Fellowship and good food
OnFebruary 13th, 2013 the Officers and members of Union Enc.#3 held their regular meeting with four visitors from Welcome Enc.#9 from Knowlton. We enjoyed Arnold’s tomato soup and Tom, Nancy and Joyce’s delicious sandwiches with dessert of donuts and JP’s ice cream prior to the meeting. Good food and fellowship. JP Houle, Chief Patriarch opened the Meeting “in form” and welcomed everyone. S/D were mentioned and well wishes extended. Under New Business - Installation of Officers. Roger Jones, District Deputy Sovereign Grand Master and Staff were introduced and Roger was given “The Honours”. DDG Marshal Everett Arnott then presented the Elected Officers to be installed. Nancy Barton, Chief Matriarch, Scribe Thomas Barton (absent), Treasurer Arnold MacKeage, High Priest Lloyd Smith, Sr. W. Ernestine Whipple and Jr.W. Barbara Smith. They were given «The Obligation» then seated. Out-going Chief Patriarch J.P. Houle was then installed as Past Chief Patriarch received congratulations and seated. Nancy Barton was then installed Chief Matriarch and seated up front. Other officers were then Installed and seated. Under Good of Order JP received PCP pin from Roger and pinned by Dorothy Houle with congrats. Roger thanked everyone for meal and all courtesies extended to him and Staff›. He received gift from Enc. presented by Nancy with thanks and congrats for a job well-done. Up-coming event is Annual Sugar-on-Snow/Bingo Evening scheduled for March 27th at 7p.m. with invite to all OF and R. Reminder for members to get pans of snow in freezer and all to bring plenty of dimes. Let Tom know who plans to attend as he gets donuts etc.and Arnold gets and cooks that sweet stuff. To be held at Unity OF Hall, Huntingville (Waterville).
Officers and members of Union Enc.#3 at their regular meeting with visitors from Welcome Enc.#9 last Wednesday.