Busy Recess

Firstly, Welcome back from what has been a very busy Recess.
I am absolutelty delighted by the brethren who turned out and supported us for our sleepout and following casino night. My personal thanks go to the brethren from 272, 927, 1614 and other visiting lodges who also supported us on these occasions. We raised an incredible £4200. Doubling our initial target of £2000. This will go a long way to helping the homeless within the Greyfriers Community Project in Edinburgh.
We also hosted the John Grant Memorial Dominos tournamement with the brethren from 272 and 1601. A great night was had by all once again and 272 ran away with the trophy for the second year running. 1601 came second with Stoneyburn galant losers.
The masonic Bowling has also been taking place during the recess and as far as I am aware we have not won any of the tournaments played.
On a more Sombre note, it is my sad news to report the passing of PM Bro Robert Carmichael. Robert was a large character within the lodge and never let his disability get in the way of his fun character. Robert recently became a grandad and was proud as punch with the time he spent with his family. He attained the chair of the lodge in 1998/99 and continued to support the lodge until he was admitted into the care home then onto Erskine.
Many brethren visited Robert and although his health physically deteriorated , Robert was always the same cheery character. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Finally, I'd like to thank the brethren of the lodge for your support and lets continue to drive the good name of Lodge St John Stoneyburn forward, both within and outwith our province,

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Grayfriers Community Project benefitted by the sum of £4200 appx following our sleepout and casino night on May 23/24. Special thanks go to the visiting brethren who supported us on this occasion. Below is the cheque presentation#.

Dramatic degree

What an amazing night of fundraising last night (12th) for our dramatic degree.

A full report on our fundraising activities for Provincial can be found here

The Power of the Internet

The internet does it again!  Thanks to PM Bro Bobby McIntyre, the pictures below were handed in. The oldest photography that the lodge has of any Past Master (on the left PM Bro Robert Moffat 1930-32). Middle PM Bro Jim McIntyre 1949 (First colour photo). Right PM Jim McIntyre Snr 1946 socialising.
Bobby regularly visits the website to keep up to date with whats happening in the lodge. A BIG thank you for these photos Bobby.
rmoffat30  J
                    McIntyre1949  jmcintyre46

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Lodge St John Stoneyburn meets in the Masonic Hall in Stoneyburn Main Street (Next to the community Centre) every 1st and 3rd Thursdays from September to April. Lodge Now tyles at 7.30pm prompt , Visitations made fraternally welcome between 7.30pm and 8pm. (Map available here)

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