Brother Bryan Gregory of Centennial Lodge No. 326 in Omaha earned the Grand Master’s Fellow Craft full proficiency coin on January 27, 2019 prior to the Installation of Officers for the lodge. Pictured are WB Daren Kizlin, RW Jim Carlton, Grand Junior Warden, and Bro. Bryan Gregory.
Monthly Archives: January 2019
Brother Alex Hankins of Covert Lodge No. 11 in Omaha recited the full form questions and answers to the Grand Master and received one of the Grand Master’s challenge coins for his efforts.
Shown with Grand Master MW Bro. Patrick Barger: Bro. Alex Hankins, Sister Rebecca E. Flores, Worthy Matron – Trinity Chapter No. 299, O.E.S.; Bro. Ranilo C. Perez, Member, Covert Lodge No. 11; and Bro Edgar R. Flores – Senior Warder, Covert Lodge No. 11.
Grand Master Patrick Barger installed the 2019 officers of Mid-West Lodge No. 317 in Hastings, Nebraska.
The 2019 Officers of Tabula Rasa Lodge No. 332 in Lincoln were installed by Grand Master Patrick Barger in an open installation ceremony on January 15, 2019. M.W. Russell G. Reno was installed as Master of the lodge.
WBro. Jeremiah Schartz was installed as Worshipful Master of Long Pine Lodge No. 136 in Long Pine, NE. He was installed by RWBro. Bob Moninger, Deputy Grand Master of Masons of Nebraska. The other installing officers include: RWBro. Freddie Clopton (of Omaha), Deputy Grand Master of Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Nebraska as Installing Chaplain, WBro. Daryl Finley (of Omaha) as Installing Marshal and WBro. Ron Nielsen (of Kearney) as Installing Secretary. WBro. Schartz presented his Installing Officers a refreshing gift of a Stock Tank from Brush Creek Brewing Company in Atkinson, NE.
The Officers installed (L-R): (L-R) Scott Emmett – Senior Steward, Dale Mellor – Senior Deacon, Barry Frerichs – Chaplain, Garrett Weidner – Senior Warden, Jeremiah Schartz – Worshipful Master, Murray Mellor – Junior Warden, Alvin Benemerito – Secretary, Stan Weidner – Tyler, Gerald VanEvery – Junior Deacon and Terry Foxworthy – Junior Steward.
As Long Pine Lodge custom dictates – each lady was presented a Rose with the song ♫♫ “Let me call you sweetheart” ♫♫ and as per Long Pine Lodge tradition – the Worshipful Master is Toasted with the Masters song, while standing on his chair, ♫♫”…and here’s to his health…here’s to his health…and here’s to his health in a song!” ♫♫
College View Lodge No. 320 in Lincoln held its 92nd Annual Installation of Officers at 2:00 p.m. on 12 January 2019 at its lodge building at 4641 Cooper Avenue. Worshipful Brother Curtis Wolbert was installed as Worshipful Master, Worshipful Brother Jairo Cabieles as Treasurer, Worshipful Brother Douglas Johnson as Secretary, Worshipful Brother Paul Hadley as Chaplain, Brother Sean Bush as Senior Steward, Brother Marcus Pierson as Junior Steward, and Worshipful Brother Michael Berger as Tyler.
Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska, Most Worshipful Brother Patrick Barger, was the Installing Master, with Right Worshipful Brother Bruce Watkins as the Installing Marshal, Worshipful Brother Earl Robinett as the Installing Secretary, and Worshipful Brother Charles Burk as the Installing Chaplain. Thanks go out to everyone who braved the winter storm warning in Lincoln today to make this event happen.