Fidelity Rebekah lodge #33
OnErnestine Whipple Warden R A of Que. Special Collaboration
Oct.7th Officers and members of Fidelity Rebekah lodge #33 had the honour of receiving District Deputy President #6, Donna Davis for our Installation of Officers for the current term of 1 year. This was also the Official Visit of the President of the Rebekah Assembly of Quebec, Joyce Copping. Prior to the meeting all present enjoyed lunch and the lovely, tasty cake with ice cream. Ernestine greeted all and welcomed everyone, hoping they enjoy their lunch. Ernestine Whipple acted as Noble Grand for Bryant Smith who was away. All were welcomed and thanked for coming. Appointive Officers were introduced by Lloyd Smith being-Arnold MacKeage, Grand Marshal of the Grand Lodge of Quebec; R Assembly Marshal, Diane Barton; R.A. Conductor, Grayce Betts; Inside Guard, Ferne Mcconnell; Outside G., Fern Lapointe; Right Herald, Dorothy Babbin; and L. Herald, Thelma Picken. They were welcomed by Ernestine and given Welcome’ by Acting Warden, June Bolton. A verse was read for them, and then they were seated. Conductor, Arnold MacKeage, introduced elective Officers. R.A. Secretary, Nancy Barton; IARA Rep. Janice Gordon; and R.A. Warden, Ernestine Whipple. They were given “the Honours” by June, and then R.S.N.G. of N.G. Dorothy read a nice verse and asked Arnold to seat the Officers. Grand Master of Grand Lodge Ed Copping, and President of Rebekah Assembly, Joyce Copping were introduced by G. Marshal Arnold, after Ernestine had attached a Tiger Tail to Ed’s Belt loop and put Tiger ears on Joyce’s head-very cute as the TIGER is Joyce’s emblem and Tiger by the Hand was played and sung after they were presented. They received ‘The Honours’ by June then seated beside N.G.’s Chair. District Deputy President Donna Davis was presented with her team for Installation. Donna was give “The Honours” and seated at Pedestal for conducting Installation. She received a gift from Fidelity #33 and a gift from Ernestine with thanks for installing us. A very fine job and all congratulated and thanked. New PW was given.
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