St Johns Sports FC, who play in the Aylesbury and District League Division One were in need of new equipment to bolster their push for promotion.
Slough Daylight Lodge 9699 held an unusual double initiation at an emergency meeting on 30th January 2016.
The Willen Hospice in Milton Keynes, which provides specialist palliative care for people aged 18 and upwards, recently received a donation of £550 from the members of the Buckinghamshire Masonic Clay Pigeon Association.
Cymbeline Lodge Burns Night; picture the scene if you will, a braw, bricht, moonlicht nicht…. Thursday 28th January 2016, it’s 18.00 hours and a hush descends over the Stewart Village Hall, Little Kimble.
The Masonic Housing Association (MHA) Sheltered Home at Prebendal Close in Aylesbury provides its 30+ residents with a friendly and convivial place to live, very close to the centre of town.
At present just under half of the tenants are from the community at large whilst just over half have Masonic family connections. Prebendal Close is run by a committee of volunteer Freemasons.
The committee Welfare Officer, Fred Crabtree, who is also a member of Buckingham Lodge 591, which meets in Aylesbury, wrote to the Bucks Masonic Centenary Fund (BMCF) to request funding towards the cost of refurbishing the chairs in their communal lounge. These were definitely showing their age and are in constant use by the residents who enjoy their group activities and social occasions.
The BMCF were delighted to donate the full cost of refurbishment of £1,000 and this was completed recently.
The picture shows some of the residents enjoying afternoon tea.
Manor of Swanburn Chapter 8647 recently hosted The Bucks Provincial Stewards Chapter 9222 who gave a demonstration of the ceremony of the Passing the Veils.
Misbourne Lodge 3375 which meets in Beaconsfield, recently donated £1,300 to the neonatal unit at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in memory of a beautiful young lady, Claire Louise Hickman.
Eton Lodge, 2458, raised more than £500 for charity at their recent Ladies Evening.
Patients at South Bucks Hospice are beginning the New Year with new technology that will allow them to communicate from their own homes directly with health experts.
As part of its initiative to raise awareness of prostate cancer in the UK, during 2015 Buckinghamshire Freemasons held PSA testing sessions at three of the Masonic centres in the County, (Beaconsfield, Bletchley and Slough).
The Annual Haddenham Winterfest was held on Saturday 12th December with its usual mix of good food, lovely beers and excellent entertainment.
The Bucks Masonic Centenary Fund (BMCF) has been very pleased to donate a new specialized couch/bed, costing £1,800, to the Oncology Department at Northampton General Hospital.
Good Reasons To Become a Freemason
When you become a Freemason you: Join an international organisation of some 6 million worldwide, where members will greet and welcome you, and your family, wherever you go;
Procedures for Joining
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