We are very happy to inform you that the Fil-Can Cabletow Lodge U.D., A.F. & A.M. was instituted on February 22, 2008 by M. W. Bro. Ken Butchart, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Manitoba.
The new Lodge has 29 members, most of whom are Filipino or Filipino-Canadian Brethren. The Lodge will use the Emulation Work (Canadian Ritual).
It was an excellent Lodge Institution attended by about 100 brethren, all of whom enjoyed various Filipino dishes, including lechon, during the fellowship hour.
The elected and appointed officers are as follows:
Worshipful Master Bro Rudy Maraña
Senior Warden Bro Ben Gasmeña
Junior Warden Bro Melvin Arabe
Senior Deacon Bro Bert Manalang
Junior Deacon Bro Cris Alip
Inner Guard Bro Darwin Agustin
Senior Steward Bro Arnold Calambacan Sr
Junior Steward Bro Rey Galapon
Chaplain Bro Grant Jago
Tyler VW Bro Lito Caguiat
Secretary/Treasurer RW Bro Chibu Uson
Director of Ceremonies W Bro Jun Pagunuran
IPM RW Bro Junn Manalang
Auditors W Bro Jun Espino and Bro Art Gloria
The Fil-Can Cabletow Lodge U.D. meets at 7:30 PM every 4th Friday of the month (except July and August) at the East Kildonan Masonic Temple, 205 Kimberley Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
(Via email by: RW Bro Chibu Uson, Fil-Can Cabletow Lodge U.D., Manitoba Capitol Lodge No 136, Manitoba and Capitol City Lodge No 174, GLP Philippines.)
Congratulations and three cheers to the Officers and members of this newly insttituted lodge!