What a great year this has been for Conejo Valley Lodge so far and what an honor it is for me to be serving as your Master! The first three months of 2014 have been very busy for our Lodge. We have already conferred almost 10 degrees, held our annual Widows & Sweethearts Dinner, gathered together for several Men’s Night Outs and hosted a Masonic Education Night with the Sr. Grand Warden of California. And we’re just getting started! Over the next few months we have a lot planned, including our annual St. John’s Festive Board, an outing to Santa Anita Race Track, more Men’s Night Outs, more degrees and more social events. Check the Lodge’s web site calendar (www.conejomasons.org) regularly to find out what is happening at our Lodge.
I’d like to congratulate Brother Rigsbee, Brother Tischler, Brother Byrd, Brother Alcazar and Brother DeMent on receiving their first degree in Masonry and becoming brothers in our Lodge. I know I can speak for the entire Lodge when I say “welcome”. Also, Brother Lynch, Brother Morse and Brother Newman, congratulations on receiving your second degree in Masonry. You are one step closer to receiving all the light Freemasonry has to offer.
I was very pleased with the turnout we had for Right Worshipful M. David Perry’s “Rise and Build” Masonic Education Night. We had a packed room with brothers, family and friends representing almost ten different Lodges in our Division, including two Past Grand Masters! The presentation was interesting and well received by our guests. The event went off without a hitch, thanks to the hard work and dedication of several brothers, especially Stephen Wurtzel, Marc Newman PM and Peter Jamieson PM – Thank you all very much!
Please remember, Tuesday is Lodge night. We have a full calendar with events every week. Come to Lodge and enjoy its privileges!
Stated Meeting Challenges:
April 1 – Wear your Oak Tree Lodge lapel pin (pins will not be distributed that night!)
May 6 – Bring a Brother to Stated Meeting who has not attended a Stated Meeting in more then one year.