Paul Robbins of Manila was raised a Master Mason 50 years ago in the Manila Lodge 588.
Robbins was honored Saturday morning with a breakfast at the Masonic Lodge. The breakfast was prepared by Thomas Jaco, Danny Robbins and Eugene Dobbins. Approximately 25 members and guests attended.
Bobby Garner, Worshipful Master of Manila, presented Robins a 50 year pin.
The Manila Lodge was established in 1905.
Robins joined in 1953.
"We have had some good men down through the years," Robbins said. "Solid as a rock. The Lodge has meant a lot to me. It has kept me straight for 50 years. The Masons do a lot for the town."
Robbins said he was proud to be a part of the Manila Lodge.
Gene Dobbins commented that Mr. Robbins has been a big supporter of the Lodge throughout his 50 years of membership.