To all Lodge Scribes
16th October 2017
Dear Sir and Brother.
THE ANNUAL ASSEMBLY OF PROVINCIAL ROYAL ARK MARINERS OF HAMPSHIRE AND ISLE OF WIGHT
SATURDAY 20th JANUARY 2018
Your attention is drawn to the following notice, which from the receipt of this letter is to be printed on or circulated with all Lodge agendas issued before 13th January 2018. It would also be appreciated if this notice could also be circulated to Lodge brethren electronically.
“The Annual Assembly of The Ancient and Honourable Fraternity of Provincial Royal Ark Mariners of Hampshire and Isle of Wight, will be held at The Brook House Masonic Centre, Botley, Hampshire on Saturday 20th January 2018. The Assembly will be held under the Banner of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Lodge of Installed Commanders No. 1687 commencing at 11.30 a.m. Brethren are requested to be seated by 11.20 a.m. The Provincial Grand Master, R.W.Bro. George John Deacon RAMGR, will be pleased to invest those Brethren who are to receive Active Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank for the year 2018. Luncheon will be served after the Assembly. Application for dining at £19.00 per cover including wine should be made on the enclosed booking form.
Applications must be received not later than 13th January 2018. Cheques to be made payable to “ The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Lodge of Installed Commanders Lodge No 1687 “ and applicants should write their Lodge Number on the reverse of the cheque please. Would members of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Lodge of Installed Commanders please book in via their own Lodge in the normal way.
All Royal Ark Mariners are cordially invited to attend in support of their brethren receiving honours. As usual, early application is recommended to allow the planning of seating arrangements. Bookings will only be acknowledged if a stamped and self-addressed envelope is enclosed. Any special dietary requirement should be clearly stated.
Yours sincerely and fraternally,
Nigel D Bell
W.Bro.N D Bell RAMGR
Provincial Grand Scribe