June 2019 Trestleboard

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Summer is almost upon us!!!  Wow!  What a first 6 months!!!  We have done a lot so far and I want to thank all of you for your dedication to Denver Lodge No. 5.  We will be holding a special to raise two more brothers on May 30th:  Michael Sparrow and Brenton Moland.  Dinner at 6:00 PM, followed by the Master Mason’s degree at 7:00 PM.  Please RSVP with Michael Rotert, JW.

Congratulations to Brothers Stephen Carlson, Richard Melady, Brian Umbarger, and Will Berry who were raised to the Master Mason degree!  Brother Joshua Ruegsegger was initiated into the craft.  Also, Congratulations to Brother Tim McDowel who became a proficient Fellow Craft.

Scholarship night was a huge success with over 100 people attending.  Denver Lodge No. 5 awarded 12 scholarships to worthy students who will be continuing on with their educational journey.  Awards for Police Officer of the year, Matt Kandt and Community Service, Pati Sawyer Boex were given.  Margaret Newby and Mason Sellers were our guest speakers and gave inspirational speeches to all who attended.

As summer approaches, our fraternity will be continuing to be active: Not dark, but dim.  Posting will continue on Wednesdays at the Welton Masonic Temple on the 5th at 6:30 PM.  Please reach out to Brother James Betchel, SS if you have questions on or about posting.  The Eastern Star Masonic Retirement Campus Golf Tournament will be on Friday, July 19th.  Eight Brothers from D5 will be participating to bring brotherly love and most of all, help with charity with this fantastic event.  Denver 5 will be sponsoring hole No. 5 again this year.  The Eastern Star Masonic Retirement Campus picnic will be August 17th from 10AM to 2PM.  It will be at the Eastern Star Masonic Retirement Campus.  Please come and enjoy!  I will be planning a cigar night this summer.  If you are interested in attending, please reach out to me and I will put your name on the list.  ccurtisrobinson@yahoo.com

Our first Stated Communication on June 6th will be a business meeting to read suspensions and include proficiencies.  Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. and lodge will start at 7:30 p.m.  Please RSVP with Michael Rotert, JW.

Denver Lodge No. 5 will be having a Stated Communication on August 1st.  We will be having a step up night and Brother Michael Rotert will be going up and down the degrees as Worshipful Master.  Our meeting will include proficiencies.  Dinner will be a 6:30 PM and lodge will start at 7:30 PM.  Please RSVP with Michael Rotert, JW.

“Masonry aims at the promotion of morality and higher living by the cultivation of the social side of man, the rousing in him of the instincts of charity and love of his kind.  It rests surely on the foundation of the brotherhood of man and the fatherhood of God”  -William Howard Taft

C. Curtis Robinson III, WM
Denver Lodge #5 A.F.&A.M.

May 2019 Trestleboard

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Congratulations to Brothers Stephen Carlson, Richard Melady, Michael Sparrow, Brian Umbarger, and Brenton Moland being proficient Fellow Crafts!  Also, Congratulations to Brother Ben Allen who became a proficient Master Mason.  Germania No. 46 weekend was a huge success and had great attendance for both Friday and Saturday nights.  I wish to thank Denver Lodge No. 5, Union Lodge No. 7, Knights of Saint Andrew, Denver Consistory, Tom Fesing, U.S. Mint and Worshipful Brother Bobby Juchem: Denver Capital tour.  I appreciate all the hard work and it definitely paid off!  Denver Lodge No. 5 visited Harmony Lodge No. 61 on April 15thand heard an intriguing presentation on Rosslyn Chapel.

Our first Stated Communication on May 2nd, Mr. Joshua Ruegsegger will be receiving his Entered Apprentice Degree.  Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. and lodge will start at 7:30 p.m.  Please RSVP with Brother Michael Rotert, J.W.

James Naismith was a physical education teacher, physician, chaplain, sports coach, inventor of basketball, and free mason.  He wrote the original basketball rules book and founded the University of Kansas basketball program.  Scholarships have grown tremendously from the days that Worshipful brother/coach James Naismith started in 1898!!  Scholarships are a necessary means for young students to help themselves with paying for college.  The rising costs of tuition, books, supplies, housing, utilities, and transportation requires significant consideration and creativity on part of the individual.  Our second Stated Communication is on May 16th is Scholarship night!!!  There will be a early business meeting before dinner at 5:30 p.m. Brother Tim McDowel will be doing his Fellow Craft proficiency.  Dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. and an open lodge meeting will start at 7:30 p.m.  Denver Lodge No. 5 welcomes all scholarship nominees!  Mason Sellers will be giving a presentation and our main speaker is Margaret Newby.  All our welcome!!!  Please RSVP with Brother Michael Rotert, J.W.

Please join us for raising 5 proficient fellow crafts on May 18th, at 9:00 A.M. at the Welton Masonic Temple.  Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to Michael Rotert, JW if you will be attending.

Denver Lodge No. 5 will be visiting Aurora No. 156 for their annual Feast of the Beast celebration which is May 18th at Aurora No. 156:  1615 Florence Street, Aurora, CO  80010.  There is a Axe Throwing contest.  All our welcome!   Please bring a meat dish of your choice and a made up story.  If you have any further questions, contact me.  ccurtisrobinson@yahoo.com

“Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.”  James Naismith, P.M.

C. Curtis Robinson III, WM