New Members for Edmund Taylor Royal Ark Mariner Lodge.
17th February 2015
W.Bro Tony Farrar, Worshipful Commander of Edmund Taylor RAM No 296 has been pleased to elevate a new Royal Ark Mariner at each of the past 2 meetings.
John Forster, Patrick Dwyer, Tony Farrar and Keith Beardmore Deputy Provincial Grand Master
At the December meeting, Bro Shaun Haynes, a member of Imperial Mark Lodge No 1276 and the Provincial organist joined the order and at the February meeting Bro Patrick Albert Dwyer a member of Fylde Mark No 296 became a RAM.
David Bell, Tony Farrar, Shaun Haynes, Keith Beardmore and John Powell.
Brother Haynes was proposed into the order by WBro Keith Beardmore, Deputy Provincial Grand Master and seconded by WBro David Bell.
Brother Dwyer was proposed by W.Bro Wally Atcheson and Seconded by WBro David Bell.
Responding to the toast to his health at the festive board Bro Dwyer thanked WBro Bell for encouraging him to join the RAM degree as he had previously done with the Mark Degree. Patrick was looking forward to a long association with Edmund Taylor RAM lodge and thanked everyone for the work they had done in preparing for the ceremony.
Patrick Dwyer and David Bell
On both occasions WBro Farrar was assisted in the ceremony by WBro David Bell and WBro John Powell.
WBro Farrar has been very busy during his year and a half as Worshipful Commander as Shaun and Patrick brought the number of brothers elevated by Tony to six.
Article and Photographs Courtesy of Tony Farrar