At a meeting of Oak Lodge No. 190 on Wednesday 17th February 2016 at Freemasons’ Hall, W Bro Nigel Penn, PGSD, MetGInsp, presented not one, but two 50-year certificates in masonry to W Bro Fred Harris and W Bro Doug Woodmansee, PProvGAlm (Norfolk) respectively, both of whom had been initiated in 1965.
On the same evening the lodge presented a magnificent cheque for £11,000 in aid of the London’s Air Ambulance Appeal to the Metropolitan Grand Charity Steward, Tony Shields, PGStB. Bros Harris and Woodmansee received many congratulations and the lodge was warmly thanked by Bro Shields for its generosity. Bro Penn was escorted by W Bro Graham Cottington, LGR, MetGD, and two MetGStwds.