by Steve Brandy, VCE, February 3, 2023

On August 3, 2022, Edward J. Butler, President of the NAACP, was honored in Springfield for his 22 years of service to the Masons.

On February 11, 2023, he will be installed as an Honorary Past Grand Master in a ceremony at the Danville Masonic Temple (109 W. North St., Danville).

The event presided over by Chicago’s Worshipful Grand Master Roland Simmon, will commence at 10 a.m. and is open to the public, with refreshments to be served.

Edward J. Butler is also a co-founder of the Three Kings of Peace, an alliance of over 20 community members working towards promoting peace and justice in Danville and Vermilion County, Illinois. For additional details, contact Reverend Frank McCullough at 217-766-8735.