Lodge Robert King Stewart No 919 New Stevenston

 

Lodge Robert King Stewart    No 919

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Presentation of cheque to Stanmore House on Tuesday 4 October 2016

 
The attached photo shows RWM Presenting the cheque for £ 250:00 to the representative of Stanmore House who was unable to attend our recent Charities Dance. He was accompanied by the Lodge Secretary and is photographed with some of the staff and children of Stanmore House. the message below the photo was sent to our secretary.

 

Many thanks for your lovely message of thanks. We all thoroughly enjoyed meeting yourself and David on Tuesday evening, many thanks for taking the time to visit Stanmore to meet some of our very special children and young people and dedicated staff team.

We hope to see you again in the near future and are very grateful for your very generous donation, we will spend it wisely for the benefit of our children and young people.

Kind regards,
Hannah

 

14 May 2015

Zip Wire challenge 

Bro Bob Mathew PM and Davina Paterson ( Wife of Bro David Paterson PM) took part in the Zip Wire Challenge on 14 May when over £100,000 was raised for Prostate Scotland. Please see the attached documents for more information.

 

Masons raise 100k in a day for Charity

Scottish Freemasons, friends and ladies from 14 masonic provinces from all over Scotland accepted a Zipslide Challenge issued to them to be in Glasgow on 14 May to zipslide across the River Clyde to raise funds for Prostate Scotland. Glasgow produced stunning weather for the event when over 170 freemasons, friends and ladies were joined by a large and enthusiastic crowd of supporters who created a festival atmosphere as they took their challenge across the Clyde to the west of the Finnieston Crane to raise money for the charity.

They were supporting the Grand Master Mason’s nominated charity, Prostate Scotland, a registered charity in Scotland (No. SC037494) seeking to raise awareness in men of prostate disease and prostate cancer. Through the Grand Lodge of Scotland scottish freemasons have supported the charity and given more than £100,000 in the last two years to support production and printing of literature, booklets and pamphlets on prostate disease to be produced and freely distributed to the public.

Tom Davidson, a spokesman for the Steering Committee consisting of representatives of five provinces around Glasgow, said “When we set out planning for this event, we set a target of raising £40k for the charity, we have received such strong support from the brethren and friends that we have more than doubled that figure and raised over £100,000 in just one day. We may be able to increase this when all the money is collected in. We have had male and female participants supporting this event, aged from sixteen to eighty one years of age. My thanks go out to all who have helped and contributed to our sponsored event.

Freemasons have in the past always sought to carry out their charitable work quietly and without seeking publicity however the other very important objective of the event was to make more men aware and understand this type of disease and that cannot be achieved without publicity.

This is just one of a number of events and initiatives being planned this year by freemasons over Scotland to raise much needed funds for this charity”

Adam Gaines, the Director of Prostate Scotland said ‘We would like to thank all the Provincial Grand Lodges and Lodges across Scotland and the many men and women who have taken part in the Zipslide challenge to raise such a huge amount of in aid of Prostate Scotland. This magnificent donation will be a tremendous and significant help towards the Prostate Scotland Blue Horizon Robot Appeal to help bring about and support robot assisted prostate cancer surgery programmes in the east and west of Scotland.  This huge amount will help bring the conclusion of our Appeal that much closer- we are deeply grateful. 

On behalf of Prostate Scotland I would also like to record our sincere thanks for all that the Freemasons across Scotland are doing to support Prostate Scotland and the cause of tackling prostate cancer and disease, helping enable more men and their families to be reached with information and advice’.

 

Further information can be obtained from

Tom Davidson – Tel. 01698 or 07913 813383 – e-mail td.dalziel@virgin.net

 

 

 

18 September 2015

Below are  photos of the presentation of cheques to our nominated charities for 2015.
On Friday 18 September 2015 cheques were presented to :-
Capability Scotland (Stanmore house)
Lanarkshire association for mental health
The Haven
St Andrews Hospice

Alzimers scotland.

Lanarkshire volunteer drivers cancer unit Wishaw. 
By RWM and his wife

Great night enjoyed by all who attended.

    

 

 

 

July 25 2015

On Saturday 25th July Sixteen Brethren from the lodge, headed by the RWM Bro Gary Muircroft who organised the visit,  attended at Rosslyn Chapel where they received a Masonic tour of the chapel, After the tour was complete the brethren were invited to Lodge Rosslyn St Clair No 606 for lunch.


 

March 4 2015

At the regular meeting on Wednesday night Bro. Gary Muircroft, RWM warmly welcomed Bro. Tom Davidson RWPGM who was accompanied by a deputation including Bros. James L Jack IPPGM, George Kelly PPGM,  Bill Craig PG. Secretary, Peter Ball Junior Provincial Grand Chaplain and other brethren from the province. In addition the deputation was enhanced by Bro. Ramsay McGhee the IPPGM of PGL Ross & Cromarty and currently RW Depute Grand Master.

The RWM addressed the brethren before asking Bro. Robert B Mathew P.M. who informed the brethren of the exceptional masonic record of Bro. Kenneth D Kennedy PM who had now reach the landmark of 50 years service since joining the lodge and had attained the highest offices in many areas of freemasonry. The RWM asked the RWPGM to address Bro. Kenneth D Kennedy and the brethren. The RWM invited the RWPGM and PPGMs to accompany him to the floor of the lodge and presented Bro. Kenneth D Kennedy with his Jubilee Diploma to mark 50 years membership of the craft and the contribution he has made over these years to the life of the lodge. Bro. Kennedy suitably replied and thanked the brethren for this honour and the support, kindness and friendship he had been shown over the years.

The lodge officebearers then carried out an exemplification of the Fellowcraft degree. Bro. Ramsay McGhee commented on the standard of the ritual work and offered a glowing vote of thanks to the RWM and the degree workers for the excellence of their work. The brethren then retired to harmony.

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Bill Craig, Ramsey McGhee, George R Kelly, Tom Davidson, Kenneth D Kennedy,
Gary Muircroft, James L Jack, Peter Ball, Jamie Paterson and Stewart Wood

 
 
   
   
   
   

Map of New Stevenston

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