On Thursday 7th of January 2016 at Clifton Road, Masonic Hall, Birkenhead, 4 Lodges were honoured by the Presence of the Rt Worshipful Provincial Grand Master Stephen Martin Blank , who, accompanied by the VWBro. Alan Glazier DPGM, and WBro Adrian Davies the Area 2 APGM , presented four Lodges, Bebington No. 7846, Castle Rock No. 8962, Centenary No. 5896 and James Thompson No.3653 (who hosted the meeting), and bestowed Presidential Grand Patronage status on each Lodge in recognition of their achievements towards the 2016 Festival in aid of the Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF).
W.Bro Paul Richards Chairman of the Festival Committee presided over what was a very enjoyable evening, further supported by numerous Grand and Provincial Officers
Despite their previous generosity, the four Lodges dug deeper still, and presented not only a further cheque for £1000, but also the £350 raised by collection and raffle.
In the Photograph : are the representatives and Masters of the 4 Lodges, together with the PGM, DPGM, APGM, and Festival committee Chairman, WBro Paul Richards, and Provincial Charity Steward WBroro Colin Ross