Last evening, the Most Excellent Grand Superintendent In and Over the Masonic Province of Lincolnshire, Excellent Companion Graham Ives made a surprise visit to Edward Albert Chapter in Long Sutton in order to present a 50 year Royal Arch Certificate to Excellent Companion Les Penney. He was accompanied by the Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies, Excellent Companion Tony Greswell and the Provincial Scribe E, Excellent Companion Tony Miller.
The Grand Superintendent processed in by way of a surprise after the opening of the Chapter. The First Principal, E Comp Tom Ho was very surprised but clearly pleased to see E Comp Ives, as were the other Companions. Under the second Risings, the Provincial Scribe E read the contents of the Certificate marking fifty years in the Holy Royal Arch to the assembled Companions after which it was formally presented to E Comp Leslie Penney by the Grand Superintendent.
L to R: E Comp Tony Greswell, E Comp Graham Ives, E Comp Les Penney and E Comp Tony Miller.