Grand Master of Masons of North Carolina, Dewey R. Preslar made a visit to the 39th Masonic District on April 10, 2013. The District Deputy Grand Master of the 39th Masonic District, WB Rick Patton, escorted and introduced GM Preslar. The Grand Master spoke on various Masonic topics of concern but expressed his passion of rekindling a Masonic passion in North Carolina. The meeting was held at the Scottish Rite Temple at 80 Broadway in downtown Asheville. WB Patton is seated behind GM Preslar.