38 Kittoch Street
Tel. 01355 237 643
Lodge St Andrew 524, 2019
Major Allan Golf Tournament
The Major Allan Golf Tournament was held at Loudoun Gowf Club near Newmilns on the 7th of June 2010.
Bro Iain MacDonald, PM has once again done the lodge proud by coming out first in the Stableford competition. Well done Bro Iain Macdonald. The photograph below was taken by courtesy of the provincial lodge of Renfrewshire East, whom have published this article on their website, which can be accessed at http://www.pglre.org/news.htm
Lodge St Andrew 524 – Now Open on Sunday
There has been a change in the Lodge’s operational days and the Lodge will now be open every Sunday from 12.30pm until 6.00pm. The Lodge is also available for Christenings, for further details, contact Derek at 01355 237643.
On Sunday 8th August 2010, 45 walkers did the sponsored walk from Strathyre to Callender with all completing the walk on a pleasant day weather wise. After the walk a deserved meal was served by the Brethren of Lodge Ben Ledi No.614 and after the meal Bro. R. Cook RWM presented Bro. P. Nieto RWM 614 with a trowel to thank the Lodge for all their assistance and donations through the years.
Lodge St Andrew 524 – Annual Sponsored Walk 2010
Other news clippings of 2010
26th January 2010: Bro. Matt Park received a Jubilee Diploma (60 years) and Bro. John Callaghan received his 50 year Diploma.
7th June 2010: Bro Iain Macdonald won the Stable-ford Golf Trophy once again.
12th April 2010: The RWM. Bro Robert Cook presented Bro. Tom McCutcheon with a Distinguished Members Service Diploma
Visitation – Lodge Oban Commercial 180 – Oban – 22nd May 2010
On 22nd May 2010, 21 Brethren accompanied the RWM to Oban Commercial Lodge No. 180, where for the first time ever a visiting Lodge from out-with the Oban area conferred a degree. The degree team conferred the FC degree on this occasion and were congratulated at the close of the ceremony by the RWPGM of Argyll and the Isles, Bro. Douglas Craig. After the ceremony Bro. R. Cook RWM presented an engraved trowel to the RWM of Lodge Oban Commercial No.180 to commemorate the occasion. The Brethren then spent some time in harmony with the Brethren in Oban.
Lodge Rededication Ceremony – 10th April 2010
On Saturday, 10th May 2010, the Lodge celebrated 100 years of Freemasonry within the hall at 38 Kittoch Street. The ceremony was conducted by the RWPGM of Renfrewshire East Bro. David A. Reid accompanied by the DPM and SPGM’s and other Provincial Office-bearers. The ceremony included a short history of the Lodge and the background to the acquisition of the hall by RWDPGM Br. John Millar.
The RWPGM then gave a short lecture on the Lewis as depicted on the EA tracing Board and the Foundation Stone was raised and proved before figuratively being placed in the North East corner.
The elements were then consecrated and perambulated and saluted with Grand Honours. The brethren paid their respects to those Brethren whose foresight had established the Lodge in the hall.
The RWPGM then presented the working tools and gave a short address to the Brethren on the West wall. At the close of the ceremony Bro. R. Cook RWM conferred Honorary Membership of the Lodge on Bro. Frank Johnston PPGM, John Millar DPGM, and Neil Fraser SPGM. A total of 107 Brethren attended the ceremony and many stayed for a most enjoyable meal and harmony.