Hospitality Proclaims James Pennington as WM for Second Year
Lodge of Hospitality in St Helens were delighted to proclaim W.Bro.James (Jim) Pennington as their Worshipful Master for a second term in office, along with Jim the Principal Officers of the Lodge had decided to support him and also remain in their posts for the second term.
Despite the ceremony being a short one it nevertheless was conducted with the dignity and skill we have come to expect of this prestigious and well regarded Lodge.
Assistant Provincial Grand Master Tony Bent brought the usual greetings and good wishes of the Provincial Grand Master Tony Harrison and was keen to praise the Officers of the Lodge for the quality of the ceremony.
During the festive board Tony was fulsome in his praise for the Lodge and its members and stated he was delighted to have been received as principal guest in Lodge of Hospitality for his last official visit in the group prior to his retirement after seven years service. He noted the generosity of the Lodge in presenting cheques for over £1700 for various good causes. Tony went on to talk about the current festival and praised the Brethren of the Lodge for their generous support of it.
During the response he gave to the toast to his health Worshipful Master Jim Pennington thanked the Officers and Brethren of Hospitality for their continued support and stated that the future of the Lodge looked secure in their hands.