San Bernardino attorney Tim Prince was installed July 20 for a second consecutive term as President of Arrowhead Parlor #110 of the Native Sons of The Golden West (NSGW), which also celebrated its 135th year. The installation was conducted by Native Sons Deputy District Grand President and Anaheim Councilmember Steve Faessel at Elks Lodge #836 in San Bernardino.
Officers installed at the luncheon include: Tim Prince, President; Mark Westwood, 1st Vice President; Gil Navarro, 2nd Vice President; Emmili Penn, 3rd Vice President; Mia Norris, Marshal; Richard McInnis, Inside Sentinel; Patrick Jewett, Outside Sentinel; Carol Robb, Junior Past President; Mark Westwood, Senior Past President; James Smith, Historian; Garry Devlin, Recording Secretary; Barbara Kimball, Financial Secretary; Kevin Anderson, Treasurer; and Vince Laster, Chris Leon, and Sherry Livingston, Trustees.
In addition to the Installation of officers, the luncheon also celebrated the 135th anniversary of Arrowhead Parlor #110 and celebrated the milestone 25 years of membership of Michael Gilligan (who is also Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge) and 51 years of membership of John “Andy” Anderson. James M. Smith was also recognized for over 50 years of membership, and Michael Gilligan received his 25-year pin.
NSGW is a fraternal organization dedicated to the preservation of California History. Best known for its plaques dedicating historical buildings and sites, NSGW also has an active statewide Historic Preservation Foundation which provides grants to assist in preserving locally identified historic sites and landmarks. In addition to its historic preservation activities, the group sponsors scholarships at both the statewide and local levels, and a Fourth Grade Essay Contest. Other charitable and civic activities of the NSGW include annual support for California hospitals that provide care for children with cleft palate and similar anomalies. The Native Sons’ basic principles of FRIENDSHIP, LOYALTY, and CHARITY are exemplified in its community involvement, historical preservation, and charitable outreach.
Arrowhead Parlor is the largest Southern California Parlor in the statewide organization. Arrowhead’s members regularly participate in the historical preservation, educational, and charitable activities of the Native Sons of the Golden West. To learn more about Arrowhead Parlor, visit the website: http://www.nsgw110.org/. More information can also be found on Arrowhead Parlor’s Facebook page.
NSGW Membership is open to men and women over the age of 18 who were born in California.