During the Year :
We raised : £5165 We donated £5663.
Our Social Events were : Burns night, ladies festival, quiz night,
Masters Charities : £2000 donated as follows :
- £2000 – TEENAGE CANCER TRUST SOUTH WEST
We donated £1590 to other worthy causes :
- £610 – The Somerset Flood Recovery Fund
- £550 – Woodspring Lodge Widows
- £320 – The British Lung Foundation
- £100 – North Somerset Masonic Widows Association
We also donated £2073 to various Somerset PGL Funds :
- £1000 – Somerset Provincial Grand Lodge – 2020 Festival (Ashler)
- £1073 – Grand Lodge Charity account
Mike receiving his past masters Jewel from
the Assistant Prov Grand Master David Mason
The Somerset Provincial 2020 Festival
Each province supports The Freemasons’ Grand Charity. The Somerset Provincial 2020 Festival is aiming to raise at least £2.8 million pounds by 2020, whilst maintaining our help to our own local causes. Our last Festival was in 2007.
Recognition of amounts donated are are given to each lodge in the way of Ashlers. These are awarded on an amount transferred to the festival fund on the number of Masons registered with that Lodge.
1st ashler : £200 per member, 2nd ashler : £300, 3rd ashler : £400, 4th ashler : £500, 5th ashler : £700, Golden ashler : £1000.
Mike joined masonry when he was initiated into Woodspring Lodge in ??year??, passed in ??year? and raised in ??year?? .
He was installed as Master of Woodspring on 11th October 2013.
Provincial Honours :
- 2018 Past Provincial Assiatant Grand Director of Ceremonies (PPAGDC).