|Left-right: Bros. John Wagner, Matthew S. Kremposkey, Robert Farquhar, Richard
D. Smith, C. Ralph Bliss, Brian Phillips, Robin W. Beissell, Thomas Gower|
In hopes of raising interest in Freemasonry through participation
in Uniontown's first May Day Parade, Bro. Darren M. DeCarlo,
Chairman, Fayette Lodge No. 228, Uniontown, enlisted the support
of his lodge's Worshipful Master, John I. Whitlatch, and Brothers
Andrew D. Ferguson, III, P.M., W.M., and Richard D. Smith, P.M.,
Laurel Lodge No. 651, Uniontown. Barry L. Wheeler, District
Deputy Grand Master for District 31, received permission from R.W.
Grand Master Stephen Gardner for the brethren to wear Masonic
attire and regalia in the parade.