Members of Tarporley Lodge and farmers drawn from all over Cheshire celebrated the Golden Anniversary of WBro John Hollinshead on Thursday 19 January. WBro George Mann APGM detailed the tremendous amount of work John has done for Cheshire in both farming and for the local community. Twenty five years working for the Royal Cheshire Show, 13 years as Show Treasurer, Church Warden, member of the Young Farmers Club, exponent of hockey, supporter of Manchester United Football Club, member of several Golf Clubs and two Lodges. The meeting was supported by Past DPGM WBro Cyril Acton, past APGM’s WBro Mike Whittingham and WBro Mike McGarva, Grand Officers and a good contingent of Acting Provincial Officers. John was presented by the Master WBro John Denny with a commemorative Plate edged in gold and endorsed to show his new rank of PPSGW following his promotion earlier in the evening by WBro George Mann APGM.
A great gathering of Senior Officers all supporting John Hollinshead on his 50th Anniversary in Freemasonry