Florida Brings Home the Crown
Florida Brings Home the Crown — There was a big smile on the face of International F & A.M. Masons, Inc. and Order of Eastern Star’s Grand Matron for the State of Florida and Noble Rose Christine W. Hayes, as Sister Yolonda Reed, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was crowned Queen of the 2016 South East National District (S.E.N.D.) Convention on June 12, 2016. S.E.N.D is held annually in Atlanta, Ga. consists of six – states Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. When asked how she did it she replied, “It’s my lineage.” Sister Reed is an active member Sirius Stars #255, who’s Worthy Matron is the Noble Rose Peachie Tresvant, Associate Grand Matron. She was escorted by her Worthy Patron, the Supreme Deputy and Grand Master for the State of Florida, the Illustrious Bobby J. Meeks, 33°, Israel Lodge #55.