Annual District Meeting #15
OnSat. Nov.22nd, the friendship road led to Kinnear’s Mills, for the Annual District Meeting #15. Upon arrival at the center members Ernestine Whipple
were on hand to warmly greet each one and your Warden R A of Que.
choice of punch was offered. After the usual handshakes and welcome we were invited to sit and be ready to eat. The ladies and gentleman were eager to serve tea or coffee and after “Grace” the guests went to get their choice of foods-all tempting and delicious. District Deputy #15 Rufus Jamieson asked for the toast to the Queen and Canada, and the Order.
Head Table guests were Grand Master Ed with his wife Joyce who is his Marshal, Arnold MacKeage, Deputy Grand Master, with his escort Ernestine Whipple, who is also VicePresident of the Rebekah Assembly, District Deputy Grand Master #15Rufus Jamieson, and James Allen, Grand Lodge Musician and Noble Grand of host Lodge. All were introduced and asked for any comments to which all expressed their pleasure to be here and to enjoy the usual excellent food and fellowship. Ed extended “the Greetings” from GL. and Ernestine extended “The Greetings” from the Rebekah Assembly.
After stuffing ourselves we were invited to attend the Meeting downstairs where all guests were officially welcomed. James opened the meeting in “form” and asked the Conductor to present Rufus Jamieson DDGM to conduct the meeting. He did a fine job and discussions pertaining to the Order were held.
All dignitaries were asked for a few “words of wisdom” and thanked for coming.
Many sentiments were given with all the best for Merry Christmas and a Great New Year. The meeting closed “in form” and after chatting awhile we headed back home. Everyone thanked the lodge for all courtesies and all the hospitality.
Anyone who has attended any function for these lodges knows the wonderful reception they receive and are truly blessed.
visitors and officers of District #15.
Rufus Jamieson, Frank Matthews