Avalon Chapter – 2017 Installation plus a surprise for Charles

Tuesday 21st November 2017 saw the Installation of our new Principals, namely E Comp Ben Batley, as Z, E Comp John Rook, as H, and Comp Peter Yuson, as J. The Chapter was honoured with the presence of the MEGS, E Comp John Bennett, very ably accompanied by his escorting DC, E Comp Sandy Glenn. As we all know, our new Z is also an Assistant PGM in Provincial Grand Lodge.

In addition to the Installation, the MEGS explained the significance of a new award he has introduced to the Province – the Grand Superintendent’s Award (or GSA), which is bestowed on Companions for outstanding service to their Chapter (or Province). Recipients are nominated by their peers rather than the MEGS or other members of the Executive, thus making the award even more special. And surprise, surprise, our very own E Comp Charles Grisdale was thereby presented with one of the very first awards in the Province. Charles was clearly moved by the presentation and all present acknowledged his contribution with warm applause. Well done Charles!