PGLA Fundraising Activities
The Provincial Grand Lodge of Ayrshire is proud to be actively involved in our local community and have been working hard to raise money for a variety of worthwhile causes. Our current fundraising activities include a range of events such as dinners, competitions, and other social gatherings. Some of our current fundraising activities are listed below, along with how you can support our efforts, and include links and contact details.
Thank you for your interest and support.
Bro. Stephen McConnachie
Depute Provincial Grand Master & Chair of the Fundraising Committee.
PGLA Bowling Fours
The annual PGLA Rinks competition was held at Crosshouse Bowling Club on 13th August 2023. Winners were Lodge Thistle and Rose No.169 N. Collett, I. Tremble, R. Palmer and G Reid. Runners up were Lodge Tarbolton (Kilwinning) St. James No.135 B. William, C. Carson, D. Brown and J. Scott
Provincial Grand Lodge Charity Race Night
The Provincial Grand Lodge of Ayrshire Charity Race Night held on Friday 5 May, raised the magnificent sum of £1,011.50 with still some donations to be received. Thanks are due to Bro. Jim Kurth PGL Director of Music for his work in organising and running the event and to the Brethren of Lodge St. Maurs No.1398 for the use of their premises along with the hospitality supplied on the night.
Bro. Robert Green PM, from Lodge St John Maybole No. 11, is participating in the Munros4Masons appeal to raise funds for Prostate Scotland.
Please visit his page on Just Giving to support this worthy cause.
Golf Fund Raiser
A tremendous sum of £400 was raised for the PGM's charity fund following a raffle to play over the prestigious Archerfield Golf Course. Provincial Grand Steward Bro. Jackie Docherty arranged and ran the raffle which was drawn at the summer communication in Ardrossan. The lucky winner was Bro. John Stirrat, Master of Lodge Beith St. John's (Kilwinning) No.157. Bro. John was accompanied by Bro. John Wilson PM No.157, Bro. Jackie Docherty PGLA and DPGM Bro. Stephen McConnachie on 4th August 2023. Fine weather and good golfing was enjoyed by all. PGLA wish to thank all who donated to the raffle. Proceeds will be distributed via the PGM's charity fund to worthy causes in Ayrshire on behalf of the Brethren of the Province.
Charity Speaker's Brunch - Beautiful Inside and Out
24th September 2023, at 12 noon for 12:30
This event is in aid of Beautiful Inside and Out which supports siblings and families bereaved by suicide in young people.
It will be held at Lodge Troon Navigation No. 86, Masonic Hall, Portland Street, Troon on Sunday 24th September 2023, at 12 noon for 12:30.
Tickets are £30.
Please contact Bro. Donald Black or Bro Stuart Lancaster (see attached for contact info).