Friday, February 19, 2010

Don VanMeter receives award

On February 13, 2010 Argus Lodge #545 F. &A.M. in Canfield honored Brother Donald Van Meter, one of it's longtime members with The E. Tom Brown Award.

The E. Tom Brown Memorial Award was established to honor those who have given Service Above Self to the principles of Freemasonry and have been an Ambassador of Argus Lodge.

Brother Van Meter has coached and educated many of Argus' new members.Brother Van Meter lives in North Jackson and is a 32 Degree Mason of The Scottish Rite. He is also a member of the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Civil War Reenactment Unit in which he is a Captain and Commander. He graduated from South High school in Youngstown, Ohio in 1959, retired from Republic Steel in 1982 and served as a 2nd Class Radar technician in the US Navy from 1961-1965.

Argus Lodge is part of the 24th Masonic District, which is composed of twenty-six Lodges in four Ohio counties, with roughly six thousand five hundred members.