At the East Lancashire Provincial Grand Officers Lodge of Mark Master Masons No. 990 Installation of WBro Fraser McCord PGJD, the Lodge was Honoured by the presence of The Deputy Provincial Grand Master – Worshipful Brother John Hartley Smith, PGJD, the Assistant Provincial Grand Masters, Very Worshipful Brother Jeffrey Alan Huddart, PGJO and Worshipful Brother Anthony John Davies, PGStwd.


Following the installation of WBro Fraser McCord as Worshipful Master, by WBro Alan Ward, a cheque for £250.00 was presented to the Deputy PGM for the 2021 ‘Mark’ Festival.

WBro John Smith thanked the lodge for their generous donation to 2021 ‘Mark’ Festival and reminded all that the next Annual Festival Banquet will be on 17th September 2016. The Deputy PGM expressed that the Mark Executive is grateful to all Mark Masons and 75% of Mark Lodges whom have already contributed to the 2021 ‘Mark’ Festival explaining that the last festival in East Lancashire, in aid of the MBF, was 42 years ago and the next may be in another 42 years and stressed the importance, as long as the members are comfortable to make, of either ‘individual one off MBF Giving’ or ‘Regular MBF Giving’ and ‘Lodge MBF Giving’.