International Plowing Match 2007

Sept 18 – 22 was the 2007 International Plowing Match at Crosby in the Township of Rideau Lakes in the County of Leeds-Grenville . Masons from 5 districts, St Lawrence, Ottawa District 1 ,Ottawa District 2 , Frontenac District and Eastern District  were all on hand to help out with the event and promote masonry at the same time   September 21 was Eastern District day at the  Plowing Match.

Plowingmatch1Front Row :  R.W. Bro. Ray Daniels DGM, The Grand Master M.W Bro Allan Petrisor , R.W.Bro Jack Tousaw D.D.G.M Eastern District, W. Bro Dale CookBack Row : W. Bro Andrew Ciastek, W. Bro Allan Beattie, Bro Art Mercer

The Masonic float featured the D.D.G.M’s from the five participating districts.R.W. Bro Todd Ferguson (St. Lawrence District, R.W. Bro Don Healey (Ottawa District 1) ,R.W. Bro John Saunders (Ottawa District  2) R.W. Bro Bill Bowac (Frontenac District ), R.W. Bro Jack Tousaw (Eastern District)

float-4 IPM-Float



Credit goes to the float decorating  volunteers Elaine Bolton, Reta Tousaw, Olga Baker, Eastern Star members with Syd Bolton,  and Jack Tousaw


Special thanks to Ron Pollard who

provided the “power”