September 11, 2019 Benevolent Fund, PGM
On Wednesday the 11th of September, the V.W.Bro. Peter Talbot, Provincial Grand Master, accompanied by W.Bro. Mike Pugh, Provincial Charity Steward, V.W.Bro. Ian Smith, Dep. PGM for Staffs and Shrops and W. Bro. Kevin Spencer Assist PGM for Staffs and Shrops attended the Ethos Charity in Oswestry to present a cheque to the CEO of the Charity.
September 9, 2019 Mark, PGM
On 9th September our PGM joined a further 40 or so PGMs and District GMs at a Seminar held at Mark Mason’s Hall in London.
This is the second occasion that such a Seminar has been held and it now looks to be firmly established in the Diary of Grand Lodge.
Matters discussed included Membership, Keystone on Line, Data Protection, Recruitment and Retention, Relations with other Orders, Communication, Succession Planning and Finance and Administration.
The following day, the PGM was joined by W. Bro. John Evans, W. Bro. Colin Lemin and W. Bro. Phil Edwards at Mark Grand Lodge. The highlight of the meeting was seeing the Pro Grand Master invest those Brethren who were receiving Promotion in Mark Grand Lodge.
There was an excellent attendance with over 900 in Grand Lodge.
The PGM and the Provincial Team will be visiting a number of Mark and RAM Lodges in 2019 and 2020, starting with a visit to St Seiriol 688 on the occasion of their Centenary meeting.
The St Eilian Annual Summer BBQ took place at W. Bro. Roger Littlewood’s home on 25th August and was enjoyed by all.
Around 100 were in attendance and the proceeds for the day raised the magnificent sum of £1000. This will be divided equally between the Lodge, which is seeking to make a charity donation, and the Provincial Mark Centenary and Special Fund.
The 2019 Grand Officers Luncheon was held at Elwy Hall in Rhyl on Tuesday the 13th of August.
On Saturday the 22nd of June, the PGM and Deputy PGM will be attending the Provincial Mark Grand Lodge meeting of the Province of Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire.
On Thursday 20th of June, the PGM, accompanied by the Deputy PGM, visited the Province of Cumberland and Westmorland for its Provincial Grand Lodge meeting.
On Tuesday 11th of June 2019, a number of Brethren from the Province travelled to the Investiture Meeting at Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street, London, to support the four very deserving members who were to receive Grand Rank:
The annual Provincial Grand Lodge meeting of Mark Master Masons of North Wales was held at Coleg Cambria in Connah’s Quay on the 8th of June.
In the 1st week of June, our Provincial Grand Master, accompanied by the Deputy Provincial Grand Master and the Provincial Grand Secretary, attended Provincial Grand Lodge meetings in two other provinces: South Wales and Monmouthshire.