On Wednesday 12 October 2022, Rt W Bro Jon McAteer Pollock, Most Ex D G King of Antrim received his 50 Jewel and Certificate at a Stated Communication of Lodge 57 in Ballymoney Masonic Hall. A wide range of Masonic dignatories were present to witness Rt W Bro R McCurly, Deputy Grand Master, highlight in detail Mac’s distinguished masonic history and present him with his 50 yr Jewel. Rt W Bro John McLernon, Prov Gd Master of Antrim further highlighted details of Mac’s working life and of his involvement in many other local organisations in the Ballymoney area as he presented him with his Certificate. Finally W Bro Reilly, WM of Lodge 57 congratulated Rt W Bro Pollock on his achievement and of his dedicated support to Lodge 57.
Also present were Rt W Bro G Graham, PAGM, Antrim, Rt W Bro R Robinson, PGM of L & D, Rt W Bro Noel Drain, PPGM of L & D, Rt W Bro N Coey, M Ex Dist Gd King of Down, Rt W Bro Tom McCurly, Rt Ex DDGK of Antrim, Rt W Bro J Lynch and V W Bro D Openshaw, Rt Ex DAGK’s of Antrim and Rt W Bro James McClurg, Rt Ex DG Register of Antrim. W Bro D Murphy PGI and other GL Foreign Gd L Reps were also present. Rt W Bro Pollock in his remarks thanked everyone for attending and making the evening a very special one for him. He made special mention of two members who had travelled from Callow Hill Lodge in Co Fermanagh. Following the communication a festive board prepared by ‘Iris’ was held in the adjoining Masonic Centre and enjoyed by all present.