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The March Communication of Grand Lodge

The Communication of Grand Lodge was held on Tuesday 12 March 2019 in the Grand Temple, Freemasons’ Hall, London.

Present were a number of Surrey Mark Brethren including the RW. Provincial Grand Master, the VW. Deputy Provincial Grand Master and the two Assistant Provincial Grand Masters.

The March Communication of Grand Lodge

The meeting was opened in ample form by the Pro Grand Master, MW.Bro. Raymond John Smith, who after the regular business of Grand Lodge was completed, called off Grand Lodge.

We then received representatives of charities which have been awarded grants by the Mark Benevolent Fund in 2018.

The March Communication of Grand Lodge

These included Hugh Terry, the Chairman of the Surrey and South London Blood Runners who gave a presentation to the Surrey Installed Mark Master Lodge of Installed Masters in September 2018.

The March Communication of Grand Lodge

Following the presentations the representatives of the Charities retired from Grand Lodge and Grand Lodge was called on. The Most Worshipful Pro Grand Master addressed Grand Lodge, which was afterwards closed in ample form.

The March Communication of Grand Lodge

Dining after the meeting of Grand Lodge was at the Grand Connaught Rooms.

The March Communication of Grand Lodge

Article by Chris Eley and photos by Bob Tuthill