Winter Garden Annual 4th of July Kids Bicycle Parade Canceled

 

It is indeed sad that we have to cancel our annual 4th of July parade.  This is being done because of the alarming increase in Covid-19 cases.  The health and safety of the Craft, their families and the community is always paramount. Nevertheless, mention should be made on the fine work Brother Chuck Norman did in gathering funds and bicycles for needy children. He reached out to organizations and individuals and was able to obtain both new and refurbished bikes for needy children. The distribution of the bikes will be done at a later date when conditions get better. A special thanks to all the bothers who contributed to this worthy cause.

Continuing Communications

My Brothers,

It is such a pleasure to be meeting with you this Thursday! The Grand Lodge has allowed us to continue all masonic activities. The Grand Master is encouraging all Lodges to follow the Social Distancing and  Heath and Safety guidelines laid out by The Center for Disease Control. Please use common sense. If you feel sick, have a fever, or just don’t feel good please stay home and seek medical attention if needed. Your absence is understood.

The Worshipful Master and Officers of our Lodge have met and agreed on some guidelines for our communications for the time being.

  • There will be no meal.
  • There will be masks and gloves available for those who feel the need but they will not be mandatory. 
  • Hand Sanitizer will be readily available and conveniently located.
  • There will be a spaced cue line for signing in at the Tyler’s Desk.
  • Seating will be staggered to allow for more personal space and to lessen the spread of germs.

If in any way you feel uncomfortable and feel that you my have an infection please seek the medical attention you need. Symptoms include; A fever at or above 100.4 fahrenheit, Cough and Respiratory Complications.

If you feel uncomfortable coming to lodge because of the thought that you might contract or spread this disease please stay home. We understand your absence. We are here for you and we love you. If you or your family is in need of anything please reach out to your brothers. It’s during these times that we are stronger together. Even though we are physically apart the Cement of Brotherly Love that binds us can never be broken. 

Stay Safe My Brothers.

The following are the guidelines laid out by the CDC for staying safe in gatherings during this time.

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