All Masons are cordially invited to join us in fellowship, refreshment, and enlightenment at the 1st Annual Wade Barney Lodge #512 Masonic Education Banquet. This event will be hosted by the Ozark House Restaurant, and is co-sponsored by the Valley of Bloomington, AASR; Mohammed Shrine of Peoria, IL; Bloomington Lodge #43, AF&AM; Normal Lodge #673, AF&AM; and the Veritas et Lucis Masonic Discussion Society.
For our programming, we have the pleasure of presenting two very intelligent brothers:
W. Bro. Anthony Mongelli - Author of The Craftsman's Symbology and Worshipful Master of LaGuardia Lodge #1130, F&AM, Grand Lodge of New York
W. Bro. Robert Johnson - Host of Whence Came You?, Editor of The Midnight Freemasons, and Worshipful Master of Waukegan Lodge #78, AF&AM, Grand Lodge of Illinois
The event will be on Saturday, May 16th, starting at 3PM. It will begin with a social hour from 3-5PM, during which time W. Brother Johnson will give his presentation, “Freemasonry and Its Colonial Tavern Beginnings”. Dinner will be served at 5PM, during which W. Brother Mongelli will give his presentation, “Symbology: A Primer”.
3PM: Social Hour
4PM: Robert Johnson's Presentation: “Freemasonry and Its Colonial Tavern Beginnings”
5PM: Dinner Served
5:15PM: Anthony Mongelli's Presentation: “Symbology: A Primer”
Dinner Menu (served buffet-style):
Au Jus Roast Beef, Rotisserie Chicken, or Pork Loin Roast
Mashed Potatoes w/ gravy
Green beans w/ bacon
Fresh baked rolls
Apple or Cherry Cobbler
All Masons in Good Standing Are Invited (Including Entered Apprentices and Fellowcrafts).
Checks may be made payable to: Wade Barney #512
302 E. Jefferson St.
For more information and to RSVP, contact W.M. Jesse Slater at (309)712-1544 or email@example.com. RSVPs must be fulfilled by May 9th.
Please include with your RSVP your name and contact information, as well as the name, number, and location of
We look forward to this opportunity to share with you in Fellowship, Refreshment, and Light.
Sincerely & Fraternally,
Jesse James Slater
Wade Barney #512, AF&AM