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                                                                         Arlington Centennial-Glebe Lodge No. 81
                                                                              One South George Mason Drive
                                                                                    Arlington, Virginia
Arlington Centennial - Glebe Lodge No. 81




                                                                              Worshipful Edwin D. Morman,
                                                                                         Master
Bro. Jeffrey B. Galusha, Secretary




                                                                                    Holden under the
                                                                            Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of
                                                                           Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
                                                                            of the Commonwealth of Virginia
10721 Oakenshaw Ct




                                                                           Most Worshipful Jeffery E. Hodges,
                                            October 2009
Burke, VA 22015




                                                                                    Grand Master



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                                                 Lodge Officers - 2009
Master....................................Edwin D. Morman, WM .................... ………..202-316-1571
  715 7th St NE, Washington, DC 20002 ...................... …. worshipfulmaster@acgl81.com
Senior Warden .......................Gary L. Akin ..................................................703-989-8979
  3709 S. George Mason Dr. #705E, Falls Church, VA 22041 seniorwarden@acgl81.com
Junior Warden........................Jason H. Gerbsman, PM...............................703-823-2233
 165 Cameron Station Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22304 ................. juniorwarden@acgl81.com
Treasurer ...............................Daniel L. Levin, PDDGM ...............................703-979-5655                COME OUT TO THE ACGL No. 81
 1016 S Wayne St # 109, Arlington, VA 22204............................. treasurer@acgl81.com
Secretary ...............................Jeffrey B. Galusha.........................................703-472-3669          OPEN HOUSE AND LODGE PICNIC
 10721 Oakenshaw Ct, Burke, VA 22015......................................secretary@acgl81.com
Senior Deacon .......................George A. Sozio Jr........................................703-231-7444
 6822 Silver Lane, Annandale, VA 22003............................... seniordeacon@acgl81.com
Junior Deacon........................Paul C. Shuey ...............................................703-241-9193
                                                                                                                          SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17th
 3007 North Toronto St, Arlington, VA 22213 .......................... juniordeacon@acgl81.com
Senior Steward.......................J. Evan Woods..............................................571-408-4414                 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 736 Chevington Ct., Woodbridge, VA 22191........................ seniorsteward@acgl81.com
Junior Steward .......................John D. Smith ...............................................703-750-0809
 5851 Quantrell Ave, Alexandria, VA 22312 .......................... juniorsteward@acgl81.com
Chaplain.................................Edward L. Fondrick, PM................................703-986-0336               Hotdogs – Soda – Fellowship and a
 4100 Gardensen Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22193 ........................... chaplain@acgl81.com
Tiler........................................Robert B. Rench Jr., PM ...............................703-536-6634
                                                                                                                               Moonbounce for the kids
 5843 Bermuda Court, McLean, VA 22101.............................................tiler@acgl81.com
Marshall .................................Robert A. Elliott .............................................703-497-3504
 12182 Seaford Ct., Woodbridge, VA 22192................................ marshall@acgl81.com
Musician.................................James R. Triplett...........................................703-377-4091
 3011 Braxton Wood Ct, Fairfax, VA 22031................................... musician@acgl81.com

                                      Select Committee Chairmen - 2009
Lodge Education Officer.........Daniel L. Levin, PDDGM ................................703-979-5655
Lodge Instructor of Work........Brian A. Block, PM……………….. ........... ….. 703-626-0715
Lodge Communication ...........Daniel G. Tuma ………………................. ….. 703-879-8117
Webmaster.............................Christian O. Sullivan.......................................571-278-2419                                       Masonic Family Day
Lodge Finance .......................Jason H. Gerbsman ……………….. ........ ….. 703-823-2233
Audit & Scholarship................John C. Rand .................................................703-759-0206                                         and D-Day Plaque
Lodge Activities......................John D. Smith. ...............................................703-750-0809
Blood Drive ............................Daniel G. Tuma..............................................703-879-8117                                         Dedication
Funerals.................................Clark A. Anderson, PDDGM...........................703-534-4468
Masonic Home .......................Bob Prather....................................................703-760-0803
Widows & Orphans ................Lowell Livinghouse.........................................703-494-9685
Youth Activities ......................Paul C. Shuey ................................................703-461-7999
                                                                                                                                                          OCTOBER 10th
                                     Division and District Officers - 2009
District Deputy Grand Master...Roger W. Peak, PM......................................703-532-5662
Committee on Work ...............Charles R. (Dick) Walk, PM ...........................703-709-8324
District Blood Coordinator ......Daniel G. Tuma..............................................703-879-8117
                                                                                                                            Carpools leave ACGL at 0700
District Education Officer........Lauris M. Eek, III, PM.....................................703-938-1957               Kemper Macon Bus departs Kena at 0730
District Instructor of Work.......C. Bruce Palmer, PDDGM..............................703-356-5279
Masonic Home Ambassador ..Howard M. Sobel, PDDGM ............................703-461-7999                                  http://www.grandlodgeofvirginia.org/d-day_memorial.htm
District Funeral Coordinator ...Clark A. Anderson, PDDGM ..........................703-534-4468
                                  Secretary’s Desk                                                                                 From the East
                                                                                                 Brethren,
Brethren,
                                                                                                           First, Masonic Family Day at the Masonic Home of Virginia is this Saturday
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          The Brothers listed below have taken the important step of becoming Life               the 10 of October. We will be carpooling from the lodge at 0700 on Saturday
Members in Perpetuity of Arlington Centennial – Glebe Lodge No. 81. Their generous               morning. The Grand Lodge of Virginia will be dedicating a memorial to the Masonic
contribution will help support, foster and maintain this lodge long after the Grand Architect    Veterans who served during D-Day. There will be a parade in full Masonic regalia.
of the Universe has called them to receive their wages. Their commitment to both                 Officers will wear jewels and members will wear aprons. This is a rare opportunity to
Arlington Centennial – Glebe Lodge No. 81 and Masonry in general is highly                       participate in an outdoor, public, Masonic ceremony. This one will be talked about for
commendable and should be an example to all their Brethren.                                      years to come. For those who don’t want to carpool there is also a bus leaving from
                                                                                                 Kena Temple at 0730. Please contact our Lodge Secretary if you are interested in
          As we approach the time again to think of dues renewal, the Master has made            catching a ride on the bus.
the following challenge to the lodge: Can we get 50% of our members into the L.M.I.P.                       Second, for our lodge activity this month we will be having a picnic at the
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program this year? We currently have 85 Life Members out of 320 total members for a              lodge on the 17 from 10am to 2pm. The lodge will provide hotdogs and drinks. There
total of 26.5%. We need another 75 new L.M.I.P’s to meet this goal.                              will be a Moon bounce for the kids. The Grand Master of Masons in Virginia has
                                                                                                 declared that each lodge is to have an open house and open our doors to the
Would you like to add your name to this list?                                                    community. So we will be conducting an open house in conjunction with this event.
                                                                                                 This may be a good chance to get some new candidates into the lodge, or it may just
                               Life Members in Perpetuity                                        be a chance for the lodge to get together and have a good time socializing. Bring the
                                                                                                 family, bring the kids, a good time will be had by all.
            Gary L. Akin                   Miroslav Fojt                  Louis Mirani *
      Leonard C. Allen, PM *             Jeffery E. Fowler          James M. Morgan, PM *                  Now, on to the upcoming 2010 Masonic Year; there is an opening at Sr.
         Larry L. Anderson               James L. Fowler             Edwin D. Morman, WM         Warden next year. I regret to inform you that our Senior Warden Gary Akin is not able
      James H. Banton, Sr. *          Christopher D. Fowler               Mac H. Morris          to continue on to the east next year as he will be pursuing a Masters Degree program.
       Randy E. Barger, PM           Brian W. Galusha, PM *           Robert H. Parke, PM
          Bruce W. Batten               Jeffrey B. Galusha              Robert A. Prather
                                                                                                 He will not have the time to dedicate to preparing for 2010 and serving the lodge as
          Donald E. Behe             Jason H. Gerbsman, PM                John C. Rand           Master. If the lodge votes it so I will be continuing as Master and Gary will step back to
       Dennis A. Bettendorf           David R. Graham, PM                David E. Rench          Junior Warden. This will give him two years to complete his degree program and finish
        Brian A. Block, PM                John Gramer *                James M. Saporito         his preparations for 2012. Due to these circumstances, there is an opening at Sr.
      David L. Bridges, PM *              David W. Griffis         Robert E. Schindler, Sr. PM   Warden next year. I have already spoken to several people whom I consider likely
         John D. Brougher                Troy V. Harrison                  John J. Scott
        Hendrick A. Browne             William C. Harrison         Terrance M. Seely, Sr. PM
                                                                                                 candidates for my nomination, but have not found someone who is willing to commit to
          Robert A. Bryan                 Peter L. Hause               Donald L. Sellman         what is required to sit in the east in 2011. Brothers, if you are interested in the
       William A. Campbell               Jack E. Helmick             Joseph A. Simonelli, Jr.    nomination for Sr. Warden next year (and master in 2011) please contact me as soon
      Donald E. Christiansen              William B. Holt               Palmer Smith, Jr.        as possible before or at our next stated meeting. To be the Sr. Warden you will need
       Robert M. Cooper, Jr.        Nolan M. Houghton, PM *        Howard M. Sobel, PDDGM        to learn the Sr. Wardens part in the ritual and get your past masters degree. There are
     George T. Copes, PDDGM               Oveda F. Hunt            Kingsley P. Thompson, PM
       Harold R. Coverstone             Ralph W. Hutton *             Jobe C. Tickel, PM *
                                                                                                 plenty of resources in our lodge to help in mastering the ritual so this should not be a
     Melvin L. Crane, PDDGM             Walter G. Johnson               James R. Triplett        problem. The time crunch on this is that the candidate for SR Warden will have to get
      John S. Darlington, PM            Wayland F. Jones            William G. L. Turner, PM     his Past Masters Degree before he is nominated and elected and it will probably only
         Daniel J. Dooney              Charles R. Jordan III           Wilbur S. Watson *        be offered once more this year. This may be a great opportunity for one of our military
       Daniel C. Duvall, PM             Eugene Junquera                 Donald L. Wellen
                                                                                                 brothers who will not be stationed in the area long enough to get all the way through
        Freeman E. Earley        Herbert M. Koehne, Jr. PDDGM *   John R. Wigglesworth, Jr. PM
          James E. Fargo                  William K. Lang               Russell J. Wilson        the line but would welcome a chance to be Master. Please give this consideration and
         Peter B. Ferrante              Albert L. Lester, Jr.             Roy N. Winkler         get back to me.
         Glenn R. Fillmore            Lowell L. Livinghouse            Joseph A. Wintz, III
        David W. Finn, PM               James D. Marshall           Ronald L. Wright, Jr. PM             Special thanks go to Brother Gary Akin who donated and hooked up a new
        Dennis S. Floberg *               Jay D. Marshall                                        sound mixer/amplifier to the lodge. All the microphones should be working again at our
       Robert H. Flourance                Mark A. Mathia          * Passed to Celestial Lodge    next meeting.
                                                                                                         Grand Lodge is coming up next month. There are rooms available in our
You can request an application from the Lodge Secretary or online at:                            reserved block if anyone wants to attend please contact the Secretary or myself.
http://grandlodgeofvirginia.org/committee/LMIP_app&MD-S5.pdf
                                                                                                                               Sincerely and Fraternally,
General questions can be answered here:                                                                                       Edwin D. Morman, Master
http://grandlodgeofvirginia.org/committee/LMIP_Q&A.pdf                                                                     WorshipfulMaster@ACGL81.com
                           Schedule of Events in October                                                         MASONIC BIRTHDAYS FOR SEPTEMBER

                                   Lodge Work School:                                         Masonic Birthdays for September were accidentally omitted from last month’s
Mon      Oct. 5        7:30 PM
                                   At ACGL - Everyone is encouraged to participate            Trestleboard. My sincere apologies to the Brethren listed below. Anniversary of
                                   Masonic Family Day and Memorial Dedication:                another year of Masonry Service is rightfully deserving of respect and recognition.
                      9:00 AM
 Sat     Oct. 10                   At the Grand Lodge of Virginia in Richmond
                    - 3:00 PM                                                                          Gary L. Akin             2002      James A. Oliver Jr.            1954
                                   We will be departing from ACGL at 7:00 AM Sharp!
                                   Lodge Work School:                                              Clark A. Anderson            1961      George W. Pickeral             1961
Mon      Oct. 12       7:30 PM
                                   At ACGL - Everyone is encouraged to participate                  William D. Banta            1960           Noe Poblete               1981
                                   Open House and Fellowship Lunch at ACGL:                       Dennis A. Bettendorf          1991     Raymond J. Redmond              1974
                    10:00 AM
 Sat     Oct. 17                   Doors will be open to the community and visitors                 Donald E. Boyd              1953       James M. Saporito             1992
                    – 2:00 PM
                                   interested in Masonry. Families Welcomed
                                                                                                    Robert A. Bryan             1964       Howard L. Shirley             1957
                                   Lodge Work School:
Mon      Oct. 19       7:30 PM                                                                     William A. Campbell          1993        John W. Sinnett              1946
                                   At ACGL - Everyone is encouraged to participate
                                                                                                    Charles H. Carlin           1952       Peter G. Smingler             2004
                                   Entered Apprentice Degree:
Thur     Oct. 22       7:30 PM                                                                     Victor J. Cavagrotti         1959         Leslie F. Smith             1965
                                   We will welcome 3 new candidates - Please Attend
                                                                                                    Efraim F. Colon             2004          Lloyd L. Stahl             1950
                                   October Stated Meeting at ACGL:
Mon      Oct. 26       7:30 PM                                                                    Harold R. Coverstone          1968         Elmo L. Stanley             1948
                                   Dinner will be served at 6:30 PM
                                                                                                 Francis D. Doerrbecker         1984      Duane M. Stensrud              2006
                                   District Instructor of Work School:
Wed      Oct. 28       7:30 PM                                                                      Daniel J. Dooney            1975        Curtis A. Watts III          1998
                                   At Sharon Lodge – Ritual and Fellowship in earnest
                                      th                                                            Robert A. Elliott           1952        William V. Weeks             1959
                                   54 District Table Lodge at Kena Temple:
Thur     Oct. 29       7:00 PM                                                                    Glenn R. Fillmore Jr.         1990       William C. Weeks              1962
                                   Tickets are $20 - Available from the Secretary
                                                                                                  Christopher D. Fowler         2002        Donald L. Wellen             2004
                                   Fraternal Visit:
 Sat     Oct. 31    10:00 AM       To A. Douglas Smith Lodge of Research #1949                   Robert Nelson Harvey           1968    John R. Wigglesworth Jr.         1969
                                   George Washington Masonic National Memorial                         Oral L. Hash             1954        James G. Wright              2006
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                                   54 District Blood Drive:                                       Eugene A. Marquardt           1964         Charles F. Yow              1977
 Sat     Nov 21        8:00 AM
                                   At ACGL – Canteen by ACGL – Donors Needed


                       Brothers Who Have Passed This Year                                                          Masonic Birthdays for October
Please keep the memories of these brethren and the welfare of their families
with you in your thoughts and prayers throughout the year.                                        George B. Anderson            1959        Albert L. Lester Jr.         1986
                                                                                                     Julio C. Araujo            1995        James D. Marshall            1983
                                                                                                    William R. Arvin            1976         Louis A. Pappas             1959
                                                                                                     Larry K. Bellos            1985        Anthony J. Peters            1979
                                                                                                     David J. Booth             2006       Frederick Schafer Jr.         1973
        Name                MM Date         Age        Name             MM Date         Age         James L. Brown              2005      Robert E. Schindler Sr.        1986
Dewitt C. B. Doerrbecker   11 / 25 / 1969   90     Elton H. Eldert     9 / 16 / 1968    70        Raynard Cardascia             1952           John J. Scott             1974
                                                                                                     David W. Finn              1991      Joseph A. Simonelli Jr.        2002
 Brian W. Galusha PM       11 / 16 / 1998   65    Gordon P. Ayers      11 / 20 / 1969   82
                                                                                                   Matthew J. Gjurich           2004      Alfred E. Sommers Jr.          1977
Howard L. Rivenbark, Jr.   12 / 17 / 1952   81    James F. Knight       9 / 9 / 1964    78          William R. Henry            1949        Roland T. Stanford           1960
   John C. Hayslette       6 / 19 / 2000    59    Vernal L. Huffines   4 / 18 / 1968    70        Kenneth D. Hubbard            1956        Thomas A. Wild Jr.           1974
 James H. Banton, Sr.      4 / 16 / 1958    89    Jeffrey C. Trimble    5 / 3 / 1993    46         Melvin Keebaugh              1961          Roy N. Winkler             1964
                                                                                                  Davis R. Ledford Jr.          1953       Ronald L. Wright Jr.          1992

				
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