News From The East

May 2021 Trestle Board

A Message From The East      Our Stated Communication is tomorrow night: Monday, May 10th, at 7:30 PM.            Now that our capacity has been lifted to 50 in the building, I encourage all of you to join us.       We will be voting on an Application for Membership.  If the vote goes well,…
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May 1, 2021 0

April 2021 Trestle Board

A Message From The East Great news!       We have received the green light from Grand Lodge to hold our meetings without restrictions on attendance.  (Well technically, we’re only allowed to have 50, but I think we’ll be okay.)       Our Stated Communication will be this upcoming Monday, April 12th, at 7:30 PM.  …
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April 1, 2021 0

March 2021 Trestle Board

  Our Stated Communication will be this upcoming Monday, March 8th, at 7:30 PM.       Under the guidance and provisions from the Grand Master, we will be holding our election and installation.  However, due to COVID restrictions, we must still keep the attendance under 10 people.       If any Brother objects to holding…
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March 1, 2021 0

February 2021 Trestle Board

       The Stated Communication is this Monday, February 8th at 7:30 PM.           We’re still under the 10-member maximum attendees.  So that means the elections and installation are postponed until the March meeting. We will have another Zoom call on Monday, February 15th at 7:00 P.M.  It will be a…
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February 11, 2021 0

January 2021 Trestle Board

       Happy New Year!        The Stated Communication is this Monday, January 11th at 7:30 PM.           Due to COVID restrictions, we must keep the attendance under 10 people.  So if you haven’t been to the Lodge for a while, it’s a bad time to start back up.  We will a Zoom call…
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January 4, 2021 0

December 2020 Trestle Board

        I’ll keep this one short for once.         The Stated Communication is this Monday, December 14th at 7:30 PM.  I invite you to come.            Due to COVID restrictions, we will not be having our annual oyster dinner.          We will be having our election and installation of officers, so it will be a busy…
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December 11, 2020 0

November 2020 Trestle Board

        I’ll keep this one short for once.         The Stated Communication is this Monday, November 9th at 7:30 PM.  I invite you to come.         Here’s what’s happening at the Lodge:          The new upstairs oil heater and downstairs air conditioning were being installed last week.  I haven’t been by the Lodge to see if it’s…
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November 11, 2020 0

October 2020 Trestle Board

        First off, I’d like to welcome our newest Master Masons:  Bros. Jim Taromina, Jeromie Garland, and Greg Stroud.             Secondly, I want to thank all the brethren who helped with the One Day Conferral this past Saturday:  Wor. Bro. Tim Lewis, Wor. Bro. Michael Beal, Bro. Huey Allen, and Bro. Jeff…
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October 11, 2020 0

September 2020 Trestle Board

        I’m going to shoot straight with you for a moment:  If you want this Lodge to survive and grow, I need you to fight for it.          Like pretty much everything else in our community, COVID has hurt this Lodge.  Attendance at our last meeting was possibly the lowest I’ve seen.  And…
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September 1, 2020 0

August 2020 Trestle Board

        The next Stated Communication is Monday, August 10th at 7:30 PM.  There will be no dinner prior to the meeting.         I think it’s fair to say our first post-lockdown meeting was a great success.  There was a little bit of awkward clumsiness as we worked social distanced versions of the opening and closing, but everyone…
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August 1, 2020 0