Minute of Committee Meeting 24th July 2017
The chairman opened the meeting by welcoming all to the meeting.
Apologies for absence were extended on behalf of Harry Conway, Ken Martin jnr., Ian Ferris, Ian Meach, Jim Keir, Bill Gibson, Graham Webster and Doug Nicoll.
The chairman advised that the hall needs to be set up on Friday night for the summer meeting on Saturday with a 3pm tyle when Brother Dave Dewars and his working team will undertake a Master Mason Degree for Bro Dave Parker. Bro Dewars intimated he will set up the lodge on Friday evening when his team will be doing a practice run.
The brethren were reminded there will be a social in the evening and food for the buffet is required. Raffle prizes are required for the meeting and the social event to follow.
It was also agreed that all future committee meetings following the recess will start at 7.30pm.
The chairman also advised the next social evening on the 19th August will be a cheese and wine evening with a disco to follow.
He also reported of the sudden passing of Mary Dowall the lodge’s barmaid for many years.
The chairman updated the committee of the extensive improvement work undertaken during the recess and thanked those members who had given up their time over the last few weeks to assist with the work.
Sam McFadzean thanked the lodge for the card following his mother’s recent bereavement. The committee then discussed a quote for external paintwork on the lodge following discussion it was proposed and seconded to accept the quote and get the work started as soon as possible. it was also agreed to repair the valve mechanism in the ladies toilet.
There being no further business the chairman closed the meeting.