W.Bro. Steven A. Robertson of Old Tower Lodge No.49 in the Province of Valencia was Installed for the first time into the Chair of King Solomon on Saturday the 17th of March within the Old Stortfordian Lodge No.5721 in the Province of Hertfordshire under United Grand Lodge of England.
The Director of Ceremonies at the Installation was our Deputy Provincial Grand Master and Worshipful Master of our Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge, V.W.Bro. Rodney C. Bignell, the ceremony was also attended by our Assistant Provincial Grand Master, W.Bro. Roy A. Mitchell and also in attendance from Spain were W.Bro. Steven Cardwell and the Grand Treasurer, W.Bro. Joe Mondéjar who acted as Assistant Director of Ceremonies for the meeting. Following his Installation the Worshipful Master then Invested W.Bro. Steven Cardwell as his Senior Warden.
Any of our members who have been on the annual trip to Lake Como will also know W.Bro. Ross Whieldon, the owner of the hotel that hosts our annual trip who is also a member of the Lodge and was in attendance.
The Lodge was further honored with the presence of W.Bro John Norris the APGM of the Province of Hertfordshire together with his escort team, in all a total of 35 brethren were present at the meeting and all subsequently dined at a most enjoyable Festive Board.
The following day a lunch was arranged at a local restaurant which was well attended by the members of the Old Stortfordian Lodge together with their partners, where a gift was presented to the newly Installed Worshipful Master’s wife by him on behalf of the Lodge.