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Liverpool Syracuse Lodge No. 501 Worshipful Master Douglas Russell

December 2011 Word Article

I would like to thank all of the 55 Brothers that came out in support of the recent Third Degree. Additionally, I would like to give a special thanks to those who assisted in our Third Degree.  We now have four new Master Masons and a new record of Brother's attending a degree.
R. W. Thomas McMullian, Grand Senior Warden of the State of New York, and three of his lodge members were also in attendance. Bro Warren was very proud to help raise his son.
The Grand Lecture's Convention was very well attended. The final total was over 140 Brothers that came out for the last upstate convention that R. W. Chunk Toombs, Grand Lecture of Masons, will hold.
 I would like to give a special thanks to R. W. Chuck Toombs for the many years of service as AGL and Grand Lecture of Masons. The Grand Lecture will be stepping down next May.
Our annual Christmas party will be held on Dec. 19th, social is at 6 PM with dinner at 6:30 PM.  This will be an open meeting so bring out your love ones and have a good time.  The cost for this event will be $15 PP.  Reservations are required by Dec. 12th, please call Ralph Haney, 315-277-5088 or Email rhaneyjr@aol.com.
Breakfast with Santa will be held on Sat. Dec. 17th, starting at 9:00 AM. Please bring out the family and visit with Mr & Mrs, Santa Claus. All kids who attend will receive a gift.
This year we will be hosting the Village of Liverpool, Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 11th.  There will be refreshments at the lodge from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. please come out to help support your lodge.
Our next First Degree will be on January 2, 2012.  We have many new candidates whom are currently being investigated so please come out and help welcome these candidates into the fraternity.
W.:  Ralph I. Haney Jr.