Dear Brethren, I hope you are
enjoying our recess from the normal Lodge activities, as you will be aware the
work of the lodge and the duties of the Master continue during the break, The
Master so far has chaired his first committee meeting represented the Lodge at
the Installation of Bro. Stephen Humphries as our new Provincial Grand Master
on Saturday 8th June and finally attended the quarterly communication of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland on Thursday 13th June, we have the following functions
and meetings coming up shortly and the Master has requested that I Cordially
invite you to attend and he hopes that you will be able to come along.

Shorts and Shades party night Saturday 22nd June

To celebrate the start of “summer” and the summer solstice Bro.
Douglas Wood DM has organised a shorts and shades night on Saturday 22nd June
this starts at 7.30pm priced at £5.00 ea ticket reservations are available from
Bro. Douglas Wood 07801 445227 or decorman@live.co.uk or you can pay on the
night, it will be of great assistance if you could either let Douglas or myself
know that you will be attending.

Lodge Deputation Monday 24th June 2019 at 7.30

Our newly Installed Master’s first deputation will be our Annual
visit to Lodge St John Melrose 1bis
on Monday 24th June (feast day to celebrate the birth of St John
the Baptist) this is being held in the corn exchange Market Square,
Melrose TD6 9PN, they will be performing a
passing ceremony, please make every effort to attend and give your support to
our new Master on the the start of his term in office.

Special Meeting on Friday 16th August at 7pm

Our new Master’s first working meeting he and his team of office
bearers will be performing an initiation ceremony upon one gentleman, this will
be followed by a harmony.

Annual Lodge Barbecue on Sunday 18th August @1pm

Our annual barbecue is being held on Sunday 18th of August from
1pm the cost of this event is only £5.00 per adult payable on the please note
this is a family event and all children are most welcome, also a slight change
to the chef at this event our new Junior Warden Bro. Paul Gilhooley has kindly
agreed to flip the burgers please come along to sample his culinary delights.

yours

Bill

ps if you need to contact me for any lodge business my email is bill10ross@gmail.com and my mobile is
07716476218