French Kirkland receives 50 Year-pin

Twenty two people attended the presentation of the 50 year-pin to French Kirkland today, Sept. 8, 2002. In attendance were Three Grand Lodge Representatives.

(left to right) Jim Rippy, District Deputy Grand Master, 15th District, Stanley Thompson, Worshipful Grand Senior Warden, Missouri Grand Lodge, French Kirkland, Fifty Year Member Ray Lodge  #223, Stan Massey, District Deputy Grand Lecturer, 15th District, John Long, Past Master, and current Master of Ray Lodge #223.

RWGSW Stanley Thompson Presents brother Kirkland with the Certificate, and 50 year-pin

Everyone attending congratulated Brother Kirkland on his achievement including another Fifty Year Member, Hoey Love, shown here third from the left. All enjoyed the ice cream, and cake after the ceremony. Many lingered long after the ceremony to enjoy the company of old friends.