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FV News

No. 200. Tuesday, November 2, 2021

• From the Communications and Marketing Volunteer Action Team, Freemasons Victoria

• Email: editor@FVNews.com.au or Ash@Long.com.au

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In This Issue

1. Grand Master’s Doings
2. Pithy Paragraphs

3. Fun Newsletter
4. Fundraisers at Bendigo

5. New Subscribers

6. Sincere Thanks

7. Please Send Your Summons

8. World News

9. Things To Do

10. What’s On (34 listings) – all listings subject to COVID rules

1. Grand Master’s Doings
• Grand Master Richard Elkington and Deputy Grand Master Anthony Bucca attended the Freemasons Western Australia Grand Installation last weekend.
• Richard laid a wreath at Oxi Day. He recorded this video, as part of the Lodge Gregorios event. WATCH

2. Pithy Paragraphs
• Farewell to outgoing Membership VAT Chair Paul Brennand, and wife Paul, who return this month to the UK. Thanks for your exceptional service to Freemasons Victoria.
the video – Have You Got What It Takes To Join the Masonic or Commercial Councils?
• “
An unvaccinated person is around ten times more likely to be infected than a vaccinated person, and around twice as likely to pass it on. So socialising with them is 20 times more risky in terms of COVID transmission,” says The Conversation.
• Russell Porter says the Warrnambool Standard reports that WBro Richard Ziegeler, a member of the Warrnambool Lodge, has been elected Warrnambool Mayor.

3. Fun Newsletter

• Freemasons New Zealand have published another Fun Newsletter. READ HERE

4. Fundraisers at Bendigo
• Funds were raised at Sir John Quick Lodge for the Bendigo Legacy Welfare Fund and for the Bendigo Health for Cancer Clinic equipment appeal at a meeting held last week, attended by Deputy Grand Master Anthony Bucca.

5. New Subscribers

• We are building FVNews to be a vital guide to Masonry in Victoria. You can have your free copy emailed to your inbox. Use the ‘Subscribe’ option at www.FVNews.com.au We welcome Gil Lam-Hing

6. Sincere Thanks

• Amongst those who assisted with contributions and encouragement have included: Haydn Gregson, Jim Jolly, Kent Henderson, Alan Tyndall, Peter Crick, Ross Broad, John McTaggart, Richard Elkington, Laurie Jacobs, Ange Kenos, Greg Crew, Richard Parkin, Garry James, John Rosenberg, David Stewart, Ken Barnes, Nobby Forster, John McDonald. Peter Bate, Darrell Traplin, Neil Thornton, Stuart McArthur, Anthony Bucca, Adam Woledge, Ken Crouch, Colin Peterson, Jeff Cripps, Ron Evans, Suresh Marcandan

7. Please Send Your Summons
• Lodges can assist FVNews by sending emails about every lodge meeting and event to editor@FVNews.com.au – please include us on your Lodge Summons mailing list.

8. World News

• Freemasons of Penzance hold an Open Day. READ MORE
• Masonic
 symbols at Japanese graveyard. READ MORE
• Freemasonry
 is about promoting values. READ MORE

9. Things To Do

•  READ ABOUT the Masonic Homes for Children in New England.
about the idea of ghosts at the Rock Island Masonic Lodge.
the DeMolay Installation.

10. What’s On (34 listings)

Please notify us about your event. 
Please include date, time, talk details, attire, and a link or location.
Email: editor@FVNews.com.au

Lodges are unable to meet in Victoria.
Details below are published in good faith, according to latest available information.
Because of COVID-19, arrangements are subject to change at short notice.
Please check with Lodge Secretaries.

Wednesday, November 3
• 7.30pm. Powlett Lodge. Obligation of Master-Elect. At Freemasons Wonthaggi.

Thursday, November 4
• 7pm. Ivanhoe Grammarians Lodge. Double Double (4) First Degree. At Freemasons Ivalda. 

Sunday, November 7
• Day. Ivanhoe Grammarians Lodge. Sausage Sizzle. At Bunnings Mernda. 

Monday, November 8
• 6.30pm. Lodge of Commerce. At Freemasons Melbourne.
• 7.30pm. Ivalda Lodge of Instruction. 
• 7.30pm. United Ararat Lodge. At Freemasons Ararat.

Tuesday, November 9
• TBA. Golden and Corinthian Lodge. Second Degree.
• 7.30pm. Brighton District Lodge. Presentation: Mozart’s Music. By Zoom
• 7.30pm. Golden and Corinthian Lodge. Second Degree. At Freemasons Bendigo.
• 7.30pm. Marnoo Lodge. Social Reunion. At Freemasons Stawell.

Wednesday, November 10
• TBA. Lodge Somers Australiasian HRA Chapter. At Freemasons Brunswick.
• 7.30pm. Quarterly Communication (in addition to the December QC). Live streamed.
• 7.30pm. United Schools Lodge. Obligation of Master-Elect. At Freemasons Bayside.
• 7.30pm. Williamstown Lodge. Second Degree. At Freemasons Williamstown.

Friday, November 12
• 7.30pm. Altona Lodge. Second Degree. At Freemasons Williamstown.

Monday, November 15
• 7pm. 7.30pm: Visitors. Maribyrnong Mark Lodge. Talk: Ian Brown, ‘Relevance of Mark Masonry to the Craft’. Zoom. ID: 81654713462. Passcode: maoooAH7
• 7pm. United Wimmera Royal Ark Mariner Lodge. Talk: Glenn Holibone, ‘Explanation of the Triangles on the Pavement’. By Zoom.
• 7.30pm. Lodge of Good Companions. Meal: $20 per person. At Freemasons Waverley.
• 7.45pm. Wimmera Mark Lodge. By Zoom

Tuesday, November 16
• 7pm. Monash Gully District. Change Management Update by Robert Brennand. ZOOM Meeting ID: 853 7682 3484. Passcode: 902659.

Wednesday, November 17
• 7pm.United Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masters of Victoria. Grand Communication. REGISTER for Zoom meeting.

• 7.30pm.Traralgon Lodge. First Degree.

Thursday, November 18
• 7pm.Central Districts. Secretary and Lodge Leaders Update and Social Drinks. Online Event. ZOOM

Friday, November 19
• 10am. Bairnsdale Daylight Lodge. Talk: Peter Andrewartha. At Freemasons Bairnsdale.
• 7.30pm. Monash Gully District. MAP1 Session. At Freemasons Oakleigh. Contact: Alan Ambrose, 0407 711 030.

Tuesday, November 23
• 5.30pm. Middle Park Lodge. Installation of Peter Grounds by Richard Elkington. At Freemasons Bayside.
• 6pm. Lodge Amalthea. Double First Degree. Christmas Spectacular. At the Australian Club, 110 William St, Melbourne. BOOK
• 7.30pm. Wimmera Lodge. Double Second Degree. At Freemasons Horsham.

Sunday, November 28
• 10am. MAP1. At Freemasons Greensborough.

Saturday, December 4 – ‘Super Saturday’

• 9.30am-12.30pm. Mental Health First Aid Course for Rotarians and Freemasons. Online. Contact: Richard Skinner, 0417 320 376.
• 10am. Golden and Corinthian Lodge. First Degree.

Saturday, December 11

• 9.30am-12.30pm. Mental Health First Aid Course for Rotarians and Freemasons. Online. Contact: Richard Skinner, 0417 320 376.

Tuesday, January 11
• TBA. Lodge Amalthea

Wednesday, January 26 – Australia Day
• TBA. Freemasons Victoria Statewide ‘Australia Day’ Celebration. By Zoom.

FVNews is published by VWor. Bro. Ash Long, Chair of the Communications and Marketing Volunteer Action Team of Freemasons Victoria. Phone: 0450 399 932.
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Email: editor@FVNews.com.au

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