The next District 18 Deputy Grand Master and District Instructor Announced

It was announced at the SMMA meeting last night that the District Deputy Grand Master of D18 for next Grand Lodge year will be W:. Rick Wendling. The District Instructor will remain R:.H:. Tom Quay. Congratulations to both!

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A Wonderful Meeting of the Suncoast Master Mason Association

37 Masons from nine lodges throughout District 18 attended a great SMMA meeting tonight at Gulf Beach Lodge. A wonderful meal was prepared by Brother Mark Sawa-Szostak.

Ms. Charlene Cobb from Sunstar Ambulance came out and spoke about our Pinellas County Ambulance Company.

Right Reverend Brian Poole was in attendance and spoke about his vision for Florida Masonry.

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District 18 Proposed Grand Lodge Legislation Session Scheduled

Wednesday April 3rd at Clearwater Lodge No. 127, the Deputy Grand Master, John Westerman, will be presenting the proposed legislation for the upcoming Grand Lodge communication. There will be light refreshments at 6:30 PM and the meeting at 7:00 PM

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SMMA Valspar Fundraiser Off to a Great Start

The SMMA Valspar Fundraiser is off to a great start! Thank you to all the Masons in District 18 who have volunteered to participate in this event. Keeping it strong in D18!

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District 18 Unity Gavel is on the Move!

The District 18 Unity Gavel is presented by Brother Jeffrey Graff of Tampa Bay Lodge to Brothers Fred Regina of Northside Lodge and Alex Penny of St. Petersburg Lodge on March 11th. Congratulations to our newest Master Masons! (L-R W:. Aaron Cardenas, Br:. Jeff Graff, Brothers Fred Regina and Alex Penny, W:. John Gicking, W:. John Gunter)54277754_1982121461856078_7376711647773065216_n

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Pilgrimage Day 2019 a Success

It was a wonderful day Saturday for the 100th Anniversary of the Masonic Home and Pilgrimage Day. Visit our Facebook page to see more pictures of the event.

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District 18 Unity Gavel on the Move

The District 18 Unity Gavel was transferred from Brother Gregg Pappas of Gulf Beach Lodge No. 291 to Brother Jeffrey Peter Graff of Tampa Bay Lodge No. 252. Congratulations! The unity gavel is designed to promote fellowship and visitation throughout the district.

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New Social Media Committee

The newly created Suncoast Master Mason Assoication Social Media Committee met at Gulf Beach Lodge to learn about the platforms available and develop our direction so that Masons in District 18 can keep up to date with events, programs, and education. Anyone with comments or suggestions please let us know so we can build a program for the benefit of our great District! #SMIB

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Masonic Home Pilgrimage Day 100th Anniversary

Pilgrimage Day at the Masonic Home of Florida, Saturday, March 16, 2019, 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. This is the 100 Anniversary of our Masonic Home (1919-2019). Food, Fun, Fellowship, Music, Entertainment, Child ID and Games. Join the staff and residents of the Masonic Home as we celebrate 100 years of service.

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Successful District 18 Masonic Leadership Training Session at Tampa Bay Lodge No. 252

A very successful Masonic Leadership Training Session covering Modules 6-10 was given at Tampa Bay Lodge No. 252 on March 2nd. The Instructors were W:. Steve Nelson, R:.W:. Matthew Winters and R:.W:. Howard Knapp. Eleven brothers took part in this informative program. The next session covering Modules 11-15 will be held on April 6th at Tarpon Lodge No. 112

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