First I want to think all for allowing me the privilege to serve this year as Master of Acacia Lodge.
There are many things to accomplish during the year and that means I will need much help. I know that together we can serve to better our lodge. That being said, I need to know the thoughts and concerns of each of you. I have included my phone numbers and e-mail address as well as my home address [in the sprig]. Let me hear from you. Your suggestions are needed and wanted.
One concern of mine is the lack of attendance. For a brotherhood of around two-hundred, attendance of twenty to thirty-five is not an acceptable number. Maybe one of you has an answer to this problem. Any matters you individually discuss with me will be held in strictest confidence.
I look forward to serving this year and hope it will be an informative and prosperous year for our lodge.
John Bridwell, WM