2011-11-17 / Local & State

Mt. Zion Honors Leadership Members At Meeting

By Jean Snyder
STAFF WRITER


Local Masonic Lodge members honored Monday evening are, from left to right: Randall Clever, Robert C. Snyder II, Mike Rotz, Edward Stenger and Jack D. Fields. Local Masonic Lodge members honored Monday evening are, from left to right: Randall Clever, Robert C. Snyder II, Mike Rotz, Edward Stenger and Jack D. Fields. The Mount Zion Masonic Lodge No. 774 honored its leadership members on Monday evening at the lodge hall in McConnellsburg.

Five members of the 212- member lodge have distinguished themselves as leaders both at the local level as well as at the regional and state level.

Randall Clever serves as the current worshipful master of the lodge, while Robert C. Snyder II, a past master at the local lodge, currently serves as the district deputy grand master of the 34th District which includes Fulton, Bedford and Huntingdon counties. His duties include visitation on behalf of the right worshipful grand master, and he also attends grand lodge communications. Lodges in the 34th District include Mount Moriah No. 300 in Huntingdon, Bedford Lodge No. 320 in Bedford, Everett Lodge No. 524 in Everett, Cromwell Lodge No. 572 in Orbisonia, Mount Union Lodge No. 688 in Mount Union, Hyndman Lodge No. 589 in Hyndman and Mount Zion Lodge No. 774 in Mc- Connellsburg.

Mike Rotz, also a past master of the local lodge, serves as the most excellent high priest at the Bedford Royal Arch Chapter No. 255 where he presides over monthly meetings.

Ed Stenger, a past master of the local lodge, is the grand commander of the Pa. Knights Templar. He is the division commander of Division No. 11, and his duties include inspections and visitations.

Jack Fields, a past master of Mt. Zion, serves and has served for many years at the secretary of the Scottish Rite Club, which is one of 15 that make up the Valley of Harrisburg. His duties include assisting the president of the club, organizing the ladies’ night banquets and organizing bus trips for the organization.

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