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Port Arthur Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 499 G.R.C.

Centennial Celebrations

November 4 to 6, 2011

 

 

Our Centennial celebration was held on November 4 to 6, 2011.  The events were:

Friday November 4th 7pm - Meet and Greet at Shuniah Lodge Building

Saturday November 5th 11am - Grand Lodge Ceremony to go to Gold for 100th year at Shuniah Lodge Building

Saturday November 5th - Formal Dinner at the Prince Arthur Hotel, Symposium 6pm, Dinner at 6:30pm

Sunday November 6th 10am - Divine Service at Lakeview Presbyterian

Left to Right

Front Row: Rt. Wor. Bro. Bruce W. Lyle (Grand Dir. of Ceremonies), Wor. Master Kevin McDowell (Master of Port Arthur Lodge # 499), M. Wor. Bro. D. Garry Dowling (Grand Master), Wor. Bro. Mark M. Kusznier (Past Master of Port Arthur Lodge # 499), Rt. Wor. Bro. Cedo Jankovic (D.D.G.M. Algoma District)

 Back Row: Wor. Bro. William D. Calder (Algoma Dististrict Secretary), Rt. Wor. Bro. N. Fred Bryant (Grand Junior Warden), Rt. Wor. Bro.  Robbie F. Manz (Past D.D.G.M. Algoma District and Past Master of Port Arthur Lodge # 499)

Left to Right

 Bro. Roy White, Wor. Bro. A. Enstrom, Wor. Master Kevin McDowell (Master of Port Arthur Lodge # 499), M. Wor. Bro. D. Garry Dowling (Grand Master), Bro. Don McDonald, Wor. Bro. Robert H. Abbott, Rt. Wor. Bro. Cedo Jankovic (D.D.G.M. Algoma District)

 On the presentation of the Jubilee Medal which honours the four longest standing members of Port Arthur Lodge #499, each with over 50 years as a Mason. The presentation was made by the Grand Master

Left to Right

Master Kevin McDowell (Master of Port Arthur Lodge # 499), M. Wor. Bro. D. Garry Dowling (Grand Master),

Bro. Brett Morgan, Wor. Bro Gary Christian (Fort William Lodge #415)

On the presentation of the 100 year new alter cloth presented from The Officers and Brethren of Fort William Lodge #415

Members and visitors present at the ceremonies

 

 

The Chronicle Journal (Newspaper in Thunder Bay) provided great coverage of the celebrations in their November 7, 2011 edition.