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RWPGM Depute Brother Gordon Sewell lead a deputation of 26 brethren on the annual visit to Lodge Stirling Royal Arch No. 76 on Monday 25 September 2017. At the end of the meeting Brother William "Geronimo" Reid P.M. was presented with a framed musical score of a tune compiled specially for him by Brother Barry Bryce P.M. This tune entitled 'Willie Reid's welcome to 76' will in future be played at the reception and departure of visitors to the Lodge. The odd cry of "Geronimo" may however still be heard.

Photo courtesy of Sandy Thomson.

 

Recommended by Bro. James F. Fisher PM, this is the Royal Masonic Girls School drill, October 2014.

Presentation to Rett UK

The magnificent sum of £910.00 raised at the Reigning Mastersí Degree held in Lodge Stirling Royal Arch No. 76 on Friday 24 April 2015 and subsequently augmented to £1,000.00 by Provincial Grand Lodge was presented to a representative from Rett UK in Lodge No. 76 on Wednesday 27 May 2015. It was particularly poignant that the representative was Brother Martin McGhie (771), son of the late Brother Freddie McGhie PPGSW (PM 771). Brother Martinís beautiful daughter Alana is afflicted by Rett syndrome and both he and his wife Sharon work to raise funds to support research into the disorder. Brother Martin and his family were delighted to receive the donation from RWPGM Brother Andrew A. McKinnon.

The picture shows the RWPGM, Brother Martin McGhie and his family, Commissioned Office-bearers and a few of the Lodge Masters who took part in the Reigning Mastersí Degree.

Photo courtesy of Sandy Thomson.

Meeting of the Reigning Masters of Stirlingshire, held by SRA 76.
Photo courtesy of Sandy Thomson.

Bro Jim Fisher PM and the other riders who completed the 100 mile Sponsored Bike Ride calling at all 23 Lodges in the Province of Stirlingshire. All proceeds will go to Prostrate Scotland.

Past Master Wullie Reid received Honorary Provincial Grand Rank of Director of Music from Bro Andrew McKinnon the Provincial Grand Master of Stirlingshire on Monday 22nd September 2014

 

The presentation of a cheque of £750.00 from Lodge Stirling Royal Arch No. 76 to the Allan Church

Bannockburn, Restoration Fund on Tuesday 3rd June.

Bro. Andrew McKinnon RWPGM of Stirlingshire, Revd. Jim Landels Minister of Allan Church,

Representative from Historic Scotland, Bro. Jim Andrew RWM of Lodge 76, Bro. Alexander Morton PM

Treasurer Lodge 76 and Bro. Colin Arthur WSW Lodge 76.

Delegation to Lodge Caledonian St. John Royal Arch Campsie No.195,

for the meeting of the 'Royal Arch' Lodges in April 2014 at Kirkintilloch.

Lodge 76 Installation March 2014

Past Master Jim Fisher (Big Fish) received Honorary Provincial Grand Rank of Bard from Bro Andrew McKinnon the Provincial Grand Master of Stirlingshire on Monday 23rd September 2013

On Tuesday 24th September 2013, Stirling Royal Arch No.76 presented a cheque for £500 to "Rock Talk" a locally run charitable organisation which have been providing talking news and magazine features for the blind and partially sighted people in the Stirling area since 1982. Above: Mrs Ella Kennedy MBE receiving the cheque from Bro. Jim Andrew RWM and Bro. Jim Fisher PM.

Delegation to Lodge Rutherglen Royal Arch No.116,

for the meeting of the 'Royal Arch' Lodges in June 2013

Lodge 76 Installation March 2013

On the 28th September 2012 the Secretary Bro. Jimmy Fisher PM travelled to Lodge Tarbolton No.135 to present Brother John Weir with his 50 year diploma as a Mason! John was initiated on the 4th of September 1961 and affiliated to Lodge St.James (Kilwinning) Tarbolton No.135 in Ayrshire in 1970. Jimmy and John are shown here with his diploma which was presented by RWPGM Bro. Archibald Chalmers. John was also presented with a 250th anniversary Jewel on behalf of the Lodge by Jimmy. A large crowd of Brethren turned up to see the presentation as John is well thought of in the Ayrshire area. On the evening John was wearing Bro. Jimmy Wingate's apron, who was Master of Lodge 76 in 1949! Well done John on attaining this achievement. (Lodge 135 is the Lodge of Brother Robert Burns!)

Delegation to Lodge St. John Royal Arch No.320, Ardrosson.

for the meeting of the 'Royal Arch' Lodges in April 2012

 

Bro. David Gillespie PM as Queen Victoria

William McGonagall charity night, March 2012.

Lodge 76 Installation March 2012

Delegation to Lodge St. James Border Union  Royal Arch No.424, Hawick

for the meeting of the 'Royal Arch' Lodges in April 2011