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Texas DeMolays, led by State Master Councilor Patrick Crocker, travelled to the island of Aruba and helped to institute Aruba Chapter No. 1 in June of 2000. Photos courtesy of Doug Van Griner.

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State Master Councilor Patrick Crocker, Master Councilor-elect George Pandzik (Albert Pike No. 58), and newly initiated brother J.C. Croces, standing in front of El Sol Naciente Lodge.
SMC Patrick Crocker and other Texas DeMolays presenting DeMolay Robes to the newly created Councilors of Aruba Chapter No. 1.
Past Deputy State Master Councilor Doug Van Griner opening the Bible during the installation ceremony.
View of the island from "the Rock."
View of the island from "the Rock."
North shore of Aruba Island.
Visiting DeMolays and Congress Officers checking out the North shore beach.
North shore of Aruba Island
SMC Patrick Crocker and other Texas DeMolays explaining the gift of an altar cloth to Aruba Chapter No. 1.
Island scenery.
"The Rock."
"The Rock."
"The Rock."
The first Installation of Officers at Aruba Chapter No. 1.
  The haystack that is located in the middle of the island.
  Doug Van Griner giving the Flower Talk to the newly installed officers.
  Hand carved wooden altar and podium at one of the local churches. It was carved in Holland and them moved to the island.
  Hand carved wooden altar and podium at one of the local churches. It was carved in Holland and them moved to the island.