On the 11th of November 2015, the Quorn Freemasons Lodge No. 59 hosted the Combined Meeting of four Lodges. The Lodges from Port Pirie, Jamestown and Whyalla met at 7:00 p.m. with Quorn Lodge members.

 

The business of the evening was the Initiation of Scott Teague from Hawker, (pictured here); the presentation of a 50 year jewel; and presentation of two 5 year Bars for 50 year members. There were 41 brethren in attendance, this number included visitors from other Lodges.

 

Scott Teague is the third generation of the Teague family initiated into Quorn Lodge, Scott’s Grandfather Fred Teague was initiated into Quorn Lodge in 1948 and Scott’s father John Teague was initiated in 1998. Both of Scott’s Grandfathers and three Great Uncles were Freemasons. This is the first three generation membership in the 105 year history of Quorn Lodge.

 

The regular attending members of Quorn Lodge No.59 are drawn from Quorn, Parachilna, Hawker area, Port Augusta and Whyalla.

 

After the Initiation Ceremony, presentations were made to

three long serving brethren. 

 

WBro. Malcolm Sanders of Whyalla Lodge was presented a 50 Year Veterans Jewel, a Lapel Pin and a letter from the Grand Master.                                                                                               

                                                                                                           

WBro. Bill Schubert and Bro. Peter Charlesworth of Whyalla Lodge were presented with a 5 year bar to be attached to their 50 Year jewel and a letter each from the Grand Master.

 

Before the Lodge was closed a minute's silence was observed for the fallen and all those who served in the Armed Forces as it was Remembrance Day.

 

After the Lodge was closed the Brethren gathered for the usual toasts and supper.