The open Installation of Officers of the Vermont Lodge # 116 was held
on Decmenber 15, 1999 at the Masonic Hall, in Vermont ,IL..
Vermont Lodge officers installed for the ensuing Masonic year:
Berry Beck, Worshipful Master; Geoffrey Lasswell, Senior Warden; Jim
McGaughey, Junior Warden; Gale Parker, Treasurer; Harold McCurdy, Secretary:
William "Bill" Cassidy, Chaplain; Charles Puckett, Senior Deacon; Dale,
Junior Deacon; Everett Easley, Senior Steward; David Cassel, Junior Steward;
Frederick B. Haines, Marshal; William "Bill" Kelly.
Refreshments were served in the hall after the installation. A
special thanks to all for a memorable night. Please visit our web
site on the internet at: http://members.tripod.com/~JLS8/index-5.html
Blue Lightning at Cass Lodge #44, with seven new members. Great
Rushville Lodge # 9, Blue Lightning was an
overwhelming success! Twenty-six candidates were raised to the degree
of Master Mason. Congratulations to the new brothers and a very special
THANK YOU goes out to everyone who helped with the degrees, prepared the
lodge and cooked. It was a job very well done. Keep up the
good work Rushville.