Friday, February 24, 2012

Seventy years of service as a Mason


Jesse Campbell at the Ashe Mountain Times, Ashe County North Carolina, reports "At first, 91-year-old Ben Winters' decision to accept an invitation to one of the world's most secretive and exalted organizations was simple.

Winter's grandfather was a Mason and many of the men in the small Ohio township of Wellington also belonged to the fraternal order.

Winters now reflects on decades of loyal and faithful service to his brothers. Friday, he was honored for 70 years of service by the local lodge...

...It's a very honorable organization, and I'm very honored to be part of it,” Winter said. John Brown, the master of Ashe Lodge No. 594, presented Winters with a certificate..."

Read the rest of the article!

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What an amazing accomplishment, much respect!


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Mount Hermon Lodge #118 was chartered in 1848 by the Grand Lodge of North Carolina. Housed in the Asheville Masonic Temple, our Stated Communication meets on the first Thursday of each month with an open dinner at 6:30pm and the meeting following at 7:30pm.