2024 Open Officer Installation ** Saturday, December 16, 2023 ** A nice crowd enjoying some good food and company.Dining at it's finest!RW Bernard J. Madgey, V, GM (Grand Marshall) (L) presenting MW Leonard Vander Horn to the Lodge.MW Leonard Vander Horn and WB Justin Lozano.MW Leonard Vander Horn and WB Justin Lozano.(L-R) RW Bernard J. Madgey, V (GM, Grand Marshall), ?, MW Leonard Vander Horn, WB Justin Lozano, MW Ronald P. Ferraro (Grand Master, Delaware)WB Justin Lozano presenting flowers to his mother.WB Justin Lozano presenting flowers to his mother.WB Marc Levitt and WB Justin Lozano (with hat) welcoming guests.WB Justin Lozano making a presentation.Front Row - Our new Officers to be installed. Back Rows - Guest Brethren(L-R) MW Leonard Vander Horn, WB John D. Cajio as installing Master.Br. Eric Chambers at the alter taking the oath of his new office. WB Rich Abdill standing behind him.WB John D. Cajio giving the Oath and Obligation of Worshipful Master to Br. Eric Chambers.RW Ivan (Buddy) Raymond, PGCWB. Nicholas Guthrie is leading the Lodge in prayer.WB John Cajio is about ready to present Br. Eric Chambers with the jewel of his office.WM Chambers receiving additional tools of his new office and authority.Brother Eric Chambers is now receiving the Warrant of our Lodge. Without this Warrant we cannot do the business of a Masonic Lodge.WB John Cajio presenting all the implements of the Worshipful Masters Office to Br. Eric Chambers.WB Abdill presenting Br. Jeffrey Storer as Senior Warden of our Lodge.WB Abdill presenting Br. Eric Capece as Junior Warden of our Lodge.WB Abdill presenting WB John Megariotis as Treasurer (AGAIN!) of our Lodge.WB Abdill presenting WB Marc Levitt as Secretary of our Lodge.WB. Abdill presenting Br. Edwin Pearson, as proxy, as Chaplain of our Lodge. (In Memory of Sheldon I. Mednick.)WB Abdill presenting Br. Anthony Rosalli (L) as Junior Deacon and Br. Neal Mathews (R) as Senior Deacon of our Lodge.WB Abdill preparing to present Br. Jerome Harrison (L) as Junior Master of Ceremonies and Br. Robert Johnson (R) as Senior Master of Ceremonies of our Lodge with RW Daniel Guthrie behind with their Rods of Office.WB. Abdill presenting Br. Clark Lozano (L) and Br. Jacob Birnbaum (R) as Junior Steward and Senior Steward respectively,WB Abdill presenting Br. Joshua Megariotis as Marshall of our Lodge.WB Abdill presenting RW Bradshaw, as proxy, for a station.WB Rich Abdill presenting WB Justin Lozano as Tyler of our Lodge. (Sword as big as he is!)Brother John D. Cajio, PM, as the installing Master, conversing with WM Eric Chambers while MW Leonard Vander Horn oversees.Brother Rich Abdill, PM proclaiming that the proper officers are at their proper stations in the South.Brother Rich Abdill, PM proclaiming that the proper officers are at their proper stations in the West.Brother Richard Abdill, PM as the installing Marshall proclaiming that the new officers are installed in their rightful locations in the East. MW Leonard Vander Horn, John D. Cajio, PM as installing Master and WM Eric Chambers and RW John Bradshaw, PGSD (Past Grand Senior Deacon)MW Leonard Vander Horn and WM Chambers(L-R) MW Leonard Vander Horn, WM Eric B. ChambersWM Chambers just presented a gift to John D. Cajio, PM.WM Chambers just presented a gift to Brother Richard Abdill, PM.WM Chambers presenting a gift to Brother Nicholas Guthrie, PM.WM Chambers presenting a gift to RW Daniel L. Guthrie, PGC.WM Eric Chambers presenting a gift toi RW Ivan (Buddy) Raymond, Jr (PGC, Past Grand Chaplain).(L-R) MW Leonard Vander Horn, WM Eric Chambers(L-R) MW Leonard Vander Horn, WM Eric B. ChambersAnd a nice Smooch between the two!WM Eric Chambers presenting beautiful flowers to his wife. And, it looks like they're looking for something on the floor. Whoops!Brother Justin Lozano, PM is just about ready to try on his new Past Master's Apron.Brother Marc Levitt, PM bringing Justin's new apron case to the East.RW LaBaw reading the contents of the Past Master Certificate to the guests.RW LaBaw presenting the Past Master Certificate to Justin Lozano, PM.RW Martin reading to the guests the contents of the Perfect Attendance Certificate while RW LaBaw and WM Chambers, again, checking to make sure the job is done properly!(L-R) Brother Neal Mathews (SD), RW Steven E. Martin (DRI, District Ritual Instructor), Brother Justin Lozano (PM) and Brother Jeff Storer (SW) displaying their Perfect Attendance Certificates.RW LaBaw and WM Chambers making sure that Jovi does the pinning properly.Brother Jovicent Lozano is pinning the Past Master Pin on Justin Lozano's lapel. RW Rick LaBaw and WM Eric Chambers overseeing the pinning.(L-R) MW Leonard Vander Horn (seated), RW Richard F. LaBaw (DDGM) and Brother Jovicent Lozano and Justin Lozano, PM (Father and Son).MW Ferraro standing and a member of his Grand Staff seated next to him.We were honored to have MW Ronald P. Ferraro, Grand Master of Masons for the State of Delaware attend our Open Installation. He is standing and speaking in this photo.Most Worshipful Leonard Vander Horn speaking at our Open Installation.(L-R RW Richard F. Labaw, Jr, MW Leonard Vander Horn, WM Eric B. Chambers. Most Worshipful Leonard Vander Horn is the Grand Master of all Mason in the State of NJ. Right Worshipful Labaw is our District Deputy Grand Master.WM (Worshipful Master) Eric B. Chambers with his family.Brother Richard J. Abdill, PM as Historian of our Lodge.Brother Robert L. Johnson as Senior Master of Ceremonies of our Lodge.Now Past Master Justin Lozano (wearing his new Purple Bordered Apron) with his family.Brother Neal Mathews as Senior Deacon of our Lodge.Brother Eric A. Capece as Junior Warden of our Lodge.Brother Anthony M. Rosalli as Junior Deacon of our Lodge.Brother Jeffrey S. Storer as Senior Warden of our Lodge.Brother Clark Lozano as one of two Stewards of our Lodge.PM Justin Lozano in his new position as Tyler of the Lodge with the mighty sword!WM Eric B. Chambers and his gavel.WM Eric B. Chambers ready to wield his new gavel!WM Eric B. Chambers feeling mighty comfortable in his new chair!What a motley, I mean handsome, group of guys. Congratulations to all! And to the Grand Staff of NJ and DE, we are honored for your attendance. Thank You. All photos courtesy Distinguished White Apron Brother Fred Montone! Thank you DB!