rixson (Founder)

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