On Tuesday July 8, 2014 over 30 Brethren, family, and friends attended the Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers of Anniversary Lodge of Research No. 175, F&AM, held at the Portsmouth Masonic Temple.
Anniversary Lodge of Research #175 is celebrating 50 years of existence this year. It was established in 1964 as a Special Lodge under the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire.The Lodge is tasked with researching Masonic Topics and presenting this to the Lodges throughout the State.
Worshipful Brother Paul C. Smith, was Installed at the 48th Worshipful Past Grand Master Paul M. Leary. Assisting Most Worshipful Brother Leary were R.W. Bro. Robert Sutherland Jr, R.W. Max Jenness, R.W. Allen Wright, and W. Bro. Ronald Parsons.
In his address at the conclusion of the Installation, Worshipful Brother Smith noted his plans for the coming year include several joint Lodge visits with more being planned. He further expounded on the ideals of the research lodge with his goals this year of Rebuilding, Increasing, and Sharing Masonic Light to the Brethren of New Hampshire.
Any Lodge in New Hampshire is welcome to invite the Anniversary Lodge to visit theirLodge and make a presentation. For more information contact Wor. Bro. Smith by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.