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2012 03 | March Letter to the Brethren

posted Mar 3, 2012, 2:50 PM by Sean Adam   [ updated Aug 25, 2012, 7:56 AM ]
Greetings Brethren, 

Just before I sat down to write this, the weather forecast predicted snow for the beginning of March. If it 
were this time last year I think I might’ve punched the TV just for mentioning snow, but we’ve been so 
lucky this winter to have escaped any inundation. 

Yes, we have safely survived another winter and all the activity of Spring is now showing up on the 
Calendar!  I’m very excited about the coming months at Saint Albans. It’s been a long time since the 
Lodge has looked better; there have been so many improvements. The most recent was the replacement 
of the chairs on the main floor, which was orchestrated by Worshipful Peter Hall and his Brother 
George. They really look great! (The chairs I mean, not the Trustees) 

In addition to all the physical improvements, there’s a lot going on for the Brethren. For instance, 
Worshipful Gary Hobel ran a great social evening at Cinema Pub in February. Other things include the 
fact that Saint Albans won the prize for the greatest attendance at the recent LOI. We also had a great 
Open House and garnered three new applicants. Upcoming events include that we’re having a 
professionally guided tour of Grand Lodge on March 24th, a Fraternal Visit on April 9th and Saint 
Alban’s has registered three racers in the first annual Hiram’s Cup at F1 to benefit The Rainbow Girls. 
The Hiram’s Cup will be held on the same day as the annual Angel’s Fund Concert run by Brother Bob 
Churchill- This event is always a blast! Last but not least, the DDGM, RW Bro. Gaw has been talking 
about how great the Grand Master’s Fair will be this year and I’ve even heard whispers of a potential 
SAL outing to a Baseball Game! Wow…

Inside the Lodge we’ve got two Worthy Brothers being raised to the sublime level on March 12th and 
then we’ve got two more that will be raised before we go dark in July. And because of the Open House, 
we’ll be looking at three to four more candidates in the Fall. This really says a lot about our Lodge. 

So…Please join your Brothers this Spring. Everyone is chipping in and helping to make the Lodge grow 
and be more active. We’re having a lot of fun and we want you to come be a part of it! 
Worshipful Tom