Bill Text: TX SR38 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing Salado Masonic Lodge 296 on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-07-24 - Reported enrolled [SR38 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR38-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize the Salado Masonic Lodge, which celebrated 150
  years of fraternity and service on June 12, 2017, at the historic
  Stagecoach Inn; and
         WHEREAS, Texas Freemasons are highly respected leaders in
  their communities who commit their time and energy to civic and
  charitable endeavors, and the members of Lodge 296 in Salado
  have diligently upheld the longstanding moral tenets of the
  fraternal organization; and
         WHEREAS, The lodge has a proud history in Salado, as many
  of its founding members served as the first leaders in the
  community; the local Masons also maintain a historic connection
  to the newly renovated Stagecoach Inn, a treasured landmark
  that first opened in 1860 as the Salado Hotel; Sam Houston, an
  early Freemason, delivered a renowned speech from the balcony
  of the original hotel, and fittingly, the lodge hosted its
  sesquicentennial celebration in the new inn's Sam Houston
  banquet room; and
         WHEREAS, The Freemasons of Texas have worked alongside
  schools, churches, local governments, and community organizations
  to help the Lone Star State thrive, and the members of the Salado
  Masonic Lodge can indeed take pride in their long history of
  service; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby commend all associated
  with Salado Masonic Lodge 296 for upholding the proud mission of
  the Texas Freemasons and extend to them congratulations on the
  lodge's 150th anniversary; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for the
  lodge as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 24, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate