The Norman Lodge of Mark Master Masons No.1279 had a private visit from the Provincial Grand Master, R.W.Bro. George J. Deacon, on Wednesday 4th March where he carried out 2 field promotions to the following worthy brethren of the Norman Lodge;-
- W.Bro. Ken Martin, PPrGJW – promoted to PPrGSW
- W.Bro. Colin Grimes, PPrGReg – promoted to PPrGJW
Both of these brethren have been long standing members of the Lodge and the Provincial Grand Master commented that he was so pleased to able to recognise their contribution to the Lodge and the Order in general by making this award. Both brethren still have active offices in the Lodge, very rarely miss a meeting and are still involved in various parts of the ceremonies.
The Provincial Grand Master was accompanied by the Provincial Grand Secretary, the Group Representative, the Visiting Grand Officer and other Grand Officers. The members of Norman Lodge showed their appreciation for the Provincial Grand Master and the recipients with enthusiastic applause.
The Provincial Grand Master, W.Bro. Ken Martin, W.Bro. Colin Grimes and with the Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Mervyn Harkness in the background overseeing proceedings.