Friday, October 31, 2014

LJR Officers for 2014-2015



 Officers for Masonic Year 2014-2015

Worshipful Master-elect - Bro Mario Baylon Jr
Immediate Past Master - WBro Manuel Placido
 Senior Warden - Bro Micvi Fidel
Junior Warden - Bro Paolo Beringuel
Chaplain - Bro Julio Roson
Treasurer - WBro Manuel Santos
Secretary - RWBro Fidencio Pamplona, PSGW
Director of Ceremonies - WBro Khris Alabano, DGP
Senior Deacon - Bro Roderick Buenavista
Junior Deacon - Bro Roberto Urqueza
Director of Music - WBro Hernigildo Mateo
Organist - Bro Daniel Vincent Placido
Membership Officers - RWBro Emmanuel Maniago, PAGM
- WBro Vicente Flores
masoniCare Officers - WBro Remigio Nieto
- WBro Pritam Singh
Inner Guard - Bro Troy Quimpo
Stewards - Bro Oscar Eugenio
             - Bro Rommel Cruz
              - Bro Roberto Castor
          - Bro Arnel Santos
               - Bro Crezalde Pagala
Tyler - Bro James Holdsworth
Lodge Mentor -  RWBro Rey Porras, PSGW
Newsletter Editor - RWBro Bruce Quirk, PAGM
Assistant DC - VWBro Rodolfo Romerosa, PDGDC
Assistant Secretary - WBro Kristan Regalado

Nov - Dec 2014 Trestle Board of Activities

01 November, Saturday, 12:00 Noon for 12:30PM Start - District Family Luncheon, Siam Corner [Rouse Hill Thai restaurant], Shops 1 and 2, 4 Resolution Place, Rouse Hill, NSW. Buffet Banquet is $28.00 per person, children menu available at cheaper price.

01 November, Saturday, Right after District Luncheon above [approximately 3:00PM], Installation Practice, Castle Hill Masonic Centre.

08 November, Saturday, Tyling 5:00PM [Visitors 5:15PM & Grand Lodge 6:00PM],  LJR Installation & Investiture of Officers, Castle Hill Masonic Centre.

08 November, Saturday, Installation Banquet, The Hills [District] Bowling Club, 2 Jenner St, Baulkham Hills. $30.00 per person, children $12.00. Ladies & guests [family, friends, children] can go directly to the Club. LJR prepared various activities, like barefoot lawn bowling, dancing, and a live band entertaining all, etc.

09 November, Sunday, 8:00AM till 4:00PM, District 25 Charity Sizzle/Barbeque, Bunnings Castle Hill [14 Victoria Ave, Castle Hill 2154]. Please contact our Bro JW, Bro Micvi Fidel for roster schedule, otherwise please drop by to support and have fellowship with District 25 Brethren & Ladies.

09 November, Sunday, 10:30AM sharp, Remembrance Ceremony, Balcombe Heights Estate [the former William Thompson Masonic School, 92 Seven Hills Rd, Baulkham Hills]. RWBro Allan Ezzy will represent the Grand Master on this occasion.

15 November, Saturday, Tyling 9:30AM - The Hawkesbury Heritage Lodge No 150 Installation at Hawkesbury Masonic Centre, 731 George St South Windsor NSW 2756.

15 November, Saturday, 7:00PM for 7:30PM start - The Cedars Lodge Christmas Function 2014, Villa Banca [53 Raymond St., Bankstown. Carpark entry via Lopen Lane, Bankstown]. $75 per person [$70 for group of ten]. Smart casual. RSVP before 1st Nov.

15 November, Saturday, Tyling 6:30PM - Lodge Education No 814 Installation - The Worshipful Master Elect, Bro Tony Munsayac would like to invite you on the 15th of November 2014 at Royal Arch Masonic Temple - [23-25 Canterbury Road, Petersham] for the 65th Installation & Investiture of Officers of Lodge Education 814, UGL of NSW & ACT. 

23 November, Sunday, 5:00PM for 5:30PM Start - LJR Management Meeting - at The Castle Hill Masonic Centre.

26 November, Wednesday, Tyling 6:00PM  - Lodge Kilwinning No 13 Re-Installation of RWBro Antoine Georges to the Chair of King Solomon at Oatley Masonic Centre, 11 Letitia St, Oatley 2223. The Installing Master on this occasion is RWBro Manny Maniago. Ladies welcome. Installation Banquet charge is $20.00.

29 November, Saturday, Tyling 6:00PM Visitors 6:30PM, Lodge Star of Australia No 200 Installation - The Worshipful Master-Elect, Bro Christian June Ilaya Tejada will be Installed in the Chair of King Solomon, at The Egyptian Room, Royal Arch Masonic Centre [23-25 Canterbury Road, Petersham]. Dining fee $35, Ladies & children free.
30 November, Sunday, 11:30AM, Children's Christmas Party [Hosted by Freemason's Association NSW & ACT], Orchard Masonic Centre [Homestead Road, Orchard Hills].

"This is a day out for parents, grandparents & children. Gifts, games, jumping castle, lunch [BBQ, spit roast] & refreshments all courtesy of the Freemasons' Association NSW & ACT." For more information please contact RWBro Manny Maniago & Sis Remy Maniago.
 
November Installations: [See above]
Please see our District Diary for other Lodge Installations within District 25. Any updates please let me know via text message or FB messenger. [Bro Mario Baylon Jr, moderator]
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10 December, Wednesday, assemble 6:30PM seated 6:45PM - Grand Communication, Sydney Masonic Centre.

14 December, Sunday, 8:00AM till 4:00PM, District 25 Charity Sizzle/Barbeque, Bunnings Castle Hill [14 Victoria Ave, Castle Hill 2154]. Please contact our Bro JW, Bro Micvi Fidel for roster schedule, otherwise please drop by to support and have fellowship with District 25 Brethren & Ladies.

27 December, Saturday, 8:00AM till 4:00PM, District 25 Charity Sizzle/Barbeque, Bunnings Dural [[248-252 New Line Road, Dural, 2158]. Please contact our Bro JW, Bro Micvi Fidel for roster schedule, otherwise please drop by to support and have fellowship with District 25 Brethren & Ladies.

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Castle Hill Masonic Centre is located on 262 Old Northern Road [corner Showground Road], Castle Hill NSW 2154. Onsite parking entrance is on Barwell Avenue, across MacDonald's.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Sept - Oct Trestle Board of Activities

06 September, Saturday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM - District 32 Charity Sizzle, Seven Hills Bunnings [corner Old Windsor & Abbot Roads, Abbot Rd entrance, Seven Hills 2147]. Please contact our Bro JW, Bro Micvi Fidel for roster schedule, otherwise please drop by to support and have fellowship with District 32 Brethren & Ladies.

06 September, Saturday, 5:00PM for 6:00PM - Management Meeting & Degree Work Rehearsal, Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Ladies welcome.

08 September, Monday, 7:30PM - District 32 Masonic Association Meeting, Castle Hill Masonic Centre.

10 September, Wednesday, Approx 6:30PM - UGL NSW & ACT Quarterly Communication, Sydney Masonic Centre [66 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW 2000]. Full details will be issued shortly; or refer to Lodge Secretary for more details.

13 September, Saturday, Tyling 6:00PM - LJR Regular Meeting, Election of Officers & Degree Work, Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Ladies welcome.



11 October, Saturday, Tyling 6:00PM - LJR Emergent Meeting & Degree Work, Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Ladies invited.

12 October, Sunday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM - District 32 Charity Sizzle, Dural Bunnings [248-252 New Line Road, Dural, 2158]. Please contact our Bro JW, Bro Micvi Fidel for roster schedule, otherwise please drop by to support and have fellowship with District 25 Brethren & Ladies.



Castle Hill Masonic Centre is located on 262 Old Northern Road [corner Showground Road], Castle Hill NSW 2154. Onsite parking entrance is on Barwell Avenue, across MacDonald's.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

August 2014 Trestle Board of Activities

01 August, Friday, Tyling 7:00PM - Fraternal visit at Lodge Baulkham Hills, Castle Hill Masonic Centre for the Passing of our very own Bro Noel Gosiengfiao. Please support our Wor Master, WBro Manny Placido and our Bro Noel Gosiengfiao.

09 August, Saturday, 7:00PM - District 32 Social Night [DGIW Change Over Dinner Dance Party], Castle Hill Bowling Club [79 Castle St, Castle Hill 2154]. Smart casual attire, Ladies & family invited [see Bro Secretary for tickets, $40 per person]. Let us say goodbye to our outgoing DGIW, VWBro Graham Andrews and say hello and welcome our new DGIW, WBro Max Rosas.

10 August, Sunday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM - District 32 Charity Sizzle, Castle Hill Bunnings [14 Victoria Ave, Castle Hill 2154]. Please contact our Bro JW, Bro Micvi Fidel for roster schedule, otherwise please drop by to support and have fellowship with District 32 Brethren & Ladies.

16 August, Saturday, Tyling 5:00PM - Fraternal visit to Lodge Blacktown Kildare No 393, Blacktown Masonic Centre [corner Boys & First Avenue, Blacktown]. WBro Con Calpito will be Re-Installed. Ladies invited.

23 August, Saturday, Tyling 4:00PM - Fraternal Invitation extended by the Wor Master of Lodge Axiom No 1047 for their Installation Meeting, at the Guildford Masonic Centre, [corner Kane and Calliope Sts, Guildford 2161].

The Installation banquet will be held at the Cosmopolitan Bar and Restaurant, Level 1/79 Phillips St Parramatta. Cost is $50 per person, bookings essential [RSVP ASAP please] so please contact LJR Secretary, RWBro Fidel so he can contact the Secretary of Lodge Axiom.

27 August, Wednesday, Dinner starts at 7:00PM, Tyling at 7:30PM - Fraternal Invitation extended by the Wor Master of Lodge Resurgo on their Annual Remembrance Meeting, at the Castle Hill Masonic Centre.

The address on this occasion will be "Aircraft in the Middle Area of Operations" by Warrant Officer Bro John Pawliw, RAAF.

Toasts, desserts and drinks follow after the meeting. Dining fee is $10 per head and please RSVP by 22 August for catering purposes [please contact LJR Secretary, RWBro Fidel so he can contact Lodge Resurgo's Secretary].


Schedule subject to change as per our Wor Master and Lodge Secretary. Please contact Bro M Baylon for corrections, changes, cancellations, etc.








 

Friday, May 30, 2014

June - July 2014 Trestle Board of Activities

07 June, Saturday, Tyling 5:00PM - Fraternal at Lodge Sydney St George, 101 Wickfield Cct, Ambarvale, on which RWBro Brian Potter will be Re-Installed to the Chair of KS, RWBro Rey Porras will be the Installing Master and some members of LJR will be part of the Installation Ceremony. Ladies invited in the South.

08 June, Sunday, 5:30PM for 6:00PM start - Management Meeting & Rehearsal. Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Please bring a plate/dish/drinks to share. Ladies invited.

11 June, Wednesday, 7:00PM - UGL NSW & ACT Quarterly Communication, Sydney Masonic Centre.

12 June, Thursday, 7:00PM - FAME Committee Meeting, Sydney Masonic Centre.

14 June, Saturday, 5:30PM for 6:00PM Tyling - LJR Emergent Meeting & First Degree 'Walkabout' and 1st Degree Tracing Board. Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Ladies invited in the South. Special presentation in the South in honour of the 153rd birthday of our Lodge's namesake - Bro Jose Protacio Rizal on 19 June.

15 June, Sunday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM - District 32 Charity Sizzle, Bunnings at Dural, 248-252 New Line Rd, Dural NSW 2158. Ladies invited.

20 June, Friday , Tyling 6:00PM, Visitors 6:15PM, GL 7:00PM - Fraternal at Lodge Woronora, 13 Letitia St, Oatley Masonic Centre. Bro Clarence Reyes [SW], WM-elect will be Installed to the Chair of KS. Installing Master is WBro Roland Martinez. Ladies invited at the Installation Banquet [South], Dining fee $25 RSVP Lodge Secretary.


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06 July, Saturday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM, District 32 Charity Sizzle, Bunnings at North Parramatta [North Rocks]. Ladies invited.

10 July, Thrusday, 7:00PM -  FAME Committee Meeting, Sydney Masonic Centre.

12 July, Saturday, Tyling 6:00PM - LJR Regular Meeting, Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Ladies invited to the South.

19 July, Saturday,  Tyling 5:30PM - Fraternal District 15 Meeting wherein Lodge France 1041 will perform an Exemplification of the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite First Degree Ceremony in the presence of the Gand Master. Turramurra Masonic Centre, 1247 Pacific Highway, Turramurra, NSW 2074. Dining fee $30, booking essential & RSVP before 01 July to Lodge Secretary.

26 July, Saturday, Tyling 6:30PM - Fraternal Lodge Hornsby Installation at Turramurra Masonic Centre, 1247 Pacific Highway, Turramurra, NSW 2074. Bro Ramon Fio, SW and Worshipful Master-Elect [also a member of LJR] will be installed in the Chair of KS; with WBro Honesto Bangcoro as Installing Master. Ladies invited.

31 July, Thursday, Tyling 6:30PM, FAME Meeting Exemplification, Sydney Masonic Centre, Lodge Room 2. Dining fee $50 per person [Ladies invited], at Encasa Spanish Restaurant, 423 Pitt St Haymarket NSW 2000. Approximate start time - 09:30PM. Parking available at Secure Parking across SMC for a flat rate of $10 after 05:00PM entry.



Wednesday, April 30, 2014

May 2014 Trestle Board of Activities

02 May, Friday, Tyling 6:30PM - Fraternal to the Re-Installation of WBro Alfredo 'Fred' Sese at Lodge Baulkham Hills, Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Ladies are very much invited in the South.

03 May, Saturday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM - District 32 Charity BBQ Sizzles at Bunnings North Parramatta, 1-9 N Rocks Rd, North Rocks NSW 2151.

04 May, Sunday, 5:30PM - LJR Management & Committee Meetings and 2nd Degree Rehearsal, Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Ladies invited.

08 May, Thursday, 7:00PM - FAME [Freemasons Annual Multicultural Exchange] Committee & Rehearsal Meeting, Lodge Room 3, Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn St [corner Castlereagh St] Sydney NSW 2000.

10 May, Saturday,  Tyling 6:00PM - LJR [33rd] Regular Meeting, Castle Hill Masonic Centre. Ladies and guests very much invited in the South. LJR attire: Black business suit & LJR tie.

24 May, Saturday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM - District 32 Charity BBQ Sizzles at Bunnings Castle Hill, Victoria Ave, Castle Hill NSW 2154.
 
 


Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Masons at Work: District 32 Charity BBQ Sizzles Schedule

Brethren,

Once again our Bunnings sizzles are on and we are seeking enthusiastic support from our lodges to assist in staffing on the day. Please ask your members if they can assist.

The following dates are allocated to our District so far for 2014:

18 January, Saturday, Castle Hill
27 January, Monday, North Parramatta
09 March, Sunday, North Parramatta
12 April, Saturday, Seven Hills
03 May, Saturday, North Parramatta
24 May, Saturday, Castle Hill
15 June, Sunday, Dural
06 July, Sunday, North Parramatta
10 August, Sunday, Castle Hill
06 September, Saturday, Seven Hills
12 October, Sunday, Dural
09 November, Sunday, Castle Hill
14 December, Sunday, Castle Hill
27 December, Saturday, Dural.

Many thanks to all for the great ongoing friendship and support.

Bill Driver