Downey DeMolay installs officers

DOWNEY - Downey DeMolay held its installation of officers Jan. 18 at the Downey Masonic Lodge.

Jacob Hanson, squire commander of the St. Bernard Priory, installed the following officers: Master Councilor, Aaron Payne; Senior Councilor, Kenneth Gonzalez; and Junior Councilor, Curtis Phillips.

DeMolay is an international youth service organization, teaching young men ages 12-21 "to be better persons and better leaders."

The organization teaches leadership skills, public speaking, time management and financial management. More than 1 million young men have gone through the program since it was founded in 1919.

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********** Published: Jan. 23, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 41