Bradfordians Lodge donates Variety Show proceeds to West Yorks Mark Benevolent Fund
BRADFORDIANS Lodge concert committee have handed over cheques totalling £10,860 to the West Yorkshire Mark Benevolent Fund following the popular Northern Masonic Variety Show.
W Bro Richard Putrell, the fund’s chairman, accepted the cheques from Bradfordians WM Mark Sheldon at this month’s Regular Lodge meeting at Bradford Grammar School.
The money which comprised ticket sales, a raffle, auction and bar profits will support a project to provide 52 ambulances and support vehicles for St John Ambulance.
It was a special day for W Bro Sheldon who conducted an initiation ceremony for two Grammar School Old Boys, one of whom was his son, Alexander Mountain, a student at Lincoln University, and David Fear, a University of Salford student.
The proceedings were enhanced by the attendance of Assistant Grand Master Sir David Wootton who was in office as Director of Ceremonies.
Posted in Provincial News on June 21st, 2018 by Stuart Grantham