At a meeting of Unity Lodge held on Tuesday 3rd February 2015, Provincial Grand Master, RW Bro Stephen D Hookey was pleased to present W Bro Peter HS Thomas, PAGDC with a certificate to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of his Initiation into Unity Lodge no 6709.
W Bro Peter then presented Unity Lodge with a cushion for the presentation of working tools, which the Worshipful Master was pleased to accept on behalf of the Lodge.
The meeting was followed by a celebratory dinner, where the WM presented W Bro Peter with a suitably inscribed fountain pen, as a memento of the event and in appreciation of his tireless work for Freemasonry in Llanelli over many years.
W Bro Peter was initiated into Unity Lodge no 6709 on 2nd February 1965 and exalted into St Elliw Chapter no 671 on 23rd May 1966. On 10th May 1972, Comp Peter became a founder member of Unity Chapter no 6709 and on the 3rd November 1972, Bro Peter became a founder member of the Trevor Kelway Lodge no 8466.
W Bro Peter was Worshipful Master of the Trevor Kelway Lodge in 1977 and 1978. W Bro Peter became a joining member of Kensington Lodge of Installed Masters in 1978. W Bro Peter was Provincial Junior Grand Warden in 1993 and served the Kensington Lodge of Installed Masters as Worshipful Master in 2004. In the United Grand Lodge of England, W Bro Peter was appointed to the rank of Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies on 28th April 1999.
Ex Comp Peter was MEZ of Unity Chapter in 1984 and MEZ of St Elliw Chapter in 2003. He is currently Treasurer of Unity Chapter no 6709. In Provincial Grand Chapter Ex Comp Peter was appointed to the rank of Past Provincial Grand Scribe N in 1993. In Supreme Grand Chapter, Ex Comp Peter was appointed to the rank of Past Grand Standard Bearer on 29th April 2004.
Peter was MWS of the Llanelli Rose Croix Chapter in 1989.
RW Bro Stephen Hookey congratulated W Bro Peter and wished him many more years of good health to continue to enjoy the benefits of Membership.