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May 23rd, 2017 - Brother Vaughn Franklin is raised to the degree of Master Mason.

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May 13th, 2017 - Worshipful William "JR" Knight is honored with the Hiram Award.

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April 25th, 2017, Brother Alejandro Rodriguez Salas becomes SW Hackett's newest Master Mason.

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April 18th, 2017, Brother Anthony "Tony" Riordan becomes SW Hackett's newest Master Mason.

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April 11th, 2017, Worshipful David A. Haslim is honored with a reception as Senior Grand Deacon.

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March 28th, 2017, Brother Frederick "Ric" Nicastro is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.

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February 21st, 2017, Brother Jeremy Weber is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.

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February 14, 2017, Brothers Anthony Riordan and Alejandro Rodriguez are passed to Fellowcrafts.

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January 17, 2017, Brother Horatio Johnson becomes SW Hackett's newest Master Mason.

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January 4, 2017, Worshipful Robert Salini is honored by the San Diego Scottish Rite.

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December 13, 2016, Alejandro Rodriguez becomes Hackett's newest Entered Apprentice.

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November 15, 2016, Mr. Anthony Riordan becomes a Hackett Brother.

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October 30, 2016, Worshipful David A. Haslim, PM is installed as Senior Grand Deacon

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October 18, 2016, Brother Horatio Johnson is passed to the degree of Fellowcraft.

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September 13, 2016, Brother Jeremy Weber is passed to the degree of Fellowcraft.

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September 10, 2016, Brother Robert "Bob" Gale is honored as SW Hackett's Mason of the Year.

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Wor. Bob Salini, PM, is installed as Senior Deacon for the remainder of 2016

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Wor. Bob Salini, PM, honored as the 2016 Hiram Award recipient

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Navy Chief Horatio Johnson became Brother Johnson as SW Hackett's newest Entered Apprentice

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June 21, 2016, Brother Aleksei Sviridov is raised to Master Mason on Past Master's night

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May 31, 2016, Mr. Jeremy Weber becomes Brother Weber, Entered Apprentice

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April 19, Brother Franklin is passed to the degree of Fellowcraft.

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Worshipful Brother Theodore "Ted" Ketterer 50 year Golden Veteran Award

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SW Hackett Lodge get a nice article in the Grand Lodge "Leader" - April 6, 2016

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January 26, 2016, Aleksei Sviridov is passed to the degree of Fellowcraft.

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January 26, 2016, Brother Stefan Werkstetter visits from Germany.

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November 10, 2015, Aleksei Sviridov becomes an Entered Apprentice.

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A visit from Brother Peter David of the United Kingdom.

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September 22, 2015, Brother Nicholas Baker is raised to Master Mason.

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September 15, 2015, Brother Phiny Phiasivongsa is raised to Master Mason on Past Masters Night.

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September 5, 2015, Worshipful Clint Black, PM is honored as SW Hackett's Mason of the Year.

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July 7, 2015 - Wor. Salini honored by Scottish Rite.

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June 30, 2015 - A presentation to a worthy Italian Brother.

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June 30, 2015 - SW Hackett passes two Brothers to the degree of Fellowcraft.

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June 16, 2015 - Mr. Lee Bounds becomes a Masonic Brother.

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May 19, 2015.  SW Hackett's newest Entered Apprentice, Nicholas Baker.

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Wor. Steve Laurvick selected to be honored as the 2015 Hiram Award recipient

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Wor. William R. Stokes, PM, Inspector presents a certificate to Wor. Bob Salini, Master

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January 14, 2015 - SW Hackett's own Wor. David Haslim, Venerable Master of San Diego Valley Scottish Rite.

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December 16, 2014, SW Hackett's newest Entered Apprentice, Augustus Phiasivongsa.

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September 2, 2014, SW Hackett's Stated Meeting is visited by Consuelo Lodge #325.

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August 30, 2014, Worshipful Dennis Stahr, PM is honored as SW Hackett's Mason of the Year.

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July 29, 2014, Mr. Ian Watson becomes SW Hackett's newest Entered Apprentice.

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May 13, 2014, Brother Bob Gale is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.

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April 15, 2014, Mr. Jordan Helton becomes Brother Jordan Helton


April 8, 2014, Brother Bryan Sumpter is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason



April 8, 2014, Worshipful David Haslim, PM, presents Worshipful Ryan Bacaoco with a plaque of recognition from the Scottish Rite for being a "first-time" Master.


April 1, 2014, Worshipful James Achenbach, PM, is honored for his work with the Partnership in Education program.



March 25, 2014, Worshipful Dimiter Lyakov, PM, is honored as the Hiram Award recipient for 2014.



February 18th, 2014, Brother Benjamin Bridges is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.

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January 21st, 2014, Brother Mark Helton is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.

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December 17th, 2013, Brother Steve Cumming is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.

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November 26th, 2013, Brother Aaron Thomas is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.

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Sam Jones Memorial Award ceremony
A special event to honor our local veterans and all who serve in the name of our Brother, Samuel Jones.



October 29, 2013, Brothers Steve Cumming and Mark Helton are passed to the degree of Fellow Crafts Masons.

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October 22, 2013, Brother Sean Greenberg is raised to the degree of Master Mason on Past Masters night.

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October 8, 2013, Brother Aaron Thomas is passed to the degree of Fellowcraft.

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September 24, 2013, Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge raises another Master Mason.

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September 10, 2013, Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge welcomes three new Entered Apprentice Brothers.

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August 31, 2013, Worshipful Dimiter Lyakov, PM is honored as Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge's Mason of the Year for 2013.

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July 23, 2013, Brothers Bryan Sumpter and Jason Bockerman are passed to the degree of Fellow Craft Mason.

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June 25, 2013, Brother Dustin Capps is raised to the degree of Master Mason.

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May 28, 2013, Brothers Nick Mullen is raised to the degree of Master Mason.

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May 14, 2013, Mr. Aaron Thomas and Mr. Bryan Sumpter become Brothers.

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May 7, 2013, Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge is honored with two visitors.

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April 23, 2013, Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge has two new Brothers.

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April 13, 2013, Worshipful Dennis Stahr, PM, is honored as the Hiram Award recipient for 2013.

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April 9, 2013, Brother James Livingston is raised to the Sublime degree of Master Mason.

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March 26, 2013, Brother Benjamin Bridges is passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.

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March 12, 2013, Brothers Capps and Mullen are passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.

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February 26, 2013, Brother Manson is passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.

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February 20, 2013, Mr. Benjamin Cooper becomes a Brother.

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February 12, 2013.  SW Hackett Lodge passes two new Fellow Crafts.

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February 5, 2013.  SW Hackett Lodge is honored by two guests.

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January 29, 2013.  SW Hackett Lodge welcomes two new Entered Apprentices.

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January 21, 2013.  SW Hackett Lodge says good-bye to Brother Jeffery McDonald.

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January 15th, 2013.  Brother Sean Greenberg is initiated SW Hackett Lodge's newest Entered Apprentice.

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December 11th, 2012.  Brother Christian Rowden is raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.

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November 27th, 2012.  Brother Mario Urbino became SW Hackett Lodge's newest Master Mason.

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A beautiful package received from Brother Hackett (no, not that one)

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November 20th, 2012.  Once again we welcome three new Entered Apprentices as Brothers John Manson, Joseph Amescua and Dustin Capps  became SW Hackett Lodge's newest Masons.

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On November 13th, 2012, Brother Charles Caskey became SW Hackett Lodge's newest Master Mason, with his father in attendance and part of the degree.

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Another new Entered Apprentice as on October 30th, 2012, Brother James Livingston became a Brother in SW Hackett Lodge.

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On October 23rd, 2012, Brother Anthony Knight was raised to the degree of Master Mason.

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On October 9th, 2012, Brother Christian Rowden was passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.

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On October 7th, 2012, SW Hackett Lodge says good-bye to a great Brother.



On October 2nd, 2012, and from that time forward, all Masonic Lodges in California will be opened on the first degree of Masonry for the transaction of business at the Stated Meetings.

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On September 25, 2012, Brother Scottie McLain was raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason.

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On September 18, 2012, Brother Richard Derflinger was raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason.

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On September 11, 2012, Mr. Christian Rowden became Brother Christian Rowden as SW Hackett's newest Entered Apprentice.

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Worshipful Kent Dau, PM is honored for his tremendous contributions to Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge #574.

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Brother Ryan Bacaoco, Junior Warden, chosen as SW Hackett Lodge's
Mason of the Year for 2012.

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Brother Mario Urbino is passed to Fellow Craft

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Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge passes four new Fellow Crafts

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SW Hackett's Brother Jim Williams proudly announces
another honored bestowed upon his daughter
by the Rainbow Girls.

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SW Hackett welcomes another new Entered Apprentice
Brother Charles "Chuck" Caskey.

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SW Hackett welcomes its three new Entered Apprentices

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June 5th, 2012, Wor. Dennis Stahr, Master, receives an honor from the Knights of Saint Andrew of the Scottish Rite.  Each year, the Knights present a plaque to first time Masters who are also a members of the Scottish Rite.  Here, Sir Knights, Bro. Bob Salini presents the plaque with Bro. Ryan Bacaoco, also a Knight, attends.

 

On May 15th, 2012, Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge Honors, Worshipful Robert I. Smith, PM, a very worthy Brother, with the Prestigious Hiram Award.

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 Samuel Warren Hackett Lodge receives a visit from an Australian Brother.

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January 23, 2012.  We received an email from our Brother and past Senior Deacon, Jim Williams.

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Tonight, November 15, 2011, Brother Eric Kurzenberger was raised to the Sublime degree of Master Mason.

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On this night, October 25, 2011, Past Master's night, Brother Steven "Tex" Perry was raised to the Sublime degree of Master Mason.

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Wor. Steven Laurvick, Master, receives an honor from the Knights of Saint Andrew of the Scottish Rite.

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Wor. Steven Laurvick, Master, receives the investiture of Knight Commander of the Court of Honor in the Scottish Rite

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This night, September 27, 2011, we honored Wor. Brother Clinton Black, PM, for his selection as the prestigious Hiram Award recipient.

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Brother Robert Salini, Junior Deacon honored at the September 3rd, 2011, Grand Master's reception as Mason of the Year for SW Hackett Lodge, #574.

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 June 28, 2011 We welcome our three newly obligated Fellow Crafts.

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May 24, 2011.  Welcome to our two newly obligated Brothers.

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March 29, 2011
Congratulations to our newest Master Mason, Brother Alex Shpigel.

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Congratulations to our newest Master Mason, Brother Eric McDonald

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March 9, 2011

We have suffered an early and tragic loss of a Brother Master Mason, Austin Bice.  Austin was the Marshal of San Diego Lodge #35.  

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February 15, 2011

We have the pleasure of welcoming our newly initiated Entered Apprentice, Brother Eric Kurzenberger.  As always, we all look forward to assisting him in his life-long journey through the mysteries of Masonry.

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January 12, 2011

SW Hackett says good-bye to a great man and Brother.

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November 30, 2010

We welcome our two newly initiated Entered Apprentices to the Fraternity and our lodge.  Robert Gale and Steven "Tex" Perry were both "made a Mason".  We all welcome our new brothers to the Fraternity and wish them well in their journey. 

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October 26, 2010

Brother Eric McDonald was passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.  It was a good degree and a fun degree.  We Brothers of the Lodge are all anxious to assist Eric in his move to Master Mason.

 

 


June 17, 2010

Michael Bryant was passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.  We are always proud and happy to see our fine Brothers advance in their journey, and this was no exception.  We now look forward to, and are anxious to assist Michael in his move to Master Mason.

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April 20, 2010

SW Hackett continues to grow as our new Brother, Michael Bryant was initiated an Entered Apprentice on this night.  A good night and a good degree.  We all hope that Michael will progress in his degrees and get involved in his Lodge. 

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April 9, 2010

We received an email from our Brother Michael Monroe.  Shortly after being raised in SW Hackett in May of 2007, he was sent to Virginia on assignment and has now been deployed abroad.  Anyone interested in sending him a letter or note, his address is shown below.  If you would like to email him, please contact me at masonic574@irfutures.com and I will be happy to send you his email address.

His address is below:

I am sorry that I have not been very good at keeping up communications with you all.  It has been EXTREMELY busy for the last couple of years.  At this time, I am deployed over seas.  Would you mind forwarding any Lodge mail, mailing address and annual dues statement, to the following address: 

HMC Michael Monroe
Medical Department Head
TASK FORCE TROY NORTH
COB SPEICHER
FPO AE 09393 

I hope all is well and all of the Brothers are in good health.  Take care and I hope to hear from you all soon! 

Fraternally,
Michael Monroe

 


March 29, 2010

Tonight were pleased to pass Brother Fredrick "Ric" Nicastro to the degree of Fellow Craft.  Bro. Nicastro did a great job as he demonstrated his proficiency in the Entered Apprentice degree.  Bro. Ric was obligated by Bro. Dennis Stahr, JW, who also gave the lecture of the degree.  The second section lecture was nicely presented by Bro. JR Knight, PM, SD, with Bro. John Gamache, PM, Secretary, administering the charge.

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Bro. Ric has taken his second step in his Masonic journey and all the brothers look forward to his becoming a Master Mason.


March 16, 2010

On this night, we welcomed and initiated our new Entered Apprentice Brother, Eric McDonald.  Brother McDonald was obligated by Bro. JR Knight, PM, SD, with Bro. Clint Black, PM, giving the lecture and Bro. David Haslim, PM, District Inspector, administering the charge.

As always, we look forward to helping Brother McDonald advance in his journey and in his move to Master Mason.


March 2, 2010

At our Stated Meeting, and prior to the conduct of our business, three Brothers were installed in their new positions.  Brother Michael Nolen was installed as Junior Deacon.  Brother Ben Pulido was installed as Senior Steward and Brother Robert Salini was installed as Junior Steward.

We congratulate them one-and-all, thank them for giving of their time to assist their lodge and look forward to their progression through the officer's chairs.

Worshipful David Haslim was the installing officer and Worshipful Michael Allen was the Master of Ceremonies.


February 16, 2010

Brother Robert Salini became our newest Master Mason as he was raised this night.  As usual, it was a night of celebration as Brother Salini continued his journey in our ancient and honorable Fraternity.

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January 19, 2010

Our Lodge welcomed David Willer as our "youngest" Entered Apprentice.  We all congratulate him on his first step in Masonry, look forward to seeing him in the Lodge on a regular basis and are anxious to assist him with his journey. 

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December 12, 2009

S.W. Hackett Lodge #574, on this day, held its annual installation of officers for the 2010 Masonic year.  Click the picture below for more.

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November 24, 2009

We are pleased to congratulate and welcome our new Fellow Craft, Brother Robert Salini.  He was initiated July 21st, and on this night, he was passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.  Robert is demonstrating his commitment to the principles of our Fraternity and we look forward to his further progress.

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November 17, 2009

As our Lodge continues to grow with good men, we welcome our newest Entered Apprentice to the Fraternity.  This night, Brother Andrew Young became a Mason and our brother.  We all look forward to assisting Andrew with his Masonic education and the rewarding journey he has just begun.

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September 29, 2009

We welcome our newest Entered Apprentice to the Fraternity and our lodge.  This night, Mario Urbino became a Mason and our brother.  Mario's father was a Mason and his son now wears the Lamb skin apron, the "badge of a Mason".  As a long-time friend of Mario, I am pleased to have been a part of the beginning of his Masonic journey.

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September 26, 2009

It was a grand night with the "Grand Master of all Masons of California" presiding over the "Mason of the Year" ceremonies
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Below is our (SW Hackett Lodge 574) Mason of the Year.  Click on his picture to see the others and the list of names.


July 21, 2009

We welcomed our newly initiated EA Brother, Robert Salini.  Now his wonderful journey begins and we all hope he will find pleasure in our Fraternity and that he will continue with the lodge and his growth in Masonry.


June 29, 2009

Congratulations to Robert Smith, PM, our new Officer's Coach.

It was announced just last night (6-29-09) that after so many years of great service as both the Officer's Coach and a district inspector, not to mention his service in the Scottish Rite, Wor. David Haslim, PM has named Wor. Robert Smith, PM as the Officer's Coach for the SW Hackett Lodge.

We all thank David for his devoted work and we congratulate and welcome Robert in his new position.