On Thursday the 13th of March, WBro Mike Urmston celebrated his 50th Anniversary in Freemasonry at the regular meeting of Wirral Stone Lodge, Whitby Masonic Hall.
WBro Gary Horstman, the APGM for Area 2, helped celebrate WBro Mike’s Special Masonic Birthday by giving a fine retrospect of his life and career. A large number of Grand and acting Provincial officers, who made up a good proportion of the guests present, representing 16 Local Lodges in total. He was also pleased to Promote him to the Rank of PPrSGW in recognition of his hard work and service to his lodge in particular.
WBro Mike has been an active and well respected member of the Wirral Stone Lodge, holding many Offices since coming out of the Chair and is the long serving Lodge Secretary for 12 years, being the Lodge DC for the 12 years prior to this, and also remains the Lodge Preceptor to this day.
The Worshipful Master was pleased to present Mike with a fine gift of an engraved decanter set on behalf of the Lodge, and this was further added to at the Festive Board, with some fine Scotch to store in it.