A LARGE crowd gathered at the Oberon RSL Club recently for the annual Masonic Debutante Ball.
Three girls and their partners were presented to Grand Master's Representative Rt Wor Bro Peter Stoneman RGC, Matron Jacinta Knight who Represented The Order of the Eastern Star of Bathurst, VWB Liam Cooper DGIW and Worshipful Master of Lodge Oberon WB Lachie Gelling.
The debutantes were Evelyn Eggins and Tyler Stamos, Tiarna Boundy and Mitch Fagg, Zoe Gibbons, and Caleb Gibbons.
The pageboys were Charlie Christie Johnston and Cooper Thompson and the flowergirl were Maisy Christie Johnston and Carly Fagg.
Debutantes and their partners dance instructor was Mrs Holly McTrustry. Oberon Pies and Pastries supplied the official cake to celebrate the event.
Photos were by November Isle Photography. Worshipful Master of Lodge Oberon WB Lachie Gelling said he would like to thank all the parents for their personal hard work to make it a great night.
After the official presentation, debutantes and their partners performed the official dance.
Worshipful Master of Lodge Oberon WB Lachie Gelling said the Oberon lodge is in its 98th year and in celebration their "sister" lodge in Sussex England, with same lodge number 355, sent a jewel to the Oberon lodge for the Master of Lodge to wear during their 12 month in office. Oberon currently has 22 members and are looking to increase numbers for their voluntary work. WB Lachie Gelling said everyone is very busy and to volunteer any time is getting more difficult.