Front row: Br. Frank Franchard /craftsman-Roman Hathaway #223, WM Carl Klossner/guard, Br. Tim Brennan, RW Andrew Getty, DDGM-2nd Oneida/Br. Hiram, King of Tyre, Br Jim Blanchard, Br. Edmund Girtler Jr. (Tiler), Junior Warden- Theodore Riehle Jr./3rd craftsman
2nd row: S.W. Wayne Beckingham/1st craftsman, W. Albert Brussel, DSA/Treasurer/seafaring man, Adam Junod /craftsman/Roman Hathaway #223, Scot Gaffney/Marshall & 3rd ruffian, Br. Justin Masters/Jr. Master of Ceremony & 1st ruffian, Larry Ventura/Junior Deacon & 2nd ruffian
3rd row: Br. Dean Pohl, DSA/escort and craftsman, W. Tom Cooper/ craftsman/ Eden Lodge #477, Eden, Indiana, Br. Jim Pohl/craftsman, Br. Tory Dunn/Senior Deacon & Exemplar, Br. Doug Clark/Steward & craftsman, Br. Joe Stefanko Jr./craftsman, Br. Thomas Smedley, DSA/Chaplain, and Br. Thomas Beckingham/Senior Master of Ceremony & craftsman. Missing from photo are: Br. Kent Carnell/ Steward & craftsman, RW Thomas Yager/King Solomon, and W. Stephen Park, DSA/Secretary and photographer.
North Woods Lodge #849 F&AM of Old Forge raised two Master Masons in the lodge room at North Woods Community Center on Thursday, March 3rd.
Before undertaking the degree, new Master Masons Jim Blanchard and Tim Brennan proved their proficiency by answering the necessary questions from the Fellow Craft degree in the presence of the lodge brothers.
Two brothers representing Roman Hatheway #223 and a visiting brother from Eden Lodge #477 of Eden, IN helped fill in as craftsmen and also enjoyed the evening.
Following completion of the first section, brothers recessed for a meal of chicken bbq, coleslaw, Irish stew soup, deviled eggs, vegetable platter, rolls, cupcakes and brownies.
Written by: Gina Greco on March 10, 2016.on March 31, 2016.