FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH December 11, 2005 – With grace and solemnity, Wasatch Lodge #1 Free & Accepted Masons of Utah, installed Drew C. Sanders as Worshipful Master for ensuing Masonic Year, 6006 A. L. last night at the Salt Lake Masonic Temple. Residents of Salt Lake City, distinguished guests, members of the Masonic Order, and family were in attendance to observe the 300 year old ceremonies of Freemasonry.
According to Masonic Tradition, the supreme executive power of the Masonic Lodge was transferred to Mr. Sanders, who will lead Wasatch Lodge for its 139th year.
The Installation of Officers is one of the oldest traditions of Freemasonry, and one of the few open to the public.
Worhsipful Master - Worshipful Brother Drew Sanders
Senior Warden - Brother Marvin ‘Bronc’ Morton
Junior Warden- Brother Jason A. Mitchell
Treasurer - Worshipful Brother Jason Allred, PM
Secretary - Brother Jason Varner
Chaplain - Brother Jeff Eliason
Senior Deacon - Brother Leon Crockett
Junior Deacon - Brother Doug Backes
Senior Steward - Brother Robert Owens
Junior Steward- Brother Branden Sylvester
Marshal - Brother Mike Silver
Tyler - Brother Kristopher Larson
About Wasatch Lodge #1 F&AM of Utah.
Since it’s inception on October 22, 1866, Wasatch Lodge #1 has celebrated a legacy unlike any other. It’s a legacy rich in history and ancient traditions - upholding three values that are the heart and soul of all men: Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth. Wasatch Lodge #1 characterizes itself with discipline, honor, esprit de corps, and an unquenchable thirst for more light. Wasatch Lodge #1 is the longest continually operating Lodge of Freemasons in Utah and has been patronized by JC Penney, Governor Dern, The Walker Brothers, Harold P. Fabian - founder of the Wasatch Mountain State Park, and Mervin B. Hogan - noted historian.