Rebekah Assembly of Quebec President
OnMay 3, 2012, the President of the Rebekah Assembly of Quebec made her Official Visit to Colfax Rebekah Lodge in Knowlton.
About 23 members showed up and a fine meeting was conducted by NG Katie Jones. She opened meeting “in form” and then proceeded to welcome everyone hoping for a good session and a safe trip home.
All Appointive Officers present were introduced by Laura Burnham and graciously greeted with a poem. Then Elective Officers were presented, extended “THE HONOURS” and a poem was read to welcome them. They were then seated.
Grand Master Thomas Barton was properly introduced by G.C. Arnold. Tom was given “THE HONOURS”, read a verse and then seated at the left of Katie.
Assembly Marshal Virginia then had the honour of introducing the President of the Rebekah Assembly of Quebec, Sherley Provis.
Sherley was extended “THE HONOURS”, a verse was read and then she was seated at the right of the NG. Little gifts were exchanged.
Members had a chance to express their thanks for the delicious pot-luck supper and at being here, congratulating NG on a fine meeting.
Grand Master expressed his pleasure at being able to be here, thanked the lodge for the meal and extended “the Greetings” from the GL of Qc., that of his Officers and his own personal Greetings. He also spoke a bit about his project, Musical instruments for Handicapped at Camp Massawippi.
He thanked all for their support and hoped to see many at Sessions. President Sherley also extended “the Greetings “from the Rebekah Assembly of Quebec, that of her Officers as well as her own personal greetings.
She thanked the lodge for the lovely gift, the meal and all courtesies. Her project “the Shriners” has been well-supported and she thanked everyone for supporting her, hoping to see many at her and Tom’s Sessions.
Word was given that Everett Arnott is not well - thoughts go out to him.