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Charity Evening 2017

Charity Presentation Evening the 16th year...

 

At another well attended evening, the Midllesbrough Freemasons Charity Presentation Evening was again a great success.


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During a sometimes emotionally charged evening, hosted by Jim Skelton of the Freemasonry in the Community Committee, and attended by the 2nd Provincial Grand Principle, Nigel Weightman, the Masonic Lodges of Middlesbrough and the Zetland Ladies Club presented cheques to the Representitives of their chosen charities ranging from the the Oncology Dept of James Cook Hospital to My Sisters Place.

 

"I never tire of hearing about the good causes this money goes to, it makes me extremely proud to be part of such a fantastic organisation"

Jim Skelton


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Dr.Nick Wadd from the Oncology Department of the James cook University Hospital gave an insight into the advances in cancer treatment and what it could mean to the many sufferers of the disease.

 

The total for this year was a fantastic £26,570

 

Jim who has hosted the event since 2008 the reveled that Middlesbrough Freemasons had donated £203,809 to local charities, money that had been raised amongst Fremasons, their family and friends at various social evenings, sponsored walks and other events.

 

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The Charities present at the presentation were:

 

Herriot Hospice Homecare
Cardiac Risk in the Young
Teesside & District Society for the Blind
Look Good, Feel Better
Festival 2018
The Junction Foundation
Teesside Hospice
Motor Nuerone Disease
Singing for the Brain
Breast Cance Support Unit
Remembering Rebecca
My Sisters Place
Zoe's Baby Hospice
Holistic Center James Cook University Hospital
MacMIllan Hospice
South Cleveland Cancer Research Fund
Teesside Samaritans
Hadrian Park Care Home
Ward 14
South Cleveland Heart Fund
Unicorn Centre Riding for the Disabled

 

Charity Evening 2016

After 15 years the Middlesbrough Freemasons Charity Evening is still going strong.

 

Over 100 people gathered at the Masonic Hall Middlesbrough for this annual event, the presentation of money raised by the Freemasons of Middlesbrough and the Zetland Ladies club to local charities and good causes.


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Hosted by Jim Skelton of the Freemasonry in the Community Committee and attended by the Assistant Provincial Grand Master of the Province of Yorkshire North and East Ridings Stephen Robinson, the 10 Middlesbrough Lodges and the Zetland Ladies Club presented cheques to the Representitives of their chosen charities ranging from the local branch of the RNLI to Matrix Neurological and the Great North Air Ambulance.

"Tuesday evening was another of those special nights when being a Freemason is such a joy. Middlesbrough Masonic Hall was full of brethren, their ladies/partners and many local charities to receive cheques totalling £27,771, raised by the Middlesbrough Lodges over the past 12 months.
We heard some very passionate speeches from the representatives of the charities and I am sure many left the evening feeling so happy that their fundraising would be providing valuable support to so many worthy causes."

Stephen Robinson
Assistant Provincial Grand Master

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A very interesting and informative talk was delivered by the guest speakers Amanda Dunn Nurse Practitioner and Mark Nevison Senior Charge Nurse about the benefits of the TLC Bears in James Cook Major Trauma Centre.

 

The total for this year  was a fantastic £27,771

 

Jim who has hosted the event since 2008 the reveled that Middlesbrough Freemasons had donated £177.239 to local charities, money that had been raised amongst Fremasons, their family and friends at various social evenings, sponsored walks and other events.

 

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Charity Evening 2015

In its 14th year, the Middlesbrough Freemasons Charity Presentation Evening was again, a great success.

 

120 people gathered at the Masonic Hall Middlesbrough for this annual event, the presentation of money raised by the Freemasons of Middlesbrough and the Zetland Ladies club to local charities and good causes.


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Hosted by Jim Skelton of the Freemasonry in the Community Committee and attended by the Provincial Grand Master of the Province of Yorkshire North and East Ridings Jeffrey Gillyon, the 10 Middlesbrough Lodges and the Zetland Ladies Club presented cheques to the Representitives of their chosen charities ranging from the local branch of the NSPCC to the Scanner appeal at James Cook University Hospital and the Saltburn Miniture Railway.

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Jim who has hosted the event for the last 7 years said that since 2008 the Middlesbrough Freemasons had donated £149,468 to local charities, money that had been raised amongst Fremasons, their family and friends at various social evenings, sponsored walks and other events.

 

The total for this years evening was a fantastic £18,337

 

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Charity presentation Evening 2013

Middlesbrough Freemasons again pulled out the stops to support Local Charities.

 

At their 12th annual Charity Presentation Evening, representatives of numerous local charities were invited to Masonic Hall Middlesbrough to receive money raised on their behalf by the members of the Lodges. 

Hosted again by Jim Skelton of the Freemasonry in the Community Committee the event was attended by over 100 people including the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Malcolm Dabbs and his Wife Margaret. 

" It was good to see some of the familiar charities in attendance, but even better to see that there were some new organisations receiving cheques." said Malcolm
"I am always very happy to be surprised by the generosity of lodges on occasions such as this, in spite of the economic difficulties.
Middlesbrough Freemasons had also remembered the Provincial Grand Charity & the impending 2018 Festival for the Masonic Samaritan Fund"

 

The total for the evening was a fantastic £15,239

 

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Jim and Janice Skelton along with Margaret and Malcolm Dabbs 

 

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Charity Evening 2012

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Even in these uncertain financial times, Middlesbrough's Freemasons have dug deep and again presented Local charities with the fantastic sum of £12,850.
 

At the 11th annual Presentation evening held in May this year representatives from 25 local charities received donations from The Zetland Ladies Club and the  Lodges that meet at Masonic Hall 

This successful evening was again organised and compared by WBro Jim Skelton from the Freemasonry in the Community Committee.
The Guests of Honour was the newly appointed Assistant Provincial Grand Master WBro Malcolm Dabbs and his Wife Margaret

 

Charity Presentation Evening 2014

For the thirteenth year running the Freemasons of Middlesbrough show their generosity

 

The Lodges of Middlesbrough and the Zetland Ladies Club presented money raised on behalf of their members to representatives of numerous Local Charities.

 

The Evening was again hosted by Jim Skelton of the Freemasonry in the Community Committee and over 100 people attended including the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Samson Sassoon Samuel Judah MBE, and his wife Maureen.

 

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Charity Presentaion Evenings

char001The first Charity Presentation Evening was held in 2002 and this is now an annual event. Freemasons and the Representatives of selected Charities spend an evening together during which they enjoy a meal, listen to a presentation from the representative of a chosen Charity and cheques are presented to all the representatives by the Middlesbrough Lodges. (Prior to the Presentation evening money donated was normally just given to the selected Charities without any celebration.

Charity Evening 2011

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Middlesbrough Freemasons gave over £18,000 to local charities at their 10th Annual Charity Presentation Evening

The 11 Freemasons Lodges of Middlesbrough and the Zetland Ladies Club donated money they have raised in the past year to numerous local charities including Zoes Place, Help For Heroes and th Stroke Unit at James Cook Hospital to name but a few.

Over 100 people gathered in the Masonic hall for this prestigeous Masonic event organised by WBro Jim Skelton of the Freemasonry in the Community Committee

 

Charity Evening 2010 .

On their 9th Annual Charity Presentation Evening the Masons of Middlesbroughand the Zetland Ladies Club donated another staggering amount of £24,964 to Local Charities.

Hosted by WBro Jim Skelton of the Freemasonry in the Community Committe the evening was attended by over 120 people and amongst those was the Assistant Provincial Grand Master RWBro Bill Fisher and his wife.
After a light meal and refreshment, each Lodge presented cheques to their chosen charities, money that had been raised through Socia evenings, raffles and sponsored walks etc.

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Charity Presentation Evening 2009

At a time when a number of Charities are seeing a drop in donations due to the economic downturn those fortunate enough to be invited to the Annual Charity Presentation evening held by the Middlesbrough Freemasons on Thursday 21st May 2009 were extremely lucky.

 
The Masonic Hall in Roman Road was the venue and the Freemasons gave £26,908 to 29 local Charities. The sum raised was from their own donations and fund raising initiatives during the last twelve months.
Examples of the events undertaken were the climbing ofthe three highest peaks in the United Kingdom in 24 hours,a Boxing Day dip in the North Sea and social evenings. 
This was the eighth Annual Charity Presentation Evening. Over £100,000 has been donated to local Charities since these events began.
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