Capturing Lodge   Whifflet St. John No. 963


Capture Date        22nd February 2016


Charity Fund       £13.00


Charity Fund Total   £13.00



On Monday 22nd of February 2016 a deputation of 13 brethren from Whifflet St. John No. 963 headed by Bro C. Graig RWM appeared and claimed the Gavel from New Monkland Lodge No 88.


As the donation has been raised the £1 per head the charity collection starts for this year 2016 at £13.00.







2015



On Monday 23rd November a deputation led by Bro .A. Hutton RWM. of Lodge Caldercruix St. John No. 1314 captured the Gavel from New Monkland Montrose No 88, but Tuesday 1st December a deputation  of 24 led by the newly installed Master Bro I. Keltie  relieved Bro. Hutton,in his last meeting as Master of 1314 , of the Gavel, a total of £86 was in charity collection, this was upped to £100 by the lodge and further raised to £150 by a donation of £50 from the IPM Bro. A. McCulloch's mother.  


The £150 was donated The Maggie Centre at M.D.G.H.



On 4 June 2015, within Lodge No. 1067 our Travelling Gavel was the centre of attraction.


3-lodges appeared to capture the Travelling Gavel. !!


Lodge No. 963 arrived with a deputation of 11-No. Brethren and Lodge No. 1314 arrived with a deputation of 12-No. Brethren, intending to capture our gavel from the Holding Lodge No. 1067, however their plans were scuppered when a third deputation from New Monkland Montrose No. 88 arrived with 24 Brethren, and subsequently secured capture our gavel back, with having a greater number within our deputation.


Now that is New Monkland Montrose’ Travelling Gavel at work in the manner as it was designed to do!!


Who will be next to relieve us of our Travelling Gavel'?






The Total figure for 2014 was £51 and was made up to £100 by Lodge Whifflet St. John 963.


Thank you for all that took part





Capturing Lodge   Lodge No.177


Capture Date        14th May 2014


Charity Fund   


Charity Fund Total   £30.50


On 14 May 2014, within Whifflet St. John Lodge No. 963 our Travelling Gavel was the centre of attraction.


Coltswood St. John Lodge No. 1067 arrived with a deputation of 22-No. Brethren, intending to capture our gavel from the Holding Lodge No. 963, however their plans were scuppered when a second deputation from Old Monkland St. James No. 177 arrived also, and subsequently secured capture of our gavel with having a greater number within their deputation.


In total, including the deputation from Airdrie St. John No. 166 who were conferring the degree that evening, the Brethren attending this meeting was a superb 116 Brethern.


Now that is New Monkland Montrose’ Travelling Gavel at work in the manner as it was designed to do!!


Well-done Lodge No. 177 a great effort.


Bro. John Mack RWM of Lodge No. 1067 has now the opportunity to capture it at Lodge No. 177’s meeting when they start back in September, not unless some one else has other ideas.


Who will be next to relieve us of our Travelling Gavel'?





2013 Charity Donation including Fund from Travelling Gavel 2013























Bro.Tom Davidson RWPGM receiving a further cheque for £400.00 from
Bro. Bob Mudie RWM towards this years Prostate Scotland Charity appeal.

New Monkland Montrose Lodge have donated a total of £700.00 to this
very deserving charity this year.






Capture Date  14th October 2013


The 'Travelling Gavel' has now been captured.


Capturing Lodge   Operative Lodge of Airdrie No.203


Capture Date   14th October 2013


Charity Fund   £7.00


Charity Fund Total   £63.00



Congratulations 203, who will be next to relieve us of our 'Travelling Gavel'?




Capture Date  3 July 2013


The 'Travelling Gavel' has now been captured.


Capturing Lodge   New Monkland Montrose No.88


Capture Date   03 July 2013


Charity Fund   £19.50


Charity Fund Total   £56.00


NMM Deputation led by Bro. Iain Keltie RWM, captured the gavel from Airdrie St. John No.166. Bro Jackie Laing RWM (166) unfortunately was on holiday and was not able to complain (again) of only holding the gavel for another short time.


Bro. Gerry O'Hara IPM complained on his behalf. Thank you No.166 for your participation, your Lodge has joined in the spirit of the fund raising now on two occasions, well done.


Congratulations NMM, who will be next to relieve us of our 'Travelling Gavel'?




Capture Date   24 April 2013


The ‘Travelling Gavel’ has now been captured, the details of which are as follows :-


Capturing Lodge   Airdrie St. John No.166 Coltswood Glenboig No.1067


Capture Date   28 January 2013


Charity Fund    £12.00


Charity Fund Total                  £27.50

 

Just one week after Bro. Jackie Lang RWM and his deputation from Lodge 166

captured the Travelling Gavel from Bro. Colin Lees RWM @ Lodge 203,

Bro. Joe Speirs RWM Lodge 1067 and his deputation turned up @ Lodge 166

and relieved Bro. Jackie of his 'short lived' guardianship of the gavel.

 

Congratulations to all three Lodges so far taking  part and putting their effort into

capturing our Travelling Gavel, where will it travel to next! 

Capture Date   4 March 2013


Just one week after Bro. Jackie Lang RWM and his deputation from Lodge 166

captured the Travelling Gavel from Bro. Colin Lees RWM @ Lodge 203,

Bro. Joe Speirs RWM Lodge 1067 and his deputation turned up @ Lodge 166

and relieved Bro. Jackie of his 'short lived' guardianship of the gavel.


Congratulations to all three Lodges so far taking  part and putting their effort into

capturing our Travelling Gavel, where will it travel to next! 


Capture Date   28 January 2013


The ‘Travelling Gavel’ has now been captured, the details of which are as follows :-


Capturing Lodge   Operative Lodge of Airdrie No.203


Capture Date   28 January 2013


Charity Fund    £10.50


The next Lodge wishing to ’Capture’, will require to visit Lodge 203 with a minimum of 10 No. Brethren within their deputation.

Who can relieve OLA No. 203 of their trophy?