The Aiken York Rite Bodies in conjunction with the Valley of Aiken A&ASR celebrated their Fifth Annual Unity Dinner and Ladies Night. The gala event was held again this year at Woodside Plantation and Country Club in Aiken. A social hour preceded the evenings banquet; the attendees dinned of beef tenderloin and salmon with grilled asparagus prepared to perfection. Co Master of Ceremonies for the evening were SK Joel E. Casey, Eminent Commander Aiken Commandery # 14 KT, and Ill. Gary B. Hinson, 33° Personal Representative Valley of Aiken. Following the fine meal the celebrants enjoyed the sounds of Front Page News a Barbershop Quartet. After the appropriate introductions of distinguished guests and remarks by MW Bro. Barry A. Rickman, Grand Master of Masons in South Carolina, the Ladies and Widows were each presented with a small rose bouquet and the evenings festivities concluded with a prayer offered by Ill. Robert D. Yonce, 33° KYGCH.
- MI Ronald T. Elvis, MIGM Grand Council R&SM of South Carolina, ME Dana
P. Rickards, MEGHP Grand Chapter of South Carolina, Ill. Michael D. Smith, 33°
SGIG of South Carolina, MW Barry A. Rickman, Grand Master of Masons in South
Carolina, MV William R. “Bill” Logan, SGM Grand Council Allied Masonic Degrees
of USA, MW & Ill. G. Ray Marsh, 33° PGM Intendant General of Red Cross of
Constantine of South Carolina, H. Gregory Hires, Eminent Prior Palmetto Priory #
54 KYCH, Rex Lutz, 32° Venerable Master Aiken Lodge of Perfection, Ill. Gary B.
Hinson, 33° Personal Representative to SGIG Valley of Aiken, Secretary-Recorder
Aiken York Rite Bodies
2nd Row - SK Joel E. Casey, Eminent Commander Aiken Commandery # 14 KT, Secretary Valley of Aiken, EC Rob Lacer, Grand Royal Arch Captain, Rt. E Comp. William R. “Ron” Parker, DDGHP 2nd District
Created - June 19, 2009 @ 21:30 HRS