In recognition of and appreciation for the service of our Masonic Brothers, James Island Lodge No. 396, AFM of SC will be conducting a Special Communication on November 4, 2016 at the Veterans Victory House under a dispensation granted by the Grand Lodge of South Carolina. Starting promptly at 7:00 PM, the purpose is to honor the Military and Masonic service of resident Veterans Victory House Brothers. All Masons, family and friends are invited to attend. The Lodge will open on the Master Mason Degree. Once open, the Lodge will move from Labor to Refreshment for an open forum of Masonic Demonstration, VVH Brother participation and then Individual Recognition of each of these Masonic Brothers. Family and friends are invited to attend this portion of the Special Communication. When completed, the Lodge will be purged and the Lodge will go from Refreshment to Labor and close on the Master Mason Degree. The Special Communication is scheduled to end by 8:30 PM.
We are honored to have MWB Barry A. Rickman, PGM (2009 - 2011) as the lead presenter for the Certificates of Appreciation and Personal Letter of Thanks to each Veterans Victory House Masonic Brother. Assisting in making the presentations will be RWB Joe Wells, PDDGM of the Seventh Masonic District and MSA Field Representative for the Veterans Victory House and RWB Dale A. Schumann, DDGM of the Second Masonic District and a member of James Island Lodge No. 396.
Dress is coat and tie with equivalent dress for ladies and children. Bring your Masonic Apron and Dues Card. No food or beverages will be served. There are water fountains and vending machines for your use as well as rest rooms. This outreach is supported by the Veterans Victory House Administration and the MSA in South Carolina. This will be an annual event occurring the first Friday of each November; at 7:00 PM. Other First and Second Masonic District Lodges will be offered the opportunity to host the Special Communication on the first Friday in November in the future.
Questions may be referred to RWB Joe Wells, MSA Field Rep at the VVH at firstname.lastname@example.org or WB Ned Balzano, PM at email@example.com
Veterans Victory House is at 2461 Sidneys Road, Walterboro, SC 29488. Click here for map: 2461 Sidneys Road