News and Events of Calaveras No.78

75 Year Presentation to Calaveras Lodge Member

Jack Lyons

Union City CA. February 2016: Jack Lyons of Calaveras Lodge No.78 was presented with the 75 year pin, the presentation was made March 28, 2017 at Acacia Creek in Union City. Making the presentation was the Most Worshipful Grand Master of the state of California John R. Heisner, also in attendance were June Lyons, Margo Heisner, Grand Lodge Officers, friends and twenty from Calaveras Lodge. As a young man he was a member of the Order of DeMolay. Brother Jack was raised in Marin Masonic Lodge No. 191 on December 23, 1942.   CONGRATULATIONS Brother Jack! !

Mason of the Year 2016

Lawrence 'Wes' FarnHam

San Andreas CA. July 2016: Wes epitomizes the tenets of Free Masonry. Always willing to lend a helping hand to his brethren, and regularly participates in the activities of our lodge. He has a broad set of skills which he applies to helping with the never-ending maintenance of our 115 year-old building. Friendly, affable, with a great sense of humor, positive in his attitude, Wes is fun to be around and his infectious ‘can-do’ approach eases the sometimes onerous tasks that we often are called on to perform!

Some of Wes's acomplishments througout life:

VFW Post #2600, San Andreas Commander (5 Years); American Legion Post #102, Valley Springs; Military order of the Cootie, Pup Tent #5; US Navy 1964-68, EN2; California Army National Guard, SSGT; Volunteer Fire Department, City of Manteca; Fire Chief, Pioneer; Fleet Reserve Association.

The Road Crew

Members of Calaveras No.78

San Andreas CA. February 2016: The Calaveras 78 Road Crew. Once again the members of the Calaveras 78 Lodge are out and serving the community in one way or another, this time it was road cleanup day. Another day of successfully cleaning portions of Highway 49 (The Golden Chain Highway) outside of San Andreas California. Any member who would like to participate in this event, please contact us using our online Contact Form or give us a call.

The Keystone Lodge Fire

A sad day for all.

Milton CA. January 2016: The Keystone Lodge in Milton was destroyed by a fire last month. The historic presence of this beautiful building and its history are now gone forever. A sad day for our Brothers who lost their lodge. We extend our hands to you all for any help you may need to get back on your feet.