The Worshipful Master WBro Michael Ireland his Wardens and the brethren of Liscard Lodge were delighted to host the 2016 Festival Presidential Patronage Presentation evening on 14th March 2016. The Provincial Grand Master RWBro Stephen Martin Blank was accompanied by a Provincial deputation.
The lodge room was filled to capacity with total of 100 present. WBro Paul Richards PAGDC Chairman of the festival gave a short presentation on the support the festival has achieved and the importance the funds raised will have to the Masonic Samaritan Fund (to be amalgamated into The Masonic Charitable Foundation April 2016). The Lodge was delighted to welcome the Vice Chairmen from every area in the province WBro David Williams PPrJGW (Area 1), WBro Christopher Renshaw PrJGD (Area 2), WBro Colin Ross PrGChStwd (Area 3) and WBro David Littlewood PPrJGW (Area 4).
Representatives of each of the Lodges and Chapters from Area 1 achieving festival Patronage outlined the work that had gone into their fundraising. After which the Provincial Grand Master took great pleasure in congratulating everyone and presented certificates to representatives of lodges and chapters who had achieved Festival Patronage. This was a double celebration for Liscard Lodge as the Provincial Grand Master accepted honorary membership of the lodge as did WBro Paul Anthony Massie APGM.