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Jan
16

25th Anniversary of Rugby RAM and an Advancement in the Mark

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under News
A bout of the dreaded flu prevented RW.Bro.Phil Wills from attending the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Rugby Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners but W.Bro’s Mike Saxon and Barrie Ratcliffe were there to witness the event and hear Founder W.Bro.Joe Rainbow deliver a great history of the Lodge. There were
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Jan
4

Signa Bene honours W.Bro.Trevor Wellings who has ‘Marked Well’ for 50 years

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Mark & RAM Events, News
So the New Year starts with a BANG at Signa Bene Lodge in Alcester with the presentation of 50 Year Certificate by R.W. Bro Philip Wills to W Bro Trevor Wellings. The evening started amazingly with a huge column of Provincial Officers to escort into the Lodge our Provincial Grand
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Dec 12
2017

The Show must go on!

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under News
So Brethren, the snow may have prevented the Thomas Arthur Wood Lodge from holding their Installation Meeting at Guys Cliffe last night but fast work from Lodge Secretary W Bro Richard Ainsworth and Prov.G.Sec V W Bro Gareth Hughes, ensured that a truncated meeting took place in Rugby at the
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Dec 5
2017

Like London buses!!!!! – Concord Mark Installation 1st December 2017

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under News
Concord Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 735 – 1st December 2017 It’s always special to see a newly invested Provincial Grand Master in action and those brethren who braved the traffic on a recent Friday evening were suitably rewarded.  RWBro Phil Wills was presiding at his first installation as
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Dec 5
2017

Charity begins at home – A few words from W.Bro.Paul Mason.

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under News
A story of kindness and charity that personifies the Mark Degree…. “My wife was diagnosed with AIH (Auto Immune Hepatitis) in June of this year. On the 1st of September which was our 50th Wedding Anniversary we held a luncheon for 30 friends at the Tally Ho Conference Centre at which we held a
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Nov 26
2017

Obituaries 2016 -2017

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Final Goodbye
    At our Provincial Grand Lodge Meeting on November 18th 2017, the Deputy Provincial Grand Master give collective tribute to our dearly departed Brethren. Since our last meeting the following brethren have been called to the Grand Lodge Above: W,Bro. U.O.E. Schirrmacher, P.Prov.G.S.O., died 13 November 2016, aged 76
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Nov 18
2017

Provincial Grand Lodge – Our new PGM

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Mark & RAM Events, News
Well Brethren, what a fantastic day! Over 250 Mark Master Masons gathered today at the Heart of England Conference Centre to celebrate the Annual Meeting of Provincial Grand Lodge and to Install our three distinguished rulers. The day started with sterling rehearsals, first under the guidance of our own Provincial
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Nov 11
2017

Warwickshire Mark Lodge of Instruction

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Mark & RAM Events, News
The Warwickshire Mark LOI continues to go from strength to strength under the dedicated stewardship of its Preceptors but more support is always needed. This is not just about our Annual Festival (one of the last in the Constitution left!) but rather an opportunity for all Brethren to polish their
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Nov 8
2017

Yenton & Central Keystone Lodge amalgamation meeting – 6th November

Posted by Martin Grahame-Dunn under Mark & RAM Events, News
Our Deputy Provincial Grand Master in Charge, W.Bro.Phil Wills has made his first visit since taking over the reins to the amalgamation meeting of the Yenton & Central Keystone Lodges of Mark Master Masons which also ‘Marks’ 50 years in the Degree for W.Bro.Robert Newton. W.Bro,Robert was Initiated in Scotland
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Oct 31
2017

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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