W. Bro Anthony Bamford IPM on the far left and W. Bro Richard Toon Charity Steward far right were recently delighted to present two cheques to the branch Chairman and Secretary of SAFFA Derbyshire branch based in Belper.
St David’s Hospice provides 24 hour care, 365 days a year through their clinical service including emotional, physical and spiritual support. The Day Care Unit provide patient care, bereavement and counselling services, and the 14 bed Inpatient Unit offers symptom control, respite and end of life care.
The Cadets need for funding came about after the East Devon District Council terminated the lease of their old building and, due to its very dilapidated state and lack of amenities, this had also restricted the number of cadets able to use the building.
The facility was funded by a $500,000 donation from the Ocean City Masonic Lodge No. 171 through an endowment for Alzheimer’s treatment established by the now-deceased Flora Baker, a local businesswoman. Baker set up the endowment in honor of her late husband, Benjamin, who was a member of the Ocean City Masons.
A rare chance to see inside the world of Freemasonry. The highlight of the building is the symbolic and ornate temple, there is also a display of memorabilia associated with freemasonry.