OSWEGO – On August 11, Lake City F&AM No 127 honored its veteran members.
A large gathering attended the lodge for its awards night.
A turkey dinner was prepared and served by Lake City Victoria Chapter Order of Eastern Star.
After the meal, the group adjourned to the Lodge room for the presentation of awards which consisted of a certificate and a pin and a special apron for 50 year members.
Posting of colors was made by Masonic War Veterans No. 43.
The awardees were Robert Henry Smith for 55 years, William Hammer for 50 years, Ira Vanburen for 50 years, Edwin Miller for 45 years, John Grala for 25 years, Ronald James for 25 years, George A. Reed for 20 years, Ronald Randall for 10 years and Leo Monette for 5 years.
Thomas McMillin offered an inspirational speech that was well received.
At the conclusion of the program the audience sang “God Bless America.”