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 St Eilian RAM Lodge No. 360 will be holding its annual Summer Buffet and Barbecue on Sunday 25th August 2019 at Cemaes Bay.
Over 110 Brethren attended the Annual RAM Assembly which was held at Bangor Masonic Hall on Saturday 6th April, 2019, with over 100 dining.
A fantastic day when the recipients of ProvRAMGR were invested.
The Provincial Grand Master attended at Dyffryn Clwyd RAM Lodge on 25th February to Dedicate a new Lodge Banner.
The Banner Ceremony went extremely well under the direction of the Provincial DC the Banner Bearer was W. Bro. Roy Potter, ProvRAMGR.
Installation of W. Bro. Gavin W. Jones took place at Bangor on the 16th January.
The PGM was in attendance as the Y Geninen Lodge of RAM is his mother RAM Lodge.
The Ceremony and indeed the whole occasion went very well and was enjoyed by all.
The Rocking Horse, crafted by W.Bro. Mike Worsnip and won by W.Bro. Andy Chape has very kindly been donated by Andy to Hope House/Ty Gobaith.
The Rocking Horse will be Auctioned on Saturday 17th November with the proceeds going to the Hope House/Ty Gobaith Charity.
The following Brethren are to be appointed to Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank in London at the December 2018 meeting;
W.Bro. R. Noel Roberts – Y Geninen RAM Lodge No. 259
W.Bro. Stuart Cole – Hunter RAM Lodge No. 324
W.Bro. Michael Richardson – Holywell RAM Lodge No. 1394
Many Congratulations to all.
On 24th September the Provincial Team accompanied the Provincial Grand Master to the Installation Meeting of Dyffryn Clwyd Royal Ark Mariner Lodge.
W. Bro. Graham Sherratt was Installed in an excellent manner by W. Bro. Derek Baldwin who had obviously spent a considerable time in learning the Ritual.
This was the first outing for the new Provincial Team who all seemed to enjoy the evening.
On the 14th of August 2018, the R.W. Provincial Grand Master hosted the annual Grand Officers Luncheon at Elwy Hall, Rhyl.
Following the luncheon, the Provincial Grand Master addressed the brethren present to update them on matters relating to the Province and beyond. On this occasion he also invited the new Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies to speak about the Ritual and the new Provincial Deputy Grand Secretary to speak about the new Provincial website.