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Knight Templars welcome their Grand Commander

OSWEGO, NY – On December 8, Lake Ontario Commandery No 32 and Watertown Commandery No. 11 welcomed Sir Knight Kenneth I. Sussman, Grand Commander New York Grand Commandery, for its annual Christmas Toast at Lake City Lodge in Oswego.

From left are: Harry Frazier, Max Bovee, George A. Reed, Kenneth I. Sussman, Terry Byard, William L. Main and Richard Fowler.
From left are: Harry Frazier, Max Bovee, George A. Reed, Kenneth I. Sussman, Terry Byard, William L. Main and Richard Fowler.

The evening activities began with a Christmas worship service led by  Sir Knight and Rev. George A. Reed, Associate Grand Prelate.

The Grand Commander was received under an arch of steel.

The Knights then proceeded to offer a series of toasts followed by the Grand Commander’s Christmas Toast.

The evening’s festivities were concluded with a covered dish supper and a ham main course prepared by Sir Knight William Pittsley.

The Knights, their Ladies and guests were sent to their homes after a benediction offered by Associate Grand Prelate Sir Knight and Rev. Reed.