February 13, 2005 Past Master and Brother Gordon H. Brown (center)
receives his 65 year service award at his home in Bristol. Presenting
the award is (at right) Michael B. Bushey, Right Worshipful District Deputy
Grand Master of the
third Masonic district on behalf of the Most Worshipful Grand Master
Vermont, Bruce E. Pomeroy. Assisting (on the left) is Richard E.
Merrill, Worshipful Master of Libanus Lodge No. 47 in Bristol. The
picture was taken by Bro. John W. Beatty, Junior Warden.
Grand Master Bruce Pomeroy with W. Master Gary Bombard at a surprise visitation
of the Grand Master to Mad River Lodge #77 in Waitsfield. Each is holding
a hand made Masonic gavel made by Bro. Robert Tracy.
Bro. Robert Tracy and the Grand Master at the visitation of the GM to Mad
River Lodge #77 in February, '05. They are holding a handmade gavel
presented to the Grand Master by Bro. Tracy at the installation of the GM
in 2003, and each is wearing a wooden bow tie also made by Bro. Tracy.
(L to r) Grand Master Bruce Pomeroy who has just presented the Daniel
Carter Beard award to Bro. David
Laprie, Past Master of United Brethren Lodge #21 in White River Jct., with
Bro. Kevin Anderson and Grand Marshal Mitchell Holden both of Vermont Lodge
on. Bro. Holden was presented his Daniel Carter Beard award at the District
1 Meeting in October, '04, and Bro. Anderson is a holder of the Silver Beaver
award for Meritorius Service.
The presentation was made at a stated communication of United Brethren Lodge.
New Master Mason, Chris Fletcher and W.M. Ronald Purdum of Friendship Lodge
#24 in Charlotte. The Masters of the District 5 Lodges worked the MM Degree
in Charlotte and raised Bro. Fletcher as a Master Mason. Dinner preceded
the degree which was performed in an excellent manner.