The 2016 installation of officers for SW Hackett Lodge was again a fun and very professionally done event. 

You've seen the pictures of the officers that were installed, now for some pictures of the celebration.

The installing team enters.

Our outgoing Master, Wor. Robert Salini, welcomes the guests and makes his remarks.

The Officers escort their ladies into the lodge.

S.W. Hackett officers to be installed make their entry.

Wor. Winstanley, PM, installing Chaplain, offers the invocation.

Al Bahr Shrine's Legion of Honor presents the flag of our country as all recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

The Stewards are escorted to their chairs.

The Deacons are escorted to their chairs.

The installing Officer instructs the incoming Master of his duties and tool of his chair.

Our new Master is escorted to his seat in the East to the sound of the Star Wars theme.

Passing the gavel of responsibility.

Wor. Allen, PM, Installing Master of Ceremonies, makes Proclamation of Installation.

Master Fitch presented his remarks and gifts to his officers.

First lady Cathi explains the yellow roses this year to signify friendship.

She then presents the gift of the gavel and sounding board to her husband and our new master.


She also presented gifts to the outgoing Master, Wor. Robert Salini and his lady Norma.

One more presentation as Wor. William Stokes, PM, Inspector of the 921st Masonic district
presents the "2016 Officer's Coach appointment cards" to Wor. Salini, PM, and Wor. Stahr, PM.

And now.... On to the celebration.

The exchanging of the officer lapel pins.

Brother Phiny and his wife prepare to indulge in the great fare.

This and the following four pictures are of the handsome group that enjoyed the installation celebration....

And... Of course, there is the wonderful cake...

It was important and fun as always... See you in December of next year!