On Tuesday 12th March 2019, Connaught Chapter no. 3573 held its annual Installation Convocation. E. Comp. Neil J Arthur was Inducted as Most Excellent Zerubbabel, E. Comp Peter Kuzemka was Installed as Haggai and E. Comp Frank A Silver was Inducted as Joshua.
The chapter received and welcomed E. Comp Ray F Beckingham, Second Provincial Grand Principal and E. Comp C John S Pinder, Provincial Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies from the Provincial Grand Chapter of Somerset.
After an exhilarating ceremony, the Chapter reconvened down stairs for the Festive Board; the Companions enjoyed an excellent meal of Egg Mayonnaise, Steak Pie with Seasonal Vegetables, Cheese Board and Coffee.
During the toasts IPZ E. Comp Mark Collins stood and thanked all of his Officers for the previous year as said and wished E. Comp Neil Arthur every success for his ensuing year. M E Z Neil Arthur then rose, thanked all of his officers for taking office this year. He then said he was excited for his year ahead having an Exaltation at the next meeting being held on the 2nd Tuesday in May. He then spoke about the Chapters Annual Walk to be held on the first Sunday in July; every Companion with their Partners, Family and Friends would be most welcome to join. The walk would be followed by lunch in a local pub, details of which will be released soon.
C.L.O Comp. C Harding