Santa Maria Lodge No. 580 Free and Accepted Masons held its 89th Annual Installation of Officers in a ceremony in the Santa Maria Masonic Center at Ninth and Main streets on Saturday, Dec. 12. Officers for 2012 are, from left: Treasurer Van L. Reeder Jr., Marshal Carl Muse, Junior Warden Michael Torres, Tiler Don Ruch, Junior Deacon Jason Lane, Worshipful Master R. Wayne Rhea, Senior Steward Eric Guenther, Senior Warden Dennis L. Spelts, Junior Steward Richard Sadler and Chaplain Robert L. Stuckey. Past Master Fred Pratt served as installing master, Past Master Bill Biggs was installing master of ceremonies, and Past Master Jerry Peveto was installing chaplain.
Marsha Cook, far left, decorated Santa Maria Lodge No. 580 F. & A.M. for the installation of the lodge’s 89th Annual Installation of Officers, and Julia Rhea, center, and Amy Cook prepared all of the refreshments for the event. Santa Maria Lodge No. 580 F. & A.M was chartered in 1924. For information about the lodge and its activities, call 760-787-9727.