LAKE CITY MASONIC BEACON by fionan

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									             LAKE CITY MASONIC BEACON
Lake City Lodge #127 F. & A. M. Oswego, New York, USA                                                                  Summer 2007


                                                                       2007 Officer Installation
                                                                       12 June 2007, in a public meeting Lake City Lodge #127 installs
                                                                       07/08 officers

                                                                       The Order of the Easter Star, Lake City Victoria chapter
                                                                       #205 served the Brothers and guests for the annual George
                                                                       Van Holt Spaghetti dinner that preceded the public
                                                                       installation of officers for the 07/08 year. See below for
                                                                       the list of new officers. Brief speeches were given by M.W.
                                                                       Calvin G. Bond, R.W. Harry Frazier Jr. and newly installed
                                                                       Worshipful Master Ronald Bond.



                                                                           “This will be a busy year with the Lodge
                                                                       construction, BBQs, and renewed committees, but
 Masonic Quote of the Season -                                                     we will have a good time”
 “Every soul is engaged in a great work – the labor of personal
                                                                                             – Ron Bond, Lodge Master
 liberations from the state of ignorance. The world is a great
 prison; its bars are the unknown. And each is a prisoner until,       2007-2008 Lake City Officers
 at last, he earns the right to tear these bars from their moldering
 sockets, and pass, illuminated and inspired, into the darkness,       Elected
 which becomes lighted by that presence.”                              Worshipful Master:             W. Ronald Bond
                                                                       Senior Warden:                 Bro. Edward Wilson
                              - Bro. Manly P. Hall                     Junior Warden:                 Bro. David Johnson Jr.
                                                                       Secretary:                     W. Alan Wood
                                                                       Treasurer:                     W. John Krauss
 INSIDE THIS ISSUE                                                     Trustee:
                                                                       Trustee:
                                                                                                      Bro. Edwin Miller, DSA
                                                                                                      W. Kevin Dice
                                                                       Trustee:                       R.W. Sam Eason
 1      - Masonic Quote
        - This Year’s Officers Installed                               Appointed
                                                                       Sr. Deacon:                    Bro. Edward Salm
        - Calendar of Summer Events                                    Jr. Deacon:                    Bro. Vernon Reynolds
 2                                                                     Steward:                       Bro. Robert Taylor
        - Oswego 4th of July Parade
                                                                       Steward:                       Bro. Patrick Fasulo
        - Contact The Beacon                                           Sr. Master of Ceremony:        Bro. James Rizzo
        - Next Issue                                                   Jr. Master of Ceremony:        Bro. Klaus Chamberlian
                                                                       Marshal:                       Bro. Michael Regan
        - Maritime Museum Donation                                     Chaplain:                      Bro. George Reed
 3                                                                     Musician:                      Bro. Ed Goodness
 4      - Lodge Committees                                             Tyler:                         Bro. Ed Dennis
        - Construction Update
 5      - Lodge Awards
        - A view into the new lodge room


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CALENDAR OF EVENTS                                             OSWEGO 4TH 2007 PARADE
                                                               (7/1/2007)
NOTE – THE LODGE IS ON                                         With help from Triangle Chapter #65, Bal-on-Sen, The Oswego
                                                               Masonic District and Lake City Lodge submitted a float in the
CASUAL (SUMMER) DRESS UNTIL                                    2007 Oswego 4th of July Parade. R.W. Harry Frazier Jr. and Bro.
                                                               Ed Salm rode on the float along with Earline Wood of Lake City
THE FIRST MEETING OF                                           Victoria OES Chapter # 205 and Triangle Girls Elizabeth Salm,
                                                               Jordan Cronk, Sarah Lamb, and Jessica Behr.
SEPTEMBER!

SPECIAL EVENT: STEAK BAKE
PLACE: LAKE CITY LODGE, OSWEGO
TIME: 6:30PM JULY 10TH, $15 SUBSCRIPTION


SPECIAL EVENT: HARBORFEST MASONIC BBQ
PLACE: END OF WEST 1ST ST. OSWEGO (NEAR MARITIME
MUSEAUM)
TIME: THURS/FRI/SAT (AS LONG AS CHICKENS LAST!)



SPECIAL EVENT: TABLE LODGE
PLACE: LAKE CITY LODGE, OSWEGO
TIME: 6:00PM AUGUST 14TH, $20 SUBSCRIPTION



ALSO SEE WWW.LAKECITYLODGE127.ORG FOR A FULL
LISTING OF EVENTS.




CONTACT THE BEACON
EDITOR: BRO. ROBERT TAYLOR ,                                   Bal-on-Sen Chapter 65 Triangle Girls (left to right) Sarah Lamb,
RJTAYLOR007@HOTMAIL.COM                                        Jordan Cronk, and Elizabeth Salm pose on the float they helped
                                                               decorate.
PUBLISHER: BRO. EDWARD SALM,
AVATAR@TWCNY.RR.COM




NEXT ISSUE (FALL):
    -    DEGREE SCHEDULE
    -    HARBORFEST REPORT

    -    LODGE COMMITTEE UPDATES                                Join us for Coffee every Monday, Wednesday, and
                                                                                  Friday @ 9AM.
                                                                       $1 donation for coffee and doughnut.



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    7-2-2007 Lake City Lodge Officers presented a $395 donation to the Marine Museum
        for their upcoming children’s programs this August. This was Lake City’s 6th
                      charitable donation to local organizations this year!




       Starting Left: W. John Krauss (Lodge Treasurer), Mercedes Neiss (Museum Associate Director),
Robin Synder (as Museum mascot Scalplock the skunk), and W. Kevin Dice (Lodge Trustee and Jr. Past Master).


                          For a listing of upcoming Museum programs please visit:
                            http://www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com/news.html




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Lake City 2007/08 Committees
(Committee chairmen in Blue)                                    Lodge Construction Update - Summer
Committee: Sickness & Relief
Members: R.W. Sam Eason, M.W. Cal Bond, Bro. Bob Taylor,        The Brothers and families of Lake City have been hard at
Bro. Pat Fasulo                                                 work on both the inside and outside of the Lodge
Purpose: Visit Brothers who can not attend Lodge, inform        building!
Lodge of ‘sickness & distress’, send/request get-well cards.

Committee: Public Relations
Members: Bro. Ed Salm, Bro. Bob Taylor, Bro. James Rizzo
Purpose: Maintain website, publish newsletter, Submit Lodge
info to newspapers & websites.

Committee: BBQ/Charity Funding
Members: W. Earl Wilson, R.W. Harry Frazier, R.W. Sam
Eason, Bro. Mike Regan.
Purpose: Organize Harborfest & Pumpkinfest annual BBQs to
raise money for Lodge charity work.

Committee: Jr. Warden’s Fund
Members: Bro. Dave Johnson, Bro. Pat Fasulo, Bro Bob
Taylor
Purpose: Provide refreshments for Lodge events when             Master Ron Bond & Team have the interior framing
required.                                                       completed including what will become a beautiful entry
                                                                arch!
Committee: Widows & Orphans
Members: Bro. James Rizzo, Bro. Ed Salm, W. Alan Wood
Purpose: Organize annual luncheon and holiday cards for
Lodge Widows/Orphans.

Committee: Oswego Masonic Club
Members: Bro. Ed Salm, Bro. Dave Johnson
Purpose: Jokes, planning of fun events (poker, movies, etc.),
Brother Bring a Friend events, & Floats/Parades.

Committee: General Fundraising
Members: Bro. James Rizzo
Purpose: Bottle & Can return and other simple fundraising
activities.

Committee: Building & Maintenance
Members: W. Ron Bond, R.W. Harry Frazier, W. Earl Wilson,
R.W. Sam Eason, Bro. Ed Miller, W. Alan Wood, Bro. Vern
Reynolds, Bro. Ed Salm, Bro. Mike Regan, Bro. Klaus
Chamberlain.
Purpose: Lodge construction projects & General building and
ground maintenance.

Committee: Brotherhood
Members: Bro. Ed Wilson, R.W. Harry Frazier.
Purpose: Inform Brothers of GL Charity drive, collect
donations & report on Lodge progress.

Committee: Youth
Members: W. Kevin Dice, W. Dan Delany, Bro. Ed Salm             Bro. Ed Salm & Family put a fresh coat of paint on the
Purpose: Tie Lodge events/plans to local youth programs.        square and compass at the front of the lodge building.


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                                                           A view into the new Lodge room….
Lodge Awards Presented
                                                           For those of you who haven’t made it to the new Lodge yet,
June 2007                                                  here are some pictures. Additional pictures are available
                                                           online at http://www.lakecitylodge127.org.
In one of his last meetings as Worshipful Master, Kevin
Dice holds an awards night for his officers and active
members who have contributed during his 2 terms as
Lodge Master.




                                                                                                                   A
                                                           View East…




The award above was created for the many Brethren
who assisted with Lodge projects since our return to
Oswego at 765 E. Seneca Street. Worshipful Master
Kevin Dice dedicated the award and it now hangs at
the entry way to the new Lodge Room.


The Lodge also presented W. Kevin Dice with a Past
Masters Certificate.
                                                           A View West…




                                                           A View South…



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