Installation of Officers was held at Del Mar Lodge 1350 today. An Italian meal was prepared by Marie G. Muscarello Privott and her, daughter, April Martensen. The meal was superb and enjoyed by all with seconds had by many. After the meal, everyone adjoined to the Lodge Room for Installation officiated by District Instructor Mike King, P.M. as Installing Officer with Marcello Cantu as Installing Marshall and Tom Wimberly as Installing Chaplain.
Jim Falwell opened the ceremony with call for pray and pledges to the American and Texas Flags. After parting remarks, he passed the floor to Mike King for Installation.
Officers installed were: Vince Muscarello - Worshipful Master, Joe Privott - Senior Warden, Kason Anderson - Junior Warden, Archie Domaschk - Treasurer, Joe Fernandez - Secretary, Stan Median - Senior Deacon, and Jim Falwell - Tiler. Chuck Checklick, Junior Deacon and John Tucker, Chaplain will be installed at the next Regular Meeting. Chuck was home recovering from heart surgery and John was on business out of town.
Presentations were made after installation. Jim and Mary Jane Falwell were honored for the service. Jim was presented with his Past Master's Certificate, Lapel Pin and Apron; Mary Jane was given a beautiful flower arrangement.
Al Linderman gave a superb presentation of the Masonic Apron discussing its history, use in the Lodge and symbolic meaning.
After installation, refreshments were enjoyed by all with pictures taken for posterity.