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11-09-2020 WORSHIPFUL MASTER AND YOUTH APPRECIATION NIGHT

Attending the Worshipful Master and Youth appreciation night presented by the Tampa Scottish Rite. Congratulations to all the Youth organizations and all the sitting Worshipful Masters! Especially our W:. M:. Adam Feldman. Thanks to all the Brothers who came out to support the event.

 

11-3-2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION – POLLING PLACE WORKERS

A very special thank you for these Brothers. They put in a very long day to support J.F. Swartsel Lodge.

  • R:. W:. Don Bell
  • R:. W:. Charles Osborne
  • W:. Jerry Snell
  • Br. Sam McPherson
  • Br. Jim Cline

These Brothers were on the font line of Democracy on election day.

Sorry no pictures allowed in the polling place.

11-3-2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION – DROP SITE WORKERS

Thanks to the Brothers who showed up to work our drop sites. J.F. Swartsel had three drop sites this election. What a great fund raising opportunity for us and a good way to give back to the community!

Northdale Sheriff’s Station:

  • W:. M:. Adam Feldman
  • Br. Wade Angel
  • Br. Scott Hatten
  • Br. Dennis Martin

North Tampa Library:

  • W:. Ken Tutor
  • W:. Tony Hedayat
  • W:. Jeff Sklet

Lutz Civic Center

  • W:. Dan Valdez
  • Br. Ray Ciunci
  • Br. Frank Penny

LODGE VISIT TO HILLSBOROUGH NO. 25 – CAPTURE THE GAVEL

Our monthly visit was to Hillsborough Lodge No. 25. Thanks to the Brothers who were able to make it out. We had a great time visiting with our Brothers. There was another reason for out visit, we brought home the Traveling Gavel.

9/24/20 ENTERED APPRENTICE DEGREE

Congratulations to Brother Raymond Stafanski! J.F. Swartsel’s newest member. We had a great turnout to welcome him into the Fraternity. The lecture was excellently given by R:. W:. Steven Silvers. Thank you R:. W:.. The music was provided by Brother John Nagy and as always added much to the Degree.

 

 

9-9-2020 JOHN DARLING LODGE VISIT

Our September Lodge visit was to John Darling Lodge No 154. We were there to see W:. M:. Wasam Itani, a duel member of Swartsel, sitting in the East. He did a great job! We are proud of him and the rest of the Brothers of John Darling Lodge. A good time was had by all.

 

DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND MASTER OFFICIAL VISIT

We had the honor and privileged to receive R:. W:. Steve Fortier District Deputy Grand Master for the 19th Masonic District and his District Committeemen. It was good to hear the Grand master’s message and all the very informative committeemen. Thanks to all the Brothers who came out.

 

8-27-2020 MASTER MASON DEGREE

A great turnout last night for our Master Mason Degree! We had Brothers from ten different Lodges, five different districts, and two different states. We raised three Brothers. Congratulations to Brs. Lewellen, Hudson and Dellis. A special thanks to RWDDGM Joseph Severino,  R:. W:. Tony “The Irishman” Chavez and W:. James Blum for stepping in and helping out with the Degree. Proving once again the generosity of the Fraternity. R:. W:. Chavez also delivered an outstanding Lecture. Brother Wade Angel did a spectacular job with the Charge. A great night was had by all!

 

 

Group Photo

We are showing off our New Costumes

Our Photographer

Our photographer for the evening, Brother Rosado

R:. W:. RON STANLEY – 70 YEAR PRESENTATION

The Brothers of Swartsel traveled to Trilby Lodge to be present at the presentation to R:. W:. Ron Stanley for his 70 year service award. What an honor! We presented R:. W:. Stanley a plaque as a token of our appreciation for all he has done for our Lodge in particular and the Fraternity in general. A great man and Mason!

 

Receiving the 70 year gold pin

Receiving the 70 year certificate

addressing the Brothers present

Presentation from Swartsel

Admiring the plaque

The Brothers of J. F. Swartsel and the honored guest

2020 PRIMARY DROP SITE TEAMS

Thanks to the Brothers who volunteered to work the drop sites for the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections. These Brothers donated their time and money to the Lodge. We were given three sites to work for the primary and these Brothers stepped up.

W:. M:. Adam Feldman

Br. Ray Ciunci

W:. David Lambert

Br. Wade Angel

Br. Dennis Martin

Br. Scott Hatten

Br. Frank Penny

W:. Dan Valdez

W:. Tony Hedayat

W:. Ken Tutor

W:. Jeff Sklet