On Monday evening January 11th, Highland Chapter #52 Royal Arch Masons had their Annual Installation of Officers for 2016.
E:. Dan Elliott went in as Excellent High Priest.
The Installing Officers were R:.E:. Murry Cohen and R:.E:. Bob Blanke. It was a fun and joyful evening as E:.Dan Elliott honored our Youth Organizations.
Miss Ariana Altman, Worthy Advisor for Pearl River Assembly #28, International Order of Rainbow for Girls had the honor of presenting the High Priest Jewel and Breast Plate to the High Priest. Miss Altman's brother, Austin Altman represented DeMolay as the Master Counselor for the Knight Templar Chapter in Tarrytown.
Miss Dawn Mirando also attended. She is also a Rainbow Girl as well as the NY State DeMolay Sweetheart.
The special guests of the evening were the ladies from Triangle. The guest speakers were Jr. Advisor of the Suffolk District, Miss Abby Forman and Jr. Advisor of the Nassau-Queens-Richmond District, Miss Jillian Stephan.
They were accompanied by Mrs. Kristina Turri, Deputy State Director for the Organization of Triangles. This was the first Royal Arch event that the ladies ever attended. E:. Dan's speech was about using positive thought and attitude. He used several examples from the Star Wars films.
You can read his speech on Facebook.
The evening concluded with cake, coffee, and Star Wars themed cupcakes. Everyone had a great time.
Good Luck to the Officers of Highland Chapter #52 for a successful year.
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