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1 APRIL 2013 TRESTLE BOARD Palmetto Lodge #110 F. & A. M. Chartered January 22, 1890 nd Stated Meetings 2 & 4 Tuesdays (Dark July & August) At Manatee Lodge #31 Building Street East, Bradenton, Florida In Memorium Daniel Eugene Dale Born: October 16, 1941 Died: March 23, 2013 Palmetto Lodge #110 Initiated EA: March 31, 1978 Passed FC: May 8, 1978 Raised MM: July 10, 1978 Past Master s Degree: May 14, 1984 Perpetual Member: November 17, 1989 Senior Deacon: 1981 Junior Warden 1982 Senior Warden 1983 Worshipful Master 1984 & 1998 Secretary , & Treasurer & Chaplain 2004 Tyler 2006 Florida Lodge of Research #999 Affiliated: May 6, 1993 Mt. Juliet Lodge #642 Tennessee Affiliated: April 5, 2011 Grand Lodge of Florida, F&AM Committees Let Your Pennies Make Good Cents: Dist. Chair Public Relations & Publicity: Zone Chairman Wills & Gifts: Zone Chairman & Perpetual Membership: Zone Chairman Foreign Relations: General Services Panel Public Relations & Publicity: State Chairman Offices District Deputy Grand Master 04/27/ /26/1989 Grand Pursuivant 06/05/ /04/2003 Grand Broerhood of District Deputy Grand Masters A Founding Member DeMolay Legion of Honor Dean of Preceptory No. 1 of Florida DeMolay Elected: March 18, 2013 Florida Grand Lodge Officers M W Jorge Aladro, Grand Master R W Barry Hart, D#27DGM R H Norman Cyphers, District #27 Instructor ********************************************* 2012 OFFICERS of PALMETTO LODGE #110 Worshipful Master W Gene Lance Senior Warden Kevin Bergquist Junior Warden Treasurer W James Fleming, PM, KYCH Secretary W Barry L. Swan, PM Marshall W Ed Cramer, PM Senior Deacon John Weaver Junior Deacon Senior Steward Naan Meschelle Robert Ware Jr. Junior Steward Michael Quinlan Tyler Matew Orzeck Chaplain W Robert Davis, PM, KYCH Cell Continued on page 2

2 IN MEMORIUM Daniel Eugene Dale YORK RITE Past Excellent High Priest: Manatee River Chapter #18 of Royal Arch Masons Past Illustrious Master: Bradentown Council #9 Royal and Select Masters Past Eminent Commander: Trinity Commandery #16Knights Templar Past Excellent Chief: Mystic Broerhood Council #35 of Knight Masons Past Preeminent Governor: Pentagon York Rite College #62 Past Puissant Sovereign: Saint Sebastian Conclave - Red Cross of Constantine Past Prior: Priory #60 Knights York Cross of Honor Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Florida: Most Excellent Grand High Priest Grand Council of Royal & Select Masters of Florida: Most Illustrious Grand Master Editor s note: Not having e privilege of knowing Dan Dale prior to November of 2010, I have been able to include only such information at has been provided to me. If any Broer, Companion or Sir Knight has any fond memory of e life and accomplishments of Broer Dan, at may be published, please, it to me. If you don t have , you can send by snail mail (see below). Sender s name must be known, however if you don t want your name published, advise accordingly, and Anonymous will be indicated. Anying deemed inappropriate by e Worshipful Master will not be published. Robert Davis, Ed Whistling Tree Lane Bradenton, FL FROM THE EAST Breren, April is upon us and time is moving by quickly. I am so saddened by e loss of our broer, friend, companion, and mentor Dan Dale. He leaves wi us a truly amazing legacy. The number of broers cannot be counted at he personally helped and mentored in his long an historic masonic career. He will truly be missed. Keep in mind at e Grand Convocation is just around e corner and if you are attending you need to get your form in now. We had a great time as our Canadian broers put on eir openings and closing as ey do in Canada. Wow, what great Masonic Education. We will be presenting our Adopt a Teacher st check e 1 meeting in April (April 9 ). Our Teacher will be at e Lodge to accept her check. We will have a photographer to record e event and do e press release. If you haven t been to lodge in awhile come on out and see what s going on in your Lodge. We have 9 new members brought in since January and we are looking forward to many, many more. Gene A. Lance Worshipful Master FROM THE WEST Breren, I am deeply humbled and greatly honored by your electing me to Senior Warden of our Lodge. It s going to be a great year. Kevin Bergquist Senior Warden

3 CHAPLAIN S CORNER Psalm 68: O GOD, ou art my God; early will I seek ee: my soul irste for ee, my flesh longe for ee in a dry and irsty land, where no water is; 2 To see y power and y glory, so as I have seen ee in e sanctuary. 3 Because y lovingkindness is better an life, my lips shall praise ee. Breren, If you know of any sickness or distress, including yourself, please, let me or one of e Lodge Officers know about it. Bob Davis PROVIDE ADDED FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO YOUR LODGE WITHOUT COST TO YOURSELF Sign up to receive your copy of e Trestle Board by by contacting: Worshipful Master, W Gene Lance OR T. B. Editor & Chaplain, W Robert Davis, KYCH For contact information, see page 1 ***BONUS*** YOU GET IT IN COLOR PLEASE, VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT From ere you can explore a weal of information roughout e 27 District, including e online version of is Trestle Board. Also, if you want to, you can subscribe to e Friday SAHIB WEBLETTER, which includes weekly news from all Masonic Bodies of e 27 District, wi event reminders and updates, by sending your name and address to and request at you be added to e subscribers list. ANNOUNCEMENTS 1. Petitions for e Three Degrees of Freemasonry are pending to be read in e Lodge for e following: 2. Petitions for e Three Degrees of Freemasonry are now under investigation for e following: 3. Petitions for affiliation have been submitted and are now under investigation for e following: 4. Petitions for e Three Degrees of Freemasonry have been received, balloted upon favorably, and initiation is pending for e following: 5. Petitions for affiliation have been received, balloted upon favorably, and e following Broers are welcomed to Membership in is Lodge. 6. Preparation for E A Proficiency by e following: 7. Ready to be Passed: 8. Preparation for F C Proficiency by e following: 9. Ready to be Raised: 10. Preparation for M M Proficiency by e following: 11. Masonic Aprons presented to: 12. Charitable Donation for is quarter:

4 COMMITTEES AND APPOINTMENTS FINANCE COMMITTEE Gene Lance, Kevin Bergquist, VIGILANCE COMMITTEE PETITIONS COMMITTEE Barry Swan, Gene Lance, Kevin Bergquist BOARD OF RELIEF Gene Lance,, Kevin Bergquist INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE TBA Per Petitioner COMMITTEE ON CHARITY Kevin Bergquist, Gene Lance, CHARITY FUND Ed Cramer, Kevin Bergquist FUNERAL COMMITTEE Gene Lance, Funerals by Manatee Lodge #31 MASONIC WIDOWS COMMITTEE Barry Swan, Gene Lance PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE Gene Lance, John Weaver, Ed Cramer SUNSHINE COMMITTEE Barry Swan, Gene Lance DELINQUENT DUES COMMITTEE Barry Swan, Gene Lance AUDIT COMMITTEE Gene Lance, Barry Swan, Kevin Bergquist LODGE INSTRUCTOR LODGE MENTOR Robert Ware, Sr. TRESTLE BOARD Robert Davis PAST MASTERS * indicates deceased 1964 John O. Higgins 2002 Ray W. Dielman 1976 John F. Smi 2003 John H. Day 1978 Thomas Pruitt 2004 Jesse L. Johnson 1984 Daniel E. Dale 2005 Richard A. Walls* 1985 Lloyd E Knoontz 2006 Donald A. Shearer 1986 Lloyd C. Carlson 2007 Jesse L. Johnson 1989 William M. Miller 2008 Richard A Walls* 1990 William M. Miller 2009 Derryl T. Edwards 1991 Norman H, Littlefield 2010 Barry L. Swan 1995 Bernard E. Cash 2011 Barry L. Swan 1998 Daniel E. Dale 2012 Gene Lance 1999 Jeffrey R. Smi FROM THE SOUTH BIRTHDAYS IN APRIL RICHARD KUYKENDALL TODD MESCHELLE MICHAEL SABATINO TERRY WILLEMAN Breren, It is difficult to celebrate Spring when a dear and respected Broer and Mentor has passed on to e house made wi no hands. Be sure to celebrate our Broer in our every upright ought and deed. Dan Dale, you will be missed. Our side lines are growing and e input from e Craft is e streng of our society. Please join us and let your voice be heard. This is your Lodge and your family. After each second meeting of e mon we will have coffee and cake. Come let your broers know you want a lodge to call your own too. Junior Warden

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6 Palmetto Lodge No. 110 Free and Accepted Masons of Florida P. O. Box 1297 Palmetto, Florida RETURN SERVICE REQUESTED Broer, if you move, please inform e Secretary per e contact information on page 1 so at service will not be interrupted, and expense to e Lodge will be avoided. In your prayers, remember our men and women in uniform, serving our Nation. Have you considered a Perpetual Membership? It benefits bo you and e Lodge! CHECK IT OUT BE A TRESTLE BOARD BOOSTER ASK ABOUT IT CURRENT BOOSTERS W Gene Lance W Lloyd C. Carlson Michael & Deanna Sabatino W Jack Cossar W Derryl & Barbara Edwards COMING EVENTS Do you have an event at needs publicity? This space is available.

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