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The Dunedin Masonic Lodge No. 192 F. & A.M. recently installed new officers for 2013.

The installation team consisted of Marvin W. Gerhard, installing officer; Jim Tuller, installing chaplain; and Tim Bryce, installing marshal.

The men were piped into the lodge room to the tune of Scotland the Brave played by Nick McIntosh, son of Shannon McIntosh and grandson of Bill McIntosh, both of whom are past masters of Dunedin Lodge.

New officers are John Wright Jr., master; Matt Panzano, senior warden; Andy Reeves, junior warden; John Montemarano, treasurer; Tim Bryce, secretary; Ken Giesow, chaplain; Mike Palenik, marshal; Robert Frierson, senior deacon; Liam Black, junior deacon; Zach Moore, senior steward; Dave Boddy, junior steward; Mark LeMacher, musician; Ron Carpenter, tyler; and Bob Harris, officer-at-large.

Founded in 1916, Dunedin Lodge No. 192 is the oldest nonprofit organization in Dunedin and is a Masonic forum for promoting friendship, morality and brotherhood.

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Hannah Carstensen, a fifth-grader at Safety Harbor Elementary, has been named January's Student of the Month by the Safety Harbor Kiwanis Club.

Hannah excels at music as well as academics. She has been playing guitar and recorder since the third grade, clarinet and piano since the fourth grade and enjoys singing.

She has also been selected to participate in the Pinellas All-County Orff Ensemble, in which she will perform with 30 other students from Safety Harbor and other elementary schools. Developed in the 1920s by German composer-educator Carl Orff, the ensemble features xylophones, metallophones and glockenspiels adapted specifically for the elementary music classroom.

Since kindergarten, Hannah has held offices such as president and secretary in K-Kids, an international student-led organization providing members with opportunities to perform service, build character and develop leadership.

Kiwanis Club president Pam Corbino awarded the trophy.

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