Caledonia Lodge No.68 25th Anniversary Meeting

On Friday the 27th of April the Temple in Ciudad Quesada was packed to capacity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Caledonia Lodge No.68 which was consecrated on the 27th of April 1993.

The ceremony was the Initiation of Bro. Lars Peter Erik Edling and the Officers for the day were Past Masters of the Lodge with Assistant Grand Master of Spain, R.W.Bro. Barrie Roy Mansell as Worshipful Master for the day (Past Master from 2004-2005), W.Bro. Ian Gibson as Senior Warden for the day (Past Master from 2006-2007) who also delivered the North East Corner and R.W.Bro. Jeffrey Steven Hyde as Junior Warden for the day (Past Master from 2008-2009) who also delivered the Working Tools.  The current Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Sid Formby acted as IPM for the ceremony.

The Provincial Grand Master, R.W.Bro. Michael Anthony Shilan was present to see the newest member of the Province be Initiated along with the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, V.W.Bro. Rodney C. Bignell and Assistant Provincial Grand Master, W.Bro. Roy A. Mitchell.  The Official Escort of the Provincial Grand Master was led by the Provincial Grand DC, W.Bro. Graham Simons.

The Provincial Grand Master spoke for everyone present when he congratulated the Worshipful Master and his Officers for a most excellent delivery of the Ceremony of Initiation.

Afterwards all present enjoyed a very fine and fraternal Festive Board where 77 Brethren dined and Bro. Lars was treated to a wonderful rendition of the Apprentice Song with the various verses delivered by Brethren from the Lodge under the direction of W.Bro. Roy Mitchell.

The attendees were all presented with a commemorative coaster as a gift from the Lodge and enjoyed a delicious cake made specially for the day and cut for the first time by the current Master of the Lodge, W.Bro. Sid Formby and the Initiate, Bro. Lars Edling.

Should any Brother wish to attend a future meeting of the Loge please contact the Brother Secretary, W.Bro. Harry Palmer via sec68@glpvalencia.com