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Archives: October, 2017

Oct
31

Shelterbox Caribbean – Mark Master Masons Provincial Donations increased

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under 2027 Festival, News
Brethren all, get news on the Shelterbox Caribbean appeal. A final flurry of donations earlier last week from the Mark Provinces of Cornwall, Essex and Kent, has brought the final figure to £40,850.00. “Thanks go to the Brethren and Provinces for their continued generosity in helping those in the Caribbean
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Oct
30

FREDA and ROGER “THANK YOU” – A Poem by our ‘Provincial Poet’

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under News, Poetry
“THANK YOU”   FREDA AND ROGER WE MEET WITH YOU HERE TODAY TO SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO YOU BOTH AS WE NOW SAY HOW MUCH YOUR ENDEAVOURS HAVE BEEN APPRECIATED YOUR COMMITMENT SURELY DEFINED AS FIVE STAR RATED   AS LEADERS OF THE WARWICKSHIRE PROVINCE MARK DEGREE LOVED AND ADMIRED
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Oct
27

Support needed – Shakespeare Lodge of MMM 40TI – 14th November 2017

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Mark & RAM Events, News
The Shakespeare Lodge of MMM No.40TI and the moored RAM Lodge are meeting on Tuesday November 14th at which they will be Advancing Brother Chris Walton, a newly raised Master Mason of the Monolithos Lodge No.8475. Bro. Chris is a very enthusiastic Mason and as we all know is taking
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Oct
27

Ancients on the road again!

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Mark & RAM Events, News
The Ancient Ritual Demonstration Team have been out and about again, this time visiting the Quill & Key Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 1901, the Lodge for Secretaries and Treasurers and performing their now legendary demonstration. The Warwickshire Ancient Ritual Demonstration Team with W.Bro.David Carey W.Bro.Peter Wellings captures the Team
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Oct
22

Yenton and Central Keystone Lodge of MMM No 719 merger – 6th November 2017

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Mark & RAM Events, News
Brethren, some of you may know that Yenton Lodge of MMMs No 719 and Central Keystone Lodge of MMMs No 744 have been seeking approval from Grand Lodge to amalgamate. That approval has come very suddenly and their first amalgamated meeting is on Monday 6th November. As usual for these meetings,
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Oct
22

GLMMM & the MBF pledges £3,023,700 to The St.John Ambulance

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under 2027 Festival, News
 The Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons and the Mark Benevolent Fund are proud to have a longstanding relationship with the Order of St John and St John Ambulance. At the turn of the Millennium, the fund provided a significant contribution to help replace the organisation’s fleet of ambulance vehicles. 
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Oct
19

Practice makes Perfect – The importance of rehearsals

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under News
Last night, Wednesday 18th October, many of the incoming Provincial Officers and a number of the outgoings, got together at Cedric’s Ivy Leaf Club to go through the columns, placement of officers, Stewards roles and lots of other things in preparation for our upcoming monumental Provincial meeting on the 18th
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Oct
18

Guidance on filling in your Charity Envelopes – IMPORTANT!

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under 2027 Festival, Mark & RAM Events, News
Our Provincial Grand Charity Steward, W.Bro. Nigel Clemson has sent in a few helpful notes to explain how we should fill in the relief chest envelopes. He asks me to remind everyone of the importance of the 25% top up as a result of ticking the gift aid section. Every
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Oct
18

£1,000 Donated from Warwickshire – MBF Shelter Box Appeal

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under News
Our RW.Provincial Grand Master has today received a letter of thanks from the MBF for the donation of £1,000 to assist in the purchase of shelter boxes following the devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean. The contribution has assisted in the acquisition of some 938 kits to send to the areas
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Oct
15

Rehearsals for In and Out Provincial Officers

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Mark & RAM Events, News
W.Bro. Andrew Armbrister, our Provincial Grand D.C., is keen that everyone is comfortable with all the ceremonial they are due to take part in at the forthcoming Installation and Annual Meeting of Provincial Grand Lodge, as well as the procedures to be followed when visiting Lodges. To that end, he
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