Fort Myers Beach Lodge 362 Free Ac cepted Masons 17671 Pine Ridge Road Phone 239 466 6363 Website WWW FMB362 COM Email info fmb362 com The Trestle Board April 2014 Fort Myers Beach Masonic Lodge 362 Free Accepted Masons 17671 Pine Ridge Road Fort Myers Beach FL 33931 Chartered April 27 1967 Meets First Third Thursdays 6 30 Refreshment 7 30 Meeting Visitors Welcome Members Expected WWW FMB362 COM 239 466239 466 6363 Find us online Website www fmb362 com networks Find us on social networks Facebook Google Be sure to sign up for email updates at our website Left to Right Tyler Phil Leever Treasurer Tom Anderson Marshal W John MacDonald Senior Steward Jeff Taylor Past Master Bart Howard Junior Warden Joshua Calero Worshipful Master Isidro Lopez Senior Warden Ken Compton Past Master Jim Phillips Senior Deacon M J Kenny Secretary Fred Wright Junior Steward Frank Alexander Chaplin R W Ed Lanham Senior Steward Derek Vaneske
Fort Myers Beach Lodge  362 Free   Ac cepted Masons 17671 Pine Ridge Road Phone   239  466-6363 Website  WWW.FMB362.COM Em...
2013Officers Worshipful Master Senior Warden Junior Warden Treasurer Secretary Chaplain Senior Deacon Junior Deacon Senior Steward Junior Steward Tyler Isidro Lopez 239 462 2101 Ken Compton 239 564 5539 Joshua Calero 239 770 4233 Tom Anderson 863 797 4264 Fred Wright 239 675 6503 Ed Lanham 239 872 9211 R W Mark Kenny 239 246 1216 Jeff Taylor 239 590 9250 Derek Vaneske 913 731 2597 Frank Alexander 239 940 5251 Phil Leever 239 633 0839 Past Masters W Marshall E Wilkins 1966 67UD W Hugh Holligan 1968 RW Louis A Myers 1969 W Raymond A Howerton 1970 W Paul O Hoffman 1971 W Earnest C Brown 1972 W Thomas S Reahard 1973 W William J Nelson 1974 W Douglass M Midgley 1975 W Ronald E Bare 1976 W Ralph E Shaffer 1977 W Elbert E Smith 1978 W Jacob F Woods 1979 W David A Wedig 1980 W Chester A Townsend 1981 W Reginald C Stark 1982 W Peter H Hopwood Jr 1983 W William F Mazur 1984 RW James W Hogg 1985 W Richard D Upham 1986 W James Toby 1987 W Robert J Berczik 1988 Deceased W Robert j Gibbons 1989 W Frank C Modafari 1990 W William F Mazur Jr 1991 W Daniel H Nichols Sr 1992 W James L Michael 1993 W Kurt M Reichenbecher 1994 W Beaufort R Bierce 1995 W E James Toby 1996 W Matthew L Hall 1997 RW Dick Tafel 1998 W Charles Pack 1999 W Donald Smith 2000 W Clyde Curry 2001 W Beaufort R Bierce 2002 W Robert DeVeny 2003 RW Dick Tafel 2004 W Dan Lumley 2005 W Jerry Ralston 2006 W Bobby Mimmo 2007 2008 R W Ed Lanham 2009 2010 W Bart Howard 2011 W Jim Phillips 2012 W John MacDonald 2013 RUDYARD KIPLING AND THE CRAFT Rudyard Kipling the famous English author was born in India of English parents He was educated in England but returned to India in 1880 He was initiated in Hope and Perseverance Lodge No 782 Lahore Punjab India in 1886 A special dispensation was necessary as he was only twenty years and six months at the time When he took the degrees there were four Holy Books upon the alter representing the dominant religions in the area Upon his raising he was immediately elected secretary and he prepared the minutes of that meeting himself Many years later he wrote I was secretary for some years of Hope and Perseverance Lodge No 782 E C Lahore which included Brethren of at least four creeds I was entered by a member of Brahmo Somaj a Hindu passed by a Mohammedan and raised by an Englishman Our Tyler was an Indian Jew We met of course on the level and the only di erence anyone would no ce was that at the banquets some of the Brethren who were debarred by caste from ea ng food not ceremonially prepared sat over empty plates
2013Officers Worshipful Master  Senior Warden  Junior Warden  Treasurer  Secretary  Chaplain  Senior Deacon  Junior Deacon...
April Events Tue 1st Veritas Fellow Craft Degree 6 30 meal 7 30 meeting Thu 3rd FMB362 Stated Meeting 6 30 meal 7 30 meeting Sat 5th Scottish Rite Reunion SWFL Masonic Center 8 00am Wed 16th Scottish Rite Consistory 7 00 Meal 7 45 meeting Thu 17th FMB362 Stated Meeting 6 30 meal 7 30 meeting Sat 19th Hillbilly Hoedown Araba Shrine Center Degrees 4 00 Hoedown 5 30 Thu 24th Cape Coral Entered Apprentice Degree 6 30 meal 7 30 meeting Sat 26th Zone 8 School of Instruction Open Books Punta Gorda 9 00am Noon Wed 30th FMB362 District School of Instruction 7 00pm District 29 Lodges Meeting Dates Cape Coral 367 2nd 4th Thursdays 7 30pm Cypress 295 2nd 4th Thursdays 7 00pm Fort Myers Beach 362 1st 3rd Thursdays 7 30pm LaBelle 379 2nd 4th Tuesdays 7 30pm Lehigh Acres 344 2nd 4th Mondays 7 30pm Tamiami Trail 262 1st 3rd Mondays 7 30pm Veritas 396 1st 3rd Tuesdays 7 30pm From the East The following is my personal view of Freemasonry and the Lodge a Lodge is built to represent King Solomon s temple and the members of the Lodge represent the craft that built that temple The craft became highly skilled and earn higher degrees in stone masonry This is much like the Free and Accepted Mason that endures a Masonic journey and progresses through several stations of Masonic enlightenment As the Mason earns the moral and Masonic teachings he progresses towards building himself into a better man He is a better husband and father to his family contributes to his community and a better friend and brother to his fellow man and Masons It is the culmination of this journey when he realizes that the Secrets the freemasons have kept for hundreds of years is Brotherhood Military and other service men are often attracted to the craft because it reminds him of the comradeship they experienced in their respected duties Their willingness to pay the ultimate sacrifice for his country and their brothers is how I liken the feeling of brotherhood Masons have for each other They will go out of their way to offer a helping hand or sound advice They know that no matter where they are in the world in a time of need they can go to a Masonic Lodge and find a brother that will help them Even a Brother that they have never met them before See www fmb362 com for maps directions to all local lodges Monthly Charity for March 2014 100 00 Let Your Pennies Make Good Cents Members are urged to support the monthly charity Are You Proficient Help maintain the infrastructure of your lodge by coming to instruction on Wednesday nights at 7pm Your Brothers will be at the lodge to help you achieve your goal of becoming proficient Whether you are a newly Initiated Brother or need a refresher course your Brothers are there to help if you are proficient consider coming to help others It is well known that there are no secrets presented in the Lodge that can t be found on the Internet in the library or on the history channel What we have in the Lodge is traditions A man becomes a Mason by following a specific path laid out before him by the thousands of Masons that have taken that path before him While these other sources of information can provide preliminary information to that path he would not gain the same enlightenment knowing this information before hand So let us dispel the rumors that we are a society of secrets and spread the truth about our brotherhood and philanthropy in an effort to transform ourselves into better men Thank you to the officers and brethren of Ft Myers Beach Lodge 362 for all of your hard work and dedication to your Lodge Let us continue down this path becoming a more visible pillar of the community Fraternally yours Isidro Izzy Lopez
April Events  Tue 1st - Veritas - Fellow Craft Degree - 6 30 meal - 7 30 meeting Thu 3rd - FMB362 - Stated Meeting - 6 30 ...
April Events Tue 1st Veritas Fellow Craft Degree 6 30 meal 7 30 meeting Thu 3rd FMB362 Stated Meeting 6 30 meal 7 30 meeting Sat 5th Scottish Rite Reunion SWFL Masonic Center 8 00am Wed 16th Scottish Rite Consistory 7 00 Meal 7 45 meeting Thu 17th FMB362 Stated Meeting 6 30 meal 7 30 meeting Sat 19th Hillbilly Hoedown Araba Shrine Center Degrees 4 00 Hoedown 5 30 Thu 24th Cape Coral Entered Apprentice Degree 6 30 meal 7 30 meeting Sat 26th Zone 8 School of Instruction Open Books Punta Gorda 9 00am Noon Wed 30th FMB362 District School of Instruction 7 00pm District 29 Lodges Meeting Dates Cape Coral 367 2nd 4th Thursdays 7 30pm Cypress 295 2nd 4th Thursdays 7 00pm Fort Myers Beach 362 1st 3rd Thursdays 7 30pm LaBelle 379 2nd 4th Tuesdays 7 30pm Lehigh Acres 344 2nd 4th Mondays 7 30pm Tamiami Trail 262 1st 3rd Mondays 7 30pm Veritas 396 1st 3rd Tuesdays 7 30pm From the East The following is my personal view of Freemasonry and the Lodge a Lodge is built to represent King Solomon s temple and the members of the Lodge represent the craft that built that temple The craft became highly skilled and earn higher degrees in stone masonry This is much like the Free and Accepted Mason that endures a Masonic journey and progresses through several stations of Masonic enlightenment As the Mason earns the moral and Masonic teachings he progresses towards building himself into a better man He is a better husband and father to his family contributes to his community and a better friend and brother to his fellow man and Masons It is the culmination of this journey when he realizes that the Secrets the freemasons have kept for hundreds of years is Brotherhood Military and other service men are often attracted to the craft because it reminds him of the comradeship they experienced in their respected duties Their willingness to pay the ultimate sacrifice for his country and their brothers is how I liken the feeling of brotherhood Masons have for each other They will go out of their way to offer a helping hand or sound advice They know that no matter where they are in the world in a time of need they can go to a Masonic Lodge and find a brother that will help them Even a Brother that they have never met them before See www fmb362 com for maps directions to all local lodges Monthly Charity for March 2014 100 00 Let Your Pennies Make Good Cents Members are urged to support the monthly charity Are You Proficient Help maintain the infrastructure of your lodge by coming to instruction on Wednesday nights at 7pm Your Brothers will be at the lodge to help you achieve your goal of becoming proficient Whether you are a newly Initiated Brother or need a refresher course your Brothers are there to help if you are proficient consider coming to help others It is well known that there are no secrets presented in the Lodge that can t be found on the Internet in the library or on the history channel What we have in the Lodge is traditions A man becomes a Mason by following a specific path laid out before him by the thousands of Masons that have taken that path before him While these other sources of information can provide preliminary information to that path he would not gain the same enlightenment knowing this information before hand So let us dispel the rumors that we are a society of secrets and spread the truth about our brotherhood and philanthropy in an effort to transform ourselves into better men Thank you to the officers and brethren of Ft Myers Beach Lodge 362 for all of your hard work and dedication to your Lodge Let us continue down this path becoming a more visible pillar of the community Fraternally yours Isidro Izzy Lopez
April Events  Tue 1st - Veritas - Fellow Craft Degree - 6 30 meal - 7 30 meeting Thu 3rd - FMB362 - Stated Meeting - 6 30 ...
Ten Master Masons Ten Master Masons happy doing fine One listened to a rumor then there were nine Nine Master Masons faithful never late One didn t like the Master then there were eight Eight Master Masons on their way to heaven One joined too many clubs then there were seven Seven Master Masons life dealt some hard licks One grew discouraged then there were six Six Master Masons all very much alive One lost his interest then there were five Five Master Masons wishing there were more Got into a great dispute then there were four Four Master Masons busy as could be One didn t like the programs then there were three Three Master Masons was one of them you One grew tired of all the work then there were two Two Master Masons with so much to be done One said What s the use then there was one One Master Mason found a brother true Brought him to the Lodge then there were two Two Master Masons didn t find work a bore Each brought another then there were four Four Master Masons saved their Lodges fate By showing others kindness then there were eight Eight Master Masons loving their Lodges bright sheen Talked so much about it they soon counted sixteen Sixteen Master Masons to their obligations true Were pleased when their number went to thirty two So we should leave our troubles outside the Lodges door Our Brothers selves Families the most important rapport Don t fuss about the programs or the work to reach the East Keep your obligation by serving even the very least R W Ed Lanham receives honorary perpetual membership to Labelle Lodge
Ten Master Masons Ten Master Masons, happy, doing fine  One listened to a rumor, then there were nine. Nine Master Masons,...
2013Officers Worshipful Master Senior Warden Junior Warden Treasurer Secretary Chaplain Senior Deacon Junior Deacon Senior Steward Junior Steward Tyler Isidro Lopez 239 462 2101 Ken Compton 239 564 5539 Joshua Calero 239 770 4233 Tom Anderson 863 797 4264 Fred Wright 239 675 6503 Ed Lanham 239 872 9211 R W Mark Kenny 239 246 1216 Jeff Taylor 239 590 9250 Derek Vaneske 913 731 2597 Frank Alexander 239 940 5251 Phil Leever 239 633 0839 Past Masters W Marshall E Wilkins 1966 67UD W Hugh Holligan 1968 RW Louis A Myers 1969 W Raymond A Howerton 1970 W Paul O Hoffman 1971 W Earnest C Brown 1972 W Thomas S Reahard 1973 W William J Nelson 1974 W Douglass M Midgley 1975 W Ronald E Bare 1976 W Ralph E Shaffer 1977 W Elbert E Smith 1978 W Jacob F Woods 1979 W David A Wedig 1980 W Chester A Townsend 1981 W Reginald C Stark 1982 W Peter H Hopwood Jr 1983 W William F Mazur 1984 RW James W Hogg 1985 W Richard D Upham 1986 W James Toby 1987 W Robert J Berczik 1988 Deceased W Robert j Gibbons 1989 W Frank C Modafari 1990 W William F Mazur Jr 1991 W Daniel H Nichols Sr 1992 W James L Michael 1993 W Kurt M Reichenbecher 1994 W Beaufort R Bierce 1995 W E James Toby 1996 W Matthew L Hall 1997 RW Dick Tafel 1998 W Charles Pack 1999 W Donald Smith 2000 W Clyde Curry 2001 W Beaufort R Bierce 2002 W Robert DeVeny 2003 RW Dick Tafel 2004 W Dan Lumley 2005 W Jerry Ralston 2006 W Bobby Mimmo 2007 2008 R W Ed Lanham 2009 2010 W Bart Howard 2011 W Jim Phillips 2012 W John MacDonald 2013 RUDYARD KIPLING AND THE CRAFT Rudyard Kipling the famous English author was born in India of English parents He was educated in England but returned to India in 1880 He was initiated in Hope and Perseverance Lodge No 782 Lahore Punjab India in 1886 A special dispensation was necessary as he was only twenty years and six months at the time When he took the degrees there were four Holy Books upon the alter representing the dominant religions in the area Upon his raising he was immediately elected secretary and he prepared the minutes of that meeting himself Many years later he wrote I was secretary for some years of Hope and Perseverance Lodge No 782 E C Lahore which included Brethren of at least four creeds I was entered by a member of Brahmo Somaj a Hindu passed by a Mohammedan and raised by an Englishman Our Tyler was an Indian Jew We met of course on the level and the only di erence anyone would no ce was that at the banquets some of the Brethren who were debarred by caste from ea ng food not ceremonially prepared sat over empty plates
2013Officers Worshipful Master  Senior Warden  Junior Warden  Treasurer  Secretary  Chaplain  Senior Deacon  Junior Deacon...
Ten Master Masons Ten Master Masons happy doing fine One listened to a rumor then there were nine Nine Master Masons faithful never late One didn t like the Master then there were eight Eight Master Masons on their way to heaven One joined too many clubs then there were seven Seven Master Masons life dealt some hard licks One grew discouraged then there were six Six Master Masons all very much alive One lost his interest then there were five Five Master Masons wishing there were more Got into a great dispute then there were four Four Master Masons busy as could be One didn t like the programs then there were three Three Master Masons was one of them you One grew tired of all the work then there were two Two Master Masons with so much to be done One said What s the use then there was one One Master Mason found a brother true Brought him to the Lodge then there were two Two Master Masons didn t find work a bore Each brought another then there were four Four Master Masons saved their Lodges fate By showing others kindness then there were eight Eight Master Masons loving their Lodges bright sheen Talked so much about it they soon counted sixteen Sixteen Master Masons to their obligations true Were pleased when their number went to thirty two So we should leave our troubles outside the Lodges door Our Brothers selves Families the most important rapport Don t fuss about the programs or the work to reach the East Keep your obligation by serving even the very least R W Ed Lanham receives honorary perpetual membership to Labelle Lodge
Ten Master Masons Ten Master Masons, happy, doing fine  One listened to a rumor, then there were nine. Nine Master Masons,...
Fort Myers Beach Lodge 362 Free Ac cepted Masons 17671 Pine Ridge Road Phone 239 466 6363 Website WWW FMB362 COM Email info fmb362 com The Trestle Board April 2014 Fort Myers Beach Masonic Lodge 362 Free Accepted Masons 17671 Pine Ridge Road Fort Myers Beach FL 33931 Chartered April 27 1967 Meets First Third Thursdays 6 30 Refreshment 7 30 Meeting Visitors Welcome Members Expected WWW FMB362 COM 239 466239 466 6363 Find us online Website www fmb362 com networks Find us on social networks Facebook Google Be sure to sign up for email updates at our website Left to Right Tyler Phil Leever Treasurer Tom Anderson Marshal W John MacDonald Senior Steward Jeff Taylor Past Master Bart Howard Junior Warden Joshua Calero Worshipful Master Isidro Lopez Senior Warden Ken Compton Past Master Jim Phillips Senior Deacon M J Kenny Secretary Fred Wright Junior Steward Frank Alexander Chaplin R W Ed Lanham Senior Steward Derek Vaneske
Fort Myers Beach Lodge  362 Free   Ac cepted Masons 17671 Pine Ridge Road Phone   239  466-6363 Website  WWW.FMB362.COM Em...