PGLRE Annual Installation

The Annual Installation of Elected Office Bearers of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Renfrewshire East took place on Saturday. 26 January.

A total of 110 Brethren attended the ceremony held within Lodge St. Johns Operative No. 347 Temple in Rutherglen.

They were welcomed by RWPGM, Bro. Neil Fraser, who invited the RWM of 347, Bro. Thomas Herd, to the East and thanked him for the use of the premises.

A deputation from the Sister Provinces – headed by RWPGM of Dumfriesshire Bro. Robert Hughes was admitted and given a warm welcome by the PGM.

PPGSW Bro. Neil Terras was thanked for his work during the past year by PGM Bro. Neil Fraser.

All but two Office Bearers and two Stewards were Installed in a ceremony conducted by SPGM Bro. Gavin Burt and SPGM Alick Currie.

Around forty Brethren stayed for dinner which took on an enjoyable Burns Night theme, complete with haggis, pipers, recitations and speeches.