Nickel Lodge No. 427 did a double passing on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017. The candidates were Bro. Ghislain Cotton and Bro. Chris Carr. Also pictured below are R.W. Bro. Dave Innes presenting Bro. Jordan Douglas with a bible and a poem. The bible was presented to Bro. Douglas as it had the name of his great-grandfather, Ainsley Roseborough as J.W. during the time the Bible was presented to Maurice Kinneard, one of Nickel Lodge's P.Ms. As well, Bro. Innes gave a poem which is pictured below.
Saturday, 9 December 2017
Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Tuesday, 5 December 2017
Friday, 1 December 2017
Thursday November 30th, 2017 was a melancholy moment. Many witnessed the Extinguishing of Lights Ceremony for National Lodge No. 588. Several heart warming stories were heard. As W. Bro. David Spencer W.M. of Sudbury Lodge No. 658 wrote, "[a]s Lodges and individual Masons we are now called to shine that bit brighter."
The National Lodge members requested no photos be taken.
Thursday, 30 November 2017
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
The passing of Bro. Simo Rautiainen was conducted by Algonquin Lodge No. 536 on Tuesday, November 21st. R. W. Bro. Reg Daigle, District Deputy Grand Master of the Sudbury-Manitoulin District attended on a fraternal visit as did R. W. Bro. Harry Michael Thomas, District Deputy Grand Master of the Algoma East District.
Monday, November 20th, 2017 was the night Sudbury Lodge No. 658 passed Bro. S. Mantler and J. Zazulak. R. W. Bro. Reg Daigle, District Deputy Grand Master of the Sudbury-Manitoulin District visited as did R. W. Bro. Harry Michael Thomas, District Deputy Grand Master of the Algoma East District.
Monday, 20 November 2017
From a Northern Life article, "[t]his past growing season, the Westmount 4-H Club Community Garden donated more than 100 pounds of fresh produce to the Blue Door Soup Kitchen." Nickel Lodge has a plot to commemorate 300 years of Grand Lodge, so we contributed to that hefty haul. Many thanks go to Bro. John Leonard and his family that created this opportunity to further charitable efforts. More information on this 300 Year Anniversary Project is available MDCCXVII.
Friday, 17 November 2017
On the evening of Tuesday November 14th, 2017, there was a Belrock Temple Board meeting. They made arrangements with Ms. M. Ashley to attend in the Lodge room where they showed Ms. Ashley the plaque commemorating Jason's contribution.