The Brothers of Elvin E. Helms No. 926 assembled in a Called Communication to confer the Entered Apprentice Degree on our new Brother Sammy Robert Meyerratken, led by Acting Master Adam Gross. Worshipful Brother and Past District Deputy Grand Master Ken Rodgers gave the Bible, Slide, and Recapitulation lectures. Worshipful Brother Adam Gross gave the Entered Apprentice Charge. We were also treated to some unexpected Masonic Education by Worshipful Brother Scott Sheldon of Beaverton No. 100 in the Grand Jurisdiction of Oregon. We had a great representation of Brothers from Elvin E. Helms No. 926 as well as other Lodges throughout the District, State, and abroad. An evening of good food, fellowship, and Degree Work was enjoyed by all in attendance. Welcome to our Lodge Brother Sammy!
Pictured above, left to right: Worshipful District Deputy Grand Master, District 18, Grand Lodge of Kentucky, Dan Kemble; Mike Bryant, Pleasure Ridge Park No. 959; Worshipful Brother Scott Sheldon, Beaverton No. 100, Grand Lodge of Oregon; Worshipful Brother Adam Gross, Acting Master, Senior Steward; Worshipful Master Ernie Stratton; Worshipful Brother Jim Herzog, Senior Steward; Sammy Meyerratken, our newly obligated Entered Apprentice; Worshipful Brother Rick Campbell, Tiler; Worshipful Brother Bud Wallace, Senior Warden; Worshipful Brother Ed Tanner, Secretary; Worshipful Brother Travis Bush, Junior Steward; Worshipful Brother Mel Kinser, Chaplain; Worshipful Past District Deputy Grand Master, District 18, Grand Lodge of Kentucky, Ken Rodgers; Worshipful Brother Dennis Stephens, Junior Deacon; Worshipful Brother Jason Wallace, Junior Warden.
Pictured above, left to right: Brother Mike Bryant, Pleasure Ridge Park No. 959; Sammy Meyerratken, our newly obligated Entered Apprentice; Worshipful Brother Scott Sheldon, Beaverton No. 100, Grand Lodge of Oregon. All three of these Brothers served together in the United States Military overseas. It was a very special evening for Brothers Mike and Scott to see Sammy receive his Entered Apprentice Degree. We are very thankful they made the visit to Elvin E. Helms No. 926 to share the evening with us.